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Certifications and courses

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Build your skills through certifications and courses offered by St. Scholastica to enhance or advance your career. Select from a variety of topics throughout the year.

HeartCode® Complete — Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals

HeartCode BLS is an American Heart Association and Laerdal Medical Resuscitation Quality Improvement Program covering Basic Life Support for the infant, child and adult.  This course combines online learning with hands-on skills practice and testing to deliver consistent, high-quality resuscitation training for the healthcare provider.  It can be used for first time BLS certification or for a BLS renewal. During this course, learners first complete an online cognitive portion then practice and test their skills in a hands-on skills portion with a voice assisted manikin.  Estimated time for completion is 4 hours for the online and 30-60 minutes for skills in a skills lab.  The course is asynchronous allowing flexibility for learners. 

Date and time: On-demand (online and on-campus)
Eligibility: Available to only current St. Scholastica employees and students
Course Administrator: JoAnn Tingum, MSN, RN, CHSE
Cost: $90

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Nursing Assistant Training

St. Scholastica offers Nursing Assistant Training in a hybrid format allowing you to study at your own pace. This 75-hour training is available online and on campus in St. Cloud and Duluth.

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  • "This is a great flexible option for basic life support for healthcare providers. Online coursework  is done on your own time and then you simply schedule to do the skills portion, on campus — also independently. "

    – Sheryl S. Sandahl, DNP, APRN