Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – Renewal Certification on Wed 8/31/2016 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 2015 ACLS Provider Manual before attending class.

    1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent

    2. Enter manual code: “acls15″ to begin

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

    4. Print and bring your score to class

 

Course Content

  • Key changes in ACLS from the new 2015 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

2015 ACLS Provider Manual

ISBN #: 978-1-61669-400-5

 

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 Tue 8/30/2016 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

  • ┬áCourse 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:

Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) on Mon 8/29/2016 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM This class also meets on: Tue 8/30/16 from 9:00a to 6:00p

Audience /Overview

 

TNCC is a widely recognized premier course for hospitals and trauma centers worldwide. It empowers nurses with the knowledge, critifcal thinking skills, and hands-on training to provide expert care for trauma patients.

 

This course is designed to establish a standardized body of trauma knowledge and to improve the care of all trauma patients. This seventh edition course combines interactive learning along with scenario-based assessments to provide nurses a comprehensive learning experience.

 

TNCC Pre-course Online Modules Requirement

 

  • All students are required to complete the TNCC Provider Pre-Course Online Modules before attending class. TNCC is an intensive two day course intended for experienced Emergency Nurses. Without completing the pre-course online modules before attending class, students may have difficulty passing the skills and written exams to earn a TNCC Provider Card.
  • Instructions on accessing the modules will be in the Confirmation Email after registration/purchase is complete

 

Course Content

  • Rapid identification of life-threatening injuries
  • Comprehensive patient assessment
  • Enhanced intervention for better patient outcomes

Course Format

2 day intensive course includes:

  • A Systematic Approach of Initial Assessment
    • Nurses learn A-I mnemonic and the Trauma Nursing Assessment
  • Evidence-based Content Written by Trauma Experts
    • 24 chapter comprehensive manual with dedicated chapters for special populations
  • Hands-on Skill Stations
    • Nurses practice the systematic approach in real life situations with skilled instructors
  • 5 Online Modules
    • Complete case studies taking nurses through an entire sequence of care
  • Verification and Contact Hours
    • Upon successful completion of the course ENA will issue a 4 year provider verification card
    • Contact hours are awarded for course completion
  • 80% needed to pass during multiple-choice exam of 50 questions
  • 70% needed to pass during skill station evaluation

Textbook Requirement

 

You must have the Trauma Nursing Core Course Provider Manual (Seventh Edition) by Emergency Nurses Association – to complete the pre-course online modules and bring to class. (Available for purchase at check out)

 

RN’s

  • required to participate in written and skill station portion
  • will receive a Certificate of Attendance with 17.65 contact hours and a verification card/status if successful in written and skill station

Non-RN Healthcare Providers

  • can participate in written and skill station portion
  • will receive a Certificate of Attendance with 17.65 contact hours but will not receive a verification card or status
  • Certificate of Attendance is different from the one provided to RN attendees

Auditors

  • cannot participate in writen or skill station testing portion
  • can participate in written or skill station teaching portion
  • will receive a Certificate of Attendance with 17.65 contact hours but will not receive a verification card or status
  • Certificate of Attendance is different from the one provided to RN attendees

Remediation

  • If a student fails the multiple choice the first time, they may retest once with an alternative exam version
  • If a student fails the skills station the first time, they may retest once with an alterntative scenario
  • if a student does not pass either retests, they must register to take another course or challenge a subsequent course in order to pursue verification status
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 Sat 8/27/2016 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 2015 ACLS Provider Manual before attending class.

    1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent

    2. Enter manual code: “acls15″ to begin

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

    4. Print and bring your score to class

 

Course Content

  • Key changes in ACLS from the new 2015 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

2015 ACLS Provider Manual

ISBN #: 978-1-61669-400-5

 

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 Thu 8/25/2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM This class also meets on: Fri 8/26/16 from 9:30a to 4:30p

Audience /Overview

American Heart Association ACLS for healthcare providers includes management of Bradycardia, Tachycardia, and Pulseless arrest using 2015 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 2015 ACLS Provider Manual before attending class.

1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent

2. Enter manual code: “acls15″ to begin

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

4. Print and bring your score to class

 

Course Content

  • Key changes in ACLS from the new 2015 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 CE credits

 

Textbook Requirement
2015 ACLS Provider Manual

ISBN #: 978-1-61669-400-5

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 12 Lead ECG Interpretation on Wed 8/24/2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM This class also meets on: Thu 8/25/16 from 9:30a to 4:30p

Audience /Overview

Advanced 12 Lead EKG Interpreation is designed to provide healthcare professionals the ability to interpret 12 Lead EKGs (electrocardiograms) and recognize myocardial infarction (MI). Students will increase their confidence in interpretation and practice through this course. The Advanced 12 Lead EKG course provides a more comprehensive overview of reading EKGs.

