American Heart Association Classes

 

ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) TRAINING
PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (PALS) 
PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY ASSESSMENT RECOGNITION AND STABILIZATION (PEARS)

 


ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT 2015

Course Description:
These courses meet the standards of the American Heart Association for the training of providers in ACLS. The goal of these sessions is to integrate knowledge and motor skills into a clinically useful discipline. The courses are designed to develop skills and proficiency in the techniques of ACLS. The latest guidelines and recommendations of the American Heart Association are emphasized. The material is covered through hands-on small group approaches and case scenarios. Previous Basic Life Support Training and proficiency in cardiac rhythm interpretation, pharmacology, and venipuncture experience is required. 

ACLS PROVIDER COURSE
February 2 & 3
May 11 & 12
Sept. 30 & Oct. 1
December 21 & 22

ACLS RENEWAL COURSE
January 20
February 6
March 16
April 17
May 29
September 28
October 16
November 16
December 9

ACLS INSTRUCTOR COURSE - Core Course - (Required for all new instructors) - Take on-line course before taking Instructor Course. 
January 21

Download the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Registration Form for more detailed information.  
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BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) TRAINING PROGRAMS 2015

Samaritan Medical Center offers a variety of BLS training programs to meet your needs. These programs are presented according to American Heart Association guidelines.

Health Care Provider and Provider Renewal Course Description:
The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). It is intended for participants who work in a healthcare setting and those who are required to take a healthcare provider course for their employment. 

BLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
No January Class
February 10 & 11
No March Class
April 21 & 22
No May Class
June 2 & 3
July 22 & 23
August 4 & 5
August 12 & 13
August 17 & 18
No September Class
October 5 & 6
No November Class
December 1 & 2

BLS RENEWAL COURSE
January 7
February 23
March 9
April 7
May 5
June 16
July 14
August 20
August 31
September 16
October 19
November 17
December 15

BLS INSTRUCTOR COURSE 
Core Course - (Required for all new instructors) to be taken on-line before attending the Instructor Course
January 7

Download the Basic Life Support Registration Form for more detailed information.  

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PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (PALS) 2015

These courses meet the standards of the American Heart Association for the training of providers in PALS.  The goal of these sessions is to integrate knowledge and motor skills into a clinically useful discipline. The material is covered through hands-on small group approaches and case scenarios. You are expected to be proficient in BLS skills. Previous Basic Life Support Training and proficiency in cardiac rhythm interpretation, pharmacology, and venipuncture experience is required.

PALS PROVIDER COURSE
January 5 & 6
April 1 & 2
September 14 & 15
December 7 & 8

PALS RENEWAL COURSE
January 26
February 12
March 31
April 27
July 15
September 18
October 8
November 2
December 11

PALS INSTRUCTOR COURSE
Core Course: (Required for all new instructors) Take on-line course before taking the Instructor Course.
February 13

Download the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Registration Form for more detailed information.  
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PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY ASSESSMENT RECOGNITION AND STABILIZATION (PEARS) COURSE 2015

Course Description: Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) is a new intermediate course for credentialed healthcare providers who infrequently see critically ill children. It is designed to enhance basic pediatric life support knowledge to prepare the learner to initiate and manage the first few minutes of a pediatric arrest or prevent the arrest of a pediatric victim at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress. 

PEARS COURSE
March 20
November 23

Download the Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization Registration Form for more detailed information.  
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For questions about these courses please call: 315-785-4036

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