Class Schedule

PLEASE REGISTER WITH YOUR INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL EMAIL ADDRESS.

YOU CANNOT SHARE EMAIL ADDRESSES ON THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION WEBSITE. 

 

To view all classes in a calendar CLICK HERE. (scroll down to view)

Please select a course from the options below. 

We can also schedule a class at your location, better suited to your businesses needs! Please click here for more information about this!

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Our Silver Package allows you take 3 classes at a huge discount! Included in the Silver Package are all of the American Heart Association courses below:

     -ACLS Initial

     -PALS Initial

     -BLS for Healthcare Providers

This package saves you approximately 18% on each course! 

Once you sign up for this package, you will be sent an email requesting the dates you would like to attend  

This package is valid for an entire year from the date of purchase. 

How to register: 

1) Register for the Silver Package below

2) We will send you an email request for the dates you wish

3) Choose any of the dates and times that are available and that fit your schedule

4) Register for each of the ACLS, PALS, BLS classes that fit your schedule

 

The Silver Package is valid on the courses above and does not include the price of textbooks. Online ACLS, PALS or BLS classes are not available with packages. All training packages are non-transferable and must be used within a year of purchase.

AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

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, child and infant 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)

BLS training is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed, healthcare professionals, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • paramedics
  • emergency medical technicians
  • respiratory, physical, and occupational therapists
  • physician’s assistants
  • residents or fellows
  • medical or nursing students in training
  • aides, medical or nursing assistants, and other allied health personnel

In addition, BLS training can be appropriate for first responders, such as police officers and firefighters, as well as for laypeople whose work brings them into contact with members of the public, such as school, fitness center, or hotel and restaurant employees.

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a BLS for Healthcare Provider Course Completion Card.

BLS PROVIDER MANUAL:

There are two book options
1) AHA BLS eBook - This is the newest and least expensive option.
2) AHA BLS Paperback option
Heart Start CPR adheres to the American Heart Association guidelines that all students are required to have a textbook before,during and after the class. We now offer digital eBooks and paperback books options. eBook codes will be emailed to you so that you can download the eBooks. For paperback books, you can choose the pickup option and the book will be given to you at the time of the course OR we can ship it for a small fee.

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL YOUR SKILLS CHECK, YOU CANNOT BE REFUNDED FOR THE ONLINE COURSE KEYCODE. ONCE THAT IS ASSIGNED TO YOU, IT CANNOT BE ASSIGNED TO SOMEONE ELSE.

Skills sessions only scheduled at San Ramon Location.

BLS for Healthcare Providers Online is a fast, official American Heart Association (AHA) Self-Directed Comprehensive online cpr course which allows students to take the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR) course on a computer, instead of attending a traditional, classroom based course using simulation technology and scenario-based learning.
~ CLASSROOM TRAINING RECOMMENDED FOR FIRST TIME STUDENTS ~

AHA eLearning steps
Duration: 1-2 hours online + 45 minute skills session at training center.

This online healthcare provider cpr training program also includes the complete textbook online, so there is no need to purchase that separately. This is state of the art. It is a very fun way to do your skills testing and computers make sure that you are doing compressions and breathing exactly right. This is AHA accredited and you will receive the same Course Completion Card after completing your skills as you would from taking a traditional class.

 

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers

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. 

If YOU NEED BLS CERTIFICATION:

AHA BLS Certification is NOT included with ACLS. If you need to recertify for BLS you will have the opportunity to add on the eLearning Online BLS with Hands On Skills Check during registration.

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).

ACLS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an ACLS Course Completion Card.

 

PRECOURSE STUDYING:

Per the AHA, you must visit the website below to view study material. You must print out and bring your Self-Assessment test score with you to class.  Please go to www.heart.org/eccstudent

Use the password ACLS15 to access the videos and self-assessment test.

To be successful in any ACLS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the ACLS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

Course Length
Course length is approximately 10-12 hours for the initial course

EACH CLASS IS 2 CONSECUTIVE DAYS.

Registration:

Once you complete your registration you will get a registration confirmation email. If you do not see it in your inbox, please check your SPAM/JUNK/BULK email boxes.

ACLS PROVIDER MANUAL:

There are two book options
1) AHA ACLS eBook - This is the newest and least expensive option.
2) AHA ACLS Paperback option
Heart Start CPR adheres to the American Heart Association guidelines that all students are required to have a textbook before,during and after the class. We now offer digital eBooks and paperback books options. eBook codes will be emailed to you so that you can download the eBooks. For paperback books, you can choose the pickup option and the book will be given to you at the time of the course OR we can ship it for a small fee.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers - Recert (Update) Class

*MUST HAVE A CURRENT AHA ACLS PROVIDER CARD*

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.

 

BLS CERTIFICATION:

AHA BLS Certification is NOT included with ACLS. If you need to recertify for BLS you will have the opportunity to add on the eLearning Online BLS with Hands On Skills Check during registration.

 

PRECOURSE STUDYING:

Per the AHA, you must visit the website below to view study material. You must print out and bring your Self-Assessment test score with you to class.  Please go to www.heart.org/eccstudent

Use the password ACLS15 to access the videos and self-assessment test.

 

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

 

Once you complete your registration you will get a registration confirmation email. If you do not see it in your inbox, please check your SPAM/JUNK/BULK email boxes.

ACLS PROVIDER MANUAL:

There are two book options
1) AHA ACLS eBook - This is the newest and least expensive option.
2) AHA ACLS Paperback option
Heart Start CPR adheres to the American Heart Association guidelines that all students are required to have a textbook before,during and after the class. We now offer digital eBooks and paperback books options. eBook codes will be emailed to you so that you can download the eBooks. For paperback books, you can choose the pickup option and the book will be given to you at the time of the course OR we can ship it for a small fee.

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL YOUR SKILLS CHECK, YOU CANNOT BE REFUNDED FOR THE ONLINE COURSE KEYCODE. ONCE THAT IS ASSIGNED TO YOU, IT CANNOT BE ASSIGNED TO SOMEONE ELSE.

* Promo (discount) codes are not valid for eLearning online courses.

This BRAND NEW course from the American Heart Association has been updated to reflect new science based on the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC.


An alternative to traditional, classroom-based ACLS training, HeartCode™ ACLS is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association. The full course combines an interactive, cognitive portion completed online, with CPR skills training. It includes interactive patient cases that test the user’s ability to apply the ACLS algorithms to effect treatment. Users can practice and test their skills on a Voice Assisted Manikin (VAM) or with a certified AHA ACLS Instructor. HeartCode™ ACLS includes interactive patient cases that test the student’s ability to apply the ACLS algorithms to effect treatment. HeartCode™ ACLS will provide your team the benefits of standardized ACLS instruction and improved competency.

Students can earn or renew their provider card in three easy steps!

1. Complete the cognitive computer-based portion (which includes watching videos, performing simulations, and a written test).

2. (If you have access to a Voice Assisted Manikin) You may complete skills practice and a skills test on a Voice Assisted Manikin

3. Otherwise, You must perform your skills test at our training site to receive your official AHA ACLS Provider card.

This continuing education activity is certified for physicians (ACCME/AMA), nurses (ANCC), pharmacists (ACPE), and EMS Practitioners (CECBEMS). Your continuing education unit hours will be available to you from the AHA website.

The online course will take approximately 8-10 hours to complete. You will be at the training site for less than two hours to get your skills tested.

CLICK BELOW TO SCHEDULE.

American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Initial Course. 

Upon completion of this PALS class the health care provider will be able to understand how to recognize and prevent the common causes of pediatric injuries and emergencies that require resuscitation. You’ll understand how to recognize respiratory failure, shock, and cardiac arrest and initiate advanced resuscitation with airway and ventilation control, vascular access, fluid and medication therapy and identify and treat rhythm disturbances.

PALS Course Content:

  • High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR
  • Recognition of patients who do and do not require immediate intervention
  • Recognition of cardiopulmonary arrest early and application of CPR within 10 seconds
  • Apply team dynamics
  • Differentiation between respiratory distress and failure
  • Early interventions for respiratory distress and failure
  • Differentiation between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock
  • Early interventions for the treatment of shock
  • Differentiation between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias
  • Clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias
  • Post–cardiac arrest management

BLS Certification: 

AHA BLS Certification is NOT included with PALS. If you need to recertify for BLS you will have the opportunity to add on the eLearning Online BLS with Hands On Skills Check during registration.

Precourse Studying: 

Per the AHA, you must visit the website below to view study material. You must print out and bring your Self-Assessment test score with you to class.  Please go to www.heart.org/eccstudent

Use the password PALS15 to access the videos and self-assessment test.

