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BLS class

Basic Life Support (CPR)

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. This course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, including ventilation with a barrier device and oxygen, use of an AED on adults and children, and relief of FBAO in responsive and non-responsive victims. • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR. • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival. • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant. • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant. • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques. • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant. • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant. • Relief of choking for adult, child and infant. • CPR with an advanced airway. • Compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place.
Audience: This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
Course Completion:
  • BLS/CPR course completion card authorized by the American Heart Association, valid for two years. 
CPR/BLS Study Guide

$40.00 - Classroom course

Includes 2 year certification card

$40.00 - Classroom

course

Includes 2 year certification card

$65.00 - Online & Skills Session

Includes 2 year certification card

 

ACLS class

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

communication, systems of care and immediate  post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and 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.• Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation • Hands-on format reinforces skills proficiency
Course Content: Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device and use of an (AED) • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia • Airway management • Related pharmacology • Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team • Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics
Audience: ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.
Course Completion:
  • ACLS course completion card authorized by the American Heart Association, valid for two years. 
  • Certificate of Continuing Education 
ACLS Study Guide

$160.00 - Classroom course

Includes 2 year certification card and certificate of continuing education

$20.00 Discount – from your second course
$30.00 Discount – from your third course
$40.00 Discount – from your fourth course
DETAILS
Register within 1 year
CPR/BLS, NRP, and online courses not applicable
Use promocode “203040deal” when registering
Discounts applied at class

$140.00 - Classroom course

Includes 2 year certification card and certificate of continuing education

$20.00 Discount – from your second course
$30.00 Discount – from your third course
$40.00 Discount – from your fourth course
DETAILS
Register within 1 year
CPR/BLS, NRP, and online courses not applicable
Use promocode “203040deal” when registering
Discounts applied at class

$210.00 - Online & Skills Session

Includes 2 year certification card and certificate of continuing education

 

PALS class

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

recognize and treat critically ill infants and children. The course uses a scenario-based, team approach to teach pediatric emergency management of pediatric patients approaching or already in respiratory or cardiac arrest. The course covers treatment beyond the first few minutes of an emergency.• Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation • Hands-on format reinforces skills proficiency
Course Content: Upon completion of this PALS class the health care provider will be able to understand how to recognize and prevent the common causes of pediatric injuries and emergencies that require resuscitation. You’ll understand how to recognize respiratory failure, shock, and cardiac arrest and initiate advanced resuscitation with airway and ventilation control, vascular access, fluid and medication therapy and identify and treat rhythm disturbances. • Recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardio-pulmonary arrest • The systematic approach to pediatric assessment • Effective respiratory management • Validate skills for 1 and 2-person CPR and AED skills for infant and child • Defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion • Intraosseous access and fluid bolus administration • Effective resuscitation team dynamics
Audience: For healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies. For students seeking first-time or Recertification credentialed PALS training.
Course Completion:
  • PALS course completion card authorized by the American Heart Association, valid for two years. 
  • Certificate of Continuing Education 
PALS Study Guide

$160.00 - Classroom course

Includes 2 year certification card and certificate of continuing education

$20.00 Discount – from your second course
$30.00 Discount – from your third course
$40.00 Discount – from your fourth course
DETAILS
Register within 1 year
CPR/BLS, NRP, and online courses not applicable
Use promocode “203040deal” when registering
Discounts applied at class

$140.00 - Classroom course

Includes 2 year certification card and certificate of continuing education
$20.00 Discount – from your second course
$30.00 Discount – from your third course
$40.00 Discount – from your fourth course
DETAILS
Register within 1 year
CPR/BLS, NRP, and online courses not applicable
Use promocode “203040deal” when registering
Discounts applied at class

$210.00 - Online & Skills Session

Includes 2 year certification card and certificate of continuing education

 

