Classroom Courses for Healthcare Providers

The American Heart Association has allowed us to incorporate temporary course modifications due to COVID-19 and some of the usual skills will be simulated instead of performed in class.    
BLS for Healthcare Providers         

This is an American Heart Association Healthcare Provider level course that meets the CPR requirements for those working in the healthcare field.  Although this classroom based program targets medical professionals and First Responders, anyone may attend.     

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider     12 Contact Hours

This 2 day course offers a combination of advanced care skills including ECG interpretation, invasive techniques, medications, therapeutic modalities, electrical therapy of cardiac dysrhythmias and advanced airway management in patients over 8 years of age.  Students who have never taken an ACLS class before or who have let their cards expire or work infrequently with critical adult patients should take this course.

ACLS Renewal        6 Contact Hours

This 1 day course evaluates the students proficiency in a combination of advanced care skills including ECG interpretation, invasive techniques, medications, therapeutic modalities, electrical therapy of cardiac dysrhythmias and advanced airway management in patients over 8 years of age.  Those students who have a current AHA ACLS Provider card should take this course. Proof of current card must be shown.  This course is designed for re-certification and students should arrive prepared to practice and test.  If you care for critically ill patients infrequently or you prefer comprehensive instruction prior to testing, please enroll in the 2 day provider course instead. 

PALS Provider       14 Contact Hours

This course offers a combination of advanced care skills including ECG interpretation, invasive techniques, medications, therapeutic modalities, electrical therapy of cardiac dysrhythmias and advanced airway management in patients under 8 years of age.  Students who have never taken a PALS class before or who have let their cards expire should take this 2-day course.

PALS Renewal       7 Contact Hours

This 1 day course evaluates the students proficiency in didactic and skills used to resuscitate and stabilize pediatric medical emergencies. Those students who have a current AHA PALS Provider card should take this course. Proof of current card must be shown. This course is designed for re-certification and students should arrive prepared to practice and test.  If you care for pediatric  patients infrequently or you prefer comprehensive instruction prior to testing, please enroll in the 2 day provider course instead. 

PEARS                      7 Contact Hours

This 1 day course teaches providers how to recognize respiratory distress, shock and cardiac arrest, and provide appropriate lifesaving interventions within the initial minutes of response until the child is transferred to an advanced life support provider. The goal of PEARS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes. PEARS is for healthcare providers such as emergency medical technicians (EMTs), medical and surgical nurses, school nurses and any other healthcare provider who infrequently sees critically ill infants and children.