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CPR and First Aid Training

First Aid, CPR and Other AHA Training
(Including Certification Courses for Healthcare Professionals)

North Shore LIJ-Health System offers a number of courses sponsored by the American Heart Association, both for the public and healthcare professionals seeking certification.

Basic Life Support (BLS) and Heartsaver Courses

Course Description Audience
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, the use of an automated external defibrillator, and the relief of choking. Public and Professional
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Renewal Course Course designed to review and refresh the knowledge and skills that were learned in the initial BLS HCP course. Public and Professional
BLS HCP Online Part 1, Part 2 – Skills practice, and Part 3 – Skills testing with an AHA Instructor This course is an option for healthcare providers and other students seeking an alternative to classroom-based training for first-time and renewal certification. Public and Professional
HeartCode BLS Part 1 (Parts 2 and 3 may be completed using a voice assisted manikin system) Same curriculum as BLS HCP above, but with an emphasis on patient scenarios and debriefing of correct and incorrect answers Public and Professional
Heartsaver AED Basic life support offered in modules of adult and child CPR and AED use with optional module of Infant CPR. For employees and/or designated first responders who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency. Public and Professional
Heartsaver First Aid Adult first aid basics, medical emergencies and injury emergencies along with environmental emergencies. Public and Professional
Heartsaver First Aid Online Part 1 Curriculum same as Heartsaver First Aid but requiring participant to attend a skills testing session. Public and Professional
Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED Adult first aid basics, medical emergencies and injury emergencies along with adult/child CPR and AED and optional infant CPR. Public and Professional
Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AEDOnline Course  Curriculum same as Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED with requiring skills testing session. Public and Professional
Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Pediatric first aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, environmental emergencies and optional asthma care training for child care providers, optional adult/child CPR and AED, optional infant CPR. Public and Professional


 

Community AHA Courses With No Certification

Course Description Audience
Family & Friends CPR Adult/child CPR, adult/child choking and optional infant CPR and choking.

Public

Family & Friends CPR Anytime Adult/child CPR or Infant CPR Personal Learning Kit can be shared with family members and friends. Public


 

AHA ACLS Certification Courses

Course Description Audience
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) One rescuer CPR/AED, airway management, rhythm recognition, IV/IO access, use of medications, cardioversion, transcutaneous pacing, effective resuscitation team dynamics.

Public and
Professional

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Renewal Course Course designed to review and refresh the knowledge and skills learned in the initial ACLS course. Public and
Professional
Heartcode ACLS Part 1Parts 2 and 3 are completed with an AHA instructor or with voice assisted manikin Same as ACLS above, but utilizing eSimulation technology manikins with patient scenarios and team dynamics.

Public and
Professional


 

AHA PALS Certification Courses

Course Description Audience
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest, respiratory management, 1- and 2-person CPR/AED skills, defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion, intraosseous access and fluid administration, effective resuscitation team dynamics.

Public and
Professional

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal Course Course designed to review and refresh the knowledge and skills learned in the initial PALS course. Public and
Professional

 

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