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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.


BLS Healthcare Provider

The BLS Course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. Students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam. Fee $70

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
BLSC 01*06 - CS19 Council Bluffs Campus S 06/22/2019 9:00AM-3:00PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

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BLSC 01*07 - CF19 Council Bluffs Campus W 07/17/2019 9:00AM-3:00PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

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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 swiese@iwcc.edu or fax to (712) 325-3721.

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