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Audience:  ACLS 2015 Guidelines is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units. The AHA’s course is the premier ACLS training for healthcare providers. The evidence-based content and well-tested teaching methodology can dramatically improve the learning and retention of lifesaving skills.

Course length: Approximately 10 to 12 hours

Upon successful completion, students receive an American Heart Association ACLS Provider Card, valid for two years.  This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board of Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS). ACLS Provider Course (Initial/full course) CECBEMS CEHs 12.00 – Activity # 11-AMHA-F2-0119.

Student materials required:  Item# 90-1014 - ACLS Provider Manual which includes ACLS Pocket Reference Card Set.

The AHA 2015 guidelines renewal course is designed to teach the knowledge and skills required to implement the American Heart Association’s ACLS treatment guidelines in the learner’s practice setting and improve the outcomes for adult patients with cardiac arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies. 

Audience: The material in this course is targeted to those experienced ACLS providers who routinely use ACLS as a part of their job duties. The AHA’s ACLS course is the premier ACLS training for healthcare providers. The evidence-based content and well-tested teaching methodology can dramatically improve the learning and retention of lifesaving skills.

Prerequisites: Participant must have completed an initial ACLS class is the past.  Current card is not required to attend the renewal course since it is an objective based pass/fail program.

Providers enrolling in the ACLS Renewal course are required to be proficient in the following:

  • Performing BLS CPR skills using 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC
  • Reading and interpreting ECGs
  • Understanding ACLS drugs
  • Performing the BLS Survey and the ACLS Survey

1 day/renewal participants should complete an online self assessment exam to determine their level of knowledge and skills by logging onto the American Heart Association web site (www.heart.org/eccstudent using the password “compression”) prior to registration.

Student materials required:  Item# 90-1014 - ACLS Provider Manual which includes ACLS Pocket Reference Card Set 

Upon successful completion, students receive an American Heart Association ACLS Provider Card, valid for two years. This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board of Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS). ACLS Provider Course (Update course) CECBEMS CEHs 5.25 – Activity # 11-AMHA-F2-0127

Note: The AHA releases new recommendations every 5 years.   The 2010 teaching material is utilized until 2015 teaching material is produced and released in the middle of 2016.  EMTS  will integrate/introduce the new recommendations into your class.

This classroom course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

Audience: For healthcare providers such as EMS personnel, physician assistants, physicians, nurses, nursing students, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and others who must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a BLS for Healthcare Provider Course.

Course length: Approximately 3-4 hours

Upon successful completion of written test and skills demonstration, students receive an American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card, valid for two years.

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The Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) course is intended for participants who are pursuing a career in emergency care in pre-hospital and/or hospital environments.

The course consists of a minimum of 152 hours of classroom training which includes lecture and skills instruction. In addition to classroom the student must also complete a minimum of 64 hours of clinical and internship time with area hospitals and fire departments. 

Classroom lectures are conducted by physicians, nurses, paramedics and other allied healthcare professionals. Lecture topics include major emergencies and the appropriate care method to be provided. Participants will be instructed on how to perform the following state skills; patient assessment, vital signs, traction splints, spinal immobilization, mechanical aids to breathing, automated external defibrillation, bandaging, splinting, medication delivery, and more.