American Heart Association CPR and First Aid Training

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The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology. Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • Immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • Airway management
  • Rhythm recognition
  • High-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • Effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • Science overview
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • Identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).


Do You Hava a BLS Certificate OR Has it Expired?  BLS is the foundation of ACLS and we highly recommend adding it to your registration. 
You can get your BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification at the same time as this course. Just add the AHA BLS Renewal Healthcare Provider Online Course as an add-on option from the menu below at a discounted rate
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The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving, Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers' skills. Emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology. Skills are taught in large and small group sessions and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • Immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • Airway management
  • Rhythm recognition
  • High-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • Effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • Science overview
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • Identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).


Do You Hava a BLS Certificate OR Has it Expired?  BLS is the foundation of ACLS and we highly recommend adding it to your registration. 
You can get your BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification at the same time as this course. Just add the AHA BLS Renewal Healthcare Provider Course as an add-on option from the menu below at a discounted rate.

SKILLS ONLY REQUIREMENTS: 

1. ACLS HEARTCODE must be completed online before attending the Skills Only session here: http://www.onlineaha.org/courses

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology. Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • Immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • Airway management
  • Rhythm recognition
  • High-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • Science overview (update course)
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • Identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).


Do You Hava a BLS Certificate OR Has it Expired?  BLS is the foundation of ACLS and we highly recommend adding it to your registration. 
You can get your BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification at the same time as this course. Just add the AHA BLS Renewal Healthcare Provider Course as an add-on option from the menu below at a discounted rate

The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed, healthcare professionals with the skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more advanced lifesaving measures.

 The BLS course covers:

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  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask
  • Foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious)
  • Automated external defibrillation (AED) for adult, child, and infant
  • Special resuscitation situations
  • Other cardiopulmonary emergencies and stroke and cardiac arrest 
  • Advanced Airways
  • Rescue Breathing

The student must demonstrate proficiency in CPR and AED skills, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating the AED. Upon successful completion of skills testing, students will receive an American Heart Association certificate.

The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed, healthcare professionals with the skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more advanced lifesaving measures.

 The BLS course covers:

________________________________________________________________________________

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask
  • Foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious)
  • Automated external defibrillation (AED) for adult, child, and infant
  • Special resuscitation situations
  • Other cardiopulmonary emergencies and stroke and cardiac arrest 
  • Advanced Airways
  • Rescue Breathing

*RENEWAL ELIGIBILITY: YOUR BLS CARD MUST NOT BE EXPIRED MORE THAN 30 DAYS**.

The student must demonstrate proficiency in CPR and AED skills, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating the AED. Upon successful completion of skills testing, students will receive an American Heart Association certificate.

SKILLS ONLY REQUIREMENTS: 

1. BLS HEARTCODE must be completed online before attending the Skills Only session here: http://www.onlineaha.org/courses

The BLS Skills Only Session covers:

__________________________________________________________________________ 

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask
  • Foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious)
  • Automated external defibrillation (AED) for adult, child, and infant
  • Special resuscitation situations
  • Other cardiopulmonary emergencies and stroke and cardiac arrest 
  • Advanced Airways
  • Rescue Breathing

The student must demonstrate proficiency in CPR and AED skills, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating the AED. Upon successful completion of skills testing, students will receive an American Heart Association certificate.

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Basic Life Support (BLS) (3-4 Hours)

The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed, healthcare professionals with the skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more advanced lifesaving measures.

 The BLS course covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask
  • Foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious)
  • Automated external defibrillation (AED) for adult, child, and infant
  • Special resuscitation situations
  • Other cardiopulmonary emergencies and stroke and cardiac arrest 
  • Advanced Airways
  • Rescue Breathing

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (10-12 hours)

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology. Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • Immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • Airway management
  • Rhythm recognition
  • High-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • Effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • Science overview
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • Identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (10-12 hrs)

The classroom- and video-based, instructor-led PALS course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. 

The PALS course covers:

  • Pediatric emergencies
  • Concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment
  • BLS
  • PALS treatment algorithms
  • Effective resuscitation
  • Team dynamics.

 

ELIGIBILITY*: SUNY PA Students

This American Heart Association Family & Friends CPR program teaches students how to perform the basic skills of CPR/AED in adults, children, and infants. This course also covers how to help an adult, child, and infant who is choking. The video and instructor-led CPR course offers families and friends the opportunity to learn basic CPR in the comfort of your own home.

Please call 347-541-8630 or email James@gearupwithcpr.com to schedule your next in-home CPR training!

The hands-on Heartsaver CPR AED course covers:

  • Adult CPR AED
  • Adult Choking
  • Child CPR AED (optional module, included in course price)
  • Infant CPR AED (optional module, included in course price)
  • Child and Infant Choking (optional module, included in course price)

The Heartsaver ® CPR AED course is intended for all individuals who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, including:

  • Child Care Workers
  • Security guards
  • Airline personnel
  • Police
  • Firefighters
  • Etc.

It is also appropriate for lay rescuers who may have a need to respond to an emergency in the workplace, and family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death.