ECG and Pharmacology class

ECG & Pharmacology

treatment knowledge.
• Heart anatomy
• Basic electrophysiology
• Normal ECG measurements • Arrhythmia recognition and causes, including all heart blocks and life-threatening rhythms • Basic arrhythmias Pharmacology • Basic ACLS drugs and usage • Drugs, doses and routes of administration during cardiovascular emergencies • Integrating basic drug pharmacology into ACLS algorithms • Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
Audience: This course is for healthcare professionals who participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, and others who require this specialized knowledge for their job. • Potential candidates for employment as an ECG Monitor Technician and/or ECG Technician • Nurses and nursing students • EMT’s and EMT students • Paramedic and Paramedic students • Healthcare Providers who wish to strengthen their ECG skills • ACLS and/or PALS students as a pre-course option who complete the pre-course self-assessment and find they need to improve their knowledge.
Course Completion:
  • Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education 

$120.00 - Classroom course

Includes certificate of completion and continuing education

$20.00 Discount – from your second course
$30.00 Discount – from your third course
$40.00 Discount – from your fourth course
DETAILS
Register within 1 year
CPR/BLS, NRP, and online courses not applicable
Use promocode “203040deal” when registering
Discounts applied at class

$65.00

Adult ECG Interpretation

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$60.00

Pediatric ECG Interpretation

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$50.00

Adult STEMI Interpretation

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Audience: This course is designed for: • Healthcare professionals and telemetry staff who need basic rhythm recognition skills • Students preparing for ACLS, such as paramedics/EMTs, nurses, physicians, clinical pharmacists, and respiratory therapists • Nurses, pharmacists, emergency medical services personnel and physicians seeking to earn continuing education credits

Course Content: 

• Basic rhythm understanding • Relationship between the ECG strip and heart impulses • Common arrhythmias • Identifying and distinguishing various arrhythmias

Course Format:

• eLearning (online lessons)

Features:

• Features a combination of audio, animation, interactive activities, and self-assessment portions • Self-paced learning, accessible anytime • Access to course for 12 months allows for ongoing refresher

Certificate:

• Students can access a downloadable Certificate of Completion. • Students complete online lessons and self-assessment for practice. • Students conclude the course with a two-part online exam. No skills session is required.

Continuing Education:

• Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physicians The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities sponsored by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity.  In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.  Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

• Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

• Continuing Education Accreditation – Nurses The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 2.75 contact hours.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the American Heart Association or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

• Continuing Education Accreditation – Pharmacists

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  ACPE Credit:  2.75 Contact Hour or 0.275 CEUs.  Universal Program Number:  0256-0000-12-659-H01-P.

• Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 2.75 Advanced CEHs, activity number 12-AMHA-F3-0150.

Student Materials:

• Online access

Audience: Healthcare professionals needing basic pediatric rhythm recognition skills, including: • Telemetry staff • Neonatal and pediatric ICU personnel • Ambulatory care personnel • Those preparing for PALS

Course Content:

• Basic pediatric rhythm understanding

• Relationship between ECG strip and heart impulses

• Common pediatric arrhythmias

• Identifying and distinguishing various arrhythmias

Course Format

• Online, self-directed

• Teaches skills through audio, animation, interactive activities and self-assessment portions

• Course completion time is approximately 2.5 hours

Features

• Improves decision-making skills in distinguishing specific cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias

• Allows healthcare providers to gain proficiency in ECG rhythm recognition in an effort to provide better patient treatment

• Self-paced learning, accessible 24/7

• Provides students ability to assess their own skills throughout the course

• Access to course for 12 months from activation, allowing students to conveniently refresh knowledge

• Certificate of completion provided

• Continuing education credits available

Course Completion:

• A certificate of completion is available for the student to print upon successful completion of the course

Continuing Education:

• Continuing Education Accreditation – Nurses The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 2.50 contact hours.

• Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 2.00 Advanced CEHs, activity number 12-AMHA-F3-0157.

