, American Heart Association Non-Credit Classes

 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

AHA’s ACLS offerings highlight the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. They also cover airway management and related pharmacology. FastForward Grants Now Available. 

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider CPR

The AHA’s BLS Provider Course reflects science and education from the 2015 Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. It teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider CPR Instructor

Individuals who wish to become CPR Instructors can complete the American Heart Association certification course at MECC. The course is designed to credential persons to teach Heartsaver CPR, Heartsaver AED, Heartsaver First Aid, and BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR courses. This course is certified by the American Heart Association.

Heartsaver First Aid Certification

The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid Course is a classroom, Instructor-led course designed to prepare students to provide first aid in a safe, timely, and effective manner. 

Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens

This classroom course teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials. This course is designed to meet OSHA requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.

Heartsaver CPR/AED

The AHA’s Heartsaver CPR AED Course is a classroom, Instructor-led course designed to prepare students to provide CPR and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) use in a safe, timely, and effective manner. Upon successful completion of the course, including a CPR and AED skills test, students receive a Heartsaver CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

The AHA’s PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. The goal of PALS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. FastForward Grants Now Available .