Upcoming Courses

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HeartCode (previously known as BLS Skills Sessions) is a hands-on renewal of basic life support skills.  This course is two-parts: Part One - Web-based training and testing provided directly by the American Heart Association Part Two -Hands-On Demonstration of participants skills in front of an American Heart Association Certified Instructor through Baystate AHA Training Center. This course is approximately 1.5 hours in length depending on the participants skill set.
August 12, 2017 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

ACLS Recertification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an internationally recognized standard of care treatment for patients in cardiac arrest and with other imminently life-threatening pathologies.  The recertification course is a four hour intensive review of the most up to date recommendations from the American Heart Association.  Students will learn algorithms for the initial care of patients with various presenting cardiac rhythms and demonstrate those skills using simulated cases.  The course emphasizes the team-work aspects of cardiac resuscitation, and students are encouraged to collaborate on producing the best possible resuscitation outcomes.
August 21, 2017 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

HeartCode BLS (PRIVATE) contact Kimberly.Demerski@baystatehealth.org

HeartCode (previously known as BLS Skills Sessions) is a hands-on renewal of basic life support skills.  This course is two-parts: Part One - Web-based training and testing provided directly by the American Heart Association Part Two -Hands-On Demonstration of participants skills in front of an American Heart Association Certified Instructor through Baystate AHA Training Center. This course is approximately 1.5 hours in length depending on the participants skill set.
August 21, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

PALS re-cert (located in large curtain area)

You MUST have a current PALS manual 2015 Guidelines Please go to http://aha.channing-bete.com Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Manual Item: 15-1058 Format: Manual/workbook Audience: Student Unit Price: $42.50 You MUST complete the on-line pretest located in the student manual. Bottom corner of the ii page. These are mandatory for the course.
August 29, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Healthcare Provider Certification previously known as Basic Life Support covers adult rescue breathing, adult bag-mask use, adult CPR/AED - 1 Rescuer, Adult CPR/AED - 2 Rescuers, adult relief of choking, child rescue breathing, child bag-mask use, child CPR, child relief of choking, infant rescue breathing and choking, infant bag-mask use and infant CPR. The goal of this course is to provide you the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve chocking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

This is a 4.5 hour course which includes instructor demonstrations, videos, hands-on skills session and written tests.

Please see Course Preparations for requirements, student manuals and additional documentation.
August 30, 2017 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

PALS Recertification

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children.  PALS is a classroom, 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. The goal of this course is to provide pediatric healthcare providers with the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children and help improve outcomes.  PALS covers pediatric emergencies; concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment; basic life support; PALS treatment algorithms; effective resuscitation; and team dynamics.    
September 8, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Healthcare Provider Certification

Healthcare Provider Certification previously known as Basic Life Support covers adult rescue breathing, adult bag-mask use, adult CPR/AED - 1 Rescuer, Adult CPR/AED - 2 Rescuers, adult relief of choking, child rescue breathing, child bag-mask use, child CPR, child relief of choking, infant rescue breathing and choking, infant bag-mask use and infant CPR. The goal of this course is to provide you the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve chocking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

This is a 4.5 hour course which includes instructor demonstrations, videos, hands-on skills session and written tests.

Please see Course Preparations for requirements, student manuals and additional documentation.
September 14, 2017 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

ACLS Recertification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an internationally recognized standard of care treatment for patients in cardiac arrest and with other imminently life-threatening pathologies.  The recertification course is a four hour intensive review of the most up to date recommendations from the American Heart Association.  Students will learn algorithms for the initial care of patients with various presenting cardiac rhythms and demonstrate those skills using simulated cases.  The course emphasizes the team-work aspects of cardiac resuscitation, and students are encouraged to collaborate on producing the best possible resuscitation outcomes.
September 18, 2017 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

HeartCode (previously known as BLS Skills Sessions) is a hands-on renewal of basic life support skills.  This course is two-parts: Part One - Web-based training and testing provided directly by the American Heart Association Part Two -Hands-On Demonstration of participants skills in front of an American Heart Association Certified Instructor through Baystate AHA Training Center. This course is approximately 1.5 hours in length depending on the participants skill set.
September 18, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an internationally recognized standard of care treatment for patients in cardiac arrest and with other imminently life-threatening pathologies.    Students will learn algorithms for the initial care of patients with various presenting cardiac rhythms and demonstrate those skills using simulated cases.  The course emphasizes the team-work aspects of cardiac resuscitation, and students are encouraged to collaborate on producing the best possible resuscitation outcomes. This is a two-day certification program which demonstrates and outlines the most up to date recommendations from the American Heart Association.  
September 21, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS) The PEARS course helps healthcare providers develop the knowledge and skills needed for emergency evaluation and treatment of seriously ill infants and children. Targeted toward healthcare providers who frequently/ infrequently see critically ill or injured infants and children, but are not PALS certified. The goal of this course is to improve the quality of care provided, resulting in improved outcomes. The PEARS course covers: recognition of respiratory distress, shock, and cardiac arrest appropriate lifesaving interventions to take within the initial minutes of response until the child is transferred to an advanced life support provider resuscitation team concept PEARS training is intended for any healthcare provider and others who might encounter pediatric emergency situations in the course of their work, including: Physicians and Nurses, not specializing in pediatrics (PALS certified) Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Emergency Medical Technicians Respiratory Therapists Pre-Hospital and In-Hospital Healthcare Providers (Outside of Critical Care Areas i.e. PALS certified) Outpatient Clinical Staff School-Based Providers PEARS training is intended for those staff members who routinely provide pediatric care and are not required to have PALS certification. Course length is approximately 6.5 hours and is given in an instructor-led training session. Passing a video-based written exam and skills test is required for the awarding of a PEARS Provider Course Completion Card.
September 29, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Healthcare Provider Certification

