Emergency Medical Concepts - AHA Courses
Emergency Medical Concepts -
 
 
 
American Heart Association Courses
 
 
First AID
The Heartsaver First Aid Course teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course content includes General Principles, Medical Emergencies, and Injury Emergencies. Optional topics include CPR and AED, and Environmental Emergencies.
Audience
For any person who wants to learn these important life saving skills. For those who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.
Certification Card
Valid for 2 years, certification cards are awarded the same day the class is completed
in some cases they may be sent through the postal service.
Written Exam & Skills Test
 
 
 
BLS For Healthcare Providers
  The BLS for Healthcare Providers Course covers core material such as adult, child, and infant CPR, ventilations with a barrier device, 1 and 2 rescuer techniques, use of the bag-valve mask, automated external defibrillation (AED), and aid for choking victims.
Audience
For healthcare providers such as EMS personnel, physician assistants, doctors, dentists, nurses, respiratory therapists, dental hygienists, nursing students, or anyone that is interested in learning one and two person with defibrillator skills.
Certification Card
Valid for 2 years, certification cards are awarded the same day the class is completed
i n some cases they may be sent through the postal service.
 Written Exam & Skills Test
 
 
 
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Providers will enhance their skills in treating adult victims of cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies.  This course emphasizes the:
• importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival
• integration of effective basic life support with ACLS interventions
• importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation
The course includes simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active, hands-on participation through learning stations where students practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as team leader.
COURSE CONTENT
• 1-rescuer CPR, AED
• Defibrillation
• Airway management
• Rhythm recognition
• IV/IO access
• Use of medications
• Cardioversion
• Transcutaneous pacing
• Effective resuscitation team dynamics
COURSE FORMAT
Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)
FEATURES
• Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills
• Students engage in simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active, hands-on participation
• Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
• Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills
CERTIFICATION
 American Heart Association ACLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card valid for two years.
In the classroom, students engage in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA ACLS Instructor to complete ACLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.
 
 
 
Heatsaver Pediatric CPR/ First AID
The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Course teaches how to manage illness and injuries in a child in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Topics include First Aid Basics, Medical Emergencies, Injury Emergencies, Environmental Emergencies, Optional First Aid Topics, and CPR and AED.
Audience
For anyone who wants to learn emergency techniques for children– parents, family, friends. For those involved in child care who have a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, such as child care workers, teachers, foster care workers, camp counselors, youth organizations, and coaches for children’s sports organizations.
Certification Card
Valid for 2 years, certification cards are awarded the same day the class is completed
in some cases they may be sent through the postal service.
Written Exam & Skills Test
 
 
 
 
Heart saver AED
     This course teaches the single rescuer techniques of adult, child & infant CPR and how to help a choking victim. Class will cover the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and stroke, when to start and stop CPR, disease transmission and legalities. Students will also learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). 
Audience
For any person who wants to learn these important life saving skills. For those who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergencies because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.
Certification Card
Valid for 2 years, certification cards are awarded the same day the class is completed in some cases they may be sent through the postal service.
Written Exam & Skills Test
 
         
         
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