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Iowa Western Community College

Continuing Health Education Contact Hours

We continually strive to offer a variety of programs that will enhance your career and meet the continuing education requirements for your license. Check back frequently for new offerings! If you have questions, please contact Sheri Splichal, Continuing Education Health Coordinator, at ssplichal@iwcc.edu.

Active Shooters in the Workplace...How to Survive

Are you prepared to deal with the most stressful situation you may ever face at work? Join retired police sergeant Mark Langan as he discusses how to survive an active shooter situation. Approved for 2.4 continuing education contact hours for nurses and social workers. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
HLTH 01*04 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 10/05/2017 1:00-3:00PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3265

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Comprehensive Wound Assessment and Treatment

Wound care can be one of the more challenging aspects of patient care. Attend this course to gain knowledge of how to assist with identifying wound etiology as well as knowledge regarding application, management, and indications for negative wound therapy. Participants will also have the opportunity to see a demonstration of using a wound vac as well as proper dressing changes. Approved for 2.4 continuing education contact hours for nurses. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
HLTH 01*06 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 11/09/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3265

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Confronting Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying, also known as lateral violence, is prevalent in the workplace. Learn how to recognize, react, and respond to lateral violence in the workplace from two professionals who have experienced it firsthand. Approved for 2.4 continuing education contact hours for nurses and social workers. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
HLTH 01*03 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 10/05/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3265

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Ethics, Boundaries, Technology, and Social Media

The means in which we do our jobs has changed greatly in the last 10 years. Electronic records, texting, video conferencing and email are all tools intended to provide ease of communication and simplify our work lives. In this seminar, we will discuss safety, boundaries, privacy, jurisdictional complications, benefits, and improper use of technology in the healthcare setting. Approved for 3.6 continuing education contact hours for social workers and nurses. Fee $69

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
HLTH 01*05 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus W 10/18/2017 9:00AM-12:00PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3265

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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. Approved for 8.6 continuing education contact hours for nursing, EMS, and social workers. EMS 17-1300-101 FE Fee $99

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
HLTH 01*02 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 09/21/2017 8:00AM-4:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3265

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