The student must demonstrate proficiency in CPR and AED skills, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating the AED. Upon successful completion of skills testing, students will receive an American Heart Association certificate.

SKILLS ONLY REQUIREMENTS: 

1. HEARTSAVER ONLINE must be completed online before attending the Skills Only session here: http://www.onlineaha.org/courses

The hands-on Heartsaver CPR AED course covers:

  • Adult CPR AED
  • Adult Choking
  • Child CPR AED (optional module)
  • Infant CPR AED (optional module)
  • Child and Infant Choking (optional module)

The Heartsaver ® CPR AED course is intended for all individuals who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, including:

  • Child Care Workers
  • Security guards
  • Airline personnel
  • Police
  • Firefighters
  • Etc.

It is also appropriate for lay rescuers who may have a need to respond to an emergency in the workplace, and family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death.

The student must demonstrate proficiency in CPR and AED skills, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating the AED. Upon successful completion of skills testing, students will receive an American Heart Association certificate.

The Heartsaver First Aid course, which teaches participants the critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrive. The course is based on the American Heart Association Guidelines

Key Features and Benefits

The Course includes:

  • First aid basics (including scene safety, finding the problem, and calling for help)
  • Medical emergencies (including actions for choking, breathing problems, and shock)
  • Injury emergencies (including actions for bleeding, broken bones, and burns)
  • Environmental emergencies (including actions for bites and stings, and temperature-related and poison emergencies)

SKILLS ONLY ELIGIBILITY: 

1. For first-time Heartsaver students and for those renewing their Heartsaver Certification.

SKILLS ONLY REQUIREMENTS: 

1. HEARTSAVER ONLINE must be completed online before attending the Skills Only session. Step-by-step instructions will be provided in your confirmation email. 

The Heartsaver First Aid course, which teaches participants the critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrive. The course is based on the American Heart Association Guidelines

Key Features and Benefits

The Course includes:

  • First aid basics (including scene safety, finding the problem, and calling for help)
  • Medical emergencies (including actions for choking, breathing problems, and shock)
  • Injury emergencies (including actions for bleeding, broken bones, and burns)
  • Environmental emergencies (including actions for bites and stings, and temperature-related and poison emergencies)

The student must demonstrate proficiency in providing Heartsaver First Aid skills, including. Upon successful completion of skills testing, students will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid certification card the same day.

The Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course teaches participants the critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrive. This course also teaches adult CPR AED. The course is based on the American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.

Key Features and Benefits

The Course includes:

  • First aid basics (including scene safety, finding the problem, and calling for help)
  • Medical emergencies (including actions for choking, breathing problems, and shock)
  • Injury emergencies (including actions for bleeding, broken bones, and burns)
  • Environmental emergencies (including allergic reactions for bites and stings)
  • Adult CPR AED
  • Child CPR AED (optional module, included in course price)
  • Infant CPR AED (optional module, included in course price)

The student must demonstrate proficiency in CPR and AED skills, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating the AED, as well as First Aid skills. Upon successful completion of skills testing, students will receive an American Heart Association certificate.

SKILLS ONLY REQUIREMENTS: 

1. HEARTSAVER ONLINE must be completed online before attending the Skills Only session here: http://www.onlineaha.org/courses

The Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course teaches participants the critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrive. This course also teaches adult CPR AED. The course is based on the American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.

Key Features and Benefits

The Course includes:

  • First aid basics (including scene safety, finding the problem, and calling for help)
  • Medical emergencies (including actions for choking, breathing problems, and shock)
  • Injury emergencies (including actions for bleeding, broken bones, and burns)
  • Environmental emergencies (including allergic reactions for bites and stings)
  • Adult CPR AED
  • Child CPR AED (optional module, included in course price)
  • Infant CPR AED (optional module, included in course price)

The student must demonstrate proficiency in CPR and AED skills, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating the AED, as well as First Aid skills. Upon successful completion of skills testing, students will receive an American Heart Association certificate.

The Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course for K-12 staff teaches participants the critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrive. This course also teaches adult CPR AED. The course is based on the American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC. 

Key Features and Benefits

The Course includes:

  • First aid basics (including scene safety, finding the problem, and calling for help)
  • Medical emergencies (including actions for choking, breathing problems, and shock)
  • Injury emergencies (including actions for bleeding, broken bones, and burns)
  • Environmental emergencies (including actions for bites and stings, and temperature-related and poison emergencies)
  • Adult CPR AED
  • Child CPR AED (optional module)
  • Infant CPR AED (optional module)

The Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course teaches child-care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. The course covers:

First aid basics, including:

  • Finding the problem
  • Stopping bleeding
  • Bandaging
  • Relieving choking
  • Using an Epinephrine pen
  • Child CPR AED
  • Infant CPR AED
  • Adult First Aid (optional)

Optional Modules:

  • Asthma-care training for child-care providers
  • Adult CPR AED

The Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course is intended for people who regularly come in contact with infants and children, including:

  • Child-care/day-care providers
  • Parents and grandparents
  • Nannies and babysitters
  • Teachers and other educators
  • Anyone else with the responsibility to care for children

The student must demonstrate proficiency in CPR and AED skills, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating the AED, as well as First Aid skills. Upon successful completion of skills testing, students will receive an American Heart Association certificate.

