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 - INSTRUCTOR LED
(Samaritan and Non-Samaritan Employees)
This course is for 1st time ACLS providers
June 8 & 9
October 12 & 13

ACLS RENEWAL COURSE - INSTRUCTOR LED
(Samaritan and Non-Samaritan Employees)
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. 
The next ACLS Instructor Course will be offered in 2018

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

HeartCode ACLS Certification Renewal
(For Samaritan employees only) 

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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 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 COURSE - INSTRUCTOR LED
(Samaritan and Non-Samaritan Employees)
This course is for both 1st time BLS providers and those renewing their certification
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.
The next BLS Instructor Course will be offered in 2018

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

HeartCode BLS Certification Renewal
(For Samaritan employees only) 

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

June 15 & 16
October 26 & 27

PALS RENEWAL COURSE - INSTRUCTOR LED
(Samaritan and Non-Samaritan Employees)

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.
The next PALS Instructor Course will be offered in 2018

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

HeartCode PALS Certification Renewal
(For Samaritan employees only) 

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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
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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