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AHA Courses for Healthcare Providers

Lancaster EMS is an AHA certified instructor that hosts several courses for professional healthcare professionals. These courses are designed primarily for healthcare professionals in emergency departments, intensive care units, critical care departments, surgical areas, or pre-hospital environments, such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other professionals who may respond to medical emergencies.

For a full list of our upcoming course offerings, please check out our Class Calendar.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

The ACLS Provider course provides the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of an adult ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT) arrest, symptomatic bradyarrhythmia, tachyarrhythmia, acute coronary syndrome, and acute ischemic stroke.

The ACLS Study Guide and pretest will be e-mailed to you following registration for your ACLS class. If your license or background has not provided you with ECG or Pharmacology training and application, or if you need to review and expand your knowledge, we suggest that you complete an ECG & Pharmacology class prior to taking ACLS for successful completion.

Basic Life Support and CPR for Healthcare Providers (BLS)

The Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers class provides information on adult, pediatric and infant CPR, including two-rescuer scenarios, the use of mouth-to-mask, and bag-valve mask. The class also covers automated external defibrillation for adults and children, foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious), special resuscitation situations, and other cardiopulmonary emergencies.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Designed for pediatricians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, emergency physicians, and other healthcare providers who care for infants and children, the PALS course teaches participants to recognize infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest as well as strategies needed to prevent it You will learn the skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock, or cardiopulmonary arrest.

The PALS Study Guide and pretest will be e-mailed to you following registration for your PALS class.

Pediatric Advanced Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)

PEARS is for healthcare providers such as emergency medical technicians (EMTs), medical and surgical nurses, school nurses and any other healthcare provider who infrequently sees critically ill infants and children.