Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – Renewal Certification 1/31/2016

Audience /Overview

ACLS is designed to provide healthcare professionals the ability to participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. It emphasizes the importance of BLS to patient survival, the integration of effective BLS with ACLS interventions, and the importance of effective team interaction and communication.

 

Prerequisites

  • Must have a current/non-expired ACLS card
  • What to do BEFORE class:

    Every student is required to take the Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation and review the 2010 ACLS Provider Manual before attending class.

    1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent

    2. Enter manual code: “ACLS” to begin

    3. Re-take this Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation until you receive an 84%

 

Course Content

  • Key changes in ACLS from the new 2010 AHA Guidelines
  • 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

 

Course Format

ACLS Renewal Course: 7 hours over 1 day, time for breaks and lunch included

*course time based on 1 instructor: 8 students: 2 manikins

 

Features

  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and 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

 

Course Completion Card and Continuing Education

American Heart Association ACLS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years.

Board of Registered Nursing Provider approved for 7 CE’s

EMS CE’s available and may vary by license type

eLearning BLS for Healthcare Providers and skills session 1/30/2016

Convenient way to add on and complete your BLS training on the same day you take an ACLS or a PALS class)

Part 1:

  • Must be completed before Part 2 and 3 (skills session)
  • Two hour online, self-paced course accessible anytime from any computer
  •  Students can access the BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual, BLS Pocket Reference Card and more for 24 months
  • May be used for initial or renewal BLS for Healthcare Providers Course completion.

Part 2 and 3:

  • Make sure you complete the course survey at the end of the eLeaning to generate your Completion Certificate
  • Bring the Completion Certificate to your instructor on the scheduled skills session (30 min duration)
  • Practice, demonstrate, and successfully complete skills testing with an instructor to receieve your BLS Provider Card on the same day

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) – Renewal Certification 1/30/2016

Audience

The PALS Course is designed to provide healthcare providers a refresher on their ability to respond to emergencies for infants and children. Providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the child victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. PALS is based on simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active, hands-on participation through individual and team learning stations.

 

Prerequisites

  • Must have a current/non-expired PALS card otherwise you will not be admitted into class.
  • What to do BEFORE class:Every student is required to take the Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation and review the 2010 PALS Provider Manual before attending class.

    1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent

    2. Enter manual code: “PALS” to begin

    3. Re-take this Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation until you receive an 84%

Course Content

  • Key changes in PALS from the new 2010 AHA
  • 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

 

Class Format

PALS Renewal Course: 7 hours over 1 day, time for breaks and lunch included

 

Features

  •  Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and 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
  • Co-branded with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

 

Certification

American Heart Association PALS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years

PALS Renewal: 7 CEU credits

Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) – Renewal Certification for Healthcare Providers 1/30/2016

Audience/Overview

The BLS for Healthcare Providers – Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Most healthcare providers are required to take this course.

 

Must have current/non-expired BLS Provider Card to take this re-certification course. Expired card holders and new beginners must sign up for the BLS initial certification.

 

Course Content

  • Key changes in CPR from the new 2010 AHA Guidelines
  • CPR Critical Concepts
  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
  • Choking for adult, child and infant
  • CPR with an advanced airway

 

Course Length
BLS Renewal Course: 3.5 hours

*course time based on 1 instructor: 6 students

 

Features

  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and 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

 

Certification

  •  American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Card
    • received immediately after successful course completion
    • valid for two years

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – Initial Certification 1/28/2016

Audience /Overview

American Heart Association ACLS for healthcare providers includes management of Bradycardia, Tachycardia, and Pulseless arrest using 2010 AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support guidelines as well as Stroke and Heart Attack, ACS.

 

What to do BEFORE class:

Every student is required to take the Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation and review the 2010 ACLS Provider Manual before attending class.

1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent

2. Enter manual code: “ACLS” to begin

3. Re-take this Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation until you receive an 84%

Course Content

  • Key changes in ACLS from the new 2010 AHA Guidelines
  • 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

 

Course Format

  • ACLS Initial Course: 16 hours over 2 days, with time for breaks and lunch.

*course time based on 1 instructor: 8 students: 2 manikins

 

Features

  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and 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

 

Course Completion Card

American Heart Association ACLS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years and 14 CEU credits

 

Textbook Requirement
90-1011 ACLS Provider Manual (includes Pocket Reference Card)

Heartsaver First Aid with CPR AED for Laypersons on Sat 1/23/2016 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Audience/Overview

Heartsaver First Aid with CPR & AED course is designed to provide a wide variety of community members, child care providers and professionals the ability to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use and AED, relieve choking, and provide basic first aid in a safe, timely and effective manner.

