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12 Lead ECG Course

 

Join us for an instructor-based interactive 12 Lead ECG class that gives you the basic foundations for 12-Lead interpretation. This course is designed for critical care RN’s, Physicians, Paramedics and other Healthcare Providers that are looking to perfect their rapid 12 Lead interpretation skills. Anyone participating in the course is eligible to receive 16 Continuing Education Credits.

BOOK SOLD SEPARATELY.

Recommended text: Beasley, B. and West, M. (2013). Understanding 12-Lead EKG's A Practical Approach. New York, NY: Pearson

ACLS – Advanced Cardio Life Support Provider Course

 

Course Length: 13 Hours

Prerequisites: The ACLS Course covers extensive material in a short amount of time so you will need to prepare for the course beforehand by reading the course materials. A basic understanding of EKG, pharmacology, and Basic Life Support is required. You are required to complete the Pre-Course Assessment by visiting www.heart.org/eccstudent and bring a copy to class. More information can be found in your Student Manual on page ii. PLEASE NOTE: ECG instruction is NOT included in the ACLS Courses. ECG knowledge is REQUIRED. You may sign up for the 2 day ECG course using this website before enrolling in an ACLS Provider Course if needed.

Card Issued: American Heart Association Advanced Cardio Life Support Course Completion Card

Card Term: 2 years

Continuing Education: Issued under BRN and EMS

 Course Overview: This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes. This course presents the skills and didactic information needed to handle a cardiac arrest, events that may lead to a cardiac arrest, and events that follow a cardiac arrest. The core of this course is the evaluation and management of the first 10 minutes of a witnessed, adult, ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. Other essentials of the course are contained in the 10 core ACLS cases: respiratory arrest, pulseless ventricular / ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT) treated with an AED, VF/VT refractory to initial defibrillation, pulseless electrical activity, asystole, acute coronary syndromes, bradycardia, stable tachycardia, unstable tachycardia, acute ischemic stroke and ROSC.

AHA Student Provider Manuals: Current American Heart Association books/materials are required for all courses and students must have them available for use before, during and after the course. Students who arrive without the current books/materials will need to purchase them at class, at the door. Students failing to either bring or buy the current books/materials will be required to reschedule at their convenience and expense. Sales on all course books/materials are non-refundable. Books sold separately.  

ACLS – Advanced Cardio Life Support Renewal Course

 

Course Length: 6 Hours

Prerequisites: A current AHA ACLS Provider Card. The ACLS Course covers extensive material in a short amount of time so you will need to prepare for the course beforehand by reading the course materials. A basic understanding of EKG, pharmacology, and Basic Life Support is required. You are required to complete the Pre-Course Assessment by visiting www.heart.org/eccstudent and bring a copy to class. More information can be found in your Student Manual on page ii. PLEASE NOTE: ECG instruction is NOT included in the ACLS Courses. ECG knowledge is REQUIRED. You may sign up for the 2 day ECG course using this website before enrolling in an ACLS Provider Course if needed.

Card Issued: American Heart Association Advanced Cardio Life Support Course Completion Card

Card Term: 2 years

Continuing Education: Issued under BRN and EMS

 Course Overview: This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes. This course presents the skills and didactic information needed to handle a cardiac arrest, events that may lead to a cardiac arrest, and events that follow a cardiac arrest. The core of this course is the evaluation and management of the first 10 minutes of a witnessed, adult, ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. Other essentials of the course are contained in the 10 core ACLS cases: respiratory arrest, pulseless ventricular / ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT) treated with an AED, VF/VT refractory to initial defibrillation, pulseless electrical activity, asystole, acute coronary syndromes, bradycardia, stable tachycardia, unstable tachycardia, acute ischemic stroke and ROSC.

AHA Student Provider Manuals: Current American Heart Association books/materials are required for all courses and students must have them available for use before, during and after the course. Students who arrive without the current books/materials will need to purchase them at class, at the door. Students failing to either bring or buy the current books/materials will be required to reschedule at their convenience and expense. Sales on all course books/materials are non-refundable. Books sold separately.  

EKG and Drugs

The EKG Interpretation / Basic EKG & Drugs for ACLS course is to prepare participants for the ACLS Provider Course. This is a 2 day course designed to teach the basic skills of reading an EKG including the basics needed to recognize the arrhythmias putting an emphasis on the most common rhythms for ACLS and the management strategies of treating such rhythms. BOOK SOLD SEPARATELY.

