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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*06 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 05/11/2017 1:00-3:00PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3404

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Confronting Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying, also known as lateral violence, is prevalent in the nursing profession. Learn how to recognize, react, and respond to lateral violence in the workplace from two nurses 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*05 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 05/11/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3404

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Navigating Through End of Life Day 1

Join us for our 2nd annual Navigating Through End-of-Life conference as we welcome Dan Diaz, husband of Brittany Maynard, the 29 year old woman who died in November of 2014 from a brain tumor. Dan will introduce the audience to Brittany's story including the logic of the decisions she was making as she was taking control of her end of life. He will present on Compassionate Conversations and Care, emphasizing the importance of a patient advocating for herself/himself and working in a collaborative fashion with their medical team. Remaining sessions will feature local speakers presenting on topics to guide us through end of life care. 6.6 continuing education contact hours for Thursday, 4.2 continuing education contact hours for Friday approved for Iowa/Nebraska nurses, Iowa/Nebraska social workers, nursing home/residential care administrators, physical/occupational therapists,and activity coordinators. $135 for both days, $99 for Thursday only, $49 for Friday only. Must pre-register by 4/24/17. Check-in from 7:30-8am. Fee $99

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
HLTH 01*03 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 04/27/2017 8:00AM-3:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3404

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Navigating Through End of Life Day 2

Remaining sessions will feature local speakers presenting on topics to guide us through end of life care. 6.6 continuing education contact hours for Thursday, 4.2 continuing education contact hours for Friday approved for Iowa/Nebraska nurses, Iowa/Nebraska social workers, nursing home/residential care administrators, physical/occupational therapists,and activity coordinators. $135 for both days, $99 for Thursday only, $49 for Friday only. Must pre-register by 4/24/17. Check-in from 7:30-8am. Fee $49

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
HLTH 01*04 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus F 04/28/2017 8:00AM-12:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3404

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Human Trafficking & Complex Trauma

This workshop will provide basic information on human trafficking, complex trauma, resiliency factors, and aftercare. Case Studies will be presented for discussion and participants will have opportunities throughout the workshop to ask questions. Participants will leave with a greater understanding of the complexities of working with survivors, tools for their own survivor encounters and an awareness of local and national aftercare tools and networks. Approved for 4.2 continuing education contact hours for EMS, nursing, and social workers. EMS 17-1300-75 FE Fee $79

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
HLTH 99*03 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 06/15/2017 12:30-4:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3404

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