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BLS Provider:  (Replaces BLS for Healthcare Providers)


(BLS Provider)  These people should take this course!  Physicians, Pharmacist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Respiratory Therapist, Pharmacy Student, Nursing Students, Nurses, Physician Assistants, EMT Student, Paramedic, Firefighter, Nurse Practitioner, EMT, Medical Students, Certified Nurse Assistant - CNA's, CNA Students,  etc.  Dentists and dental assistants are required to know and maintain CPR certification. Dental Hygienist: While dental offices may seldom have a need for CPR skills, some dental procedures could cause a patient to experience a cardiac arrest.  Note: BLS Provider replaces BLS for Healthcare Providers course!  

Doctors, Nurses, Laboratory Technicians:  Hospitals require medical personal to be CPR certified. Medical personnel like doctors, nurses and laboratory technicians may be required to perform CPR in the course of their duties. (BLS Provider) 

Like hospitals, all medical personnel in a doctor's office must know how to perform advanced CPR. Office personnel, while less likely to perform CPR, may be still be required to maintain a basic CPR certification. Most offices will likely have an AED on premise, and employees must know how to use it. (BLS Provider)  

Medical and Dental Offices: Medical clinical personnel must maintain advanced CPR skills, which includes the use of basic equipment and how to do two-man CPR. Non-medical personnel could maintain CPR certification at a basic level. AED instruction may be required as a part of the CPR certification process.  (BLS Provider)

Law Enforcement and Firefighter (BLS) Police, sheriffs, emergency medical technicians (EMT) and first Responders must maintain CPR certification. EMT's and first responders need advanced CPR skills. Basic skills may be sufficient for law enforcement and regular firefighters. (Heartsaver with First Aid) and or (BLS)  
  

BLS Provider  Renewal


(BLS Provider Renewal)  These people should take this course that have taken course in the past!  Physicians, Pharmacist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Respiratory Therapist, Pharmacy Student, Nursing Students, Nurses, Physician Assistants, EMT Student, Paramedic, Firefighter, Nurse Practitioner, EMT, Medical Students, Certified Nurse Assistant - CNA's, CNA Students,  etc.  Dentists and dental assistants are required to know and maintain CPR certification. Dental Hygienist: While dental offices may seldom have a need for CPR skills, some dental procedures could cause a patient to experience a cardiac arrest.  Note: BLS Provider replaces BLS for Healthcare Providers course!  

Doctors, Nurses, Laboratory Technicians:  Hospitals require medical personal to be CPR certified. Medical personnel like doctors, nurses and laboratory technicians may be required to perform CPR in the course of their duties. (BLS Provider) 

Like hospitals, all medical personnel in a doctor's office must know how to perform advanced CPR. Office personnel, while less likely to perform CPR, may be still be required to maintain a basic CPR certification. Most offices will likely have an AED on premise, and employees must know how to use it. (BLS Provider)  

Medical and Dental Offices: Medical clinical personnel must maintain advanced CPR skills, which includes the use of basic equipment and how to do two-man CPR. Non-medical personnel could maintain CPR certification at a basic level. AED instruction may be required as a part of the CPR certification process.  (BLS Provider)

Law Enforcement and Firefighter (BLS) Police, sheriffs, emergency medical technicians (EMT) and first Responders must maintain CPR certification. EMT's and first responders need advanced CPR skills. Basic skills may be sufficient for law enforcement and regular firefighters. (Heartsaver with First Aid) and or (BLS)

BLS Skills & Practice Class



This course meets all the requirement of the BLS Provider course (BLS for Healthcare Providers). This  class requires that students have completed  the AHA HeartCode BLS online course prior to taking this Skills Class. Students may enroll in the AHA online class directly,  https://www.onlineaha.org/ then present their completion certificate to the classroom AHA skills class instructor. Cost of the online course does Not include the cost of the classroom skills course. OR Students may enroll in our Combination (Combo) course, http://ehealthcpr.net/products/bls-provider-combo-online-classroom-practiceskills  that includes both the online course and the classroom skills class for a small cost savings.

Heartsaver CPR/AED    or   CPR/AED/First Aid (Adult First Aid)

 

Heartsaver Courses: Personal Trainers, Dental Office Staff, Flight Attendants, Jail & Prison Personnel, School Teachers, Construction Workers, Teacher Aides, Long Term Care Staff (Nurses & Aids require BLS), Etc.

