Republic County Hospital

Republic County Hospital encourages you to take an active part in your healthcare and it is because of this we strive to meet your educational needs.  Organizations and schools are encouraged to take facility tours to learn more about RCH.  If you wish to arrange a tour, you may do so by calling 785-527-6063.

Smoke Detectors in Your Home
On average someone dies in a fire every 169 minutes and about eighty-five percent of all fire deaths occur in the home. If your home is in need of a fire detector, please contact the Smoke Detector Program Office.

CPR (basic life support)
Basic life support courses are provided on an as needed basis, by various American Heart Association instructors.  Republic County Hospital serves as a community training site for the American Heart Association and can assist you in locating an instructor to provide you with this life saving training. Call 785-527-6063 to learn more.

Professional Education
The primary purpose of the Education Department is the provision of opportunities for personnel to gain additional skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to perform their assigned functions safely and effectively. Achievement of this goal is an important contribution to the delivery of quality health care at the Republic County Hospital.

Republic County Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing and as such offers courses for Continued Nursing Education (CNE). We also work closely with Cloud County Community College and the Northwest Kansas Area Health Education Center to provide for all our nursing education needs as well as the needs of other members of our healthcare team including physical and occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, and radiology.

Republic County Hospital is proud to have a number of American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR), First Aide and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) instructors as well as a Trauma Nurse Core Course Instructor as members of our healthcare team.

All programs are targeted to RNs and LPNs and will be held in the Republic County Hospital Education Room unless stated otherwise. Numerous Courses Offered Throughout the Year

AHA Basic Life Support
Provided on an as needed basis. Please call to obtain fees and schedule.

AHA First Aide
Provided on an as needed basis. Please call to obtain fees and schedule. This course is typically helpful to hunters, bus drivers, and childcare providers.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
This program is offered on a semi-annual basis according to American Heart Association standards with a team of RCH Staff instructors. 

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
This program is offered on a semi-annual basis according to the American Academy Of Pediatrics by RCH nursing and respiratory therapy staff.

Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)
Offered on a semi-annual basis at Republic County Hospital by RCH surgical/trauma staff. Contact the education department at 785-527-6063   if you are a registered nurse interested in obtaining your International Certification in Trauma Nursing.

For more information or registration, please call the Education Department at 785-527-6063.