BLS/ACLS/PALS

 Basic Life Support (CPR)

This course is intended for current healthcare providers or those who would like to enter the healthcare setting. These fields would include the following areas such as a Dental, X-Ray, Medical Assistant, Nursing Student, EMT, Paramedic, RN, CNA, LVN or similar type of field who require a more advanced style CPR/AED course.

“Look for the class in the color BLUE on the Course Calendar”

* Private classes are available for $100.00 and are shorter in time, please contact us for an appointment. Also offering mobile service to your location, extra fee may apply for distance.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

This course is intended for individuals who’s work requires a higher standard of care, this may be required for particular units in a hospital, ambulance or doctors office. The course is crucial in a Code Blue setting and will cover many different subjects as listed below.

The ACLS course will cover the following areas listed below

ACLS algorithms, immediate post-cardiac-arrest care, airway management, rhythm recognition, high-quality CPR, 1-rescuer CPR AED, effective resuscitation team dynamics, science overview, BLS and ACLS surveys, ACS, Megacode treatment, identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).

The ACLS course has an initial course known as a Provider for the individual taking it for the first time or those with expired cards. The Update or Renewal course is for those who have a current card still. If your ACLS card is expired by even 1 day you must attend a provider course.

“Look for the class in the color RED on the Course Calendar”

Private appointments may be made to renew your ACLS for $225.00, this does not include the current 2015 ACLS book that is required to have during the course. If you show up with an expired card we will be doing the Initial/Provider course and the course price will be $325.00. The private course is shorter in time and must be made by appointment.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

This course is intended for individuals who’s work requires a higher standard of care working with pediatric patients (Infants & Children), this may be required for particular units in a hospital, ambulance or doctors office. The course is crucial in a Code White setting and will cover many different subjects as listed below.

  1. Perform high-quality child CPR AED and infant CPR per American Heart Association basic life support recommendations.
  2. Differentiate between patients who do and patients who do not require immediate intervention.
  3. Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early, and begin CPR within 10 seconds.
  4. Apply team dynamics. Differentiate between respiratory distress and respiratory failure, and perform early interventions for both.
  5. Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock, and perform early interventions for the treatment of shock.
  6. Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias
  7. Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias.
  8. Implement post-cardiac-arrest management.

The PALS course has an initial course known as a Provider for the individual taking it for the first time or those with expired cards. The Update or Renewal course is for those who have a current card still. If your PALS card is expired by even 1 day you must attend a provider course.

“Look for the class in the color PURPLE on the Course Calendar”

Private appointments may be made to renew your PALS for $225.00, this does not include the current 2015 PALS book that is required to have during the course. If you show up with an expired card we will be doing the Initial/Provider course and the course price will be $325.00. The private course is shorter in time and must be made by appointment.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.