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Embark on a transformative journey in your career by enrolling in Iowa Western’s Continuing Education classes focused on Health & Public Services. Elevate your expertise, stay informed about the latest trends in the field, or begin a new professional chapter with our courses tailored to meet the evolving demands of the health and public service sectors. Explore new horizons and chart your path to success with Iowa Western’s innovative and comprehensive educational offerings in Health & Public Services.

Some of the classes at Iowa Western Continuing Education include:

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Are you an Iowa resident? You may qualify for FREE tuition for one of the four programs listed below!
Education 2 Employment provides FREE tuition assistance to residents of Iowa to grow their career skills and further their education.

Available Courses

   04/26/24 - Council Bluffs Campus

Class Time:  Mandatory Orientation Friday April 26th  8:00am-11:00am  CB Campus

Class/Online Didactic:  April 26th - May 26th 

Lab Times:  Tuesday May 7th  8:00am-11:00am  &  Tuesday May 21st 8:00am-11:00am   CB Campus

Clinical:  At student's facility or agency of employment with the facility/agency sponsoring RN.  Two weeks for clinical completion, May 26th - June 9th

State Exam: June 10th estimated date;  TBA

PLEASE NOTE:  You will need a completed and signed Agency Agreement to upload for the registration of this class.  An Agency Agreement is located on the Medication Aide landing page.

https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/medication-programs/

 

Start Date: 04/26/24
End Date: 05/26/24
Seats Available: 10
Cost: $585
Location: Council Bluffs Campus
   05/01/24 - Council Bluffs Campus

Provides knowledge and basic nursing skills needed to care for patients and residents in a variety of long-term care facilities.

Class Time:  8:00am-4:30pm May 1st-May 15th MWF

Clinical Times:  7:00am-3:30pm   May 22, 23, 28 & 29th    Location:  TBA 

 

Student Registration Form, completed and signed, is required for registration.

https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/cna-programs/

 

Start Date: 05/01/24
End Date: 05/29/24
Seats Available: 19
Cost: $595
Location: Council Bluffs Campus

Provides knowledge and basic nursing skills needed to care for patients and residents in a variety of long-term care facilities.

Class Time:  Friday May 10th  8:00am-12:00  Orientation/ 1 Hour Lab   Harlan Campus

Class Time:  M-F May 13-May 20th  8:00am-4:30pm  Harlan Campus

Clinical Time:  May 21st-24th  7:00am-3:30pm  Location:  TBA

 

Student Registration Form, completed and signed, is required for registration.  

https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/cna-programs/

 

 

 

Start Date: 05/10/24
End Date: 05/24/24
Seats Available: 9
Cost: $595
Location: Harlan
   05/14/24 - Missouri Valley

Orientation:  May 14th  9:00am-12 noon  Campus

Class/Online:  May 14th - June 4th   

Zoom:  8:00am-9:00am  May 17th, 21st, 24th, 30th

Lab Dates/Times: 9:00am- 12 noon  May 31st  Missouri  Valley  Center

Clinical:  This 12-hour mandated clinical will be performed at student's facility under the direct supervision of the staff RN.

Exam:  Dates and times will be determined upon course/clinical completion.  Proctored at the IWCC Campus

 

PLEASE NOTE:  You will need a completed and signed Agency Agreement to upload for the registration of this class.  An Agency Agreement is located on the Medication Aide landing page.

https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/medication-programs/

 

 

 

 

 

Start Date: 05/14/24
End Date: 06/04/24
Seats Available: 10
Cost: $585
Location: Missouri Valley
   06/24/24 - Council Bluffs Campus

Provides knowledge and basic nursing skills needed to care for patients and residents in a variety of long-term care facilities. 

Class/Lab Time:  M-Thurs.  8am-4:30pm  CB Campus Looft Hall

Clinical Time:  M-Thurs.  7am-3:30pm  Location:  TBA

 

Student Registration Form, completed and signed, is required for registration.

 

https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/cna-programs/

 

Start Date: 06/24/24
End Date: 07/11/24
Seats Available: 14
Cost: $595
Location: Council Bluffs Campus
   07/01/24 - Clarinda Campus

Class Time:  July 1st  9:00am-3:30 pm  Mandatory Pre-requisite Prepare to care

Class Time: July 2, 3, 9, 12, 16, & 18  8:00am-4:00pm  

Clinical: The 12-hour mandated clinical will be performed at the student's facility under the direct supervision of a staff RN. 

State Exam:  Estimated Date August  8th   TBA

PLEASE NOTE:  You will need a completed and signed Agency Agreement to upload for the registration of this class.  An Agency Agreement is located on the Medication Aide landing page.

 https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/medication-programs/

Start Date: 07/01/24
End Date: 07/18/24
Seats Available: 10
Cost: $585
Location: Clarinda Campus

Provides knowledge and basic nursing skills needed to care for patients and residents in a variety of long-term care facilities.  