 

Course Content

  • First Aid Basics
  • Common Medical Emergencies including: breathing problems, choking, allergic reactions, heart attack, fainting, diabetes, stroke, seizure, shock, heart attach
  • Common Injury Emergencies including: bleeding, wounds, head and spine injuries, broken bones and sprains, burns and electrical injuries
  • Common Environmental Emergencies including: bites and stings, temperature-related emergencies, poison emergencies
  • Key changes in CPR from the new 2010 AHA Guidelines
  • CPR Critical Concepts
  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant

 

Course Length

Approximately 6 hours with a half hour lunch break

*course time based on 1 instructor: 8 students

 

Features

  •  Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and 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
  • Each student will receive their own copy of the American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid with CPR & AED Student Manual

 

Certification

American Heart Association Heartsaver 1st Aid, CPR & AED Course Completion Card is valid for two years.

 

Textbook Requirement

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook

ISBN-10: 1616690178

You are required to have the current textbook for this course. If you already own one or have access to one before, during, and after the class, you do not need to purchase one here. Please choose from the following optional items:

eLearning BLS for Healthcare Providers and skills session 1/26/2016

Convenient way to add on and complete your BLS training on the same day you take an ACLS or a PALS class)

Part 1:

  • Must be completed before Part 2 and 3 (skills session)
  • Two hour online, self-paced course accessible anytime from any computer
  •  Students can access the BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual, BLS Pocket Reference Card and more for 24 months
  • May be used for initial or renewal BLS for Healthcare Providers Course completion.

Part 2 and 3:

  • Make sure you complete the course survey at the end of the eLeaning to generate your Completion Certificate
  • Bring the Completion Certificate to your instructor on the scheduled skills session (30 min duration)
  • Practice, demonstrate, and successfully complete skills testing with an instructor to receieve your BLS Provider Card on the same day

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – Initial Certification on Fri 1/22/2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM. This class also meets on: Sat 1/23/16 from 9:30a to 4:30p

Audience /Overview

American Heart Association ACLS for healthcare providers includes management of Bradycardia, Tachycardia, and Pulseless arrest using 2010 AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support guidelines as well as Stroke and Heart Attack, ACS.

 

What to do BEFORE class:

Every student is required to take the Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation and review the 2010 ACLS Provider Manual before attending class.

1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent

2. Enter manual code: “ACLS” to begin

3. Re-take this Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation until you receive an 84%

Course Content

  • Key changes in ACLS from the new 2010 AHA Guidelines
  • 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

 

Course Format

  • ACLS Initial Course: 16 hours over 2 days, with time for breaks and lunch.

*course time based on 1 instructor: 8 students: 2 manikins

 

Features

  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and 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

 

Course Completion Card

American Heart Association ACLS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years and 14 CEU credits

 

Textbook Requirement
90-1011 ACLS Provider Manual (includes Pocket Reference Card)

 

 

You are required to have the current textbook for this course. If you already own one or have access to one before, during, and after the class, you do not need to purchase one here. Please choose from the following optional items:

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) – Renewal Certification on Thu 1/21/2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Audience

The PALS Course is designed to provide healthcare providers a refresher on their ability to respond to emergencies for infants and children. Providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the child victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. PALS is based on simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active, hands-on participation through individual and team learning stations.

 

Prerequisites

  • Must have a current/non-expired PALS card otherwise you will not be admitted into class.
  • What to do BEFORE class:Every student is required to take the Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation and review the 2010 PALS Provider Manual before attending class.

    1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent

    2. Enter manual code: “PALS” to begin

    3. Re-take this Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation until you receive an 84%

Course Content

  • Key changes in PALS from the new 2010 AHA
  • 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

 

Class Format

PALS Renewal Course: 7 hours over 1 day, time for breaks and lunch included

 

Features

  •  Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and 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
  • Co-branded with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

 

Certification

American Heart Association PALS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years

PALS Renewal: 7 CEU credits

 

Textbook Requirement

2010 PALS Provider Manual

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You are required to have the current textbook for this course. If you already own one or have access to one before, during, and after the class, you do not need to purchase one here. Please choose from the following optional items:

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – Renewal Certification on Wed 1/20/2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Audience /Overview

ACLS is designed to provide healthcare professionals the ability to participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. It emphasizes the importance of BLS to patient survival, the integration of effective BLS with ACLS interventions, and the importance of effective team interaction and communication.

 

Prerequisites

  • Must have a current/non-expired ACLS card
  • What to do BEFORE class:

    Every student is required to take the Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation and review the 2010 ACLS Provider Manual before attending class.

    1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent

    2. Enter manual code: “ACLS” to begin

    3. Re-take this Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation until you receive an 84%

 

Course Content

  • Key changes in ACLS from the new 2010 AHA Guidelines
  • 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

 

Course Format

ACLS Renewal Course: 7 hours over 1 day, time for breaks and lunch included

*course time based on 1 instructor: 8 students: 2 manikins

 

Features

  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and 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

 

Course Completion Card and Continuing Education

American Heart Association ACLS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years.

Board of Registered Nursing Provider approved for 7 CE’s

EMS CE’s available and may vary by license type

 

Textbook Requirement

ACLS 2010 Provider Manual

ISBN# 978-1-61669-010-6

You are required to have the current textbook for this course. If you already own one or have access to one before, during, and after the class, you do not need to purchase one here. Please choose from the following optional items: