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American Heart Association, Certification classes (BLS-CPR & First Aid, ACLS, PALS, and Others)

Disclaimer: The AHA strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS and PALS, by developing instructional materials for this purpose. Use of this material in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the AHA. 

BLS Healthcare Skills Only $29

This course is for new & renewing Healthcare Providers, including EMS, Nurses, Nursing Students and other healthcare providers. The first part is completed online. For help with the online part go to our website: classes. On the right of the screen click on the pdf file, ‘Healthcare Provider Online Directions’. You are required to pay AHA to complete this part and will need to use a credit card before you can begin. When completed you need to print a certificate of completion. Bring this to an AHA approved skills practice and testing to complete your certification listed here..

Course #: 54190 Date(s): 4/8/14
Site: Spirit Lake (129) Time: 6:30-8:30pm (Tues.)

Course #: 54191 Date(s): 5/13/14
Site: Avera, Coleman Rm. Time: 7-9pm (Tues.)

Course #: 54192 Date(s): 6/18/14
Site: Emmetsburg (3203) Time: 6:30-8:30pm (Wed.)

Course #: 54194 Date(s): 7/15/14
Site: Avera, Coleman Rm. Time: 7-9pm (Tues.)

Course #: 54195 Date(s): 8/6/14
Site: Emmetsburg (3203) Time: 6:30-8:30pm (Wed.)

Industry CPR/First Aid Skills $37

This course is for industry safety officials, massage therapists, tattoo artists, office associates, school staff, daycare providers and general lay public. It will cover adult, First Aid, adult/child/infant CPR w/AED. The first part is completed online. For help with the online part go to: education Then click on ‘Emergency Services Classes’. On the right of the screen click on the pdf file, ‘CPR First Aid Online Directions’. You will need to pay for at the time you register by using a credit card. Upon completion of the online part the student is awarded a certificate to bring to the skills and testing part of the class. This is offered at many Iowa Lakes Community College campuses. Some skills practice and testing dates are listed here. Others may be added at any time.

Course #: 54200 Date(s): 5/20/14
Site: Emmetsburg (3203) Time: 6:30-9:30pm (Tues.)

Day Care Provider CPR/First Aid $71

Classes listed here cover both Adult and Pediatric First Aid along with CPR/AED for Adult, Child and Infants. This is a face-to-face video-led course with psychomotor skills and testing in class. When successfully completed students will receive an American Heart Association, Heartsaver certification card. Pre-registration is required.

Course #: 54781 Date(s): 7/22/14 & 7/23/14
Site: Estherville (74)
Time: 6:30-9:30pm (Tues. & Wed.)

ACLS Renewal $90

This is a renewal class for current certified providers in ACLS. A pre-exam must be completed before class. The fee does not include a book. Contact your employer or call Iowa Lakes, Allied Health at 712-852-5242 to make arrangements to order the required texts. This should be done a minimum of two weeks before class begins.

Course #: 54203 Date(s): 4/16/14
Site: Avera, Coleman Rm. Time: 8am-12pm (Wed.)

PALS Renewal $90

This is a renewal class for current certified PALS provider. All providers should obtain a current AHA/PALS provider text and complete the pre-exam before the course begins. Arrangement to order a book can be made by contacting Allied Health at the Emmetsburg campus 712-852-5242 no less than two weeks prior to the start of the course. Fee does not include textbook.

Course #: 54202 Date(s): 3/25/14
Site: Avera, Coleman Rm.
Time: 8am-12pm (Tues.)

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