Course Length: 16 hours

Prerequisites: None

Completion letter issued upon completion.

16 CE's included in course price.

CPR – Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

 

*This course is open to first time students and renewals.

Course Length: 4 Hours

Prerequisites: None

Card Issued: American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course Completion Card

Card Term: 2 years

Recommended For: 

  • Hospital and Healthcare Facilities
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • EMT’s
  • Dental Professionals
  • Medical Offices
  • LVN’s
  • CNA’s
  • Paramedics
  • And other individuals who have a CPR job requirement

Course Overview:

The CPR/BLS for Healthcare Provider course is designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals who respond to cardiac and respiratory emergencies. The content of this course includes adult and pediatric CPR, foreign-body airway obstruction and two-rescuer CPR. The course contains new information on barrier devices, strokes and automated external defibrillation, including a new algorithm for use of automated external defibrillators.

Participants use the most up-to-date books and training materials including:

  • AHA BLS Provider Manual – Required.
  • One manikin for each student to insure plenty of hands-on practice and to minimize exposure to disease during training.
  • Expert Facilitation by qualified American Heart Association Instructors.
  • AHA BLS Video

AHA Student Provider Manuals:  Current American Heart Association books/materials are required for all courses and students must have them available for use before, during and after the course. Students who arrive without the current books/materials will need to purchase them at class, at the door. Students failing to either bring or buy the current books/materials will be required to reschedule at their convenience and expense. Sales on all course books/materials are non-refundable.

ACLS ECG and Pharmacology Review

The AHA’s ECG & Pharmacology Course has been updated to reflect the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC. The classroom based, Facilitator-led course is designed to improve electrocardiogram (ECG) recognition skills and pharmacology knowledge for treating cardiovascular emergencies.

The American Heart Association’s ECG & Pharmacology course is a methodical review of basic ECG interpretation & resuscitation pharmacology. The course is intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed professionals that work in the field of healthcare and are responsible for participation in cardiac evaluation and/or resuscitation.

Common participants of this course include physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, physician assistants, dentists, residents and fellows, medical students, and others who will work in an acute care, surgical, or hospital settings.

This course is commonly taken as a review of material prior to enrolling in ACLS or PALS training for those healthcare providers who do not participate in resuscitation or ECG interpretation on a regular basis.

This course includes the following:

  • Cardiac Anatomy
  • Electrical Conduction System of the Heart
  • Lead Placement & Basic Rhythm Analysis
  • Rhythm Strip Interpretation Practice
  • Pharmacology and Indications for Cardiac and Resuscitation Medications
  • Integration of Pharmacological Agents into ACLS Algorithms
  • Resuscitation Treatment Algorithms (BLS & ACLS)
  • Course Content

ECG

  • Basic arrhythmias
  • Basic electrophysiology
  • Heart Anatomy
  • Normal ECG measurements

Pharmacology

  • Basic ACLS drugs and usage
  • Drugs, doses and routes of administration during cardiovascular emergencies
  • Integrating basic drug pharmacology into ACLS algorithms

This course is designed to help students grasp the basics of ECG’s and pharmacology as directly related to helping them succeed in the AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course

AHA Course book is required for class.

This skills competency verification meets the following requirements set forth by Santa Clara County EMS Agency:

California Code of Regulations

Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2

Emergency Medical Technician

Section 100080

EMSA-SCV (08/10) is herein incorporated by reference~ Skills competency shall be

verified by direct observation of an actual or simulated patient contact. Skills

competency shall be verified by an individual who is currently certified or licensed as an

EMT, EMT-II, Paramedic, Registered Nurse, Physician's Assistant, or Physician and

who shall be designated by an EMS approved training program (EMT training program,

paramedic training program or CE provider) or an EMS service provider; EMS service

providers include, but are not limited to public safety agencies, private ambulance

providers and other EMS providers. Verification of skills competency shall be valid for a

maximum of two (2) years for the purpose of applying for recertification. The skills

requiring verification of competency are:

(1) Patient examination, trauma patient

(2) Patient examination, medical patient

(3) Airway emergencies

(4) Breathing emergencies

(5) CPR and AED

(6) Circulation emergencies

(7) Neurological emergencies

(8) Soft tissue injuries

(9) Musculoskeletal injuries

(10) Obstetrical emergencies

Students should arrive prepared to be tested on all skills per the requirements set forth by approving agencies. Students can access the EMT-B Skills Verification Checklist by visiting www.sccemsagency.org

