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The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course is for those who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of adult patients.  Through the ACLS course, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies.

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support course (ACLS) is for those who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of Adult patients.  Through the ACLS course, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the Adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies.

All classes are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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This workshop will provide content and performance skills related to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.) and airway obstruction maneuvers (choking) for infant, child and adult victims.  This class will also give information about risk factors, halthy heart living, signals and actions for survival, and entry into the EMS system.  Class size will be limited to 6 participants.

ODJFS In-Service Hours: 3 Hours

Cancellations in writing will be accepted until 1 week before the workshop, etc. and refunds will be given minus 30% for administrative cost.  Registration fees will not be transferred to future programs for those absent or cancelling without 72 hours notice.

Updated to reflect science in the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC, HeartCode® PALS Part 1 is a web-based, self-directed program that teaches healthcare providers knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. Using eSimulation technology, students assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings where they can apply their knowledge to real-time decision-making and skills development. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each simulation to facilitate learning about pediatric advanced life support.     First time users can expect the on-line portion to take 8-10 hours to complete.  Instructions on how to access the on-line portion of this course will be emailed to the participant 45 days before their scheduled skills session.

After completing HeartCode PALS Part 1, students must successfully complete a hands-on skills practice and testing session (parts 2 and 3) with an AHA PALS Instructor.  The skills testing stations include, I/O insertion, Respiratory adjuncts and bagging effectively, CPR, and Zoll 101.  The students will then participate in a  Mock Code in our simulation room, focusing on Resuscitation Team Concept. Students will receive an AHA PALS course completion card, valid for two years, upon successful completion of all three parts.

 

This course is intended for healthcare providers.  For example, medical, nursing, paramedical, respiratory therapists, dentists, pharmasists, or allied health professionals whose daily occupation demands proficiency in the knowledge and skills of pediatric life support.  The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is to equip the student with cognitive & Psychomotor skills necessary to recognize, resuscitate, and stabilize the infant or child in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest.

Time: All classes are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m 

This 4 hour course meets the standards for NAEYC accreditation as stated in Standard 5.A.03 and also meets the requirements of Child Care Licensing rule 5101:2-12-27 regarding training in First Aid.

Note:  Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion which is valid for 2 years.  After 2 years, the 4 hour course must be completed again.