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: To register call 422-4358
Sept. 7, 2016 Scheduled upon registration $150 Course
Sept. 20, 2016 Scheduled upon registration $150 Course

Pre-Course Requirements

Reading/preparation is mandatory for this course. Participant’s self-study the Neonatal Resuscitation 6th Edition Textbook. Textbooks may be available for check-out from your facility or for purchase from the NIACC BookZone at your own expense.

    • Pre-course on-line examination is required.
    • Students must present exam verification form to participate in the skills portion!

Exam Registration

Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa employees: Contact Julie Pals: 641-428-7379 or Barb Ehrhardt: 641-428-7927 for pre-course online examination through Healthstream.
Non-Mercy Medical Center North Iowa affiliated employees: To register for the NRP Online 6th Edition Examination go to and follow links to the self-registration and exam. Pre-course Exam fee will apply. Contact NIACC EMS Program Manager with any questions: 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 7th Edition – (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.

  • Pre-session online work is required in order to participate in the course.
TNCC: To register call 422-4358
Oct. 5 & 6, 2016 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM $350 Course