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Class Schedule - Falck- San Jose

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What is BLS for Healthcare Providers?

BLS-HCP is a four (4) hour, one-day course that provides training in a supportive, interactive environment. Case studies and videos will be utilized to provide opportunities to integrate knowledge with practical skills. The course covers an extensive amount of material in a short period of time and requires preparation.

The BLS for Healthcare Providers Course covers core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag mask), foreign-body airway obstruction and automated external defibrillation. This course is intended for healthcare providers such as EMS personnel, physician assistants, doctors, dentists, nurses and respiratory therapists who must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a CPR course.

Course Prerequisites

Please be aware that the student manual IS NOT included in the cost of this course.  An AHA 2015 Guideline BLS Provider Manual is required and must be brought to class. The AHA will not allow you to particpate in the course without the required textbook.

You may purchase a student manual in advance for $20 from vTI.   Please call ahead to purchase and reserve a book as there is a limited supply and we cannot guarantee availability.   It is YOUR responsibility to see that you have the required manual for class. Again, The AHA will not allow students to participate in any AHA class without the required manual.  

 

What is PALS-Update?

This course is designed to provide Pediatric Advanced Life Support training for experienced nurses, paramedics and other allied health professionals. Standards of care, established by the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, will be utilized.

PALS-U is an eight (8) hour, one-day program that provides training in a supportive, interactive environment. Case studies and videos will be utilized to provide opportunities to integrate knowledge with practical skills. The course covers an extensive amount of material in a short period of time and requires preparation.

Course Prerequisites

A current CPR Card (healthcare/professional) is strongly recommended but not required. Please be aware that the student manual IS NOT included in the cost of this course. You may purchase a student manual in advance for $50 from vTI. Please call ahead to purchase and reserve a book as there is a limited supply and we cannot guarantee availability.   It is YOUR responsibility to see that you have the required manual for class. The AHA will not allow students to participate in any AHA class without the required manual. The AHA also requires that you complete the online pre-test, and bring it with you to class.  YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED IN TO THE CLASS WITHOUT THE REQUIRED STUDENT MANUAL ANC COPY OF PRE-COURSE SELF ASSESSMENT AND CHECKLIST RESULTS (70% or HIGHER).  PRINT RESULTS BEFORE CLOSING ASSESSMENT, OR YOU WILL AHVE TO RE-TAKE.  FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS REQUIREMENT WILL RESULT IN A $75 RE-SCHEDULING FEE.

Participants can complete the Online BLS for Healthcare Providers course prior to class and be tested on BLS skills in class to receive a new BLS certification card that matches their PALS certification expiration date.  Order the Online BLS option to start on the online portion of the course.