Student Materials:

• Online access

Audience This course is for healthcare professionals who want to improve their STEMI recognition and assessment skills or for healthcare professionals seeking continuing education credits.

Course Content • Key changes in science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care • Understanding STEMI Systems of Care and STEMI recognition • Basics of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and triage of STEMI patients • Acquiring high-quality, 12-lead ECGs • 12-lead findings that mimic STEMI • Coronary anatomy related to 12-lead ECGs • Indications for activating a Heart Alert System • Includes 12-lead ECGs practice test • Includes two-part AHA exam

Course Format • eLearning (online lessons)

Features • Emphasizes immediate recognition and treatment of ACS STEMI • Defines ACS and distinguishes STEMI from ECG Mimics of STEMI • Includes self-assessments: Naming the Leads, Regions of the Heart, Measuring ST Deviation, Correlating Regional Changes • Contains dynamic ECG Scope to measure ST deviation • Includes the STEMI Practice Exam and STEMI Completion Exam

Certificate • Completion of this course does not result in an AHA course completion card. However, a certificate of completion is available for the student to print upon successful completion of the course. Students may also apply for continuing education credits upon completion.

Continuing Education • Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physicians The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

• Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

• Continuing Education Accreditation – Nurses The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 4.50 contact hours.

• Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 4.50 Advanced CEHs, activity number 12-AMHA-F3-0148.

Student Materials:

• Online access

Healthcare Provider Approved Courses

IV Therapy & Blood Withdrawal

have the knowledge, skills and ability to start and infuse intravenous fluids and withdraw blood. The course meets the requirements of the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians for Licensed Vocational Nurses to become certified in I.V. therapy and blood withdrawal.

  • Didactic and skills course: IV & blood withdrawal methods, PICC lines, central venous catheter and IV pumps
  • Includes review of anatomy, functions, electrolytes, fluids, IV solutions, concentrations, calculations, equipment, site preparation and live skills practice
  • IV & Blood Withdrawal methods, PICC lines, Central lines and IV pumps.
  • Includes review of human body anatomy & functions, electrolytes and fluids, IV solution concentrations, IV preparation, vein selection and live practice.

Course Completion: 

  • LVN’s: This BVNPT accredited course will fulfill the mandatory requirement for licensure.
  • Students, RN’s, EMT’S, Certified Phlebotomy Technicians, Oral Surgery Assistants, Dentists, MRI Technicians and other Healthcare Professionals: This course is an excellent opportunity to refine and refresh your skills and/or verify your skills with your employer.
  • Continuing Education Certificate included at no extra charge

Theory Content:

  • Business and Professions Code Requirements
  • Psychological preparation of the patient 
  • Universal precautions for infection control 
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Indications for intravenous therapy
  • Types of venipuncture devices
  • Types of delivery systems
  • Types of intravenous fluids 
  • Preparation and immobilization of the venipuncture site 
  • Observation of the patient 
  • Regulation of the fluid flow 
  • Local and systemic reactions 

Blood Withdrawal:

  •    Methods of blood withdrawal 
  •    Venipuncture 
  •    Skin puncture 
  •    Arterial puncture 
  •    Selection of appropriate method 
  •    Safety measures 
  •    Possible complications 
  •    Preparation of withdrawal sites 

Clinical Content:

  •    Preparation of equipment for intravenous therapy and blood withdrawal 
  •    Safety factors 
  •    Choice of vein 
  •    Choice of artery 
  •    Choice of device for intravenous therapy and blood withdrawal 
  •    Techniques of venipuncture 
  •    Techniques of arterial puncture
  •    Skin puncture practice
  •    Preparation of site 
  •    Preparation of equipment 
  •    Universal precautions for infection control 

Course duration:

  • 3 days total
  • 12 hours each day

Course Completion:

  • Certificate of Course Completion (Healthcare Providers)
    • Certificate of Course Completion and Certification (LVN’s)

