American Heart Association (AHA)
Courses & Training Center

American Heart Association (AHA) Courses & Training CenterEAMC serves as a training center for its employees and the community. Our instructors include nurses, paramedics, fire fighters, teachers, and police officers. During any given year, the HRC processes over five thousand provider cards and hosts a variety of courses each month. Students in healthcare programs requiring American Heart provider status are offered a discount on courses. The Education Coordinators at the HRC are all trained AHA Instructors and are available to teach community courses.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - In this classroom-based course, providers enhance their skills in treating adult victims of cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies, while earning their American Heart Association ACLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card. CME’s offered.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) - In this classroom-based course, healthcare professionals learn to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to victims of all ages, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. CME’s offered.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - This classroom-based course uses a scenario-based, team approach to teach pediatric emergency management of patients approaching or already in respiratory or cardiac arrest. CME’s offered.

HeartCode BLS - HeartCode® is a web-based, instructional course that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. Through eSimulation students apply their knowledge to patient cases and see the results of their decision in real-time. Students gain experience about basic and advanced life support techniques in environments that imitate real-life, helping them prepare successful treatment plans in actual situations.

For more information on bringing an AHA program to your site contact April Haynes at april.haynes@eamc.org .

For more information on the American Heart Association: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/