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.
The Lancaster EMS Education Department / AHA Training Center is conducting an American Heart Association BLS Instructor course. Please note that all instructor candidates must have an Instructor Manual in hand at the beginning of the class to take the Instructor Course. There are several costs associated with the BLS / Heartsaver Instructor Course. These costs are the sole responsibility of the student / agency.
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.
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.
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.
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.