    $240.00

    Includes certificate of completion and continuing education

    $20.00 Discount – from your second course
    $30.00 Discount – from your third course
    $40.00 Discount – from your fourth course
    DETAILS
    Register within 1 year
    CPR/BLS, NRP, IV Therapy, MAB and online courses not applicable
    Use promocode “203040deal” when registering
    Discounts applied at class

     

    NRP class

    Neonatal Resuscitation Program

    of the newborn. The causes, prevention, and management of mild to severe neonatal asphyxia are carefully explained so that health professionals may develop optimal knowledge and skill in resuscitation. Upon completion of this NRP class the healthcare provider will be able to understand how to recognize and prevent the common causes of neonatal emergencies that require resuscitation. You’ll understand how to recognize respiratory failure and initiate advanced resuscitation with airway and ventilation control, vascular access, as well as fluid and medication therapy.

    New 7th Edition Online Course Content:

    • Course Content
    • Online exam: The new exam has 50 questions, which are based on content from all lessons. Not only are there fewer total questions, but the number of questions are proportional to the material covered in the textbook

    Prior to the skills session, students are now required to purchase and complete the online session:
    Access the 7th Edition Online Examination

    Audience: The NRP for Healthcare Provider course is intended for participants who provide health care to newborn patients, including but not limited to Doctors, Nurses, EMT’s, Nursing or EMT Students, Paramedics, Respiratory Therapists, Physical Therapists, Firefighters, etc.
    Course Completion:

    Complete the online cognitive portion

    and print your certificate of completion prior to Step 2
    NRP Exam

    $80.00

    Includes NRP card, valid for 2 years

    12 Lead ECG class

    12 Lead ECG Interpretation

    specific heart anatomy along with the underlying etiology. A systematic approach to 12-lead ECG interpretation is the focus of this course.
    Course Content: Understanding ACS • Understanding STEMI Systems of Care • Basics of ACS and triage of STEMI patients • Naming the leads, regions of the heart • Measuring ST deviation and correlating regional changes • Acquiring an accurate ECG • Coronary anatomy related to 12-lead ECG • STEMI recognition and treatment • ECG mimics of STEMI • Indications for activating a Heart Alert System
    Audience: This course is intended for healthcare providers (EMS to in-hospital providers) who need to understand 12-lead ECGs and improve his/her STEMI recognition and assessment skills to identify potential STEMI patients.
    Prerequisite: Basic arrhythmia course such as ECG & Pharmacology and/or clinical experience and knowledge in reading ECGs.
    Course Completion:
    • Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education on the same day of class approved by the BRN and BVNPT for Healthcare Providers 

    $120.00

    Includes certificate of completion and continuing education

    $20.00 Discount – from your second course
    $30.00 Discount – from your third course
    $40.00 Discount – from your fourth course
    DETAILS
    Register within 1 year
    CPR/BLS, NRP, IV Therapy, MAB and online courses not applicable
    Use promocode “203040deal” when registering
    Discounts applied at class

    Vent class

    Ventilator, Pulmonary & Tracheostomy Training/Skills

    settings, understand how to prevent, recognize and troubleshoot the common causes of ventilator issues that require immediate attention.
    You will also be able to recognize the causes of low pressure, high pressure and other alarms and learn how to resolve either the equipment or patient issue prior to an emergency situation.
    Course Content:
    Basic and advanced airway device recognition and utilization within your scope of practice will be covered. This course also includes:
    Pulmonary Assessment
    • Tracheostomy Tubes
    • Measures to maintain a patent airway, airway devices
    • Measures to maintain adequate oxygenation and oxygen therapy
    • Measures to maintain adequate ventilation
    • Critical care: pulmonary section
    • Pulse Oximetry ( SPO2 ) / Interpretation
    Audience: This is an excellent course for nurses and caregivers planning to care for ventilator- dependant patients in the homecare and sub-acute setting, where ventilator troubleshooting skills is imperative. We are one of very few companies in the country offering this specialized type of course. Although physicians attend our course on occasion, most students who attend this course are required by their employer, such as RN’s, LVN’s CNA’s, EMT’s and caregivers seeking employment in the transport field, at a sub-acute facility or home setting. This course is offered through a partnership with New Start Home Medical, Inc. with a team of highly skilled Respiratory Care Practitioners who each have 25+ years experience and are well-versed in the areas of acute care, sub-acute, homecare settings, ventilator management and education.
    Course Completion:
    • Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education on the same day of class approved by the BRN and BVNPT for Healthcare Providers 

