Welcome to Clay County Medical Center

Phone : 785-632-2144 | ONLINE BILL PAY

Education

Each year Clay County Medical Center provides a variety of educational opportunities to the community. Continuing Education Programs Clay County Medical Center strives to improve the quality of health care in North Central Kansas by providing affordable, quality, and convenient educational opportunities for healthcare professionals.

  • Minimum class size of 4 required for most classes.
  • Class sizes are limited.
  • Children are not permitted in the classroom setting.

Registration Form.

Verification Courses
Verification Courses are available to CCMC employees working in departments which require them.  An education payroll deduction clause must be signed at enrollment.

Cancellation Policy
Clay County Medical Center reserves the right to cancel offerings due to insufficient enrollment and/or instructor illness or emergency. Should a cancellation occur, you will be notified by phone and receive a full refund. If the employee does not cancel 30 days prior to class or does not have an excused absence, the payroll deduction policy will go into effect. Cancellation (Non CCMC Participants) - Registrants who do not cancel their registration 72hrs prior to class or fail to attend with an excused absence, will forfeit their fee.

Web-Based Continuing Education
Web-based continuing education credits from RnCeus (www.rnceus.com) and CareLearning (www.carelearning.com) are available to employees of Clay County Medical Center at no cost. For employees, Part 1 of BLS; ACLS and PALS is available through the CareLEarning platform. Non-employees may take the on-line courses from the American Heart Association (wwww.onlineaha.org). Employees and Non-employees my enroll for the In-person skills practice and testing, conducted by authorized American Heart Association (AHA) instructors in the facility.

Contact Us
Education Department
(785) 632-2144 ext. 406
education@ccmcks.org


ACLS, BLS, CPR and PALS Classes

  • ACLS
  • ACLS ECG & Pharmacology
  • BLS
  • CPR & AED with First Aid
  • PALS

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course is an Emergency Cardiovascular Care Program of the American Heart Association. This course is designed to review, organize and prioritize the skills and didactic information needed to handle a cardiac arrest, events leading to a cardiac arrest and events that follow a cardiac arrest. CCMC offers a blended course. Parts 2 and 3, the skills practice and skills test are taken together after completion of Part 1, the cognitive portion. Employees will access Part 1 through CareLearning.

If interested, non-employees may go to the AHA website to complete Part 1. Within 60 days of successful completion of Part 1, students must complete Parts 2 and 3. We welcome students to join our employees in the skills practice and testing portion of the course. These are conducted by authorized American Heart Association instructors in the facility. Successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component, and Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with an AHA ACLS Instructor, meets the requirements for obtaining an AHA ACLS Provider course completion card.

Contact the Education Department for Class Dates and fees.

Located: Education Center next to Hospice

ACLS Skills Checkoff

  • October 25, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Education 3
    Limited to 6 students

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE SKILLS CHECKOFF THROUGH CARELEARNING (EVENTS) IN ORDER TO ATTEND.  PLEASE PRINT OFF YOUR COMPLETION CERTIFICATE AND BRING TO CLASS.

Please email education@ccmcks.org to have the course added to your curriculum through CareLearning.  You will receive an email notification that the course is available for you to start.

The ACLS ECG & Pharmacology course provides participants with core knowledge of basic electrophysiology of the heart, normal ECG measurements, basic arrhythmias, basic ACLS drugs, usage and routes of administration during cardiovascular emergencies and how to integrate basic drug pharmacology into ACLS algorithms. The course is not available online through CareLearning at this time.

Contact the Education Department for Class Dates and fees.

The Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course is designed for nurses, physicians, emergency medical personnel and other interested members of the community. This course covers adult, child and infant CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and the use of the bag-valve mask): foreign body airway obstruction (both conscious and unconscious); automated external defibrillation; special resuscitation situations and other cardiopulmonary emergencies.

If interested, non-employees may go to the AHA website to complete Part 1. Within 60 days of successful completion of Part 1, students must complete Parts 2 and 3. We welcome students to join our employees in the skills practice and testing portion of the course. These are conducted by authorized American Heart Association instructors in the facility.

Contact the Education Department for Class Dates and fees.

Location: Education Center next to Hospice

BLS Skills Checkoff

  • To Be Announced
    Education Center 3 (711 Liberty St.)
    Limited to 12 students

    YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE SKILLS CHECKOFF THROUGH CARELEARNING (EVENTS) IN ORDER TO ATTEND.  PLEASE PRINT OFF YOUR COMPLETION CERTIFICATE AND BRING TO CLASS.

The Heartsaver CPR & AED with First Aid course is directed toward the lay rescuer requiring a credential for course completion. This course covers emergency resuscitation techniques, prevention and use of barrier devices. Covering adult, child and infant CPR, this course is designed for childcare providers, fitness educators, schoolteachers and other interested members of the community. The course is not available online through CareLearning at this time.

