American Heart Association Classes

2017 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 

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
June 8 & 9
October 12 & 13

ACLS RENEWAL COURSE
January 6
February 17
March 31
May 12
September 15
October 20
December 1

ACLS INSTRUCTOR COURSE - Core Course - (Required for all new instructors) - Take on-line course before taking Instructor Course. 
March 24

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

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
January 5
January 23
February 16
March 9
March 30
April 20
May 11
June 1
June 22
July 13
July 20
July 27
August 3
August 10
August 17
September 7
September 28
October 19
November 9
November 30
December 21

BLS INSTRUCTOR COURSE 
Core Course - (Required for all new instructors) to be taken on-line before attending the Instructor Course.
Instructor Course - March 10

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

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PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (PALS) 

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
February 9 & 10
June 15 & 16
October 26 & 27

PALS RENEWAL COURSE
January 20
March 17
April 28
May 19
September 22
November 17

PALS INSTRUCTOR COURSE
Core Course: (Required for all new instructors) Take on-line course before taking the Instructor Course.
March 16

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

Course Description:ediatric 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 3
November 3

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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