American Heart Association Courses

American Heart Association Courses

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Course

This 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.

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course **

This course is a classroom-based course, in which providers enhance their skills in treating adult victims of cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies, while earning their American Heart Association ACLS (AHA ACLS) for the Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card.

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) **

This is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Heartsaver® CPR/AED

Heartsaver® CPR/AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills. Next Class: 9/8/15 8:00pm

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR/AED

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR/AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking, or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers. It teaches child care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.

The Airway Management Course

This program gives students the opportunity to learn, practice, and demonstrate their ability to apply airway skills used in resuscitation. 

The ECG & Pharmacology Course

Updated to reflect the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC, this classroom-based, instructor-led program helps students improve electrocardiogram (ECG) recognition skills and pharmacology knowledge for treating cardiovascular emergencies.

** This continuing nursing activity was approved by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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