 

This class will be held at the Atlantic Center  

Class starts on July 8 to  July 16 M-F  from 8am - 4:30pm

Clinical dates July 17 -July 22   W,Th,F,M  from 7am - 3:30pm  

Student Registration Form, completed and signed, is required for registration.

https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/cna-programs/

 

 

Start Date: 07/08/24
End Date: 07/22/24
Seats Available: 11
Cost: $595
Location: Atlantic
   07/16/24 - Council Bluffs Campus

Provides knowledge and basic nursing skills needed to care for patients and residents in a variety of long-term care facilities.  

Class/Lab Time;  M-Thurs.  8am-4:30pm  CB Campus  Looft Hall

Clinical Time:  7am-3:30pm  Location:   TBA

 

Student Registration Form, completed and signed, is required for registration.

https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/cna-programs/

 

Start Date: 07/16/24
End Date: 08/01/24
Seats Available: 15
Cost: $595
Location: Council Bluffs Campus
   08/02/24 - Council Bluffs Campus

Class Time: August 2-19  8:30am-3:30pm   MWF

Clinical: State mandated 12 Hour Clinical will be performed at the student's place of employment, under the direct supervision of staff RN.

State Exam: Estimated for Sept. 9th   TBA

 

PLEASE NOTE:  You will need a completed and signed Agency Agreement to upload for the registration of this class.  An Agency Agreement is located on the Medication Aide landing page.

https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/medication-programs/

 

 

Start Date: 08/02/24
End Date: 08/19/24
Seats Available: 20
Cost: $585
Location: Council Bluffs Campus
   08/05/24 - Clarinda Campus

Provides knowledge and basic nursing skills needed to care for patients and residents in a variety of long-term care facilities.

Class Time:  Monday- Saturday August 5th -10th   Clarinda Center

Clinical: August 12-August 15th  7:00am-3:30pm  Location :   TBA

 

Student Registration Form, completed and signed, is required for registration. 

https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/cna-programs/

 

Start Date: 08/05/24
End Date: 08/15/24
Seats Available: 10
Cost: $595
Location: Clarinda Campus
   08/20/24 - Council Bluffs Campus

Provides knowledge and basic nursing skills needed to care for patients and residents in a variety of long-term care facilities.

Class Time:  8am-4:30pm  CB Campus  Looft Hall

Clinical Time:  7am-3:30pm  Location:   TBA

 

Student Registration Form, completed and signed, is required for registration. 

https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/cna-programs/

 

Start Date: 08/20/24
End Date: 09/05/24
Seats Available: 15
Cost: $595
Location: Council Bluffs Campus

Class Time: August 28th 9:00am-3:30   Pre-requisite  Prepare to Care   

Class Time: August 29- Sept 6th  8:00am-4:00pm  

State Exam:  Sept 20th  Estimated Date   TBA

PLEASE NOTE:  You will need a completed and signed Agency Agreement to upload for the registration of this class.  An Agency Agreement is located on the Medication Aide landing page.

https://iwccdev.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/Medication-Aide-Clinical-Agreement.pdf

 

Start Date: 08/28/24
End Date: 09/06/24
Seats Available: 10
Cost: $585
Location: Atlantic

Class Time:  Sept. 16th  8am-2:30pm 

Class Time:  Sept. 17th  9am-12:00pm

Class/Online:  Sept.16-Oct. 1

Zoom:  Sept 19, 26th  8:00PM -9:00PM

Lab:  Sept 24, Oct. 1st  9am-12:00pm

Clinical:  This 12-hour mandated clinical is to be performed at student's facility, under the direct supervision of staff RN.

State Exam:  Oct. 22 estimate;  TBA

PLEASE NOTE:  You will need a completed and signed Agency Agreement to upload for the registration of this class.  An Agency Agreement is located on the Medication Aide landing page.

https://www.iwcc.edu/ce/health/medication-programs/

 

 

Start Date: 09/16/24
End Date: 10/01/24
Seats Available: 10
Cost: $585
Location: Atlantic
   06/03/24 - Missouri Valley

Provides knowledge and basic nursing skills needed to care for patients and residents in a variety of long-term care facilities.

Class Time:  Mandatory Orientation/Lab  June 3rd 8am-2:30pm   Mo Valley  Center

Online Didactic June 3-June 24th

Zoom Sessions: June 6,10th, 17th   8am-9am

CNA Labs:  June 13 &20th 8am-4:30pm  Mo Valley Center

Final Exam:  June 24th  8am-10am         Mo. Valley  Center

Clinical Time:  7am-3:30pm Clinical Dates:  June 25,26,27,28   Location:  TBA  students may need to travel outside of the MV area. 

 

MUST CALL TO REGISTER  (712) 325-3255

 

CNA Registration form, TB documentation required for registration

Covid may be requested, per clinical facility  

 

Start Date: 06/03/24
End Date: 06/28/24
Seats Available: 12
Cost: $695
Location: Missouri Valley
   04/22/24 - Zoom

1-Hour of CE 

Iowa Infection Control for Dental Professionals 

This presentation will meet the Iowa RDA biennial requirements for Infection Control CE and the DANB annual requirement for Infection Control CE

 

Zoom Offering.