CPR/Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Skills Exam

The American Heart Association’s HeartCode BLS course provides a flexible alternative to classroom training. The course consists of two parts, an online cognitive portion and a hands-on skills practice/testing session. The pre-requisite for the BLS Skills Check class is the completion of BLS HeartCode Online Part 1 which is NOT included in the cost of this course. The CPR/BLS Healthcare Provider 1- Hour Skills Exam (Part is designed to meet the needs of individuals responding to cardiac and respiratory emergencies who have already completed the online HeartCode CPR/BLS Course. Students arrive having already completed the written exam online and show a successful online completion certificate prior to skills verification. Students can ask questions and will be allowed practice time. Necessary materials will be provided. Students registering for this course do not need to purchase a separate manual as they receive an electronic copy of the course text through the online segment.

Students can expect to be tested on the following:

  • Key changes in basic life support, reflecting new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant

Course Length: 1 Hour

Prerequisites: Completion of the online HeartCode CPR/BLS Course through the American Heart Association

Card Term: 2 Years

CE's: None Issued

CPR/Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Online Course and Skills Exam

The American Heart Association’s HeartCode BLS course provides a flexible alternative to classroom training. The course consists of two parts, an online cognitive portion and a hands-on skills practice/testing session. The pre-requisite for the BLS Skills Check class is the completion of BLS HeartCode Online Part 1 which is INCLUDED in this course cost. The CPR/BLS Healthcare Provider 1- Hour Skills Exam Part is designed to meet the needs of individuals responding to cardiac and respiratory emergencies who have already completed the online HeartCode CPR/BLS Course. Students arrive having already completed the written exam online and show a successful online completion certificate prior to skills verification. Students can ask questions and will be allowed practice time. Necessary materials will be provided. Students registering for this course do not need to purchase a separate manual as they receive an electronic copy of the course text through the online segment.

Students can expect to be tested on the following:

  • Key changes in basic life support, reflecting new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant

Course Length: 1 Hour

Prerequisites: Completion of the online HeartCode CPR/BLS Course through the American Heart Association

Card Term: 2 Years

CE's: None Issued

CPR/Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Online Course (Part 1 ONLY)

The American Heart Association’s HeartCode BLS course provides a flexible alternative to classroom training. The course consists of two parts, an online cognitive portion and a hands-on skills practice/testing session. The pre-requisite for the BLS Skills Check class is the completion of BLS HeartCode Online Part 1. The CPR/BLS Healthcare Provider 1- Hour Skills Exam Part (NOT INCLUDED IN THIS SELECTION) is designed to meet the needs of individuals responding to cardiac and respiratory emergencies who have already completed the online HeartCode CPR/BLS Course. Students arrive having already completed the written exam online and show a successful online completion certificate prior to skills verification. Students can ask questions and will be allowed practice time. Necessary materials will be provided. Students registering for this course do not need to purchase a separate manual as they receive an electronic copy of the course text through the online segment.

Students can expect to be tested on the following:

  • Key changes in basic life support, reflecting new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant

Course Length: 2-3 Hours ONLINE - Parts 2 & 3 are required in order to receive an AHA BLS card and are NOT INLCUDED IN THIS SELECTION. 

Card Term: 2 Years - Only when all 3 parts are completed.

CE's: None Issued

Heartsaver® CPR/First Aid, AED

Heartsaver® CPR/First Aid, AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult, infant and child CPR, First Aid and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.

Key changes reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.

  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR

Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR,First Aid, AED Course Completion Card that is valid for two years.

During the course, an AHA Instructor conducts video-based lessons and works with students to complete their CPR/First Aid and AED skills practice and testing.

Heartsaver CPR Course

For the lay responder: Adult, Infant and Child

This course will teach you how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac and choking. You also will learn to recognize the warning signs of heart attack and stroke in adults and signs of breathing difficulty in children. By recognizing these signs and phoning 911 (or other emergency response number in your area), you may save a life. BOOK SOLD SEPARATELY.

Course Length: 3 hours

Prerequisites: None

AHA Heartsaver card issued upon successful completion

Card Term: 2 Years

No CE's

 

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 States. It 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. It covers the four steps of first aid skills such as finding the problem, stopping bleeding, bandaging and using an Epinephrine pen, as well as child CPR AED, infant CPR and optional modules in adult CPR AED, child mask, infant mask and Asthma Care Training for Child Care Providers. Typical audience includes:

  • Camp counselors
  • Child care workers
  • Coaches
  • Foster care workers
  • Others responsible for children including parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians
  • Teachers
  • Youth group leaders
Neonatal Resuscitation Program

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) introduces the basic concepts and skills of neonatal resuscitation.It includes thermal management, positioning suction, tactile stimulation, proper use of ventilation equipment, intubation, medication and special resuscitation situations. Successful completion of NRP is dependent upon achieving a passing score on the written exam and proficiency in the resuscitation skills. BOOK SOLD SEPARATELY.

