Class Schedule

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Private group classes are also offered.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. During this course, skills are taught in large group sessions and small group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. Upon successful completion of skills testing and written exam, students will earn an American Heart Association course completion card, valid for two years.  Course length is one day, totaling 6 1/2 hours.

The "Precourse Preperation Checklist" and "Precourse Self-Assessment" must be completed prior to the course.  This information is located in the student textbook. 

Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in CPR and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. This material is supplied on a cost basis. Its use in an instructional course does not represent sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees for such a course do not represent income to the association.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. During this course, skills are taught in large group sessions and small group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. Upon successful completion of skills testing and written exam, students will earn an American Heart Association course completion card, valid for two years.  Course length is two days, totaling 12 hours.

The "Precourse Preperation Checklist" and "Precourse Self-Assessment" must be completed prior to the course.  This information is located in the student textbook.

Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in CPR and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. This material is supplied on a cost basis. Its use in an instructional course does not represent sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees for such a course do not represent income to the association.

Heartsaver CPR AED is designated for the layperson or non-healthcare provider (i.e. teachers, coaches, childcare providers, etc). This is a class meant to give the bystander of a cardiac emergency the skills to recognize and properly perform CPR if needed to save someone's life. Our Heartsaver CPR AED class covers CPR for the infant, child and adult and how to properly use barrier devices. Also covered are methods of clearing a foreign body airway obstruction. 

Students will have a hands-on opportunity to train with an automated external defibrillator (AED) and instruction is given through video-based while practicng lessons. Our responsibility as instructors at First Responder EMS is to give you the confidence, skills and knowledge to perform high quality CPR in a cardiac arrest emergency. Course in through the American Heart Association and length is approx. 3 hours. Price of class includes a textbook and course completion card. Cost: $50.00

This course is approved by Community Care Licensing for childcare providers.

Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in CPR and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. This material is supplied on a cost basis. Its use in an instructional course does not represent sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees for such a course do not represent income to the association.

 

First Aid is defined by the American Heart Association as the immediate care that you give someone with an illness or injury before trained help arrives and takes over. At First Responder, our students learn every step in rendering first aid. Students will begin with scene and victim assessments. The core of the class will then focus on hands on practice in treating wounds, bleeding, shock, bone/joint/muscle injury, poisoning, bites and stings, environmental emergencies, and much more. Knowing first aid will prepare you to act in an emergency and provide care for friends and family members. Course in through the American Heart Association and length is approx. 3 1/2 hours. Price of class includes a textbook and course completion card. Cost: $50.00

Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in CPR and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. This material is supplied on a cost basis. Its use in an instructional course does not represent sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees for such a course do not represent income to the association.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of PALS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.  Upon successful completion of skills testing and written exam, students will earn an American Heart Association course completion card, valid for two years.  Course length is two days, totaling 14.5 hours.

The "Precourse Preperation Checklist" and "Precourse Self-Assessment" must be completed prior to the course.  This information is located in the student textbook.

Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in CPR and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. This material is supplied on a cost basis. Its use in an instructional course does not represent sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees for such a course do not represent income to the association.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of PALS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.  Upon successful completion of skills testing and written exam, students will earn an American Heart Association course completion card, valid for two years.  Course length is one day, totaling 7 hours.

The "Precourse Preperation Checklist" and "Precourse Self-Assessment" must be completed prior to the course.  This information is located in the student textbook.

Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in CPR and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. This material is supplied on a cost basis. Its use in an instructional course does not represent sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees for such a course do not represent income to the association.

Effective April 2015: With the release of the new 2015 AHA Guidelines, this course replaces the "Healthcare Provider" Renewal & Full CPR Courses

First Responder EMS is committed to ensuring that basic life support providers learn the lastest cutting edge information and techniques in a hands-on oriented environment. BLS Provider CPR is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients in a wide variety of settings. These includes, but are not limited to firefighters, EMT/paramedics, nurses, doctors, law enforcement, lifegaurds, dentists and respiratory therapists. Our BLS Provider class covers the newly released 2015 AHA Guidelines for adult, child and infant CPR - with special emphasis on ventilation using a bag-mask device, methods for clearing a foreign body airway obstruction and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Course is through the American Heart Association and length is approximately 3 1/2 hours. Price of class includes a textbook and course completion card.  Cost: $60.00

Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in CPR and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. This material is supplied on a cost basis. Its use in an instructional course does not represent sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees for such a course do not represent income to the association.

Lost your CPR, first, ACLS or PALS provider card and need a replacement? Please complete the registration process here. Once payment is received, a new card will be mailed to the address you provide. Allow 7 business days for your new card to arrive. If you do not have a PayPal account, sign in as a guest. Your registration MUST include the month and year you completed the course. Please include this information under the "additional information" box located in the registration process. All requests are verified before replacement cards are issued.

Questions? Please call our Education Department @ (530) 624-3031.