April 22, 2024   @ 6:00pm-7:00pm

 

You will receive an email as the date nears.

Start Date: 04/22/24
End Date: 04/22/24
Seats Available: 31
Cost: $39
Location: Zoom
   04/22/24 - Zoom

1 Hour CEU

This presentation will cover Chapter 20 of Iowa Admin. Code-Dental board (650) .  It will fulfill the Iowa Code (650) Chapter 25 requirement for dental assistants and dental hygienists for one contact hour of Jurisprudence CE.

April 22nd

ZOOM   @  7:30pm-8:30pm

 

You will receive an email as the date nears.

 

Start Date: 04/22/24
End Date: 04/22/24
Seats Available: 29
Cost: $39
Location: Zoom
   04/29/24 - Zoom

2-Contact Hours

Iowa Radiology Update for Dental Professionals

This presentation will meet the requirements for Dental Assistant Registration renewal in Radiology , approved by the Iowa Dental Board.  

 

ZOOM offering

April 29th , 2024 @  6:00pm-8:00pm

 

You will receive an email as the date nears.

Start Date: 04/29/24
End Date: 04/29/24
Seats Available: 34
Cost: $75
Location: Zoom
   05/01/24 - Council Bluffs Campus

Class Time:  9:00am-3:30pm  Class Date:  May 1st, 3rd, & 7th

 Prepares an individual to safely supervise self-administration of non-parenteral medications.

Start Date: 05/01/24
End Date: 05/07/24
Seats Available: 7
Cost: $199
Location: Council Bluffs Campus
   08/06/24 - Council Bluffs Campus

Prepares an individual to safely supervise self-administration of non-parenteral medications.
Class Time: 8:30am-3:30pm

Start Date: 08/06/24
End Date: 08/13/24
Seats Available: 20
Cost: $199
Location: Council Bluffs Campus
   08/21/24 - Atlantic

Class Time:   August 21st 9am-3:30pm

                      August 22nd 8am-2:30pm

                      August 23rd  8am-1:30pm  

Prepare individuals to safely supervise self- administration of non-parenteral medications.  

      

Start Date: 08/21/24
End Date: 08/23/24
Seats Available: 20
Cost: $199
Location: Atlantic
   09/10/24 - Clarinda Center

Class Time:  8:00am-2:30pm Sept. 10th-12th. 

 

Prepares an individual to safely supervise self-administration of non-parenteral medications.

Start Date: 09/10/24
End Date: 09/12/24
Seats Available: 10
Cost: $199
Location: Clarinda Center
   09/11/24 - Council Bluffs Campus

Prepares an individual to safely supervise self-administration of non-parental medications.

Class Time: 8:30am-3:30pm Sept 11th ,13th  & 16th.  

Start Date: 09/11/24
End Date: 09/16/24
Seats Available: 20
Cost: $199
Location: Council Bluffs Campus
   10/07/24 - Missouri Valley

PLEASE NOTE:

The state mandated pre-requisite  Prepare To Care Core must be taken online for this offering.  Please contact our CE department at  ce@iwcc.edu  or (712) 325-3255  to request access, AFTER you register for this class.  

Class Time:  9:00am-3:30pm Oct. 7th & 8th, Oct. 9th  9:00am-10:30am  

 

Start Date: 10/07/24
End Date: 10/09/24
Seats Available: 8
Cost: $199
Location: Missouri Valley
   10/07/24 - Council Bluffs Campus

Prepares an individual to safely supervise self-administration of non-parental medications.

Class Time: 8:30am-3:30pm

Start Date: 10/07/24
End Date: 10/09/24
Seats Available: 20
Cost: $199
Location: Council Bluffs Campus


Refunds: You may cancel your registration 5 business days prior to the start of the class date and receive a 100% refund excluding the $50 non-refundable processing fee. If contacting outside Iowa Western Community College’s Continuing Education Department business hours, leave a voicemail and or send the department an email. Iowa Western’s Continuing Education is not responsible for refunds if contact is not pursued via voicemail and or email. In compliance with the IWCC policy, refunds will only be produced in the form of a check. A check will be issued within 14 business days after the refund is admitted to the customer. Refund will be sent to the customer’s address that is on file. Certain program restrictions may apply. Contact Continuing Education for more details at ce@iwcc.edu.

Cancellations: Iowa Western reserves the right to cancel any class where difficulties arise in staffing or scheduling or where a minimum enrollment is not achieved. A full refund will be issued for all canceled classes.

Transfers/Withdrawals: Transfers may be subject to $25.00 transfer fee. Non-attendance for a class does not constitute a withdrawal and refunds are not issued for non-attendance. Transfers may be made up to two full business days (unless otherwise noted in the class information) prior to the start date of the class. After that time, transfers will not be permitted and no refund will be issued.