  • Course Length: 4 hours
  • Prerequisites: MUST COMPLETE ONLINE NRP EXAM THROUGH AAP PRIOR TO CLASS DATE.(THIS ONLINE TEST IS SOLD SEPARATELY)  Students without completion certificate from online exam will be turned away! Neonatal or delivery room experience, Willingness and ability to follow the guidelines regarding resuscitation
  • Completion Card issued upon Completion
  • Card Term: 2 Years
  • CE's included in course price. Issued under BRN & EMS

PALS – Pediatric Advanced Cardio Life Support Provider Course

 

Course Length: 16 Hours (two days)

Prerequisites:  The PALS Course covers extensive material in a short amount of time so you will need to prepare for the course beforehand by reading the course materials. A basic understanding of EKG, pharmacology, and Basic Life Support is required. You are required to complete the Pre-Course Assessment by visiting www.heart.org/eccstudent and bring a copy to class. More information can be found in your Student Manual on page ii. 

Card Issued: American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Cardio Life Support Course Completion Card

Card Term: 2 years

Continuing Education: Issued under BRN and EMS

 Course Overview: The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support course is to provide the participant with (1) information needed to recognize infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest; (2) information and strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children; and (3) the cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest. BOOK SOLD SEPARATELY. The PALS Course is designed to teach healthcare providers the knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. On the day of class, sign-in begins 30 minutes before the scheduled class time. Students are expected to attend and participate in the entire course. Don’t forget to bring your book, your test score, and a photo ID.

AHA Student Provider Manuals: Current American Heart Association books/materials are required for all courses and students must have them available for use before, during and after the course. Students who arrive without the current books/materials will need to purchase them at class, at the door. Students failing to either bring or buy the current books/materials will be required to reschedule at their convenience and expense. Sales on all course books/materials are non-refundable. Books sold separately.  

 

PALS – Pediatric Advanced Cardio Life Support Renewal Course

 

Course Length: 8 Hours 

Prerequisites:  The PALS Course covers extensive material in a short amount of time so you will need to prepare for the course beforehand by reading the course materials. A basic understanding of EKG, pharmacology, and Basic Life Support is required. You are required to complete the Pre-Course Assessment by visiting www.heart.org/eccstudent and bring a copy to class. More information can be found in your Student Manual on page ii. 

Card Issued: American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Cardio Life Support Course Completion Card

Card Term: 2 years

Continuing Education: Issued under BRN and EMS

 Course Overview: The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support course is to provide the participant with (1) information needed to recognize infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest; (2) information and strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children; and (3) the cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest. BOOK SOLD SEPARATELY. The PALS Course is designed to teach healthcare providers the knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. On the day of class, sign-in begins 30 minutes before the scheduled class time. Students are expected to attend and participate in the entire course. Don’t forget to bring your book, your test score, and a photo ID.

AHA Student Provider Manuals: Current American Heart Association books/materials are required for all courses and students must have them available for use before, during and after the course. Students who arrive without the current books/materials will need to purchase them at class, at the door. Students failing to either bring or buy the current books/materials will be required to reschedule at their convenience and expense. Sales on all course books/materials are non-refundable. Books sold separately.  

 

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS) Provider Course

This course is designed to give students a chance to learn, practice, and demonstrate proficiency in many lifesaving skills. The focus is on those skills that are used during the first minutes of response to care for a seriously ill or injured child. Students will watch video clips of seriously ill children. Then they will participate in Instructor-led discussions and case simulations to practice the "assess-categorize-decide-act" approach. Students will assess each case using the general and primary assessments, categorize the child’s condition by type and severity, decide what needs to be done, act by participating as a team member in case simulations.  BOOK SOLD SEPARATELY.

  • Course Length: 7 hours
  • Prerequisites: Be proficient in performing CPR skills. Understand the basic concepts of the "assess-categorize-decide-act" approach
  • Card Term: 2 Years

 

 

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in CPR/BLS, ACLS and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association. Thank you