Sacramento Pediatric CPR and First Aid Classes

Class Schedule

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 This course is designed for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of both in, and out of hospital settings.

Course Content:

• Critical concepts of high-quality CPR

• The American Heart Association Chain of Survival

• 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant

• 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant

• Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques

• Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant

• Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant

• Relief of choking for adult, child and infant

• CPR with an advanced airway

*Do you need a First Aid card also?  Add it below and walk out of class with both cards!

An ideal option for healthcare providers seeking an alternative to traditional classroom training for initial or renewal training that provides a BLS for Healthcare Provider Course Completion Card. This self-paced course is accessible anytime from any computer but must be completed before the date of class. Students can access the BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual, BLS Pocket Reference Card and more for 24 months.

Students will learn single-rescuer and team basic life support for adults, children and infants through 5 interactive exercises, scenarios and a written test. Navigation controls allow students to move easily through content as they learn how to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilation and provide early use of an AED. Course also teaches relief of choking.

Skills Sessions will last approximately 2 hours or until student is comfortable.  Once complete you will receive AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification Card.

This is a 1-day course covering all of the core content of the American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2010 Guidelines.
 
ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. 
 
ACLS Course Content:
• Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions,
use of a bag-mask device and use of an (AED)
• Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
• Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
• Airway management
• Related pharmacology
• Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
• Effective communication as a member and leader of a
resuscitation team
• Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics

 

Do you need a BLS CPR card also?  Add it below and walk out of class with both cards!
ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies.

• Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions,
use of a bag-mask device and use of an (AED)
• Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
• Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
• Airway management
• Related pharmacology
• Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
• Effective communication as a member and leader of a
resuscitation team
• Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics
 

    ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies.

• Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions,
use of a bag-mask device and use of an (AED)
• Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
• Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
• Airway management
• Related pharmacology
• Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
• Effective communication as a member and leader of a
resuscitation team
• Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics
 

 *Do you need a BLS CPR card also?  Add it below and walk out of class with both cards!

 

 Busy healthcare providers often need an alternative to traditional, classroom-based ACLS training. HeartCode® ACLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 uses eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios.

Students are presented with a team dynamics lesson, 10 ACLS hospital-based case scenarios, and a written exam. While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on ACLS guidelines, and provide treatment.

After the successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component, the student should contact NorCal Emergency Medical Training to schedule Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with one of our AHA ACLS Instructors.  After successful completion of all 3 components the student will be issued an official AHA ACLS Provider course completion card valid for 2 years.

While the training is broken down into 3 components, registration into this course is inclusive of all components and there are no additional charges or fees.

This course has been tested on Windows XP and Mac OSX, with Internet Explorer 7+ or Firefox 2+. HeartCode programs are not supported by Apple Safari.

The PALS course is intended for Pediatricians, emergency room personel, family, and other physicians, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners, paramedics. respiratory therapists, and other providers required to initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies.

Course Content Includes:
• 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
• 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
• Management of respiratory emergencies
• Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
• Vascular access
• Resuscitation team concept
• Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
• Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment

 

Do you need a BLS CPR card also?  Add it below and walk out of class with both cards!

The PALS Update course is designed to provide pediatric healthcare providers with the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children and help improve outcomes.  This course is intended for providers required to initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies.

Course Content Includes:
• 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
• 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
• Management of respiratory emergencies
• Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
• Vascular access
• Resuscitation team concept
• Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
• Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment

HeartCode PALS is a web-based, self-directed program that teaches healthcare providers knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children.

This program uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. In this environment, students apply their knowledge to real-time decision-making and skills development. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each simulation to facilitate learning about pediatric advanced life support.

After the successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component, the student should contact NorCal Emergency Medical Training to schedule Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with one of our AHA PALS Instructors.  After successful completion of all 3 components the student will be issued an official AHA PALS Provider course completion card valid for 2 years.

 

Course Covers

• Key changes in pediatric advanced life support from the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC

• 12 pediatric, hospital-based patient cases with up to four healthcare providers, presented through eSimulation technology

• Systematic approach to pediatric assessment

• Recognition and management of respiratory and shock emergencies

• Recognition and management of respiratory and cardiac arrest

• Immediate post-cardiac arrest care

• Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

 

Primary Audience

HeartCode PALS is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card and are seeking an alternative (non-classroom) method for completing an initial or update PALS course.

This course has been tested on Windows XP and Mac OSX, with Internet Explorer 7+ or Firefox 2+. HeartCode programs are not supported by Apple Safari.

Course description:

This course is for health-care providers who either direct or participate in any aspect of  patient care during neonatal resuscitations. The Neonatal Resuscitation Program is based on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovasculer Care of the Neonate. 

NRP Course Process:

This course does not include the Textbook or Online Exam.  Please visit the American Academy of Pediatrics website to purchase the NRP Online Examination and Textbook.

Part 1, Pre-study:  Prior to the course, participants must read the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 6th Edition in preparation for the NRP online examination.  Participants must have access to the textbook as per AHA policy.

Part 2, Online Exam: Prior to attending the third part of the course a student MUST successfully complete all lessons that are required for their employment (lessons 1-4 & 9 or lessons 1-9).  We strongly urge that students do the self-study of the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation as the NRP Online Exam only allows the student one retake of any portion of the NRP Online Exam if the student does not pass the first time.  After two failures of any part of the NRP Online Exam the student will have to contact the Training Center to purchase another Key Code for retake.

Part 3, Skills Session:  The final part of the course is the mandatory classroom Skills Session.  You must complete your classroom portion within 30 days of completing your NRP Online Exam.  

