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ACLS Instructor Essentials Course is an online, self-directed course that teaches information needed to instruct AHA’s ACLS classroom courses and to conduct skills practice and skills testing sessions for HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 eLearning courses.

Upon completion of this course, a certificate of completion is available to print and must be presented at the classroom Instructor Course.

Prerequisites for ACLS Instructor Essentials

Prior to taking this course, candidates must have a current course completion card in ACLS. Candidates must also have aligned with an AHA ACLS Training Center that is accepting new ACLS Instructors. Next Steps for Becoming an ACLS Instructor

Following successful completion of the ACLS Instructor Essentials Course, candidates must also:

• Attend the in-person ACLS Instructor Course

• Be monitored by Training Center Faculty teaching their first course

Upon successful completion of all steps, candidates receive an ACLS Instructor card.

Acute Stroke Online is a web-based, interactive course that provides training on the symptoms, diagnosis and management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and complications of stroke. Course content is based on information from the AHA’s ACLS EP Manual and Resource Text, covering treatment from the field to the emergency department, as well as critical care and rehabilitation.

This text has been adapted to an independent study activity to make this resource available to a wider audience of health professionals. Acute Stroke Online meets Joint Commission requirements.

Students have access to course material for 12 months after activating the course. No skills session is required for course completion; however, a certificate of completion is available to print.

 

Heartsaver® CPR AED Online Part 1 for HED students ONLY

This Web-based eLearning course provides the cognitive portion (Part 1) of the Heartsaver CPR AED course. 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 Instructor, which they must pass to qualify for a Heartsaver CPR AED course card. PC and Mac® compatible.

General Overview

This Web-based, self-directed course uses video clips and interactive lessons to teach students the content of the Heartsaver CPR AED course. A convenient alternative for taking this course, the online version allows students to train at their own pace and on their own schedule. This course is based on the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.

Key Features and Benefits

This course includes information on:

  • adult CPR AED
  • adult choking relief
  • child CPR AED (optional)
  • infant CPR (optional)
  • child and infant choking relief (optional)

Course features:

  • interactive exercises
  • audio and video
  • a "drag and drop" tool that reinforces steps and sequences
  • a tool for taking and referencing notes
  • a progress bar at top of course screen and check-mark icons next to each exercise that indicate progress through the course
  • navigation controls that allow user to move easily through content, including accordion-style content navigation for less scrolling
  • screen and text-sized options to help meet diverse learning needs

Includes online access to the Heartsaver® CPR AED Student Workbook, and access to all information in the online course for 24 months following activation of the course key.

Course participants who successfully complete Part 1 receive access to a printable certificate granting them entrance to a skills practice session (Part 2) and skills test (Part 3) with a certified American Heart Association Instructor, which they must pass to qualify for a Heartsaver CPR AED course card. Parts 2 and 3 should be completed in one skills practice and testing session.

Please include an e-mail address when ordering. The access key and instructions on how to log in and register for the course will be e-mailed to you, usually within 1 business day.

Dimensions and Specifications

PC and Mac® compatible

Additional Supplies Needed for Operation

Computer with Internet access

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does this course include access to the Heartsaver CPR AED Student Workbook?

A: Yes, the course provides online access to the Heartsaver CPR AED Student Workbook.

Q: How long can students access the information in this online course?

A: Once a student activates his or her course key, the student can access the course information, including the student workbook, for 24 months.

The PALS Instructor Essentials Course is an online, self-directed course that teaches information needed to instruct AHA’s PALS classroom courses and to conduct skills practice and skills testing sessions for HeartCode® PALS Part 1 eLearning courses. Upon completion of this course, a certificate of completion is available to print and must be presented at the classroom PALS Instructor Course.

Prerequisites for PALS Instructor Essentials

Prior to taking this course, candidates must have a current course completion card in PALS. Candidates must also have aligned with an AHA PALS Training Center that is accepting new PALS Instructors.

Next Steps for Becoming a PALS Instructor

Following successful completion of the PALS Instructor Essentials Course, candidates must also:

• Attend the in-person PALS Instructor Course

• Be monitored by Training Center Faculty teaching their first course

Upon successful completion of all steps, candidates receive a PALS Instructor card.

AHA Skills Check Off

This is the "skills" and practice sessions, Part 2 & 3, for AHA online classes. Please bring your completion certificate, it is required.

A skills session is the hands-on portion of an AHA eLearning course and includes Parts 2 and 3 — skills practice and testing. It is conducted in-person after a student completes Part 1 online.

Depending on the course, skills sessions are conducted by AHA BLS, ACLS or PALS Instructors. For HeartCode® system courses, the student may be able to practice and test on a Voice-Assisted Manikin (VAM) system.

Alabama Board of Nursing Provider

ABN0298 Exp:12-23-17

NOTE: Please Contact Penne Mott at (205) 387-0911 ext 5706 First To Verify The Class You Are Taking Quailifies For ABN Hours.