Emergency Cardiac Care Courses

St. Francis Hospital, an American Heart Association Community Training Center, offers emergency care classes to all healthcare providers, para-professionals, and lay-persons. Please be prompt, as classes are video-mediated. Bilingual instruction available upon request. Students must be able to do vigorous compressions. Accommodations may be made for students with disabilities. American Heart Association Provider books are required for all American Heart classes, purchasable online. Students are encouraged to bring a light snack. Vending machines are also available.

To register for any of our ECC courses, kindly use the link:
https://trainingcentertechnologies.com/StFrancisHospital/CourseEnrollment.aspx
Call: (516) 629-2036 for more information

Heartsaver AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) with Pediatrics

3.5 hours

With a cardiac arrest, minutes count for the heart and brain. Learn adult, child, and infant CPR, and use of AED for non-medical personnel. Management of airway obstruction for all age groups is also discussed. This class is for anyone who wants to help in an emergency. Recommended for coaches, teachers, and nurse assistants. The combination of this course and the Heartsaver First Aid course fulfills New York State training requirements for camps.

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Heartsaver First Aid

3.0 hours

Prepare your family, club, or group for emergencies! Learn the basics for responding to emergencies such as severe allergic reaction, bleeding, bandaging and splinting.

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Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider

Original: 4.0 hours/ Renewal: 3.0 hours

Includes use of bag-valve mask, AED, and two-rescuer CPR. This course is recommended for lifeguards, nurses, doctors, physician assistants, and medical students.
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ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Original: 13 hours/ Renewal: 8 hours

Original: : 13 hours/Renewal: 8 hours
Rof the manual defibrillator for external pacing, cardioversion, and defibrillating. Practice the Team Concept with case scenarios reviewing medication administration, EKG, and stroke guidelines. Prior to arrival at class, you must have a current American Heart Association ACLS book, a current BLS course completion card, and pretest certificate with a minimum grade of 80%. To access the pretest, please go to www.heart.org/eccstudent and enter the code: ACLS15. In addition to the above requirements, ACLS Renewal class students must have a current ACLS card. ACLS Original and Renewal classes include a BLS Renewal.

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ACLS Renewal classes are 8 hours. For ACLS EP, two years Critical Care experience
recommended for more challenging peri-arrest cases. EP classes will be held at our SIM LAB in Melville.

PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Original: 13 hours/ Renewal: 8 hours

Original: 13 hours/Renewal: 8 hours
This course is for advanced healthcare providers caring for pediatric patients. Prior to your arrival at class, you must have a current American Heart Association PALS book, a current BLS course completion card, and a pretest certificate with a minimum grade of 80%.
To access the pretest, please go to www.heart.org/eccstudent and enter code PALS15.

Call (516) 629-2036

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

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