Class Schedule

Please select from the following classes. If you have a group needing certification please contact us for group pricing. If you have a training venue for your group we can also come to your location to better meet your needs.

ACLS consists of 8 hours of classroom lecture, simulated cases and a written tests consisting of multiple-choice questions. Our experienced instructors focus on educating in a supportive and dynamic environment, facilitate discussion, and prepare students for every position of a code team. Short breaks are included throughout the class and a 30-minute lunch on your own is in addition to the 8-hours of class. This meets or exceeds the minimum standard for ACLS and certified by the American Heart Association.

ACLS Renewal consists of 5 hours of classroom lecture, simulated cases and a written tests consisting of multiple-choice questions. Our experienced instructors focus on educating in a supportive and dynamic environment, facilitate discussion, and prepare students for every position of a code team. Short breaks are included throughout the class. This meets or exceeds the minimum standard for AHA Renewal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This BLS for Healthcare Provider classroom course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

Audience: For healthcare providers such as EMS personnel, physician assistants, physicians, nurses, nursing students, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and others who must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a BLS course.

Upon successful completion of written test and skills demonstration, students receive an American Heart Association BLS card, valid for two years.

Student materials required: Basic Life Support provider manual. The American Heart Association mandates that each student have access to the 2015 edition BLS provider manual prior to class. It is recommended that you borrow one from your employer or purchase one with registration. We will ship this to you if there is adequate time before class for shipping, otherwise you are welcome to pick it up at the class. 

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR/AED is a 5 1/2 hour course offering education and certifications under the American Heart Association. This course prepares students for basic medical emergencies. Topics include: The Role of the First Aid Provider, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Basic CPR, Basic Life Support Care, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Foreign Body Airway Obstruction, First Aid Assessment, Caring for Serious Injury, Burns and Sudden Illness. Additional First Aid topics are available upon request.

Nationally recognized American Heart Association certification is issued immediately upon course completion; valid two years from date of issue.

PALS New Provider class consists of 8 hours of classroom lecture, simulated cases and a written tests consisting of multiple-choice questions. Our experienced instructors focus on educating in a supportive and dynamic environment, facilitate discussion, and prepare students by facilitating practice in a team approach. Short breaks are included throughout the class and a 30-minute lunch on your own is in addition to the 8-hours of class. This meets or exceeds the minimum standard for AHA New Provider course.

HeartCode ACLS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the ACLS Course. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on session

HeartCode ACLS is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. To enter the course, students must complete a precourse self-assessment. Students will then be presented with a team dynamics lesson and 10 In-hospital patient cases, including a BLS case and 2 megacode cases. The cases may be repeated as many times as necessary to pass.

This course may be used for initial or renewal ACLS Course completion.

Please bring your certificate of completion from the HeartCode ACLS. An AHA ACLS Provider course completion card will be issued upon successful completion and at the time of your scheduled skills testing

 

Students will learn single-rescuer and team basic life support for adults, children and infants through 5 interactive exercises, scenarios and a written test. This course may be used for initial or renewal BLS for Healthcare Providers Course completion.

Direction for the Heartcode BLS Part 1:
Your key to the American Heart Association for BLS Healthcare Provider Online Part 1 course is provided as part of your registration in the hybrid course at Healthcare Certifications. To use your key, please go to www.onlineAHA.org and enter it into the Course Key box. You will then be taken to a page with an option to Login or Register. If you are a new user, click the Register link and complete the registration form. If you are a returning user, simply login to your account. If you have forgotten your password, use the Forgot Password link to have your password reset instructions emailed to you. Also, feel free to call us 888-242-8883 9-5PM EST M-F for assistance. After registration or login to your account, enter your key and click the I Accept and Activate My Key button under the Terms and Conditions. You will then be taken to the “My Courses” page where there is an Access button to begin your course.

(* The number 0 and the letter O look similar. Please always use the number 0.)

Thank you for choosing Healthcare Certifications, we look forward to seeing you!

