Class Schedule

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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 2015 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

Becoming an American Heart Association Instructor is easy.  If a Training Center has already accepted you as an Instructor, we will need a signed copy of your Instructor Candidate Application prior to the Instructor's course. If you have not been accepted by a Training Center, please contact NorCal EMT at 916-787-1787.  Let us know that you are interested in becoming an Instructor and are looking to be in alignment with NorCal EMT.

The steps are simple – get started today!

  • Be accepted by your local AHA Training Center before enrolling in an Instructor Course and have a completed Instructor Candidate Application on file with that Training Center
  • Have current AHA BLS provider status prior to the Instructor Course and be proficient in all the skills of that discipline. 
  • Priot to class you must complete the online BLS Instructor Essential Course.
  • Successfully complete the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course
  • Successfully be monitored teaching your first course within six months of completing the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course.
  • Training Center Coordinators can require additional monitoring.

Once you become an Instructor, you will have access to the most current emergency cardiovascular care science, course updates, training resources and tools through the online AHA Instructor Network. You will also be able to post class dates and times to reach more students through our public website.

 

Instructor classes fill up fast and we do not offer "waiting lists". Click the date below highlighted in red to register for the upcoming course.

This Initial ACLS One Day Course is an alternative to the traditional two day course. All of the curriculum, videos, skills stations and testing are done on the same day instead of splitting between two days. This is a good option for those who can not (or do not want) to dedicate two days of their schedule to an ACLS class.

AHA’s ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 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 in one day to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.

  

AHA’s ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 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.

  

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 2015 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.

 

 

Becoming an American Heart Association Instructor is easy.  If a Training Center has already accepted you as an Instructor, we will need a signed copy of your Instructor Candidate Application prior to the Instructor's course. If you have not been accepted by a Training Center, please contact NorCal EMT at 916-787-1787.  Let us know that you are interested in becoming an Instructor and are looking to be in alignment with NorCal EMT.

The steps are simple – get started today!

  • Be accepted by your local AHA Training Center before enrolling in an Instructor Course and have a completed Instructor Candidate Application on file with that Training Center
  • Have current AHA ACLS provider status prior to the Instructor Course and be proficient in all the skills of that discipline. 
  • Prior to class you must complete the online BLS Instructor Essential Course.
  • Successfully complete the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course
  • Successfully be monitored teaching your first course within six months of completing the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course.
  • Training Center Coordinators can require additional monitoring.

Once you become an Instructor, you will have access to the most current emergency cardiovascular care science, course updates, training resources and tools through the online AHA Instructor Network. You will also be able to post class dates and times to reach more students through our public website.

 

Instructor classes fill up fast and we do not offer "waiting lists". Click the date below highlighted in red to register for the upcoming course.

                          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

 Click on the date(s) below of the class you would like to register for

 

 

                    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 

 

Click on the the date below of the class you would like to register for.

 


Becoming an American Heart Association Instructor is easy.  If a Training Center has already accepted you as an Instructor, we will need a signed copy of your Instructor Candidate Application prior to the Instructor's course. If you have not been accepted by a Training Center, please contact NorCal EMT at 916-787-1787.  Let us know that you are interested in becoming an Instructor and are looking to be in alignment with NorCal EMT.

The steps are simple – get started today!

  • Be accepted by your local AHA Training Center before enrolling in an Instructor Course and have a completed Instructor Candidate Application on file with that Training Center
  • Have current AHA PALS provider status prior to the Instructor Course and be proficient in all the skills of that discipline. 
  • Priot to class you must complete the online PALS Instructor Essential Course.
  • Successfully complete the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course
  • Successfully be monitored teaching your first course within six months of completing the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course.
  • Training Center Coordinators can require additional monitoring.

Once you become an Instructor, you will have access to the most current emergency cardiovascular care science, course updates, training resources and tools through the online AHA Instructor Network. You will also be able to post class dates and times to reach more students through our public website.

 

Instructor classes fill up fast and we do not offer "waiting lists". Click the date below highlighted in red to register for the upcoming course.

 

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 AAP Healthstream's website to purchase the NRP Online Examination and Textbook by clicking on this link: HealthStream Login.

Step 1, Create HealthStream ID: Prior to the course, participants must create a HealthStream ID to be able to access Course Progress and students Course Completion Card.

Step 2, Pre-study: Participants must review all 11 Chapters in the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 7th 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 both exams.  You must print out Completion Certificate and bring it to your Skills Session.  We strongly urge that student’s 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.

Step 4, Skills Session: The final part of the course is the mandatory classroom Skills Session.  It will be described as “Instructor Led-Event” and you will choose Nor Cal Emergency Medical Training for the location, it will be labled as NORCAL NRP.  You must complete your classroom portion within 30 days of completing your NRP Online Exam.  After you have completed the skills session, you are required to log-in to your HealthStream account, complete the survey and then you can access your NRP Course Completion Card.

**Special Note: If you are using any other HealthStream than the AAP HealthStream, you must follow the directions listed below:

On your HealthStream account you must select the Cross Organization option to be able to select our event.  Then on your HealthStream home page: click on the To-Do Tab, select 7th Edition NRP Provider Course, you will be prompted to choose an event (green button) select the box on the left search for events outside my organization and search NORCAL CPR for the date that you are scheduled for and then register for the event.  If you have any complications you may call 1-800-521-0574 for HealthStream support.



 

     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 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 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
 
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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.