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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.

Iowa Western partners with Ed2Go for completely online classes.  Many of them are approved by the ANCC and can be used for continuing education contact hours in Iowa.  Visit www.ed2go.com/iwcc and search for "nursing" for classes.


Health Professionals to Know- Medical Marijuana/ Cannabidiol

Join us as professionals from the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy discuss how marijuana-related public policy is evolving, review the Medical Cannabidiol Act, and what you need to know as a health professional. We will conclude by having a discussion about how this will impact us locally. Pending continuing education contact hour approval for nursing, dental professionals, allied health professionals, and social workers. Fee $69

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
HLTH 01*02 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus F 10/05/2018 1:30-4:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3265

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Opioid Crisis: What You Need to Know

Join us as professionals from the Iowa Department of Public Health, the Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy, the Iowa Board of Pharmacy and the Iowa Healthcare Association provide an overview of the opioid epidemic; discuss opportunities and resources to reduce opioid misuse; explain Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorders; and the Prescription Monitoring Program. Pending continuing education contact hour approval for nursing, dental professionals, allied health professionals, and social workers. Check-in at 7:30am, program begins promptly at 8am. Fee $79

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
HLTH 01*01 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus F 10/05/2018 7:30AM-12:30PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3265

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Soft Skills for Healthcare Professionals

Make a difference everyday! Remain an asset in your field! Health Professionals get jobs because of their hards skills, their clinical skills and their knowledge of the profession. They KEEP jobs because of their soft skills. Whether a student, a recent graduate or a new employee in the health profession, this certificate class is designed to help you get, keep and prosper in your job Fee $49

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
HLTH 01*03 - CF18 Council Bluffs Campus Th 10/18/2018 8:30AM-4:30PM Looft Hall
5 sessions Call 712-325-3255

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