American Heart Association

First Aid, CPR, and Advanced Life Support Courses

American Heart Association Courses

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Instructor Led Courses:

Online Courses with Skill Sessions:

Heartsaver:

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

The American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid with CPR/AED course teaches participants to recognize sudden illnesses, treat serious injury, and how to perform the lifesaving skills of CPR for adults, children, and infants with the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

Heartsaver First Aid

The American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid course teaches participants to identify and provide immediate treatment for victims of sudden illness or life threatening injury. It is intended for individuals that want to be prepared for emergencies in the community or with a responsibility to respond to emergencies in the workplace.

Heartsaver CPR AED

The American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course teaches participants the lifesaving skills of CPR for adults, children, and infants; and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to someone that is suffering from cardiac arrest in a comfortable instructor-led program.

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

The American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid with CPR/AED course teaches participants to recognize sudden illnesses, treat serious injury, and how to perform the lifesaving skills of CPR for adults, children, and infants with the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
This course meets the Pediatric First Aid and CPR AED requirements of the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) for licensed childcare providers.

Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens

Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens meets Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens (BBP) training when paired with site-specific instruction.

Online Heartsaver Courses

American Heart Association Heartsaver courses are available with online instruction. Upon completion of the online module, participants meet with an instructor-led for a brief skill session at a Code One Training Center.

Basic Life Support / CPR / AED:

Basic Life Support Provider

The American Heart Association BLS Provider course trains professionals with clinical responsibilities to provide lifesaving interventions to victims of cardiac and respiratory arrest. This course covers CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for adults, children, and infants. This certification is required for most healthcare providers that work in patient care areas and for students enrolled in medical and nursing programs.

Online Heartcode BLS

The American Heart Association Online Heartcode BLS Provider course trains professionals with clinical responsibilities to provide lifesaving interventions to victims of cardiac and respiratory arrest. Participants complete the Heartcode BLS course online prior to attending an instructor-led skill session at a Code One Training Center. This certification is required for most healthcare providers that work in patient care areas and for students enrolled in medical and nursing programs.

Rhythm Interpretation / Pharmacology / ACLS Preparation:

Advanced ECG & Pharmacology

The American Heart Association Advanced ECG and Pharmacology course provides healthcare providers with the skills necessary to read and interpret electrocardiograms, recognize lethal arrhythmias, and understand the medications commonly used for advanced life support measures.’

This course meets the pre-hire ECG course requirements for Hartford Hospital nurses.

Learn: Rapid STEMI ID

This self-directed, online course prepares healthcare professionals to evaluate and assess patients with potential symptoms of myocardial infarction, interpret ECGs for signs of STEMI (ST-elevation myocardial infarction) and activate a system of care for rapid reperfusion of an occluded coronary artery.

Learn: Rhythm Adult

For healthcare providers needing basic rhythm recognition skills, including those preparing for ACLS. This course teaches basic rhythm understanding, the relationship between the ECG strip and heart impulses, common arrhythmias, and to identify various adult arrhythmias.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support:

ACLS Provider

The American Heart Association’s Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support course is designed for healthcare providers who direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient. Through didactic lecture and hands on practice in simulated scenarios, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiovascular emergency.

ACLS Update

The American Heart Association Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Update course provides healthcare professionals with clinical responsibilities in critical care areas the most recent evidence based resuscitation science for adult cardiac emergencies. This program utilizes assessment surveys and megacode scenarios to practice team resuscitation.

Requires prior ACLS Provider certification in the last 27 months.

Online Heartcode ACLS

The American Heart Association’s Online Heartcode ACLS allows participants to complete the bulk of the ACLS course online and then attend a skill session at a Code One Training Center. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support course is designed for healthcare providers who direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient. This course results in the same certification card as the instructor-led ACLS Provider course. It is recommended for participants renewing or updating their ACLS certification.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support:

PALS Initial / Update

The American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course trains healthcare providers with clinical responsibilities in pediatric critical care areas on the most recent evidence based resuscitation science for cardiac and respiratory emergencies existing in infants and children. This program utilizes assessment surveys and megacode scenarios to practice team resuscitation. This course is recommended for healthcare providers (including new grads) that plan to work in pediatric critical care patient care areas.

Learn: Rhythm Pediatric

For healthcare providers needing basic rhythm recognition skills, including those preparing for PALS. This course teaches basic rhythm understanding, the relationship between the ECG strip and heart impulses, common arrhythmias, and to identify various arrhythmias in children and infants.

Online Heartcode PALS

The American Heart Association’s Online Heartcode PALS allows participants to complete the bulk of the PALS training online and then attend a skill session at a Code One Training Center. Pediatric Advanced Life Support course is designed for healthcare providers who direct or participate in the resuscitation of a pediatric patient. This course results in the same certification card as the instructor-led PALS Provider course. It is recommended for participants renewing or updating their PALS certification.