 

Registration: 

Once you complete your registration you will get a registration confirmation email. If you do not see it in your inbox, please check your SPAM/JUNK/BULK email boxes.

 

THIS IS A 2 CONSECUTIVE-DAY COURSE!

ACLS PROVIDER MANUAL:

There are two book options
1) AHA PALS eBook - This is the newest and least expensive option.
2) AHA PALS Paperback option
Heart Start CPR adheres to the American Heart Association guidelines that all students are required to have a textbook before,during and after the class. We now offer digital eBooks and paperback books options. eBook codes will be emailed to you so that you can download the eBooks. For paperback books, you can choose the pickup option and the book will be given to you at the time of the course OR we can ship it for a small fee.

American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider - Recert (Update) Course

Upon completion of this PALS class the health care provider will be able to understand how to recognize and prevent the common causes of pediatric injuries and emergencies that require resuscitation. You’ll understand how to recognize respiratory failure, shock, and cardiac arrest and initiate advanced resuscitation with airway and ventilation control, vascular access, fluid and medication therapy and identify and treat rhythm disturbances.

PALS Course Content:

  • High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR
  • Recognition of patients who do and do not require immediate intervention
  • Recognition of cardiopulmonary arrest early and application of CPR within 10 seconds
  • Apply team dynamics
  • Differentiation between respiratory distress and failure
  • Early interventions for respiratory distress and failure
  • Differentiation between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock
  • Early interventions for the treatment of shock
  • Differentiation between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias
  • Clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias
  • Post–cardiac arrest management

 

PALS Provider Manual:

You must have a 2015 Edition of the American heart Association PALS Provider Course Manual at class.

The AHA has made it mandatory for you to have a Provider Manual with you during class. You will not be able to take the class without a book. If you need to, you may purchase a book from us during registration and have the opportunity to have it shipped to you for a small fee. 

 

BLS Certification: 

AHA BLS Certification is NOT included with PALS. If you need to recertify for BLS you will have the opportunity to add on the eLearning Online BLS with Hands On Skills Check during registration.

 

Precourse Studying: 

Per the AHA, you must visit the website below to view study material. You must print out and bring your Self-Assessment test score with you to class.  Please go to www.heart.org/eccstudent

Use the password PALS15 to access the videos and self-assessment test.

 

Registration: 

Once you complete your registration you will get a registration confirmation email. If you do not see it in your inbox, please check your SPAM/JUNK/BULK email boxes.

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL YOUR SKILLS CHECK, YOU CANNOT BE REFUNDED FOR THE ONLINE COURSE KEYCODE. ONCE THAT IS ASSIGNED TO YOU, IT CANNOT BE ASSIGNED TO SOMEONE ELSE.

* Promo (discount) codes are not valid for eLearning online courses.

American Heart Association Heartcode PALS Training - 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: MDs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and Medical Personnel with Busy Schedules.

The PALS Online Class utilizes simulation technology and scenario-based learning that is self-directed on your computer at home. The course covers all of the same material as the traditional classroom based PALS class. 

This program also includes the complete PALS textbook online so there is no need to purchase the book separately. 

**The Online PALS Course is very popular for on-site group training as well. HeartStart CPR can come to your business to provide Part 2 & 3 for your staff. Call for details!

 Benefits of Online Training:

  • Online modules can be completed around your busy schedule
  • Skills check is quick and easy
  • No textbook is required (reduces cost)
  • You will receive your American Heart Association PALS card the same day as your skills check.

 Heart Start CPR Online Course Policy:

  • NO REFUNDS on Online Courses
  • Exchanges from an online course to a physical in-class course is only allowed if the keycode has not been sent to the student
  • For Technical Support, contact AHA @ (888) 242-8883 or help@onlineaha.org  
  • CME/CE credit is provided by the American Heart Association for Physicians, P.A.s, Nurses, Pharmacists, and EMTs. 

Please Note: This course has been tested on Windows XP and Mac OSX, with Internet Explorer 7+ or Firefox 2+. HeartCode programs are not supported by Apple Safari. Students are allowed up to 60 days after the completion of the online part of the course to complete the skills session. 

The online course will take approximately 8-10 hours to complete. You will be at the training site for less than two hours to get your skills tested.

Discount codes are not valid on online courses.