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Nurse Aide Instructor Update 2019 course is Aug. 1

Michele DeckMARSHALLTOWN – Nurse Aide instructors, evaluators and training coordinators from across the state are invited to the Nurse Aide Instructor Update 2019 program on Thursday, Aug. 1, in Marshalltown. The program will feature internationally renowned speaker, author and educator Michele Deck, RN, Med, BSN, LCCE, FACCE. Deck has been training educators for the past 30 years and is known for her innovative teaching methods in the field of healthcare education. The registration deadline is Thursday, July 25.

The Aug. 1 program will begin with check-in at 7:30 am. At 8 am an update from the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals will be provided by Patrice Fagen, RN, BSN, Assistant Division Administrator, Health Facilities Division. Keynoter Michele Deck will present Top 10 Creative Teaching Strategies for 2019: What’s UP and Coming from 9 am to 12:15 pm. Following a lunch (provided) from 12:15 to 1 pm, Deck will present Instant Teaching Tools from 1 to 2:45 and Finding the Hero Within from 3 to 4 pm. The day is specifically designed for nurse aide classroom and clinical instructors, evaluators, and community college coordinators. The event will be held at the Iowa Valley Continuing Education Center (room 808) at 3702 S. Center St. in Marshalltown.

The program fee of $119 includes materials, nursing contact hour certificate, refreshments and lunch. The program is approved for 6.25 Nursing Contact Hours through Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #18; 100 percent attendance is required for Contact Hour credit; no partial credit will be given.

Nurse Aide Instructor Update 2019 is sponsored by Iowa Valley Continuing Education, Certification Center, University of Iowa, and the Iowa Nurse Aide Curriculum and Testing Committees.

Participants may register and pay online for Nurse Aide Instructor Update 2019 (course #2918) at Third party billing registrations should call Iowa Valley Continuing Education at 641-752-4645; be prepared to provide legal name, home address, phone contact information, email address, birthdate, nursing license number and credit card payment for all participants. The registration deadline is Thursday, July 25; no refunds will be granted for cancellations after that time. Additional information can be found online at

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