Class Schedule

Please select your class by clicking on it below.  For Convenience, filter classes by location so you can see course availability in either Rancho Cordova or Roseville.

 

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

  

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.

 

 

                          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.

 


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.  When creating a your HealthStream profile, be sure that your profile is set to the Pacific Time Zone.  

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 labeled as NORCAL NRP.  Be sure that the class is listed from 9am until 1pm, if it is not please call (916)787-1787 for guidance.  You must complete your classroom portion within 90 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.



 

NOTE: 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 (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

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 2015 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 (Sold Separately)  and Print the Certificate of Completion
  • Call our offices to schedule your Classroom Skills Session
  • Attend Class (scheduled for 1 hour 30 minutes)

 

Registration for this course includes Skills Session ONLY.  If needed, the AHA's HeartCode BLS OnLine Training  Key Code can be added on below during registration.

 

    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 (with a mask)
  • -Adult Choking
  • -Child CPR AED
  • -Child Choking
  • -Infant CPR
  • -Infant Choking
  • -First Aid Basics
  • -Medical Emergencies
  • -Injury Emergencies

The American Heart Associations BLS for Healthcare Provider textbook has been updated to reflect the 2015 Guidelines of CPR and Emergency Cardiac Care.