Class Schedule

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Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

THE 2015 Edition Textbook IS REQUIRED. Please either purchase a book with your class registration, or have access to one from a friend, your employer, or from school to bring with you to class.

REQUIRED PRECOURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT MUST BE COMPLETED WITH A SCORE OF 70% OR BETTER BEFORE ARRIVING FOR CLASS.

THE PRECOURSE ASSESSMENT USER NAME AND PASSWORD CAN BE FOUND ON THE BOTTOM OF PAGE ii OF THE 2015 TEXTBOOK.

FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE PRECOURSE ASSESMENT OR BRINGING THE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE TO CLASS, MAY RESULT IN YOUR CLASS BEING RESCHEDULED.

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • airway management
  • rhythm recognition
  • high-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • science overview (update course)
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).

ACLS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an ACLS Course Completion eCard.

To be successful in any ACLS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the ACLS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

EACH CLASS IS 2 CONSECUTIVE DAYS.

Prime Healthcare New Jersey approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P141-12/17-20. There is no commercial support, sponsorship, or conflict of interest for this activity.

Contact Hours: 14

 

 

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers - RENEW

NOTE - THIS COURSE IS A RENEW COURSE. PLEASE HAVE YOUR CURRENT ACLS PROVIDER CARD AVILABLE TO SHOW THE INSTRUCTOR UPON SIGNING IN.

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

THE 2015 Edition Textbook IS REQUIRED. Please either purchase a book with your class registration, or have access to one from a friend, your employer, or from school to bring with you to class.

REQUIRED PRECOURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT MUST BE COMPLETED WITH A SCORE OF 70% OR BETTER BEFORE ARRIVING FOR CLASS.

THE PRECOURSE ASSESSMENT USER NAME AND PASSWORD CAN BE FOUND ON THE BOTTOM OF PAGE ii OF THE 2015 TEXTBOOK.

FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE PRECOURSE ASSESMENT OR BRINGING THE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE TO CLASS, MAY RESULT IN YOUR CLASS BEING RESCHEDULED.

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • airway management
  • rhythm recognition
  • high-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • science overview (update course)
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).

ACLS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an ACLS Course Completion eCard.

To be successful in any ACLS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the ACLS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

Course Length
Course length is One Day - approximately eight hours.

The Basic Arrhythmia course includes an online self-study portion followed by attendance at a live class. It is expected that the learner will complete the self-study modules and come prepared to a 2 ½ day live class with the knowledge needed to comprehend content regarding Rhythm Recognition.

Once you sign-up in Enrollware the Education department will assign the self-study modules to you in your HealthStream account. Successful completion requires attendance at entire class, passing a comprehensive final exam & completion of an evaluation form.

Prime Healthcare New Jersey is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 17

AHA Basic Life Support  - BLS for Healthcare Providers

The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of 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.

THE NEW 2015 Edition BOOK IS REQUIRED. Please either purchase a book with your class registration, or have access to one from a friend, your employer, or from school to bring with you to class.

2015 Edition
         2015 Edition
 

The BLS course covers:

  • adult, child and infant CPR
  • two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask
  • foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious)
  • automated external defibrillation (includes child and infant AED update)
  • special resuscitation situations
  • other cardiopulmonary emergencies
  • stroke and cardiac arrest

BLS training is intended for healthcare professionals, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • paramedics
  • emergency medical technicians
  • respiratory, physical, and occupational therapists
  • physician’s assistants
  • residents or fellows
  • medical or nursing students in training
  • aides, medical or nursing assistants, and other allied health personnel

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a BLS for Healthcare Provider Course Completion eCard.

 

OBJECTIVES:

  • Plan the safety of staff and patients when dealing with patients who may become aggressive or violent.
  • Identify behavioral signs & symptoms of escalation
  • Define conditions conducive to development of a therapeutic relationship
  • Discuss safety issues involved in providing a therapeutic environment
  • Explain NJ Mental Health Law as it relates to mental health admission & commitment process.
  • Explain the process of restraint/seclusion according to hospital policy, regulatory and accreditation standards
  • Utilize critical thinking in planning, implementing, and evaluating evidence based interventions
  • Apply physical de-escalation techniques to optimize safety for all
  • Explain the process of restraint/seclusion use
  • Discuss how to respond to an active shooter event

Comfortable clothes, sneakers and promptness are REQUIRED

 

Prime Healthcare New Jersey is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P141-12/17-20. There is no commercial support, sponsorship, or conflict of interest for this activity.

 

Contact Hours: 4

This class is designed for individuals who need a CPR card for either personal fulfillment or for work purposes in industries NOT involved with medicine/healthcare. It is best to ask your employer which class is required for your employment. This class is perfect for the lay person, the fitness instructor, the educator, or the childcare professional. This class is also appropriate for parents or couples ready to adopt, expectant parents, or anyone else who does not work in any kind of medical/healthcare industry.

Please note: If you work in any kind of healthcare or medical field, or are a student of, or plan to be, this is most likely NOT the appropriate class for you. You should consider taking the BLS for Healthcare Providers class. It is best to contact your employer or education institution to inquire about which class you need.

Heartsaver CPR / AED Objectives:
* CPR for the Adult, Child, and Infant
* Choking for the Adult, Child, and Infant
* Use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) 

Students will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED eCard that is valid for two years at the completion of class, once all objectives have been completed.

* It is the students responsibility to register for the correct class they need for work, school, or other obligation. It is suggested you contact your employere or educational institution for clarification before registering.  

 

The Heartsaver First Aid course provides basic first aid training, including the first aid skills recommended by OSHA. The course covers first aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, and environmental emergencies.

Students will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid eCard that is valid for two years at the completion of class, once all objectives have been completed.

 

This course is designed to introduce new or expectant parents, grandparents or caregivers to the safety issues associated with caring for infants (under the age of one year) and children (one year to puberty). This course includes American Heart Association (AHA) CPR skills and obstructed airway procedures for children from birth to eight years of age.

THIS COURSE DOES NOT OFFER A CERTIFICATION CARD

 

Purpose: The Neonatal Resuscitation Program has been designed by the American Academy of Pediatrics to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn. The causes, prevention, and management of mild to severe neonatal asphyxia are carefully explained so that health professionals may develop optimal knowledge and skill in resuscitation. The Neonatal Resuscitation Program is an educational program that introduces the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation.

PLEASE NOTE: IT IS "REQUIRED" THAT THE STUDENT COMPLETE AND PASS THE ONLINE NRP EXAM NO MORE THAN 30 DAYS OF ENTERING A SCHEDULED SKILLS SESSION. PLEASE CALL THE SAINT CLARE’S TRAINING CENTER FOR MORE INFORMATION.

PLEASE NOTE: THE MANUAL IS REQUIRED FOR THE COURSE. IF YOU DO NOT OWN OR CANNOT OBTAIN A COPY OF THE TEXTBOOK OF NEONATAL RESUSCITATION (7TH EDITION), THE MANUAL CAN BE PURCHASED THROUGH AMAZON OR BARNES AND NOBLE ONLINE.

 

 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for Healthcare Providers

The PALScourse builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

THE 2015 Edition Textbook IS REQUIRED. Please either purchase a book with your class registration, or have access to one from a friend, your employer, or from school to bring with you to class.

REQUIRED PRECOURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT MUST BE COMPLETED WITH A SCORE OF 70% OR BETTER BEFORE ARRIVING FOR CLASS.

THE PRECOURSE ASSESSMENT USER NAME AND PASSWORD CAN BE FOUND ON THE BOTTOM OF PAGE ii OF THE 2015 TEXTBOOK.

FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE PRECOURSE ASSESMENT OR BRINGING THE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE TO CLASS, MAY RESULT IN YOUR CLASS BEING RESCHEDULED.

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The PALS course covers:

  • PALS algorithms
  • immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • airway management
  • rhythm recognition
  • high-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • science overview (update course)
  • BLS and PALS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations.

ACLS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an PALS Course Completion eCard.

To be successful in any PALS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the PALS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

EACH CLASS IS 2 CONSECUTIVE DAYS.

Prime Healthcare New Jersey is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P141-12/17-20. There is no commercial support, sponsorship, or conflict of interest for this activity.

Contact Hours: 13.5

 

 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for Healthcare Providers - RENEW

NOTE - THIS COURSE IS A RENEW COURSE. PLEASE HAVE YOUR CURRENT PALS PROVIDER CARD AVILABLE TO SHOW THE INSTRUCTOR UPON SIGNING IN.

The PALS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. PALS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

THE 2015 Edition textbook IS REQUIRED. Please either purchase a book with your class registration, or have access to one from a friend, your employer, or from school to bring with you to class.

REQUIRED PRECOURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT MUST BE COMPLETED WITH A SCORE OF 70% OR BETTER BEFORE ARRIVING FOR CLASS.

THE PRECOURSE ASSESSMENT USER NAME AND PASSWORD CAN BE FOUND ON THE BOTTOM OF PAGE ii OF THE 2015 TEXTBOOK.

FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE PRECOURSE ASSESMENT OR BRINGING THE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE TO CLASS, MAY RESULT IN YOUR CLASS BEING RESCHEDULED.

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The PALS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • airway management
  • rhythm recognition
  • high-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • science overview (update course)
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).

PALS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an PALS Course Completion eCard.

To be successful in any PALS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the PALS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

Course Length
Course length is One Day - approximately eight hours.

Prime Healthcare New Jersey is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P141-12/17-20. There is no commercial support, sponsorship, or conflict of interest for this activity.

Contact Hours: 7.25

American Heart Association Training Center

Need a class for 6 or more students?  Let us help you organize a group class!

We provide two options for group classes with a minimum of 6 registered students:

  1. Onsite classes - We come to you!
  2. Private classes - Come to our facility! You schedule the date and time.  

Call our office 973-989-3213 Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm for a quote!

Replacement Cards 

Please call our office at 973-989-3213.  We will verify your information; and with payment, print and mail a duplicate card.  For BLS Healthcare Provider and Heartsaver CPR/AED and/or HeartSaver First Aid, replacement card cost is $10.00.  For ACLS and PALS replacement card cost is $15.00.  


Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.