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Heartland Community College

Earn 6 CE Hours

Build cutting-edge skills to enhance your daily practice.

Nationally recognized expert Cheryl Herrmann, APN and cardiology nurse practitioner, Jennifer Lanz, APN, will help you build acute and critical care skills in this high energy, one-day workshop open to all nurses and medical professionals. Lunch is provided.

  • Build cutting-edge cardiac skills to enhance your daily practice in this one-day, high-energy workshop. Join nationally-recognized expert Cheryl Herrmann, APN and cardiology nurse practitioner, Jennifer Lanz, APN, as you engage in meaningful dialogue to pursue the following objectives: taking the intimidation out of 12 Lead EKG, improving your emergency assessment proficiency, and learning pathophysiology and treatment plans for atypical cardiac presentations. Sharpen your critical-thinking skills with challenging case studies and interactive Q&A. Lunch is provided. This workshop is worth 6.0 CE hours for nurses and medical professionals.



  • Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC has dedicated her life to excellence in critical care nursing with a focus in cardiac care, especially cardiac care for women. Cheryl has 28+ years of nursing experience; 15 years as a bedside nurse in SICU, Neurosurgical ICU and CVICU and 17+ years as a cardiac clinical nurse specialist (CNS). She is a popular presenter at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses NTI, other national nursing conferences, and for local EMS and service groups.

    Cheryl has provided substantial contributions to the community health in developing countries. She has been a coordinator and team leader of over 40 medical missions to provide vital medical services, supplies, and training to the poor and disadvantaged in Mexico, Ethiopia and Indonesia.

    Cheryl was honored with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Circle of Excellence—Excellent Clinical Nurse Specialist Award, the Twenty-Five Women in Leadership Award in central Illinois and Alumni of the Year Award at University of Illinois-Chicago, Central Illinois Region. Her nursing career has also been profiled in Advance for Nurses.


    Jennifer Lanz, APN, MSN, AGACNP-BC has been a critical care nurse since 2007. She has been practicing as a cardiology nurse practitioner since 2014. She received her undergraduate from Mennonite College of Nursing and her master’s degree at Rush University. She is an adult gerontology acute care board certified nurse practitioner. An active member of her hospital organization and community. She has given lectures on weight management, cardiac nursing, atrial fibrillation, and heart failure. She is a member of the ISAPN, AACN, and ACC. She is currently president elect of the heart of IL chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She has a passion for teaching and improving care for cardiac patients in all aspects of medicine.














  • Heartland Community College is an accessible, modern campus with plenty of free parking.

    We are a heartbeat away from the junction of Interstates 39, 55 and 74.


    The Workshop will be held in the Astroth Community Education Center (ACEC) Room 2210.

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Continuing Education
Heartland Community College
Workforce Development Center, Suite 2400
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8160
TDD: 309-268-8030
Fax: 309-268-7882
E-mail: Continuing Education

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