Community Classes

 
Samaritan offers several community classes through our partnerships and with our own staff.  Learn more about these trainings and workshops below.

Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) ® Review Course
Joint Camp

The Maternity Place Classes
Smoking Cessation Classes
2014 American Heart Association Classes
            Advanced Cardiac Life Support 
            Basic Life Support or BLS (CPR)            
            Pediatric Advanced Life Support or PALS 
            Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition Stabilization

 

American Heart Association (AHA) Classes

 
ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT 2014

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 24 & 25
May 15 & 16
September 22 & 23
December 01 & 02

ACLS RENEWAL COURSE
March 17
April 25
October 07
November 24

ACLS INSTRUCTOR COURSE - Core Course - (Required for all new instructors)
Take on-line course before taking Instructor Course.
March 04

Download the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Registration Form for more detailed information.  
Must have Adobe Reader to view file.

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BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) TRAINING PROGRAMS 2014

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                                                 
February 5 & 6
April 9 & 10
June 2 & 3
July 30 & 31
August 13 & 14
August 18 & 19
October 1 & 2
December 10 & 11

BLS RENEWAL COURSE
February 12
March 05
April 03
May 08
June 10
July 14
August 27
September 24
October 28
November 13
December 04

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

BLS Instructor Course 
February 10 from 8 am until 4:30 pm.


Download the Basic Life Support Registration Form  for more detailed information.  
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PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (PALS) 2014

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
May 1 & 2
September 25 & 26

PALS RENEWAL COURSE
March 26
May 12
September 19
November 7

PALS INSTRUCTOR COURSE
Core Course: (Required for all new instructors) Take on-line course before taking the Instructor Course.
March 21

Download the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Registration Form for more detailed information.  
Must have Adobe Reader to view file.

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PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY ASSESSMENT RECOGNITION AND STABILIZATION (PEARS) COURSE 2014

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. 

Course Dates:
March 11
November 14


Download the Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization Registration Form for more detailed information.  
Must have Adobe Reader to view file.

For questions about these courses please call: 315-785-4036

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