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The BLS Course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED.

In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.
 
Features
• Updated science and education from the new 2020 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC
• Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
• Emphasis on high-quality CPR including a team dynamics classroom activity
• Video-based course with real world scenarios

  

AHA’s ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

 
Features
  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage Active participation
  • Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills
  • Initial Provider Course requires approximately 10-12 hours over two days to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.

 Pre Course Materials:

The ACLS Pre-course Self-Assessment helps evaluate knowledge necessary to be successful in the ACLS Provider Course and determines the need for additional review and practice.You can dothe pretest asmany times asyoudlike but must attend class with a 70% or higher.

The ACLS Precourse Self Assessment can be found here:

 https://elearning.heart.org/course/423

Optional BLS HeartCode Add on:

-You do have the opportunity to add on BLS to your ACLS Provider Course during registration at the bottom of the page.

 

  

The ACLS Update Course is for students who have a valid ACLS card and need to recertify or update their training. 

AHA’s ACLS Update Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

 
Features
  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage Active participation
  • Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills
  • The Update Course requires approximately 5-6 hours, including skills practice and skills testing.

 Pre Course Materials:

The ACLS Pre-course Self-Assessment helps evaluate knowledge necessary to be successful in the ACLS Provider Course and determines the need for additional review and practice.You can dothe pretest asmany times asyoudlike but must attend class with a 70% or higher.

The ACLS Precourse Self Assessment can be found here:

 https://elearning.heart.org/course/423

Optional BLS HeartCode Add on:

-You do have the opportunity to add on BLS to your ACLS Provider Course during registration at the bottom of the page.

 

 

                          PALS

                                                  
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include 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 for job or other requirements.

Features
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills’
  • Co-branded with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation
  • Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Initial course:14 hours 10 minutes over two days

 

 

 Pre Course Materials:

The PALS Pre-course Self-Assessment helps evaluate knowledge necessary to be successful in the PALS Provider Course and determines the need for additional review and practice.You can dothe pretest asmany times asyoudlike but must attend class with a 70% or higher.

The PALS Precourse Self Assessment can be found below:

 https://elearning.heart.org/course/427

Optional BLS HeartCode Add on:

-You do have the opportunity to add on BLS to your PALS Provider Course during registration at the bottom of the page.

 

 

                    PALS UPDATE

                                                  
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include 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 for job or other requirements.

Features
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills’
  • Co-branded with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation
  • Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Update/renewal course: 6-7 hours 

 

Pre Course Materials:

The PALS Pre-course Self-Assessment helps evaluate knowledge necessary to be successful in the PALS Provider Course and determines the need for additional review and practice.You can dothe pretest asmany times asyoudlike but must attend class with a 70% or higher.

The PALS Precourse Self Assessment can be found below:

 https://elearning.heart.org/course/427

Optional BLS HeartCode Add on:

-You do have the opportunity to add on BLS to your PALS Provider Course during registration at the bottom of the page.

 

 


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.  

Step 1, Create an AAP ID: Prior to the course, participants must create an AAP ID to be able to access Course Progress and students Course Completion Card.  When creating a your AAP NRP Learning Platform profile, be sure that your profile is set to the Pacific Time Zone.  AAP Login/Create Account: AAP Login/Create Account: AAP Login

Step 2, Pre-study: Participants must review all 11 Chapters in the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 8th Edition in preparation for the NRP online examination.  Participants must have access to the textbook as per AHA policy.

Step 3, Online Exam: Prior to attending the Instructor Led-Event part of the course a student MUST successfully complete the eLearning Part 1: Please purchase ($45) complete the Part One NRP Advanced Provider course through AAP. The Instructor Led event wil go over the advanced cirriculum. Please print out your NRP 8th Edition Advanced Provider Certificate upon completion.

Step 4, Skills Session: The final part of the course is the mandatory classroom Skills Session.  You must complete your classroom portion within 90 days of completing your NRP eLearning.  After you have completed the skills session, you are required to log-in to your AAP account, complete the survey and then you can access your NRP Course Completion Card.

 


 

PLEASE READ: IF YOU ARE A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER, IN SCHOOL TO BE A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER, OR ATTEMPTING TO  MEET EMT PREREQUISITES, THIS IS NOT THE CORRECT CLASS FOR YOU. YOU NEED BLS.

     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 
  • -Adult Choking
  • -Child CPR AED
  • -Child Choking
  • -Infant CPR
  • -Infant Choking
  • -Using a pocket mask with a barrier device

 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
  • -Environmental Emergencies
  • -Injury Emergencies
  • -Bleeding Control

HeartCode BLS OnLine is an ideal option for HealthCare Professionals with busy schedules, or those seeking an alternative to traditional classroom training.  

 HeartCode BLS uses a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills.

    • New science and education from the 2020  AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC
    • The components of high-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
    • Important early use of an AED
    • Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
    • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants

 

BLS CPR OnLine is done in 3 Simple Steps:

  • Conduct the OnLine Class and Print the Certificate of Completion
  • Call or email our offices to schedule your Classroom Skills Session
  • Attend and pass your hands on skills session to recieve your AHA BLS ecard

 

 

    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. This class is online & you must come in for a skills session.

Course Content for CPR AED Includes:

  • -Adult CPR AED 
  • -Adult Choking
  • -Child CPR AED
  • -Child Choking
  • -Infant CPR
  • -Infant Choking
  • -First Aid Basics
  • -Medical Emergencies
  • -Injury Emergencies