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Command Spanish for Healthcare Workers

This course will teach individuals basic Spanish language in order to perform routine duties when communicating with patients in the clinic, hospital or healthcare setting where Spanish is needed. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary. Approved for 7.2 continuing education contact hours for nurses. Must attend all 4 sessions to receive credit.     Fee $89
HLTH 01*30    TTh, May 10-19                                              5:30-8:30 pm                Clarinda               4 times
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Command Spanish for Healthcare Workers

This course will teach individuals basic Spanish language in order to perform routine duties when communicating with patients in the clinic, hospital or healthcare setting where Spanish is needed. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary. Approved for 7.2 continuing education contact hours for nurses. Must attend all 4 sessions to receive credit.     Fee $89
HLTH 01*60    TTh, May 10-19                                               5:30-8:30 pm                Shenandoah   4 times
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Campus Kids: Gardening Fun!

Kids in grades K-4 will learn the basics of gardening and the different types of plants to grow in this hands-on class.  The kids will bring home what they plant!  Be prepared to get dirty!!     Fee $20
Youth 99*30   W, May 11                                                  2-4:30 pm                       Clarinda               1 time
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Campus Kids: Gardening Fun!

Kids in grades K-4 will learn the basics of gardening and the different types of plants to grow in this hands-on class.  The kids will bring home what they plant!  Be prepared to get dirty!!     Fee $20
Youth 99*60   W, May 18                                                     1:45-4:15 pm                Shenandoah       1 time
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CNA

May 16-27
Class meets from 8 am – 4:30 pm. Clinical is from 7 am – 3:30 pm
Registration deadline is May 12!

Iowa Western Community College offers training for those interested in becoming Nurse Assistants. The course is designed to provide knowledge and basic nursing skills needed to care for patients and residents in a variety of long term care facilities. The Nurse Aide course is a non-credit course and a prerequisite to the IWCC Nursing program. This program is approved for FREE Education 2 Employment tuition assistance. Class fee $520. State test fee $135.
Link to webpage with more information and registration form. 

When It Gets Personal

Academic ethical principles are easy to adopt when talking about a hypothetical problem. However, insurance is not always a hypothetical problem. This class deals with ethical issues that have confronted us on a personal basis. We investigate ethical problems and dilemmas and work together to come up with conclusions that match our personal ethical composite. Iowa/Nebraska approved class for 3 hours of ethics credit.     Fee $45
Insur 99*60     F, May 20                                                            8-11 am                           Shenandoah   1 time
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Business Insurance

This class is an overview of business insurance arrangements. Discussion includes; cross purchase, entity, stock purchase and stock redemption models. Additionally we will discuss IRS section 162 set-ups. Iowa approved class for 3 hours of general credit/ Nebraska approved for 3 hours of life credit.     Fee $45
Insur 99*61     F, May 20                                                            12-3 pm                           Shenandoah   1 time
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Universal Life

THE RUBE GOLDBERG MACHINE - Universal life has truly evolved into a Rube Goldberg machine, a very complicated machine designed to do one very simple thing. Today's product is much different than what was offered in the 80s. Because of too many moving parts, a complete overhaul of what we have come to know as 'whole life' insurance evolved. Iowa approved class for 3 hours of general credit/ Nebraska approved for 3 hours of life credit.     Fee $45
Insur 99*62     F, May 20                                                            3-6 pm                             Shenandoah   1 time
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Unethical Creativity

In this class we identify the characteristics of the unethical customer by education, culture and most of all personality.  Every personality type presents a unique challenge, but when we identify the ethical composite of the customer our job becomes easier. Iowa/Nebraska approved for 3 hours of ethics credit.      Fee $45
Insur 99*30     W, Jun 8                                                            8-11 am                             Clarinda         1 time
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Pushing Up Daisies II

Discuss one creative thing people try to do with wills and trusts using insurance products and why those products get thrown out in probate. We will develop a glossary of terms needed, to help you provide the best service to your clients. Iowa approved for 6 hours of general credit/Nebraska approved for 6 hours of life credit.      Fee $90
Insur 99*31     W, Jun 8                                                         12-6 pm                               Clarinda          1 time
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Driving Unimpaired (DUI)

This course is required for anyone convicted of driving under the influence, and it is authorized by the State of Iowa. Iowa Western Continuing Education offers classes monthly in Council Bluffs. Classes are also offered in Atlantic, Clarinda and Red Oak at various times. Attendance all days is required. Iowa Code requires that students must be 18 years of age to take this class. Fee $115
Drive 10*31     FS, Jun 3 and 4                                             6-10:15 pm                    Clarinda               2 times
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Drive 10*30     FS, Sep 30 and Oct 1                                     6-10:15 pm                    Clarinda               2 times
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Drive 10*31     FS, Dec 2 and 3                                              6-10:15 pm                   Clarinda               2 times
Call us to register for this class: 712.542.5117

Cosmetology CE Hours - Classroom

Link to webpage for more information and current class schedule. 

Cosmetology Home Study - Online

Online! Start anytime! The Iowa Board of Cosmetology requires two hours of law. If you have hours from another source that did not include law, or if you are out of sequence for the two hours that you need, we are providing an independent home-study course consisting of a booklet and test, which we will send you. You will have 3 weeks to study the booklet and send the completed test back to us for grading. Upon passing, you will be sent a certificate awarding 2 hours of Law and Rules. Call 712.325.3255 or email ce@iwcc.edu. Fee $29

Mandatory Reporting - Online

Online! Start anytime! The Abuse Identification and Reporting for the Mandatory Reporter will fulfill the training requirement for mandatory reporters within six months of your hire date or self-employment in a specific occupation.

Thereafter, you must complete at least two hours of dependent adult, child abuse or the combined dependent/child abuse training every five years. After you register for the online course, you will have 90 days to complete the course. Link to webpage for more information. 

Child Abuse Identification & Reporting for the Mandatory Reporter
#ABUSE 20, Approval #2301, Approved through 11/29/16. Credit: .24 CEUs; 2.4 Contact Hours.   Fee $30

Dependent Adult Abuse Identification & Reporting for the Mandatory Reporter
#ABUSE 21, Approval #2300, Approved through 11/29/16. Credit: .24 CEUs; 2.4 Contact Hours.   Fee $30

Child/Dependent Adult Combined Abuse Identification and Reporting for the Mandatory Reporter
#ABUSE 22, Approval #2302, Approved through 11/29/16. Credit: .35 CEUs; 3.5 Contact Hours.   Fee $30

Home Inspection - Online

This online program covers the principal components of home inspection procedures and processes. Learn how to create a home inspection report that will detail the home's condition, including the heating and cooling systems, the plumbing and electrical systems, the roof and siding, and the framing and foundation. Fee $2295. For more information and to register, please click on this link: http://careertraining.ed2go.com/iwcc/

HVACR - Online

This all-inclusive online training encompasses heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. The program is structured to provide an instruction on the skills necessary to installers and technicians who are either new to the industry or planning on expanding their knowledge and skills to advance in the industry. Fee $3795. For more information and to register, please click on this link: http://careertrainig.ed2go.com/iwcc/  

Online Learning for Personal and Professional Enrichment

Online! Start anytime! Whether you want to improve your skills for your current career, study for a new career, or develop skills for your favorite pastime, these courses can help. You can take these online courses from the comfort of your home or office at times that work for you. Over 300 online courses available! Classes start monthly. Prices start as low as $95. Register online at www.ed2go.com/iwcc.  

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