Non-Employee Fee: $60.00 includes textbook
Employee Fee: $30.00

HeartCode® PALS Part 1 is a 6-9 hour web-based, self-directed program that teaches healthcare providers knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. Using eSimulation technology, students assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings where they can apply their knowledge to real-time decision-making and skills development. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each simulation to facilitate learning about pediatric advanced life support.  Within 60 days of successfully completion of Part 1, students must complete the skills testing.

For American Heart Association courses that include psychomotor skills such as CPR, students must complete an in-person skills practice and testing session to obtain an AHA course completion card. With AHA Blended Learning, the skills practice and skills test are taken together during a Hands-on Skills Session after the student completes the eLearning portion online.  Skills Sessions are conducted by authorized AHA Instructors.

CCMC/CCFP Employees: Email education@ccmcks.org to have the PALS course assigned to your CareLearning.  Log into your CareLearning to register for the PALS Skills Checkoff.

Non-Employees: Contact education@ccmcks.org for registration and fees.

PALS Skills Checkoff

  • November 13, 2017 Initial at 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • December 11, 2017 Renewal at 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Other Classes

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • S.T.A.B.L.E.
  • Telemetry Tech
  • Trauma Nurse Core

There is a prerequisite for this course. Participants must read the “Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 7th Edition” prior to attendance at the class. 2010 Guidelines will be used. The extensively revised and updated 6th edition of the NRP textbook and accompanying DVD-ROM are designed in accord with the program’s curriculum changes and sharpened focus on active, hands-on learning. Self-study is optimized to help students prepare for the mandatory on-line examination and case-based scenarios at the heart of the new NRP. The NRP Online Examination assesses knowledge of the causes, prevention, and management of mild to severe neonatal asphyxia. After studying the NRP textbook, learners take the on-line examination via HealthStream. Upon successful completion of the on-line examination, learners will print the verification of completion and present it to their NRP instructor for skills training, simulation and debriefing.

The course is not available online through CareLearning at this time.

  • December 21, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Lead Instructor: Nicole Liby, RN, BSN;

Non-Employee Fee: $105.00 (does include textbook).
CCMC Employee Fee: $50.00

The S.T.A.B.L.E. transport education program is designed for the period following successful resuscitation of the newborn until care is transferred to the transport team. The program focuses on the sick newborn including physical assessment, problem recognition and management for stabilizing sick newborns.

Lead Instructor: Stormont Vail Regional Medical Center Staff

Contact
Lucy Pitts, RN, MLA
Regional Coordinator
785-354-5285
mpitts@stormontvail.org

Telemetry Tech course is designed to offer basic skills necessary to interpreting and identifying electrocardiogram rhythms. Cardiac monitoring techniques will be discussed. Lead Instructor: Lori Penner, RN, BSN, MBA

  • Contact the Education Department for Class Dates and fees.

Telemetry Tech Initial Costs: Non-Employee Fee: $50.00. CCMC Employee Fee: $35.00
Telemetry Tech Review Costs: Non-employee: $25.00. CCMC employee: $16.00

The TNCC Provider program is a nationally recognized verification program designed to provide core-level trauma knowledge & psychomotor skills associated with the delivery of professional nursing care to the trauma patient. The RN participant should have at least 6 months of clinical nursing experience in an emergency care setting. Non RNs may audit the course for contact hours if space is available.

Contact the Education Department for Class Dates and fees.

  • November 15 & 16, 2017
    Education 3

Costs
Non-Employee Fee: $200.00


Childbirth & Sibling Classes

  • Childbirth & Breastfeeding Education
  • Sibling Class

The childbirth education class is a 3-week session class offered one night a week (for 2-3 hours) or a 1-day class. All expecting mothers and support persons are welcomed. This course covers a variety of topics including: signs of labor, stages of labor, breathing and relaxation techniques, pain management, postpartum care, care of infant after delivery and infant CPR. The breastfeeding education class is a 2-3 hour class, one night only that is included in the Childbirth classes.

2017 Classes

  • October 16th, 23rd, 30th at 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Lead Instructors: Nicole Liby, OB Coordinator
Costs: This class is free of charge for all CCFP and Special Delivery patients. Any patient not being served by CCFP or Special Delivery will be charged $40.00
Contact: Nicole Liby, OB Coordinator Phone: 785-632-2144 Ext. 540

Course Description This course is designed for ages 3-6 years old that are welcoming or have recently welcomed a new baby brother/sister into the family. This course will help teach big brother/sister to be a helper by learning how to hold and what to expect when helping take care of baby brother /sister. Real life size infants will be used with hands on instruction.

  • To be announced

Lead Instructor: Nicole Liby, RN, BSN
Costs Non-Employee Fee: $10.00 CCMC; Employee Fee: $5.00

Kansas Long Term Provider #LT0251-1216
"In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please advise Clay County Medical Center Education Department, if you have any disability that requires special materials and/or services so that appropriate personnel can be advised."