Personal Trainer
- Fitness Trainer, Human resource personnel, secretaries, maintenance personnel and other non-medical employees would seldom need the skills but may be required to have CPR skills.  (Heartsaver CPR/AED)

Dental office staff (non-clinical) may not be required to maintain CPR skills. If they do this course is good for non-clinical Dental or Medical Office Staff. (Heartsaver CPR/AED)

Flight attendants may need to respond to a medical emergency while in the air. The flight attendant cannot guarantee there will be trained medical professionals on board to respond, so the flight attendants must maintain CPR and first aid skills. AED's are common equipment in airports and on planes, and flight attendants are required to know how to use one. (Heartsaver CPR/AED with or without First Aid)  

Jail and prison personnel are often required to maintain CPR certification. In the event of an emergency, medical staff may not be immediately available, and guards or other staff may need to respond until medical support arrives. (Heartsaver CPR/AED with First Aid)  

Schools, most states require public school teachers and non child day care workers to maintain CPR certification. If a student or teacher is injured, a teacher can respond to the emergency until medical assistance arrives. (Heartsaver CPR/AED with First Aid)  

Pools and Beaches Lifeguards must maintain CPR skills. Drowning victims may require CPR, and a lifeguard with CPR skills can respond appropriately to the emergency. (Heartsaver CPR/AED with First Aid or without First Aid)

The Healthsaver CPR/AED may include just Adult or also include Child/Infant CPR.

If you need Child and/or Infant First Aid, You need the Heartsaver Pediatric AED CPR First Aid class (see below).

All CPR/AED (automatic external defibrillator). This course includes classroom and hands on practice and skills.

Heartsaver Pediatric AED CPR First Aid (Pediatric First Aid)


Child and/or Infant Daycare Providers,  Baby Sitting - Babysitters, Nannies
  • Child care workers
  • Teachers
  • Foster care workers
  • Camp counselors
  • Youth organizations
  • Coaches for children’s sports organizations
  • Others responsible for children including parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians

Heartsaver Pediatric AED CPR First Aid 

Class includes classroom and hands on practice in child and infant CPR, AED and Pediatric First Aid. Optional Adult CPR may be included. The course is approved by the state to meet childcare facility requirements. Includes Child/Infant/Adult CPR AED and Pediatric First Aid.

Heartsaver Skills & Practice Class

This course meets all the requirement of the Heartsaver course (CPR/AED and/or First Aid, Pediatric CPR/AED/Frist Aid). This  class requires that students have completed  the AHA Heartsaver online course required for your course ( CPR/AED or CPR/AED/First Aid or Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid) prior to taking this Skills Class. Students may enroll in the AHA online class directly,  https://www.onlineaha.org/ then present their completion certificate to the classroom AHA skills class instructor. Cost of the online course does Not include the cost of the classroom skills course.

OR Students may enroll in our Combination (Combo) course, http://ehealthcpr.net/products/bls-provider-combo-online-classroom-practiceskills  that includes both the online course and the classroom skills class for a small cost savings (upon enrolling in a Combo course please notify your instructor at info@ehealthcpr.info .

Family & Friends CPR

Classroom Learning
The AHA’s Family & Friends® CPR Course a video-based, classroom course intended for anyone who wants to learn CPR and prefers to learn in an Instructor-led or facilitated group environment. This course is for people who do not need a course completion card for a job or other requirements. Family & Friends CPR is ideal for community groups, parents, grandparents, caregivers, schools and students, and others interested in learning how to save a life.

General Public, Baby Sitters, Teens, Pre-Teens, Clubs, Senior Citizens and more!




Combo (Combination or Blended) Courses


BLS HeartCode Online plus BLS HeartCode Skills & Practice. This combo allows you to see the videos and take the course test online. You then complete the manikin practice and skills test with an AHA Instructor in the classroom. You will receive the same BLS Provider card as the "all classroom" course.
ACLS HeartCode Online plus ACLS HeartCode Skills & Practice. This combo allows you to see the videos and take the course test online. You then complete the manikin practice and skills test with an AHA Instructor in the classroom. You will receive the same ACLS Provider card as the "all classroom" course.
PALS HeartCode Online plus PALS HeartCode Skills & Practice. This combo allows you to see the videos and take the course test online. You then complete the manikin practice and skills test with an AHA Instructor in the classroom. You will receive the same PALS Provider card as the "all classroom" course.

