Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – Renewal Certification on Thu 3/31/2016 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:

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) – Renewal Certification on Wed 3/30/2016 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

1616691123

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:

Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) – Renewal Certification for Healthcare Providers on Tue 3/29/2016 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

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

 

Textbook Requirement

2010 BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual

ISBN-10: 1616690399

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 Fri 3/25/2016 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

1616691123

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) – Initial Certification on Fri 3/25/2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM This class also meets on: Sat 3/26/16 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:

eLearning BLS for Healthcare Providers and skills session on Thu 3/24/2016 from 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM

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

Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) – Renewal Certification for Healthcare Providers on Thu 3/24/2016 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

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

 

Textbook Requirement

2010 BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual

ISBN-10: 1616690399

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 Thu 3/24/2016 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:

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) on Wed 3/23/2016 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Audience

NRP is designed to provide healthcare professionals working with neonatal and newborn infants the ability to participate in the causes, prevention, and management of mild to severe neonatal asphyxia. This course will introduce students through an evidence-based approach to the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation.

 

Required Online Exam

Complete the online exam: (http://www2.aap.org/nrp/) BEFORE attending the course.

  • Lessons 1-4 and 9 are REQUIRED.
  • Lessons 5-8 are OPTIONAL, but must be completed if you want to discuss or practice that material with our instructor.
  • After completing the online exam, you have 30 days to take the NRP course.
  • You will need to reference the NRP Textbook (6th Edition) as you take the online exam.

There is an additional fee of $23.50 for this exam on the American Academy of Pediatrics website.

 

The deadline to submit your exam completion certificate to our office is 24 hours before the course to be admitted to the NRP course, otherwise your spot could potentially be released to a waitlist. Please email a copy to info@projectheartbeat.com or fax to 510-452-1110.

 

NRP exam online web browser compatibility: Recommeded to use Internet Explorer v8 or higher on a PC or Firefox on a Mac. Do not use Safari and Chrome, those will not work for the exam. If you have technical issues, please contact HealthStream Customer Support at 1-800-521-0574

 

 

Course Content

  • Lesson 1: Overview and Principles of Resuscitation
  • Lesson 2: Initial Steps in Resuscitation
  • Lesson 3: Use of Resuscitation Devices for Positive-Pressure Ventilation
  • Lesson 4: Infant Chest Compressions
  • Lesson 5: Endotracheal Intubation and Laryngeal Mask Airway Insertion
  • Lesson 6: Medications
  • Lesson 7: Special Considerations
  • Lesson 8: Resuscitation of Babies Born Preterm
  • Lesson 9: Ethics and Care at the End of Life

 

Course Format

NRP Online Course: completed at home by the student

NRP Skills Session: 2 hours – completed in our office with an instructor

 

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 skills practice works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills

 

Certification

  • American Academy of Pediatrics/American Heart Association® Neonatal Resuscitation Program card (valid for two years)
  • CEU credits will be issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics after you complete the online exam. Log back into your account and claim the credits after completion.

 

 

Textbook Requirement

Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Textbook – 6th Edition: Students are required to reference the textbook during the online course.

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 Wed 3/23/2016 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Sequoia Hospital

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

1616691123

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: