Upstate NY Life Support Training, an American Heart Association Training Center.

Course Information

 

AHA BLS for the Healthcare Provider

This video-based, Instructor-led course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in- and out-of-hospital settings. This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. It includes adult, child, and infant rescue techniques. This course also teaches relief of choking, and use of the bag valve mask.

Intended audience: This course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in- and out- of hospital settings. This audience includes nurses, physicians, EMS professionals, students in a healthcare program at a university/college, allied health professionals (physical therapists, occupational therapist, athletic trainers, etc.) and others who may need training in basic life support skills.

Course length: 4 1/2 hours

Student Materials: BLS for Healthcare provider Text

Card Type: Course completion

Skills Exam: Required for completion card

Written Exam: Required for completion card

Contact us!  Click Here to obtain a quote for your business or institution.  If you would like to attend our regularly scheduled monthly class, please Click Here for our schedule and our online registration portal.

This course is offered publicly the first Monday of the Month CLICK HERE for the course schedule and to register for a class.

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Take this class online!  That's right the American Heart Association is now offering the didactic or video portion of this class online.  This portion can be taken at any time,  at any location that has computer and internet access, and can be stopped and restarted as needed.  Once you have completed the didactic portion or part 1 it issues you a printable certificate of completion.  Once you have this certificate call us and set up a Hands On skills session.  The skills session will give you the  hands on skills practice portion of the class, and will conclude with a skills test.  At the successful completion of the skills session your card will be issued. 

To take the online portion of the BLS for Healthcare providers class CLICK HERE

If you have finished part 1 of the course and need to set up a skills session please call or email toll free (800) 793-8421 or locally (585) 730-4030. Email: information@mylifesupporttraining.com


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AHA Heartsaver CPR AED

Course Description:

 The Heartsaver AED Course teaches the basic techniques of CPR and how to use an AED.  Students also learn about using barrier devices in CPR and giving first aid for choking. 

Course Length: 3 hours

Intended Audience:Responders such as police, airline personnel, security personnel, corporate employees, family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death, other rescuers, and those who need or want to learn CPR and how to operate an AED.

Student Materials: Heartsaver AED Text

Card Type: Course completion

Skills Exam: Required for completion card

Contact us!  Click Here to obtain a quote for your business or institution. 

OR

Take this class online!  That's right the American Heart Association is now offering the didactic or video portion of this class online.  This portion can be taken at any time,  at any location that has computer and internet access, and can be stopped and restarted as needed.  Once you have completed the didactic portion or part 1 it issues you a printable certificate of completion.  Once you have this certificate call us and set up a Hands On skills session.  The skills session will give you the hands on skills practice portion of the class, and will conclude with a skills test.  At the successful completion of the skills session your card will be issued

To take the online portion of the Hearsaver CPR AED class CLICK HERE


After you have completed the online course please contact one of our staff to schedule/register for the hands on skills session (parts 2 and 3) phone: (800) 793-8421 (toll free) (585) 730-4030 or email information@mylifesupporttraining.com

 



AHA Heartsaver First Aid Course

Course Description:

The Heartsaver First Aid Course provides the skills to effectively assess and maintain life from the critical minutes immediately following an emergency until the arrival of emergency medical services personnel. The course also provides corporations with a complete health and safety training solution for First Aid, CPR and AED.

The Heartsaver First Aid Course has been developed using the same evidence-based process as all American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care courses.

The Heartsaver First Aid Course teaches rescuers to effectively recognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutes until emergency medical services personnel arrive. The course also provides a complete health and safety training solution for first aid, adult CPR and AED.

Course Length: 4 hours; with the addition of CPR/AED it is 7 hours

Intended Audience: Persons assigned to respond to emergencies in the workplace or community as well as those who want to learn first aid, CPR and AED skills. Some rescuers are required to take this course as part of their employer's efforts to comply with OSHA regulations, e.g., corporate employees, security guards, airline personnel, lifeguards and other individuals who want or need first aid training.

Student Materials: Heartsaver First Aid or Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED

Card Type: Course completion card

Skills Exam: Required for completion card

Please email us to to obtain a quote for your business or institution. 

OR

Take this class online!  That's right the American Heart Association is now offering the didactic or video portion of this class online.  This portion can be taken at any time,  at any location that has computer and internet access, and can be stopped and restarted as needed.  Once you have completed the didactic portion or part 1 it issues you a printable certificate of completion.  Once you have this certificate call us and set up a Hands On skills session.  The skills session will give you the hands on skills practice portion of the class, and will conclude with a skills test.  At the successful completion of the skills session your card will be issued. 

To take the online portion of the Hearsaver First aid class CLICK HERE

To take the online portion of the Heartsaver CPR/AED Firstaid class CLICK HERE

If you have finished part 1 of the course and need to set up a skills session please contact our staff at (800)793-8421 or information@mylifesupporttraining.com

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AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) program teaches healthcare provider how to recognize patients experiencing a life threatening cardiovascular emergency and management of a patient in sudden cardiac arrest. The ACLS program integrates both didactic and hands on learning. Students have to pass a written evaluation and a megacode skills station for successful completion

This course emphasizes the importance of basic life support (BLS), integration of effective BLS with ACLS interventions, and effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.

 Course Content

 Through interactive case-based micro-simulation technology, this course teaches:

  1. Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest or complicated resuscitation outcomes
  2. Management of cardiac arrest until return of spontaneous circulation, termination of resuscitation, or transfer of care
  3. Recognition of life threatening clinical situations such as stroke
  4. Identification and treatment of ischemic chest pain and expedition of the care of patients with acute coronary syndromes
  5. Effective communication as a member or leader of a resuscitation team and how to recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance
  6. Basic life support care, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating an AED

 To register for an original or a renewal ACLS class please review our course offerings under the Course Schedule tab

This class is also available online The HeartCodeTM ACLS Part 1can be taken online and at your convenience. 
Through interactive cases and using eSimulation technology to "virtually treat" patients, healthcare providers learn to assess, formulate treatment and provide advanced care for adult cardiopulmonary arrest patients. The complete course requires completion of advanced hands-on skills practicing and testing. 

To register for part 1 the online didactic portion please CLICK HERE Once completed and the certificate of completion has been issued, please print it and schedule the hands on skills session and skills testing session (parts 2 and 3) 

To schedule this session you must have completed the online part 1 and have your certificate of completion with you for presentation to the instructor for your skills review and testing session. 

At the successful completion of the skills session your card will be issued.  If you have completed part 1 and need to schedule parts 2 and 3 (done together) please call our staff at (800)793-8421 or email us at information@mylifesupporttraining.com.

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

The PALS Program is designed for healthcare providers who are involved in the care of critically ill children. The PALS curriculum consists of both didactic sessions and skill stations.  


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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