Monday, October 26, 2020
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ACLS Update Course (Recert)
$95.00 (1 section available)
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 csre. 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.

BLS for Healthcare Providers
$55.00 (2 sections available)
This 4.5-hour program is designed to teach the knowledge and skills necessary to perform CPR and relief of foreign-body obstruction for victims of all ages. This program is intended for participants who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings. Students will learn airway management using barrier device and adjuncts and use of the AED. Students will receive a course completion card valid for two years after successful course completion.

Emergency Medical Responder
$200.00 (1 section available)
This course provides foundation knowledge in emergency medical care and is intended for first responders in emergency service, firefighters, industry or private settings. Topics include CPR, AED, airway and ventilation, oxygen administration, bleeding control, splinting, bandaging and medical emergencies. The course will include classroom sessions and skill labs and requires a clinical rotation in a hospital or other approved facility. Students must complete the free FEMA Independent Study Course for NIMS100 and 700 online as a Co-requisite to this course. Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take PA Department of Health and/or National Registry certification exams for Emergency Medical Responder.

Emergency Medical Technician
$650.00 (2 sections available)
The EMT course prepares students with the knowledge and skills to provide basic level emergency care in the pre-hospital setting. This course is aligned with the National EMS Education Standards for EMT as approved by the PA DOH. Students will learn emergency care for cardiac arrest, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, patient assessment techniques, oxygen administration and pharmacology for emergency care, and EMS Operations. Students must be able to meet all requirements of the Functional Position Description for EMT. The course will include classroom sessions and skill labs and requires a clinical rotation in a hospital or other approved facility. Students must complete the FEMA Independent Study Course for NIMS 100 and 700 online as a corequisite to this course. Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible for PA DOH certification exams for EMT. Saturday dates vary. Please call 412-237-2500 for more information.

Heartsaver C P R
$55.00 (2 sections available)
This 4-hour American Heart Association (AHA) program teaches the rescuers to effectively recognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutes until EMS personnel arrive. Everyone who knows CPR is part of your community's public safety system. This Heartsaver CPR program teaches the general public how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for responsive adult, child, and infant victims. Students also learn to recognize the warning signs of heart attack and stroke in adults and breathing difficulties in children. This program teaches rescue breathing with and without the use of barrier devices. Upon successful completion, the student will receive a completion card from the AHA.

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