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ACLS
$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 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. ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or 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, and paramedics, as well as other who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

ACLS Update Course (Recert)
$95.00 (2 sections 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 (3 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.

Cadaver Experience
$75.00 (1 section available)
This 8-hour program is designed for current health care providers and students interested in witnessing an autopsy of a human cadaver performed by an Allegheny County associate medical examiner and Allegheny General Hospital medical director. Students will receive education on the human body by use of visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning. An overview of the role as well as case reviews of the Coroner's Office and Allegheny General Hospital physicians will also be presented and discussed. This program is eligible for 8 hours of continuing education for all prehospital providers by the PA DOH.

Emergency Medical Technician
$650.00 (6 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 (4 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.

Module 5 - Paramedic
$500.00 (1 section available)
This 256-hour course incorporates all paramedic program knowledge, skills and affective techniques into a comprehensive field externship. Each student will be assigned to an EMS service and will perform as a team leader under supervision of a specified preceptor. 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. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.

Pediatric Advance Life Support Renewal
$95.00 (1 section available)
This 8.5 hour recertification course is designed to update the participant's skills and knowledge of pediatric advanced life support provider under direct instructor supervision. This course is limited to persons who have previously completed the full PAL provider course and desire to recertify their competency. BOOK REQUIRED: American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider
$95.00 (1 section available)
This 13.5 hour Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Course is to instruct students how to recognize infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest, to provide students with strategies for preventing cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children, and to supervise students while they demonstrate the cognitive and psychomotor skills for resuscitating and stabilizing infants and children in respiratory failure, shock, or cardiopulmonary arrest. This class consists of lecture and student demonstration of skills working with and under the direct supervision of the instructor Prerequisite: Certification/license as an EMT-P, PHRN, MD, DO, or RN. BOOK REQUIRED: American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support

 
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