 

Course Content Day 1

  • Anatomy, Electrophysiology and Action Potential
  • Interpretation of EKG strips
  • Electrical Conduction System
  • Myocardial Ischemia, Injury and Infarction
  • Inferior, Lateral, Septal, Anterior MI’s

Course Content Day 2

  • Posterior MI’s
  • Axis Deviation and Bundle branch blocks
  • ACS Imitators
  • Therapeutic Modalities and Pharmacology
  • Practice of EKG strips

Course Format

14 hours over 2 days, time for breaks and lunch is included

 

Features

  • 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 ECG & Phamacology Certificate
  • Board of Registered Nursing 14 CEU
  • EMS CE vary upon license/state

Materials

A powerpoint lecture manual will be handed out at the beginning of class to each student at no additional charge in addition to practice packet handouts

 

Optional Textbooks for additional practice; not required:

  • Pocket Reference for The 12-Lead ECG in Acute Coronary Syndromes by Tim Phalen (we do not carry this book, but it is sold on Amazon)
    • recommended by our EKG instructor
    • 12-lead ECG interpretation and appropriate thrombolytic theraphy
    • topics are presented logically, step-by-step, and fully illustrated

 

  • American Heart Association ECG & Pharmacology Student Workbook (may be purchased on our website during online registration)
    • basic electrophysiology
    • normal ECG measurements
    • basic arrhythmias
    • the administration of appropriate drugs within the ACLS algorithms
No textbook is required, you will received a lecture manual at no additional charge on the day of class. For added practice, you may purchase the optional student workbook.

Basic ECG Interpretation & Pharmacology on Tue 8/23/2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Audience /Overview

Basic ECG Interpretation & Pharmacology is designed to provide healthcare professionals the ability to interpret basic ECGs (electrocardiograms) and recognize myocardial infarction (MI) and Pharmacology. Students will increase their confidence in interpretation and practice through this course.

 

Course Content

  • Anatomy, Electrophysiology and Action Potential
  • Vectors and Hexaxial System
  • Rate and Rhythm Recognition (SVT, Heart Blocks, WPW, Torsades, etc.)
  • Bundle Branches Blocks and Hypertrophy (LAE, RAE, LVH)
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

 

Course Format

7 hours over 1 day, time for breaks and lunch included.

 

Features

  • Practice in various case scenarios reinforces skills proficiency
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills

 

Course Completion Certificates

  • American Heart Association ECG & Pharmacology Course Completion Certificate
  • EMS CEU’s are available and vary by license type/state

 

Textbook

  • A lecture manual will be handed out at the beginning of class to each student at no additional charge
  • Optional workbook: AHA ECG & Pharmacology Student Workbook (for additional practice but not required, available for purchase during check out)
No textbook is required, you will received a lecture manual at no additional charge on the day of class. For added practice, you may purchase the optional student workbook.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) – Initial Certification on Mon 8/22/2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM This class also meets on: Tue 8/23/16 from 9:30a to 4:30p

Audience

The PALS Course is designed to provide healthcare providers the 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.

 

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 Initial Course: 14 hours over 2 days, plus additional time for breaks and lunch.

 

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 Initial: 14 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 Sat 8/20/2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM This class also meets on: Sun 8/21/16 from 9:30a to 4:30p

Audience /Overview

American Heart Association ACLS for healthcare providers includes management of Bradycardia, Tachycardia, and Pulseless arrest using 2015 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 2015 ACLS Provider Manual before attending class.

1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent

2. Enter manual code: “acls15″ to begin

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

4. Print and bring your score to class

 

Course Content

  • Key changes in ACLS from the new 2015 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 CE credits

 

Textbook Requirement
2015 ACLS Provider Manual

ISBN #: 978-1-61669-400-5

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 Fri 8/19/2016 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 2015 ACLS Provider Manual before attending class.

    1. Visit heart.org/eccstudent

    2. Enter manual code: “acls15″ to begin

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

    4. Print and bring your score to class

 

Course Content

  • Key changes in ACLS from the new 2015 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

2015 ACLS Provider Manual

ISBN #: 978-1-61669-400-5

 

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: