HTH-5500 Advanced Cardiac Life Support

The American Heart Association Advanced Life Support (ACLS) is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of patients, whether in or out of the hospital. Participants will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergency. ACLS emphasizes the importance of basic life support to patient survival, the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions, and the importance of effective team interactions and communications during emergency events. Active participation in a series of simulated cardiopulmonary cases and megacodes reinforces course material. Each participant must review pharmacology and EKG’s prior to the course. The interpretation of EKG’s is not covered in this course. To enroll participants must have a current AHA BLS for HCP card.

Prerequisite: Students must present a current American Heart Association BLS for HCP card on the first day.

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HTH-6510 American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid

The American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver First Aid Course teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course content includes general principles, medical emergencies and injury emergencies. Adult, infant, and child CPR will be taught. This course is designed by the American Heart Association for those who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. Includes AED training. Textbook required.

According to AHA guidelines: Participants must bring the current edition of the appropriate textbook to class and be present for 100% of the class.

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HTH-6620 American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP)

Healthcare providers and professionals whose jobs require CPR as a condition of employment are encouraged to attend. Relief of foreign body airway obstruction, rescue breathing, CPR for victims of all ages, and the use of the bag valve mask and automated external defibrillator (AED) will be practiced. The signs of stroke, heart attack, and the prevention of SIDS and childhood injuries will be discussed. Participants successfully completing a written exam and a skills demonstration will earn an AHA card that is current for two years. Textbook required.

According to AHA guidelines: Participants must bring the current edition of the appropriate textbook to class and be present for 100% of the class.


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HTH-6670 American Heart Association (AHA) HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

The American Heart Association (AHA) HeartCode BLS is a two-part blended learning course designed for Healthcare Professionals seeking an alternative method for obtaining or renewing a credential. Upon completion of the online (www.onlineaha.org) BLS portion, students will come to the college and participate in a structured, Instructor-led, hands-on session that focuses on meaningful skills practice, debriefing, team scenarios, discussions of local protocols and skills testing. Textbook required on the first day of class.

Prerequisite: Students MUST complete online portion of the BLS class (www.onlineaha.org) prior to the start of class. According to AHA guidelines, participants must bring the current edition of the appropriate textbook to class and be present for 100% of the class.

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