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This course is designed to prepare individuals to safely administer or supervise self-administration of non-parenteral medications in a RCF less than 15 beds, or the following levels of care: ICF, ICF-ID, PMIG, PMI. 100% attendance is required.

Start date: 07/09/16

End date: 07/10/16

Tuition:$119.00



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This course is designed to prepare individuals to safely administer or supervise self-administration of non-parenteral medications in a RCF less than 15 beds, or the following levels of care: ICF, ICF-ID, PMIG, PMI. 100% attendance is required.

Start date: 08/15/16

End date: 08/24/16

Tuition:$119.00



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Fulfills requirements for individuals to administer nonparenteral medication in long-term care and RCF facilities (15 beds and larger). A 10- 20 hour practicum will be completed in facility of student's employment under the direction of a registered nurse within six months of beginning class. Must meet State of Iowa prerequisites, including: If employed in a certified nursing facility, must be employed for at least 6 months by the facility, must be eligible on the Iowa Nurse Aide Registry and facility administrator must recommend student for the course. If employed in residential or related type of agency licensed by DIA, student required to provide recommendation from the administrator in the facility where employed. All students must identify the RN who will be supervising their practicum. Contact Jennifer Hoelscher with questions at 319-296-2320 x 3017 or mailto:jennifer.hoelscher@hawkeyecollege.ed.

Start date: 06/08/16

End date: 12/08/16

Tuition:$449.00



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Fulfills requirements for individuals to administer nonparenteral medication in long-term care and RCF facilities (15 beds and larger). A 10- 20 hour practicum will be completed in facility of student's employment under the direction of a registered nurse within six months of beginning class. Must meet State of Iowa prerequisites, including: If employed in a certified nursing facility, must be employed for at least 6 months by the facility, must be eligible on the Iowa Nurse Aide Registry and facility administrator must recommend student for the course. If employed in residential or related type of agency licensed by DIA, student required to provide recommendation from the administrator in the facility where employed. All students must identify the RN who will be supervising their practicum. Contact Jennifer Hoelscher with questions at 319-296-2320 x 3017 or mailto:jennifer.hoelscher@hawkeyecollege.ed.

Start date: 06/14/16

End date: 12/14/16

Tuition:$449.00



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Fulfills requirements for individuals to administer nonparenteral medication in long-term care and RCF facilities (15 beds and larger). A 10- 20 hour practicum will be completed in facility of student's employment under the direction of a registered nurse within six months of beginning class. Must meet State of Iowa prerequisites, including: If employed in a certified nursing facility, must be employed for at least 6 months by the facility, must be eligible on the Iowa Nurse Aide Registry and facility administrator must recommend student for the course. If employed in residential or related type of agency licensed by DIA, student required to provide recommendation from the administrator in the facility where employed. All students must identify the RN who will be supervising their practicum. Contact Jennifer Hoelscher with questions at 319-296-2320 x 3017 or mailto:jennifer.hoelscher@hawkeyecollege.ed.

Start date: 06/20/16

End date: 12/20/16

Tuition:$449.00



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Fulfills requirements for individuals to administer nonparenteral medication in long-term care and RCF facilities (15 beds and larger). A 10- 20 hour practicum will be completed in facility of student's employment under the direction of a registered nurse within six months of beginning class. Must meet State of Iowa prerequisites, including: If employed in a certified nursing facility, must be employed for at least 6 months by the facility, must be eligible on the Iowa Nurse Aide Registry and facility administrator must recommend student for the course. If employed in residential or related type of agency licensed by DIA, student required to provide recommendation from the administrator in the facility where employed. All students must identify the RN who will be supervising their practicum. Contact Jennifer Hoelscher with questions at 319-296-2320 x 3017 or mailto:jennifer.hoelscher@hawkeyecollege.ed.

Start date: 07/13/16

End date: 01/13/17

Tuition:$449.00



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This course is designed to prepare the LPN to perform procedures related to the expanded scope of intravenous therapy in a licensed hospital, licensed skilled nursing facility, and a certified end-stage renal dialysis unit. Major emphasis is placed on the specialized skills needed to provide IV therapy for clients age 12 or older and weighing 80 pounds or more. Prerequisites: 1) Unrestricted Iowa nursing license or an unrestricted license in another state recognized for licensure in this state pursuant to the nurse licensure compact contained in Iowa code 152E, 2) Documented 1040 hours as a LPN, currently employed in a licensed hospital, licensed skilled nursing facility, or a certified end-stage renal dialysis unit whose written policies and procedures allow the licensed practical nurse to perform procedures related to the expanded scope of intravenous therapy, and 3) Completed agency agreement to supervise clinical hours. A math competency test will be administered at the first class and the student must score at least 90% or better to continue in the class. Students will be sent a practice test prior to the first class. Textbook is included. Approved for 5.0 nursing CEUs by Hawkeye Community College, IBON provider #5.

Start date: 06/06/16

End date: 10/15/16

Tuition:$439.00

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Enhance your knowledge of dependent adult and child abuse for mandatory reporters. Qualifies for .36 CEUs for RNs/LPNs by Hawkeye Community College, IBON provider #5. and 3.0 hours for chiropractors, dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, clergy, social workers, and nursing home administrators. IDPH Approval #170.

Start date: 06/27/16

End date: 06/27/16

Tuition:$39.00



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This session is a compilation of the stories behind real incidents and claims Lee Agency has experienced with their clients as well as the knowledge and insight gained throughout the process of dealing with them. Lee Agency employs several RN's and former ADON's with Senior Living experience who were all asked the question, "If you knew then what you know now, what would you have done differently?". Their experiences and responses to that question are the foundation for this session. Participants will: 1. Gain insight into how actions taken before, during and after incidents can affect the outcomes. 2. Review real - life claims to help avoid them or manage them better. 3. Gain better understanding of insurance coverage and how it applies to you.

Start date: 06/22/16

End date: 06/22/16

Tuition:$12.50



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Spanish for Health Care is a self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English-speaking health care professionals and Spanish-speaking patients. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Spanish-for-Health-Care/367" target="_blan

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition:$165.00



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Spanish for Health Care is a self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English-speaking health care professionals and Spanish-speaking patients. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Spanish-for-Health-Care/367" target="_blan

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition:$165.00



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Designed to assist the practical nurse to gain knowledge and skills useful in personnel management and client care. Topics covered include management tasks and skills, leadership qualities, and nursing care modifications for the chronically ill and geriatric client. Approved for 3.6 CEUs for nurses, based on 100% attendance with no exceptions by Hawkeye Community College, IBON provider #5.

Start date: 06/06/16

End date: 07/18/16

Tuition:$299.00

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