Iowa Western Community College

BLS for Healthcare Providers

Structured to meet the certification and training needs for those involved in healthcare or those who plan to enroll in healthcare courses (nursing, physicians, dentistry, EMT or paramedic, CNAs and others). Includes training on AED; infant, child and adult CPR; foreign body obstruction; and the use of a bag-valve-mask device for the healthcare provider. Does not include Pediatric First Aid.


There are no classes scheduled at this time please check back later.


Online Option

This course is now offered in a convenient online format as an alternative method of certification. Online courses are perfect for those providers seeking re-certification or those students who find scheduling classes difficult. Complete the video and examination online then simply print off your certificate of completion and bring it in when you meet with an American heart instructor to demonstrate your skills. Scheduled the 1st Monday and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Fee $70

Submit registration form to or fax to (712) 325-3721.

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Brochure Video demonstration