Class Schedule

A Valid AHA Provider Card is required for all renewal courses.

Precourse Assessment is required for ACLS and PALS Courses, please call for additional info.

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.

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).

 

Do You Need BLS? You can also get your BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification during this course by adding the AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Online  Course from the menu below. Complete Part 1 online via the Internet, print the completion certificate and bring it with you on the day of the course. Complete Part 2 & 3 "skills check" to get your official American Heart Association certification card the day of this course. BLS Online & Skills Course Cost $80

 

MANDATORY PRECOURSE MATERIAL

Before you come to your scheduled ACLS course, the American Heart Association has made it mandatory that you complete the ACLS Self Assessment and Pre-Test and score a 70% or higher to participate in the ACLS Course. Last minute registrations will cause a problem as students will not have enough time to complete the precourse materials and may have to be rescheduled in order to participate fully in the course.

This assessment can only be taken on a PC Mac/Win, you are required to print out your results and bring them with you to class to present them to your instructor. failure to do so may require your class be rescheduled until you are compliant.

We have also included the link below to the American Heart Association’s Student Website. Please enter the code, “acls15” in the box that you find on the webpage, then complete the test, and then print out the page with your score and bring it to your class. If you have any questions, please feel free to call or email. 

Pre-test Website Access Portal:

http://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/AHAECC/ecc.jsp?pid=ahaecc.studentlanding

Code: acls15

This pre-test can be taken more than once to improve and refine your knowledge

 

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.

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).

 You may register for the renewal course only if your card is still valid.  In order to prove the card is valid, you must show up to the class with the original AHA ACLS card that is not expired.  We honor the expiration date on the card until the end of the month it is set to expire on.  If your card is not valid, you will be asked to pay the remaining price difference so you may take the initial course.  We do not offer refund so please make sure your card is indeed valid for renewal before

Do You Need BLS? You can also get your BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification during this course by adding the AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Online  Course from themenu below. Complete Part 1 online via the Internet, print the completion certificate and bring it with you on the day of the course. Complete Part 2 & 3 "skills check" to get your official American Heart Association certification card the day of this course. BLS Online & Skills Course Cost $80

 

MANDATORY PRECOURSE MATERIAL

Before you come to your scheduled ACLS course, the American Heart Association has made it mandatory that you complete the ACLS Self Assessment and Pre-Test and score a 70% or higher to participate in the ACLS Course. Last minute registrations will cause a problem as students will not have enough time to complete the precourse materials and may have to be rescheduled in order to participate fully in the course.

This assessment can only be taken on a PC Mac/Win, you are required to print out your results and bring them with you to class to present them to your instructor. failure to do so may require your class be rescheduled until you are compliant.

We have also included the link below to the American Heart Association’s Student Website. Please enter the code, “acls15” in the box that you find on the webpage, then complete the test, and then print out the page with your score and bring it to your class. If you have any questions, please feel free to call or email. 

Pre-test Website Access Portal:

http://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/AHAECC/ecc.jsp?pid=ahaecc.studentlanding

Code: acls15

This pre-test can be taken more than once to improve and refine your knowledge

This Web-based eLearning course provides the cognitive portion (Part 1) of the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) course, and can be used for initial or renewal certification. Features eSimulation technology to let students participate in realistic patient scenarios, assess patients, and formulate treatment – online and at your own pace. Course participants who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate granting them entrance to a skills practice session (Part 2) and skills test (Part 3) with a certified American Heart Association ACLS instructor, which you must pass to qualify for an ACLS course card. The course is PC and Mac compatible. Please allow 20 - 45 min to receive the course by email.

 

YOU MUST CALL TO SCHEDULE YOUR PART 2 (PRACTICE) & PART 3 (SKILLS TESTING)

 

PLEASE CALL: (516) 780-7016

 

 

Part 2 & Part 3 Skills Practice / Testing                                                                         

To complete the AHA ACLS Online Part 2 and 3 (Skills Practice and Skills Testing) the student must demonstrate proficiency in providing ACLS skills, including running the Megacode. The testing atmosphere will be informal and will allow students to practice skills prior to skills testing. The practice and testing will be conducted by a certified AHA Instructor. Upon successful completion you will receive your certification card on the same day. Skills testing will take approximately one hour.

 

ALL STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT ONLINE PART 1 COMPLETION CERTIFICATE AT THE TIME OF THE SKILLS TEST

 

YOU MUST CALL TO SCHEDULE YOUR PART 2 (PRACTICE) & PART 3 (SKILLS TESTING)

 

PLEASE CALL: (516) 780-7016

 

   

 

All Prospective participants in an instructor Course must:

 
  • Have current Provider status in the discipline they wish to teach
  • Have completed an Instructor Candidate Application (Provided During Registration)
  • Have the most recent edition of the AHA Provider Manual for the discipline they wish to teach (Provided During Registration)
  • Complete the discipline specific Instructor Essentials Online Course (Provided During Registration)  

STUDENTS MUST OBTAIN MATERIALS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE COURSE.

STUDENT CAN PICK UP MATERIALS AT THE VALLEY STREAM LOCATION OR MATERIALS CAN BE SHIPPED. PLEASE CALL 516-780-7016 TO ENSURE THAT SOMEONE IS AVAILABLE AT THE DATE/TIME YOU WILL BE AVAILABLE.

 

The following are the steps to become an AHA Instructor:

 

  • Complete the classroom discipline specific Instructor Course (Given On The Date Above)
  • Be successfully monitored teaching a course by Training Center Faculty / Regional Faculty

The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed, 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 BLS course covers:

____________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  • adult and pediatric CPR

  • two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask

  • foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious)

  • automated external defibrillation (includes child AED update)

  • special resuscitation situations

  • other cardiopulmonary emergencies

  • stroke and cardiac arrest 

 

The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed, 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 BLS course covers:

____________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  • adult and pediatric CPR

  • two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask

  • foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious)

  • automated external defibrillation (includes child AED update)

  • special resuscitation situations

  • other cardiopulmonary emergencies

  • stroke and cardiac arrest