    $130.00

    Includes certificate of completion and continuing education

    $20.00 Discount – from your second course
    $30.00 Discount – from your third course
    $40.00 Discount – from your fourth course
    DETAILS
    Register within 1 year
    CPR/BLS, NRP, IV Therapy, MAB and online courses not applicable
    Use promocode “203040deal” when registering
    Discounts applied at class

     

    Trach class

    Care of the Subacute Pulmonary Patient

    participate in hands-on skills practice with tracheostomy tubes, devices and procedures, based on the student’s needs and scope of practice.This course is composed of the following skills demonstration, practice and testing.
    You will also be able to recognize the causes of low pressure, high pressure and other alarms and learn how to resolve either the equipment or patient issue prior to an emergency situation.
    Course Content:
    This course covers identification and use of tracheostomy tubes, related equipment & supplies
    Includes set up, use and disinfecting methods
    • Airway Clearance
    • Suctioning
    • Cough techniques (coaching)
    • Tracheostomy Care
    • Includes preparation and aseptic cleaning methods
    • Tracheostomy Complications
    • Interventions and Emergency Action
    • Insertion of dislodged tracheostomy tube
    • Bag-Trach ventilation
    • Bag-Mask ventilation
    • Speech Devices & Precautions
    • Eating Considerations
    Audience: This course is designed primarily for RN/LVN students and new grads preparing to care for patients with tracheostomy tubes in the subacute and home settings. This is also an excellent course for seasoned nurses and RT’s preparing to move into the post acute care environment in need of refreshing their respiratory related knowledge and skills and also transport personel.
    Course Completion:
    • Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education on the same day of class approved by the BRN and BVNPT for Healthcare Providers 

    $130.00

    Includes certificate of completion and continuing education

    $20.00 Discount – from your second course
    $30.00 Discount – from your third course
    $40.00 Discount – from your fourth course
    DETAILS
    Register within 1 year
    CPR/BLS, NRP, IV Therapy, MAB and online courses not applicable
    Use promocode “203040deal” when registering
    Discounts applied at class

    Trach class

    Management of Assaultive Behavior® General Certification – AB-508 Compliant

    program is an Official MAB® Certified Class and will cover the essential and trusted methods of crisis negotiation, which when utilized in the stages prior to any physical intervention or assault that personnel might be faced with when working within healthcare setting, will in most cases, prevent the need for any physical intervention.
    Course Content:
    In the event that the intervention becomes physical in nature, the program will then address the methodology to protect those in danger and defend oneself humanely and safely, as well as how to help effectively manage the assaultive situation, individually and as a group.
    Audience: This class is for individuals working within, or wish to work within Healthcare, where it does not matter whether they receive the Initial, or Renewal Classes to seek employment at facilities, for Registry Staffing work, or to secure Traveling assignments. Attendees will receive their Certificates and Certification instantly on the day of the training so that they can bring proof of their Certification to their employers, or prospective employers that same day. This class is not designed for anyone who works within the Acute Behavioral Health setting as those individuals will require the more standard eight hour Initial, and four hour Renewal formats. This course is especially intended for participants who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings including but not limited to Psychiatric Technicians, Behavior Health staff members, LVN’s, CNA’s, RN’s, Respiratory Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians and students.
    Course Completion:
    • Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education on the same day of class approved by the BRN and BBS (Board of Behavioral Sciences)

    $80.00

    Includes certificate of completion and continuing education