American Heart Association Training Center at NWF State College

  

2017 Schedule of Classes

 

Heartsaver, Adult - First Aid, CPR, AED - Niceville Campus (Open to the Public)

The Heartsaver Course teaches the basic techniques of Adult First Aid, CPR, AED use.  Students also learn to use barrier devices in CPR and give first aid for choking for responsive adult victims.  Responders like security personnel, teachers, parents, lifeguards, airline 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. Age Requirement: 16 and above. Students will receive an American Heart Association course completion card. Course completion cards are valid for two years through the end of the month during which the course completion card was issued.

Fee: $50.00

Book Required: Student Required to purchase Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook, 2016

Location - Fort Walton Beach Campus, Building 1, Room 126 
Time: 8:30am-12:30pm (4 hours)
 
Dates                                                 Course Ref #

Friday, August 11                                  10565

Friday, September 8                               10566

Friday, October 13                                  10567

Friday, December 18                               10568

 

Heartcode Online Test Only

For American Heart Association courses that include psychomotor skills such as CPR, students, after the online eLearning portion is complete,  must complete an in-person skills practice and testing session to obtain an AHA course completion card. Skills Sessions are conducted by authorized AHA Instructors.

Fee $50.00

Pre Req - online eLearning portion must be completed, certificate must be brought to class

Test offered by appointment.  Email cottonj@nwfsc.edu for an appointment time.

 

                                           Health Care Provider Trainings

Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider                            

Course Description: BLS Healthcare Provider (CPR), 4.5 contact hours, The BLS Healthcare Providers Course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an AED on adults and children, and relief of a FBAO in responsive and non-responsive victims. The course is designed for healthcare providers who care for patients in a wide variety of settings, both in and out of the hospital. 

Fee: $55.00

Book Required: Student Required to purchase Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Manual, 2016

Location - Fort Walton Beach Campus, Building 1, Room 126 
 
Dates                                               Time                    Course Ref #                           
Saturday, July 29, 2017              8:30am-12:30pm            10617
Monday, August 14, 2017           8:30am-12:30pm             10570
Saturday, August 19, 2017         8:30am-12:30pm             10571
Monday, September 11, 2017       8:30am-12:30pm           10572
Saturday, September 16, 2017     8:30am-12:30pm            10573
Monday, October 09, 2017            8:30am-12:30pm           10574
Saturday, October 21, 2017          8:30am-12:30pm            10575
Monday, November 13, 2017        8:30am-12:30pm             10576
Saturday, November 18, 2017       8:30am-12:30pm            10577
Monday, December 11, 2017        8:30am-12:30pm              10578
 

  

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) – Initial

This two-day course uses a scenario-based, team approach to teach pediatric emergency respiratory management or cardiac arrest. The PALS course is for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies. Recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest utilizing a systematic approach to pediatric assessment is the focus of this course.

Fee: $150.00

Location - Niceville Campus, Building 510, Room 180 
Time: 8:00am-5:00pm
 
Dates                                                                 Course Ref #
Thursday & Friday, September 28 & 29                   10580
Monday & Tuesday, November 6 & 7                       10581   
 
 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - Refresher                   

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support-(PALS) Provider Refresher course is for current PALS providers who wish to renew their provider status. This course provides a refresher on the cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest.

Pre Req: PALS Initial and current BLS Card Required

Fee: $85.00

Location - Niceville Campus, Building 510, Room 180 
Time: 8:00am-5:00pm

Dates                                                 Course Ref #

Friday, August 4                                     10583

Monday, October 9                                  10604

Friday, November 17                               10584

 

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - Initial                  

This two-day course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

Pre Req: ACLS precourse Self Assessment and current BLS Card Required

Fee: $150.00

Location - Niceville Campus, Building 510, Room 180 
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm

Dates                                                 Course Ref #

Friday & Saturday, October 6 & 7           10623

Friday & Saturday, December 8 & 9        10624

 

 

 

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - Refresher

AHA’s ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

Pre Req: ACLS card and current BLS Card Required

Fee: $85.00

Location - Niceville Campus, Building 510, Room 180 
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm

Dates                                                 Course Ref #

Friday, September 15                            10619

Friday, November 3                               10620

Friday, December 11                             10621