Advanced Healthcare Provider Classes

Information:

This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

 

This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

Content:

  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED

  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest

  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia

  • Airway management

  • Related pharmacology

  • Management of ACS and stroke

  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

Course Offerings:

  • ACLS Initial Provider Course (~15 hrs and 20 mins)

  • ACLS Update (~8 hrs and 25 mins)

Required Course Material:

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Manual

Course Cost: $275.00

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

ACLS

Information:

This classroom, Instructor-led course uses a series of videos and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics.

 

The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Content:

  • High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR

  • Recognition of patients who do and do not require immediate intervention

  • Recognition of cardiopulmonary arrest early and application of CPR within 10 seconds

  • Apply team dynamics

  • Differentiation between respiratory distress and failure

  • Early interventions for respiratory distress and failure

  • Differentiation between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock

  • Early interventions for the treatment of shock

  • Differentiation between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias

  • Clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias

  • Post–cardiac arrest management

Course Offerings:

  • PALS Initial Course (~13hrs and 40 mins)

  • PALS Update (~8 hrs and 20 mins)

Required Course Material:

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Manual

Course Cost: $275.00

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

PALS

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Hyannis, MA 02602

Phone: (508) 771-8700

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