Education

Class Schedule

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The Basic Life Support (BLS) 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.

The BLS CPR Class covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
  • Breathing Barriers, Bag Valve Masks, and 2 Rescuer CPR
  • Cardiopulmonary Emergencies and Special Resuscitation Situations

Provider Course requires approximately 4-5 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.

Certification cards issued on next business day.

Note: All persons who have a need to enter a building owned and/or operated by Shriners Hospitals for Children are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.  Class attendees who cannot show proof of vaccination will not be permitted to take the course at a Shriners facility.

The ACLS Provider Renewal  Course is for advanced health care providers in the hospital or pre-hospital who has taken the AHA ACLS course within the last two years and has to renew their certification.   It is designed to teach you the lifesaving skills required to be a team member or  team leader in either setting.   Must have current AHA ACLS card.

Specific pre-requisites need to be completed and turned in two days prior to the class.  Please register in enough time to allow you to complete the pre-work.  Students are required to successfully complete the AHA BLS HCP course and provide a copy of card prior to the class.

Course Content

  • Airway management
  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device and use of an AED
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
  • Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics
  • Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting the 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Related pharmacology

Renewal provider course requires approximately 6 - 8 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.

Same day certification card on weekdays.  Holidays and weekends - next business day.

The Basic Life Support (BLS) Renewal 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.

The BLS CPR Class covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
  • Breathing Barriers, Bag Valve Masks, and 2 Rescuer CPR
  • Cardiopulmonary Emergencies and Special Resuscitation Situations

Renewal provider course  requires approximately 2.5 - 3.5 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.

PROOF of CURRENT AHA BLS CARD is REQUIRED

Certification cards on next business day.

NOTE:  All persons who have a need to enter a building owned and/or operated by Shriners Hospitals for Children are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.  Class attendees who cannot show proof of vaccination will not be permitted to take the course at a Shriners facility.

Regular business hours are Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, excluding holidaysCash payments accepted at AMR office during business hours.  Online registration through this site is available 24 hours a day if payment is made with a credit card.

AHA = American Heart Association

Note:  Face masks required at AMR facilities.  For classes at Shriners Hospitals for Children, attendees must be able to provide proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  Attendees who cannot provide proof of vaccination will not be permitted to take the course at a Shriners facility.

Note:  The AMR Administrative office will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, 2021 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday (US).  Regular office hours will resume on Monday, November 29 at 8:00 AM.