SKILLS ONLY REQUIREMENTS: 

1. HEARTSAVER ONLINE must be completed online before attending the Skills Only session here: http://www.onlineaha.org/courses

The Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course teaches child-care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. The course covers:

First aid basics, including:

  • Finding the problem
  • Stopping bleeding
  • Bandaging
  • Relieving choking
  • Using an Epinephrine pen
  • Child CPR AED
  • Infant CPR AED

Optional Modules:

  • Asthma-care training for child-care providers
  • Adult CPR AED

The Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course is intended for people who regularly come in contact with infants and children, including:

  • Child-care/day-care providers
  • Parents and grandparents
  • Nannies and babysitters
  • Teachers and other educators
  • Anyone else with the responsibility to care for children

The student must demonstrate proficiency in CPR and AED skills, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating the AED, as well as First Aid skills. Upon successful completion of skills testing, students will receive an American Heart Association certificate.

This instructor-led, classroom-based PEARS course is an essential resource for training physicians, nurses, and emergency medical care providers in PEARS. Also useful as a pre- and post-course reference book. Based on the American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.

The PEARS course covers:

The classroom- and video-based, instructor-led PEARS course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PEARS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PEARS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Manual includes information on:

  • Pediatric emergencies
  • Concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment
  • BLS
  • PEARS treatment algorithms
  • Effective resuscitation
  • Team dynamics.

Do You Hava a BLS Certificate OR Has it Expired?  BLS is the foundation of PEARS and we highly recommend adding it to your registration. You can get your BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification at the same time as this course. Just add the AHA BLS Renewal Healthcare Provider Online Course as an add-on option from the menu below at a discounted rate.

This instructor-led, classroom-based PALS course is an essential resource for training physicians, nurses, and emergency medical care providers in PALS. Also useful as a pre- and post-course reference book and is based on the American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.

The PALS course covers:

The classroom- and video-based, instructor-led PALS course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Manual includes information on:

  • Pediatric emergencies
  • Concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment
  • BLS
  • PALS treatment algorithms
  • Effective resuscitation
  • Team dynamics.

Do You Hava a BLS Certificate OR Has it Expired?  BLS is the foundation of PALS and we highly recommend adding it to your registration. You can get your BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification at the same time as this course. Just add the AHA BLS Renewal Healthcare Provider Online Course as an add-on option from the menu below at a discounted rate.

This instructor-led, classroom-based PALS course is an essential resource for training physicians, nurses, and emergency medical care providers in PALS. Also useful as a pre- and post-course reference book. and is based on the American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.

The PALS course covers:

The classroom- and video-based, instructor-led PALS course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. The Manual includes information on:

  • Pediatric emergencies
  • Concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment
  • BLS
  • PALS treatment algorithms
  • Effective resuscitation
  • Team dynamics.

Do You Hava a BLS Certificate OR Has it Expired?  BLS is the foundation of PALS and we highly recommend adding it to your registration. You can get your BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification at the same time as this course. Just add the AHA BLS Renewal Healthcare Provider Online Course as an add-on option from the menu below at a discounted rate.

SKILLS ONLY REQUIREMENTS: 

1. PALS HEARTCODE must be completed online before attending the Skills Only session here: http://www.onlineaha.org/courses

The PALS course is an essential resource for training physicians, nurses, and emergency medical care providers in PALS. Also useful as a pre- and post-course reference book. Based on the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.

The PALS SKILLS SESSION covers:

An instructor-led PALS course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Manual includes information on:

  • Pediatric emergencies
  • Concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment
  • BLS
  • PALS treatment algorithms
  • Effective resuscitation
  • Team dynamics.

Do You Hava a BLS Certificate OR Has it Expired?  BLS is the foundation of PALS and we highly recommend adding it to your registration. You can get your BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification at the same time as this course. Just add the AHA BLS Renewal Healthcare Provider Online Course as an add-on option from the menu below at a discounted rate.

Peripheral IV Skills Certificate Program

This course is an 5 hour class that provides the RN or LPN with the essential knowledge for practicing infusion therapy in any setting. The course includes insertion of traditional over the needle cannula peripheral aka "short" intravenous catheters. Instruction includes the insertion procedure, techniques for proper and successful catheter insertions, and care, assessment, and maintenance post catheter insertion.

The Course covers:

  • Anatomy and physiology related to peripheral short IV catheter insertion procedures
  • Vein site, and catheter selection
  • Legal Implications of Infusion Therapy
  • Aseptic Techniques
  • Technology and Clinical Applications
  • Assessment, Initiation and Maintenance of Peripheral Venous Access
  • Complications of Infusion Therapy
  • Infection Control
  • Pediatric Infusions
  • Clinician, patient, and supply preparation
  • Common problems, and tips for success in patients with difficult access
  • Course includes a supervised session to practice IV insertion and troubleshooting methods.

The course incorporates standards, guidelines, and recommendations from the leading IV-related organizations that set the standards of IV care in the U.S.