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American Heart Association Courses

(ACLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support

ACLS is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to identify, evaluate, and manage adult patients suffering from cardiac arrest, ischemic chest pain, and other acute coronary syndromes.  Participants will practice a variety of simulated scenarios and learning stations aimed at increasing the student’s skill level with airway management, rhythm recognition, BLS techniques, medication administration, defibrillation, and other electrical interventions.   This course is appropriate for paramedics, nurses, physicians, respiratory therapists, and some other medical professionals.  Students are required to pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an ACLS Course Completion Card.  Please complete and bring a copy of the pre-test on-line at www.heart.org/eccstudent using code: acls15.

 

Dates:  Tuesdays & Wednesdays 6/6/17, 6/7/17, 6/13/17 & 6/14/17

Time:  6:00 – 10:00pm

Cost:  $79.00

 

(PALS) AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support

PALS is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to identify, evaluate, and manage critically ill or injured pediatric patients.  Participants will practice a variety of simulated scenarios and learning stations aimed at increasing the student’s skill level with airway management, BLS and ALS techniques, medication administration, defibrillation, and trauma interventions.   This course is appropriate for paramedics, nurses, physicians, respiratory therapists, and some other medical professionals.  Students are required to pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a PALS Course Completion Card.  Please complete and bring a copy of the pre-test on-line at www.heart.org/eccstudent using code: pals15.

 

Dates:  Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 6/20/17, 6/21/17, 6/27/17, & 6/28/17

Time:  6:00 – 10:00pm

Cost:  $79.00

 

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers

This course provides health care professionals with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to identify, evaluate, and manage patients suffering from cardiac arrest, stroke, foreign-body airway obstruction, and other cardiopulmonary emergencies until advanced treatment is available.  Students will practice adult, child, and infant CPR and automated external defibrillation skills.  This course is intended for nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, first responders, nurse’s aides, medical assistants, respiratory therapists, and other allied health personnel.  Students are required to pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a course completion card.

 

Date:  Friday, June 16, 2017

Time:  9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost:  $49.00

 

Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED 

Designed for individuals involved in child care, this course provides the knowledge and skills needed to respond and react to children in many emergency situations.  Content includes child and infant CPR and AED, suspected abuse, plus first aid for a variety of common childhood illness and injuries.  Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid meets the training requirements for childcare workers in all 50 states.  This course is suitable for child-care and foster-care workers, teachers, coaches and trainers, camp counselors, parents, and other caretakers.  Demonstration of skills is required in order to qualify for a course completion card.

 

Date:  Saturday, June 17, 2017

Time:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost:  $49.00

 

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers

This course provides health care professionals with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to identify, evaluate, and manage patients suffering from cardiac arrest, stroke, foreign-body airway obstruction, and other cardiopulmonary emergencies until advanced treatment is available.  Students will practice adult, child, and infant CPR and automated external defibrillation skills.  This course is intended for nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, first responders, nurse’s aides, medical assistants, respiratory therapists, and other allied health personnel.  Students are required to pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a course completion card.

 

Date:  Friday, July 21, 2017

Time:  9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost:  $49.00