Educational Opportunities

American Heart Association Online Courses

FCMC offers several classes and certifications from the American Heart Association (AHA). Course work is available online; skills practice and test-outs may be completed at our hospital campus in Charles City.

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In-Person Classes at FCMC

Adult First Aid Class

The American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid class is offered to groups of five or more and may be scheduled throughout the year. The cost for the two-hour course is $55 per person, workbook and e-card included.

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Pediatric First Aid Class

The American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid class is offered to groups of five or more and may be scheduled throughout the year. Cost for the two-hour course is $55 per person, workbook and e-card included.

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CPR Class

The American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR class is offered to groups of five or more and may be scheduled throughout the year. Cost for the two-hour course is $60 per person, workbook and e-card included.

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Babysitters Training Class

American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training is offered each year in early June. This course is designed for boys and girls 11 to 15 years old.

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Childbirth Education Class

Couples interested in learning more about pregnancy, childbirth, and infant care are encouraged to attend any of the following classes. All classes are taught by experienced OB nurses.

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Basic Life Support (BLS) Class

The American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) class is offered to groups of five or more and may be scheduled throughout the year. The cost of the two-hour course is $80 per person (workbook and E-card included). The course is designed for healthcare professionals who need BLS training to perform their clinical duties. Topics include:

  • Chains of Survival
  • High-quality CPR for adult, child and infant
  • Using an AED
  • Team dynamics in a multi rescuer resuscitation
  • Relief of choking for adult, child and infant

Facility Tours

A group of children dressed in scrubsInterested in seeing behind the scenes? Floyd County Medical Center offers tours of our hospital facility for schools and civic groups. Contact our Marketing and Community Engagement Director at (641) 257-5513 for more information.