Continuing and Community Education


Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
& Trauma Nursing Core Course(TNCC)

Neonatal Resuscitation Program is developed by the AAP and is designed for healthcare providers who routinely assist in the resuscitation of neonatal patients.

Trauma Nurse Core Course is developed by the ENA and is designed for healthcare providers who participate in the care of trauma patients.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program – (NRP)

This course provides participants with the opportunity to discuss and demonstrate neonatal resuscitation skills. It includes an overview and principals of resuscitation, initial steps, use of devices, chest compressions, intubation, LMA insertion, medications, special considerations, resuscitation of the pre-term baby, and end of life ethics and care. Course follows American Academy of Pediatrics and AHA 2011 guidelines. The skills portion of NRP is approved for .24 CEU’s for nurses, 2 CEH’s for EMS providers.

NRP Instructor Led Events: To register call 641-422-4358
Feb. 1, 2018 Scheduled upon registration $150 Course
Feb. 12, 2018 Scheduled upon registration $150 Course

Pre-Course Overview

Students must complete the 7th Edition NRP Provider Curriculum prior to attending the instructor-led-event. The Provider Curriculum is accessed through Healthstream and includes a Provider Exam, eSim Cases, and evaluation. Once a student completed the online Provider Curriculum they must schedule their Instructor-Led-Event electronically through Healthstream AND contact the NIACC Continuing Education Department at 641-422-4358 to arrange payment. Students must complete the Instructor-Led-Event within 90 days of completing the online Provider Curriculum.

Pre-Course Registration

Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa employees: Contact Julie Pals: 641-428-7379 or Barb Ehrhardt: 641-428-7927 for access to the NRP Provider Curriculum through Healthstream.
Non-Mercy Medical Center North Iowa affiliated employees: To register for the NRP Provider Curriculum go to and follow links to register. For additional information please contact Adam Wedmore at 641-422-4434.

Note: NRP provider status is maintained by taking an NRP Provider course every 2 years. There is no Renewal Course.

Trauma Nursing Core Course 2 Day Provider Class – (TNCC)

ENA developed and implemented the Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) for national and international dissemination as a means of identifying a standardized body of trauma nursing knowledge. The TNCC Provider course is a two day course designed to provide the learner with cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills. The purpose of TNCC is to present core-level knowledge, refine skills and build a firm foundation in trauma nursing. TNCC is approved for 16 CEH’s for EMS providers.

  • Pre-session online work is required in order to participate in the course
TNCC: To register call 641-422-4358
Jan. 29 & 30, 2018 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM $350 Course
Apr. 25 & 26, 2018 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM $350 Course
June 6 & 7, 2018 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM $350 Course