BLS Skills & Practice Class  This course meets all the requirement of the BLS Provider course (BLS for Healthcare Providers). This  class requires that students have completed  the AHA HeartCode BLS online course prior to taking this Skills Class. Students may enroll in the AHA online class directly, https://www.onlineaha.org/ then present their completion certificate to the classroom AHA skills class instructor. Cost of the online course does Not include the cost of the classroom skills course. OR Students may enroll in the our Combination (Combo), http://ehealthcpr.net/products/bls-provider-combo-online-classroom-practiceskills  that includes both the online course and the classroom skills class for a small cost savings.


Heartsaver blended learning training offers flexibility for employers, students, and Instructors. The eLearning (online) portion of the course is designed to teach students the cognitive information needed for first aid and/or CPR and AED training. Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete hands-on session with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor focused on meaningful skills coaching, practice, and testing.

AHA Courses

Courses for the public non-credentialed

family and frinds course

Family & Friends CPR:This is a family friendly course with a lot of hands-on practice and important life saving information. This class is DVD driven and has a text book that accompanies the course. Since there is no written or skills exam there is also no credential or certification for this course.



Credentialed courses

BLS course

Basic Life Support BLS Providers: The BLS Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed, healthcare professionals with the skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more advanced lifesaving measures. This course replaces the BLS for Healthcare Providers course.

family and frinds course

Heartsaver CPR AED:This is a credentialed class that is designed for the lay rescuer that is required to have CPR trainig but is not a healthcare practicioner. This course has a text book and a skills examination, but does not have a written examination.


family and frinds course

Heartsaver First Aid:This is a credentialed class that is designed for the lay rescuer that is required to have First Aid, and/or CPR and/or AED training but is not a healthcare practitioner. This course has a text book, and includes both a written examination and a practical skills examination. This course is comprised of many modules that can be selected to create a customized course to meet individual needs.


family and frinds course

Pediatric Heartsaver First Aid:This course provides training for those that need Pediatric First-Aid training to meet a credential requirement.


Advanced Cardiac Life Support Training (ACLS)

BLS course

Advanced Cardiac Life Support ACLS:The ACLS Providers course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to properly identify and treat Cardiac Arrest in the Out of Hospital situation.


Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training (PALS)

BLS course

Pediatric Advanced Life Support PALS:The PALS Providers course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to properly treat Pediatric Cardiac Arrest in the Out of Hospital situation.



NEW 2015 Heartsaver Courses

Blended Learning Updated to Reflect 2015 Guidelines for CPR & ECC

 


NEW:  BLS/ACLS Combination online & skills  Combination Online + Skills Class:    Heartcode ACLS I, II, III and Heartcode BLS I, II III with BLS and ACLS Student eManual  $354.00 paid in advance for all at www.ehealthcpr.net (online class, ). Practice/skills classroom at our location.
Same AHA card issued as all classroom courses!! 


AHA Continuing Education Statement



ACCREDITATION TERM:

  • IACET (General Audience) – January 18, 2017- January 17, 2019

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:

Continuing Education Accreditation – General Audience

The American Heart Association has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the
International  Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

The American Heart Association is authorized by IACET to offer .4 CEUs for this program.


American Heart Association online courses are approved for Nursing continuing education credit.

Statement


The American Heart Association shall not be responsible for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions, or ideas contained in this course ware. Because of rapid advances in the medical sciences, the American Heart Association recommends that independent verification of diagnosis and drug dosages be made by the appropriate medical authorities responsible for the medical control of your place of work.


                        Purchase of a course is a NON-REFUNDABLE ticket but may be rescheduled within 14 days from
                        purchase at no additional charge.

If you are unable to attend your scheduled class you may reschedule within 14 days, without additional charge,  if you give us notice prior to the day of the class!  IMPORTANT: If you are unable to reschedule your class you may request a partial refund within 14 days. The normal fee is $20.00 plus 10% processing fee, shipping fees and manual fee if applicable. Your request for a refund must be sent to your instructor within 14 days of your class date.  Note: If you choose not to pre-pay for your class you may pay onsite at an increased cost of $10.00.


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