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AHA Classes

ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT

These courses meet the standards of the American Heart Association for the training of providers in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). The goal of these sessions is to integrate knowledge and motor skills into a clinically useful discipline, and to develop skills and proficiency in the techniques of ACLS. 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 – INSTRUCTOR LED
(Samaritan and Non-Samaritan Employees)
This course is for 1st time ACLS providers

June 6 & 7
October 3 & 4

ACLS RENEWAL COURSE – INSTRUCTOR LED
(Samaritan and Non-Samaritan Employees)

May 10
September 13
November 8

ACLS INSTRUCTOR COURSE – Core course required for all new instructors. Take the online course before taking Instructor Course.

April 12
December 12

Download the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Registration Form for more detailed information.

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) TRAINING PROGRAMS

Samaritan Medical Center offers a variety of Basic Life Support training programs presented according to American Heart Association guidelines.

HEALTHCARE PROVIDER COURSE
The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed to teach how to perform CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device and oxygen), how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) and how to relieve a 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 COURSE – INSTRUCTOR LED
(Samaritan and Non-Samaritan Employees)
This course is for both 1st time BLS providers and those renewing their certification

April 25
May 16
June 6
June 27
July 11
July 25
August 1
August 8
August 15
August 22
September 12
October 3
October 24
November 14
December 5

BLS INSTRUCTOR COURSE
Core Course – (Required for all new instructors) to be taken online before attending the Instructor Course.
March 29
December 6

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

PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (PALS)

These courses meet the standards of the American Heart Association for the training of providers in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (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. Previous Basic Life Support Training and proficiency in cardiac rhythm interpretation, pharmacology and venipuncture experience is required.

PALS PROVIDER COURSE – INSTRUCTOR LED
(Samaritan and Non-Samaritan Employees)
This course is for 1st time PALS providers

June 13 & 14
October 24 & 25

PALS RENEWAL COURSE – INSTRUCTOR LED
(Samaritan and Non-Samaritan Employees)
May 17
July 19
September 27
November 22

PALS INSTRUCTOR COURSE
Core Course: (Required for all new instructors) Take online course before taking the Instructor Course.

April 12
December 20

Download the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Registration Form for more detailed information.

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