The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
This classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course 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 the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.
CLS is an advanced, 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. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.
Heartsaver® First Aid is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. Students learn duties and responsibilities of first aid rescuers; first aid actions for medical emergencies, including severe choking, heart attack, and stroke; and skills for handling injury and environmental emergencies, including external bleeding, broken bones and sprains, and bites and stings.
The ALSO program combines evidence-based hands-on simulation training with multidisciplinary team-based approaches to enable better management obstetric emergencies.
Participants should be able to Discuss methods of managing pregnancy and birth emergencies, which may help standardize the skills of practicing maternity care providers, and demonstrate content and skill acquisition as demonstrated by successful completion of the course written exam and megadelivery testing station.
HBB is an evidence-based educational program for neonatal resuscitation in resource-limited settings. HBB is an initiative of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in collaboration with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Saving Newborn Lives, the National Institute of Child Health and Development, and the Laerdal Foundation.