     The course teaches the basic techniques of Adult,Child, Infant CPR, and use of an AED.  Students also learn to use barrier devices in CPR and how to administer First Aid for choking victims. Designed for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR AED to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. 

Course Content for CPR AED Includes:

  • -Adult CPR AED (with a mask)
  • -Adult Choking
  • -Child CPR AED
  • -Child Choking
  • -Infant CPR
  • -Infant Choking

 Course Content for Optional 'First Aid' class includes: (this is not included with registration and must be an 'Ad-On' at registration).

  • -First Aid Basics
  • -Medical Emergencies
  • -Injury Emergencies

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1 is a Web-based, self-directed program. The program teaches students critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage a first aid or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Content includes how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies, as well as perform CPR and use an AED.

     Once the student has successfully completed the online course, they may contact us to schedule Parts 2 and 3 (Skills Practice and Evaluation) at either NorCal Emergency Medical Training location. 

     Once the skills test has been successfully completed the student will receive their official AHA HeartSaver First Aid CPR AED Card valid for 2 years.

     Heartsaver CPR AED Online Part 1 is a Web-based, self-directed program. The program teaches students critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Content includes how to perform CPR and use an AED.

     Once the student has successfully completed the online course, they may contact us to schedule Parts 2 and 3 (Skills Practice and Evaluation) at either NorCal Emergency Medical Training location. 

 

     Once the skills test has been successfully completed the student will receive their official AHA HeartSaver CPR AED Card valid for 2 years.

Heartsaver® First Aid Online is a Web-based, self-directed program. This program teaches students critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Content includes how to help a victim with bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.

     Once the student has successfully completed the online course, they may contact us to schedule Parts 2 and 3 (Skills Practice and Evaluation) at either NorCal Emergency Medical Training location. 

 

     Once the skills test has been successfully completed the student will receive their official AHA HeartSaver First Aid Card valid for 2 years.

This course from the American Heart Association has been updated to reflect new science based on the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC.

Learn: Rhythm Adult is an online, self-directed course that introduces healthcare providers to normal cardiac rhythms and prepares them to recognize basic cardiac arrhythmias in clinical practice. Electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythm recognition is a key skill required to be successful in determining a patient’s condition and knowing which treatment algorithm to apply. This course allows healthcare providers to gain proficiency in ECG rhythm recognition in an effort to provide better treatment and improve patient outcomes.  Students have access to course material for 12 months after activating the course. No skills session is required for course completion, however, a certificate of completion is available to print.

 

*This course is intended for healthcare providers needing basic rhythm recognition skills, including those preparing for Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Class.

This course teaches:

  1. Basic rhythm understanding
  2. The relationship between the ECG strip and heart impulses
  3. Common arrhythmias
  4. Identifying and distinguishing various arrhythmias

Course Time:  4.5 hours

This continuing education activity is certified for physicians, nurses, pharmacists and EMTs/paramedics.  Continuing education credit is available for completing this course. Visit www.heart.org/healthcaretraining for more information. 

This course is not compatible with Macintosh computers or operating systems.

Learn: Rhythm Pediatric is an online, self-directed course that introduces healthcare providers to normal pediatric rhythms and helps prepare them to recognize basic cardiac arrhythmias in clinical practice.  Students have access to course material for 12 months upon activating their course key. No skills session is required. Students receive a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the course.

For healthcare providers needing basic pediatric rhythm recognition skills, including those preparing for PALS training.

This course teaches:

  1. Basic pediatric rhythm understanding
  2. The relationship between the ECG strip and heart impulses
  3. Common pediatric arrhythmias
  4. Identifying and distinguishing various pediatric arrhythmias

Course Time:  2.5 hours

This continuing education activity is certified for physicians, nurses, pharmacists and EMTs/paramedics.  Continuing education credit is available for completing this course. Visit www.heart.org/healthcaretraining for more information. 

This course is not compatible with Macintosh computers or operating systems.

This self-directed, online course prepares healthcare professionals to evaluate and assess patients with potential symptoms of myocardial infarction, interpret ECGs for signs of STEMI (ST-elevation myocardial infarction) and activate a system of care for rapid reperfusion of an occluded coronary artery.  This course is for healthcare professionals who want to improve their STEMI recognition and assessment skills, or for healthcare professionals seeking to obtain continuing education credits.
 
Course content:
-Understanding STEMI Systems of Care and STEMI recognition
-Basics of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and triage of STEMI patients
-Acquiring high-quality, 12-lead electrocardiograms (ECGs)
-12-lead findings that mimic STEMI
-Coronary anatomy related to 12-lead ECG
-Indications for activating a Heart Alert System
-Practice 12-lead ECG test
-2-part AHA exam
-Certificate of completion available to print upon successful completion
-Access to course content for one year following activation of course key
 
This course is not compatible with Macintosh computers or operating systems. This course requires Macromedia Flash 9 or above, and Javascript and Cookies enabled.

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Course length:  5 hours

This course is for anyone with a reasonable chance for occupational exposure to blood or blood-containing materials.

This course teaches:

Duration: 1 hour, site-specific instruction varies. AHA provides 24-hour phone support for questions pertaining to the content in this course.

The Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Online Course is a self-directed eLearning course designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. Like the classroom-based course, it uses the PACT acronym (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) and slogan, "Make a PACT, Know How to Act," to help students learn and easily recall bloodborne pathogens training.

The Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Course was designed for anyone with a reasonable chance for occupational exposure in workplace settings such as industry and manufacturing, Fortune 1500 companies, occupational health, property management, hospitality, security, and health and fitness staff. In addition, childcare workers, school personnel, maintenance workers, tattoo artists, and state corrections facilities may be interested in the course due to additional state regulations.