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12-Leads Made Easy: STEMIs and Imposters this course includes:

  • Review of basic pre-hospital 12-Lead ECGs
  • Advanced 12-Lead interpretation
    • Including: anatomy involved
    • evolution of STEMIs
    • discussions on STEMI imposters

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 8 MA OEMS Credits; Students must be in attendance for the ENTIRE session in order to receive OEMS Credits (no exceptions).

About the Instructor: Timothy Phalen,

Tim is a former Deputy Chief of Indain River County EMS, paramedic, and world renowned author and educator for ECGs Solutions. He has taught in 11 countries and instructed over 50,000 nurses, paramedics, and physicians. 

 

ACLS is an advanced, Instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of:

  • team dynamics and communication
  • systems of care and immediate post-cardiac arrest care
  • airway management
  • related pharmacology

In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. 

ACLS is designed for Medical professionals who respond to cardiovascular emergencies in and out of the hospital. To enhance their treatment knowledge and skills through the AHA’s ACLS training courses.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: THIS IS A TWO DAY COURSE

 

ACLS is an advanced, Instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of:

  • team dynamics and communication
  • systems of care and immediate post-cardiac arrest care
  • airway management
  • related pharmacology

In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. 

ACLS is designed for Medical professionals who respond to cardiovascular emergencies in and out of the hospital. To enhance their treatment knowledge and skills through the AHA’s ACLS training course

YOU MUST HAVE A CURRENT ACLS PROVIDER CARD

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers is for both new certifications and renewals.

This course covers:

  • Adult, child, and infant CPR/AED
  • Single and multiple rescuers CPR/AED
  • Airway management, including bag-mask and rescue breathing
  • Team dynamics for both in and out of hospital care
  • Recognition of life-threatening emergencies, including choking

The goal of this course is to provide you the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

This is a 4 hour course which includes instructor demonstrations, videos, a hands-on skills session and a written exam.

You MUST have a CURRENT ACLS card; this will be collected at the course. 

HeartCode ACLS is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. To enter the course, students must complete a precourse self-assessment. Students will then be presented with a team dynamics lesson and 10 In-hospital patient cases, including a BLS case and 2 megacode cases. The cases may be repeated as many times as necessary to pass. Upon successful completion of all the patient cases, students will take a multiple choice exam and must pass with a minimum score of 84%.

HeartCode ACLS is comprised of two separate courses:

  • Part one is a self paced ONLINE interactive class that must be completed on your own.  
  • Part two is a structured in-person hands on skills review with an AHA instructor.  

After completing the online portion, students attend a ACLS hands-on session with an AHA Instructor. This session focuses on meaningful skills practice, megacodes, airway management, debriefing, team scenarios, and skills testing. 

For part one, please visit:  http://shop.aha.channing-bete.com

HeartCode® ACLS (Online Student Product For Blended Learning)

Item: 15-1407

Format: Online course

Audience: Student

Unit Price: $132.00 

Once the online portion is completed, registering for this course will satisfy "part two".

Skills practice and skills testing:

An American Heart Association instructor will answer questions and allow students time to practice their skills. Students will then be tested on their Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support skills.

 

HeartCode BLS is for healthcare professionals seeking an alternative method for completing an initial or renewal BLS Course. HeartCode BLS uses a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills.  

HeartCode BLS is comprised of two separate courses:

  • Part one is a self paced online interactive class that must be completed on your own.  
  • Part two is a structured in-person hands on skills review with an AHA instructor.

After completing the online portion, students attend a BLS hands-on session with an AHA Instructor. This session focuses on meaningful skills practice, debriefing, team scenarios, and skills testing. 

For part one, please visit Channing-Bete:

HeartCode® BLS - Online Student Product For Blended Learning (item# 15-1400)

  • Format: Online course
  • Audience: Student
  • Unit Price: $28.50 

Once the online portion is completed, registering for this course will satisfy "part two".

Skills practice and skills testing:

An American Heart Association instructor will answer questions and allow students time to practice their skills. Students will then be tested on their Basic Life Support skills.

You MUST have a CURRENT PALS card; this will be collected at the course. 

HeartCode® PALS is an online comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. In this environment, students apply their knowledge to real-time decision-making and skills development. Students must complete the PALS Precourse Self-Assessment. Students are then presented with 12 In-hospital patient cases and a team dynamics lesson. Cases may be repeated as many times as necessary to pass. Upon successful completion of all the patient cases, students must pass the multiple-choice exam with a minimum score of 84%.

HeartCode ACLS is comprised of two separate courses:

  • Part one is a self paced ONLINE interactive class that must be completed on your own.  
  • Part two is a structured in-person hands on skills review with an AHA instructor.  

After completing the online portion, students attend a ACLS hands-on session with an AHA Instructor. This session focuses on meaningful skills practice, cardiac, respiratory, shock, debriefing, team scenarios, and skills testing. 

For part one, please visit:  http://shop.aha.channing-bete.com

HeartCode® PALS (Online Student Product For Blended Learning)

Item: 15-1412

Format: Online course

Audience: Student

Unit Price: $132.00

Once the online portion is completed, registering for this course will satisfy "part two".

Skills practice and skills testing:

An American Heart Association instructor will answer questions and allow students time to practice their skills. Students will then be tested on their Pediatric Advanced Life Support skills.

PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. The goal of PALS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. This classroom, Instructor-led course uses a series of videos and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment.

To include:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for child and infant
  • pediatric treatment algorithms
  • effective pediatric resuscitation
  • 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.

YOU MUST HAVE A CURRENT PALS PORVIDER CARD

The PEARS® course helps healthcare providers develop the knowledge and skills needed for emergency evaluation and treatment of seriously ill infants and children. Targeted toward healthcare providers who frequently/ infrequently see critically ill or injured infants and children, but are not PALS certified. The goal of this course is to improve the quality of care provided, resulting in improved outcomes.

 The PEARS course covers:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for child and infant
  • To assess and recognize respiratory distress, shock, and cardiac arrest
  • Manage respiratory, shock and cardiac arrest emergencies
  • Appropriate lifesaving interventions to take within the initial minutes of response until the child is transferred to an advanced life support provider resuscitation

Team concept PEARS training is intended for any healthcare provider and others who might encounter pediatric emergency situations in the course of their work, including:

  • Physicians and Nurses, not specializing in pediatrics (PALS certified)
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Pre-Hospital and In-Hospital Healthcare Providers (Outside of Critical Care Areas i.e. PALS certified)
  • Outpatient Clinical Staff
  • School-Based Providers
  • PEARS training is intended for those staff members who routinely provide pediatric care and are not required to have PALS certification.