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.
Verification Courses are available to CCMC employees working in departments which require them. An education payroll deduction clause must be signed at enrollment.
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 the Education Department for Registration, Class Dates and Fees.
(785) 632-2144 ext. 3715
ACLS, CPR and PALS Classes
- ACLS ECG & Pharmacology
- CPR & AED with First Aid
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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 email@example.com to have the PALS course assigned to your CareLearning. Log into your CareLearning to register for the PALS Skills Checkoff.
Non-Employees: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for registration and fees.
- Neonatal Resuscitation Program
- 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.
Located: Med/Surg Conference Room/OB Area
Lead Instructor: Nicole Liby, RN
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.
Lucy Pitts, RN, MLA
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
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 Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is designed to provide core-level trauma knowledge and psychomotor skills associated with the delivery of professional nursing care to the trauma patient.
Upon completion of the TNCC course, the learner should be able to:
a. Identify the common mechanisms of injury associated with trauma.
b. Describe the pathophysiologic changes as a basis for signs and symptoms.
c. Describe the nursing assessment of patients with trauma.
d. Based on the assessment data, identify appropriate nursing diagnosis and expected outcomes for the trauma patient.
e. Describe the appropriate interventions for patients with trauma.
f. Describe mechanisms for evaluating the effectiveness of nursing interventions
Childbirth Preparation Classes
- Childbirth Preparation Class
Our one day, comprehensive childbirth and breastfeeding preparation class aims to assist in educating women and their partners to decrease fear that can be experienced during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Learn about comfort measures for labor and birth, pregnancy and labor, postpartum and newborn care, newborn safety, and the importance of breastfeeding and how to get started. Childbirth and breastfeeding education classes are open to all mothers and labor partners wanting to learn more about pregnancy, childbirth, newborn basics, and breastfeeding.
- January 13 @ 8am - 12pm
- April 20 @ 8am - 12pm
- July 6 @ 8am - 12pm
- October 19 @ 8am - 12pm
This class is free of charge for all Clay Center Family Physicians patients. Any patient not being served by CCFP will be charged $40.00
To register please email education at: email@example.com or call (785) 632-2144 ext 3715
Clay County Medical Center, 617 Liberty St, Clay Center, KS
Clergy and Volunteer Training
- Clergy and Volunteer Training
Our policies for all hospital employees, vendors, volunteers, clergy, students, community committee members, and others that interact with our patients. Per our regulatory guidelines, all persons noted above are required to complete annual HIPAA training. HIPAA compliance keeps our patients protected health information safe and secure. We are providing you with an educational video to watch at your convenience. There is a short quiz to take after watching the training video and a HIPAA form to sign and return.
Contact: 785-632-2144 ext. 3424 for any questions.
Mailing address: Clay County Medical Center, c/o Activity Director, 617 Liberty Street, Clay Center, KS 67432.
Click below for the HIPAA Awareness Training video, handout, quiz, and form to sign.
Kansas Long Term Provider #LT0251-1216
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