 

Healthcare Certification’s community CPR Program provides free training classes in: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), choking relief techniques, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) operation for infants, children, and adults. This training is free and If a certified card is required, fees will apply. 

Since 2014 when our Community CPR program began, over 900 Whatcom County residents have been trained and retrained in the lifesaving technique of CPR.  Studies have shown that prompt bystander CPR more than doubles a patient's chances of becoming a long-term survivor.

This free program is 100% funded by fees recovered by students paying for CPR card certification. Healthcare Certification’s goal is for a sustainable program that offers free education to all residence of Whatcom County.

 

 

The AHA's Heartsaver First Aid Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care and the 2015 American Heart Association. This course is designed to prepare students to provide first aid in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of the first aid rescuer
  • Describe the key steps in first aid
  • Remove protective gloves
  • Find the problem
  • Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke
  • Use an epinephrine pen
  • Control bleeding and bandaging
  • Recognize elements of common injuries
  • Recognize elements of common illnesses
  • Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury
  • Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers

The  Heartsaver® Bloodborne Pathogens Online course teaches students how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials.

This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.

This course is designed for any workers with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens such as:

  • Correctional Officers
  • Childcare workers
  • Security Guards
  • Maintenance workers
  • School personnel
  • Hotel Housekeepers
  • Health and Fitness Club Staff 
  • Tattoo Artists

Features

  • Interactive questions and video segments
  • Content is based on the PACT acronym to reinforce critical learning points
  • Downloadable Participation Certificate is available
  • Can start, stop and return to online modules as needed
  • Provides an alternative to classroom-based course

 

The AHA's Heartsaver First Aid Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care and the 2015 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Update for First Aid. This course is designed to prepare students to provide first aid in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

Heartsaver First Aid Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver First Aid blended learning course, designed to teach students the cognitive information needed for first aid training. 

Upon successful completion of both the online and hands-on portions of the course, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid course completion card, valid for two years.

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of the first aid rescuer
  • Describe the key steps in first aid
  • Remove protective gloves
  • Find the problem
  • Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke
  • Use an epinephrine pen
  • Control bleeding and bandaging
  • Recognize elements of common injuries
  • Recognize elements of common illnesses
  • Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury
  • Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers

Audience

Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g. OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

 

 

 

If you have lost your card, please send us an email to info@healthcarecerts.com . We will be able to send you a new card after verifying your past attendance. Please include your name, phone number, address, class attended, date of class attended. There is a $10 fee for a card replacement.

 

Students will learn single-rescuer and team basic life support for adults, children and infants through 5 interactive exercises, scenarios and a written test. Navigation controls allow students to move easily through content as they learn how to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilation, provide early use of an AED, relief of choking for infant, child and adult.

The American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support Online Part 1 Course, web-based and accessible 24 hours a day, provides a flexible alternative to classroom training. Through case-based scenarios, interactive activities and videos, this course teaches the concepts of both single-rescuer and team basic life support.

This course may be used for initial or renewal Basic Life Support

Part 1 must be paired with a hands-on skills practice and testing session (Parts 2 and 3) with an AHA BLS Instructor. Students who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate that allows them entrance to a skills practice and testing session. You have 60 days from your completion date of the online course to successfully complete parts 2 and 3. An AHA BLS course completion card will be issued upon successful completion of all three parts.

HeartCode PALS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the PALS course. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on session.

HeartCode PALS is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. To enter the course, students must complete a precourse self-assessment. Students will then be presented with a team dynamics lesson and 10 In-hospital patient cases, including a BLS case and 2 megacode cases. The cases may be repeated as many times as necessary to pass.

This course may be used for initial or renewal PALS course completion.

Please bring your certificate of completion from the HeartCode PALS. An AHA ACLS Provider course completion card will be issued upon successful completion and at the time of your scheduled skills testing

PALS  Renewal consists of 5 hours of classroom lecture, simulated cases and a written tests consisting of multiple-choice questions. Our experienced instructors focus on educating in a supportive and dynamic environment, facilitate discussion, and prepare students by facilitating practice in a team approach. This meets or exceeds the minimum standard for AHA New Provider course.