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The College of St. Scholastica

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)
Course Administrator: JoAnn Tingum
Cost: $90

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.

St. Scholastica Summer 2023 Computer Programming Course

Calling all high school students interested in Computer Science!

This 8-week summer course will introduce you to the basics of computer programming in Java. This is a hands-on accelerated course that will meet once a week. You are welcome to attend no matter your interest level. Maybe you just want to try computer programming in a pressure-free environment (you will not receive a grade). Maybe you want to take a deep dive into programming and receive college credit. All are welcome. At the end of the course, those who choose to may take an exam to earn 4 college credits from Saint Scholastica (must receive a C on the exam).

Dates: Class starts the week of June 19 and continues for 8 weeks.
Cost: There is no cost to attend the course or take the optional exam.
Questions: Contact Kris Glesener at or 218-723-6797.