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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.

Basic and Advanced PreHospital Trauma Life Support Refresher
$95.00 (1 section available)
This 8-hour PreHospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Refresher course is designed to update the provider with new trends and treatment and to review existing methods to cre for a traumatized patient. This course is intended for the basic and advanced level practitioners and incorporates interactive teaching sessions and evaluation stations. Candidates who wish to participate in a refresher course must have successfully completed a PHTLS or BTLS provider course within the last 4 years prior to the course. (This program is eligible for 8 hours of medical/trauma continuing education for all prehospital providers by the PA DOH.)

BLS for Healthcare Providers
$50.00 (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.

BLS Instructor
$200.00 (1 section available)
This web-enhanced course is for those current in American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR who wish to become instructors. Participants must have a current Healthcare Provider card to take this course. Course structure is in two parts: Part One is an online didactic course which must be completed before Part Two can be taken. Part Two is the classroom skills portion. This course includes: Healthcare Provider instructor manual, Healthcare Provider student manual, and a key that is required in order to access and complete Part One. The key will be sent to participants in the welcome packet via email and US mail.

Emergency Medical Responder
$125.00 (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.

Heartsaver C P R
$45.00 (3 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.

Heartsaver First Aid with CPR/AED
$59.00 (1 section available)
This American Heart Association program reaches the rescuers to effectively recognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutes until EMS personnel arrive. This program provides a complete health and safety training solution for first aid, adult CPR and AED. Anyone can take and succeed in this programs. The participants maybe law enforcement officers, firefighters, flight attendants, lifeguards and anyone who has an interest. This program meets or exceeds the requirement under OSHA regulations for workplace safety/first aid.

Module 1 - AEMT to Paramedic
$1,250.00 (1 section available)
This 96-hour course introduces the student to emergency medical care at the advanced life support level. Topics include the history of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the EMS system, the roles, responsibilities, professionalism and well-being of the EMS provider, and the medical, legal and ethical considerations specific to paramedic care. Course will also involve patient assessment, life-span development and EMS operations topics. This course provides instruction and lab application of techniques and equipment for airway management and pharmacologic interventions used by the paramedic. Students will learn to select and use various airway management equipment as required by the patient's condition and general pharmacology principles and specific medications indicated by paramedic treatment protocols. This course also consists of a clinical rotation which will involve hospital and field application of skills and techniques learned in the classroom. Students will complete required patient contacts and track interventions. Students are responsible for providing and paying for transportation to all clinical sites as well as all other related costs. The clinical portion of the course is graded on a pass/fail basis.

Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support
$150.00 (1 section available)
The Prehospital Trauma Life Support course is available for both advanced life support (ALS) and basic life support (BLS) providers and focuses on the prehospital care of trauma patients. The areas that are presented include: trauma patient assessment, stabilization of the trauma patient, rapid extrication techniques. In addition, for the ALS providers, several advanced trauma treatments. The course includes lecture and skill sessions. Prerequisites: Current First Responder or EMT for Basic Certification OR Current Paramedic, RN, Physician for Advanced Certification.

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