Healthcare Provider Certification previously known as Basic Life Support covers adult rescue breathing, adult bag-mask use, adult CPR/AED - 1 Rescuer, Adult CPR/AED - 2 Rescuers, adult relief of choking, child rescue breathing, child bag-mask use, child CPR, child relief of choking, infant rescue breathing and choking, infant bag-mask use and infant CPR. The goal of this course is to provide you the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve chocking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

This is a 4.5 hour course which includes instructor demonstrations, videos, hands-on skills session and written tests.

Please see Course Preparations for requirements, student manuals and additional documentation.
October 5, 2017 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

ACLS Recertification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an internationally recognized standard of care treatment for patients in cardiac arrest and with other imminently life-threatening pathologies.  The recertification course is a four hour intensive review of the most up to date recommendations from the American Heart Association.  Students will learn algorithms for the initial care of patients with various presenting cardiac rhythms and demonstrate those skills using simulated cases.  The course emphasizes the team-work aspects of cardiac resuscitation, and students are encouraged to collaborate on producing the best possible resuscitation outcomes.
October 16, 2017 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

HeartCode (previously known as BLS Skills Sessions) is a hands-on renewal of basic life support skills.  This course is two-parts: Part One - Web-based training and testing provided directly by the American Heart Association Part Two -Hands-On Demonstration of participants skills in front of an American Heart Association Certified Instructor through Baystate AHA Training Center. This course is approximately 1.5 hours in length depending on the participants skill set.
October 16, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

PALS Certification

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification  is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children.  PALS is a classroom, 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. The goal of this course is to provide pediatric healthcare providers with the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children and help improve outcomes.  PALS covers pediatric emergencies; concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment; basic life support; PALS treatment algorithms; effective resuscitation; and team dynamics. This is a two-day certification program which demonstrates and outlines the most up to date recommendations from the American Heart Association.  
October 19, 2017 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

HeartSaver CPR AED provides basic life saving skills for non-clinical individuals, such as, daycare providers, medical assistants, facilities, transportation, etc.
October 21, 2017 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Healthcare Provider Certification previously known as Basic Life Support covers adult rescue breathing, adult bag-mask use, adult CPR/AED - 1 Rescuer, Adult CPR/AED - 2 Rescuers, adult relief of choking, child rescue breathing, child bag-mask use, child CPR, child relief of choking, infant rescue breathing and choking, infant bag-mask use and infant CPR. The goal of this course is to provide you the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve chocking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

This is a 4.5 hour course which includes instructor demonstrations, videos, hands-on skills session and written tests.

Please see Course Preparations for requirements, student manuals and additional documentation.
November 1, 2017 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

PALS Recertification

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children.  PALS is a classroom, 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. The goal of this course is to provide pediatric healthcare providers with the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children and help improve outcomes.  PALS covers pediatric emergencies; concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment; basic life support; PALS treatment algorithms; effective resuscitation; and team dynamics.    
November 3, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

ACLS Recertification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an internationally recognized standard of care treatment for patients in cardiac arrest and with other imminently life-threatening pathologies.  The recertification course is a four hour intensive review of the most up to date recommendations from the American Heart Association.  Students will learn algorithms for the initial care of patients with various presenting cardiac rhythms and demonstrate those skills using simulated cases.  The course emphasizes the team-work aspects of cardiac resuscitation, and students are encouraged to collaborate on producing the best possible resuscitation outcomes.
November 13, 2017 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

HeartCode (previously known as BLS Skills Sessions) is a hands-on renewal of basic life support skills.  This course is two-parts: Part One - Web-based training and testing provided directly by the American Heart Association Part Two -Hands-On Demonstration of participants skills in front of an American Heart Association Certified Instructor through Baystate AHA Training Center. This course is approximately 1.5 hours in length depending on the participants skill set.
November 13, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an internationally recognized standard of care treatment for patients in cardiac arrest and with other imminently life-threatening pathologies.    Students will learn algorithms for the initial care of patients with various presenting cardiac rhythms and demonstrate those skills using simulated cases.  The course emphasizes the team-work aspects of cardiac resuscitation, and students are encouraged to collaborate on producing the best possible resuscitation outcomes. This is a two-day certification program which demonstrates and outlines the most up to date recommendations from the American Heart Association.  
November 16, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

HeartSaver CPR AED provides basic life saving skills for non-clinical individuals, such as, daycare providers, medical assistants, facilities, transportation, etc.
December 2, 2017 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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