American Heart Association
First Aid INFORMATION
HEARTSAVER FIRST AID (BASIC FIRST AID)
The AHA offers two separate courses for healthcare providers who require training in pediatric care. Both courses reflect science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
First Aid Course Options
PALS is available in two different training methods – blended learning and classroom training. All PALS course options teach the same AHA science-based skills and result in the same AHA PALS Course Completion Card.
Is AHA First Aid the right course for me?
PALS is geared towards healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children and for personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.
What does this course teach?
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to
- Perform high‐quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) per American Heart Association (AHA) basic life support (BLS) recommendations
- Differentiate between patients who do and do not require immediate intervention
- Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and begin CPR within 10 seconds
- Apply team dynamics
- Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure
- Perform early interventions for respiratory distress and failure
- Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock
- Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock
- Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias
- Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias
- Implement post–cardiac arrest management
HOW MANY CEUS FOR FIRST AID DO I GET?
The American Heart Association PALS courses provide CEU/CME credits for EMTs, AEMTs, paramedics, respiratory therapists, nurses, nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, physicians, dentists, and pharmacists. The PALS certification courses are approved for up to 12.75 CEUs/CMEs, and recertification courses are approved for up to 7.0 CEUs/CMEs.
WHAT IS First Aid CERTIFICATION TRAINING LIKE FROM Juman Medical?
Jurman Medical goes above and beyond the call of duty to answer the question, "What is First Aid certification, and how can it help you achieve your career goals?"We offer First Aid certification to qualified healthcare providers all over the United States, with multiple training locations available. Plus, our courses are taught by acknowledged experts in First Aid who are currently practicing in their field. Leading small classes of qualified students, instructors guide a participatory approach to learning that encourages hands-on experience in order to fully develop the techniques. Muscle memory is an important function to integrate with our students' existing skill sets, so adequate resources are always accorded to all students, including a one-to-one manikin-to-student ratio. All equipment students use to practice represents the most current technology.We even offer First Aid certification renewal - an update type version of the program for students who have current First Aid certifications - as well as special courses that can be taught on site at your home or business to better meet your needs. That way, we make it simple to renew your First Aid certification at your convenience. Given the critical importance of the training, Jurman Medical is proud to offer the highest possible caliber First Aid course. We understand you need to gain the skills and confidence to act in a crisis, which means you should learn to feel comfortable with the techniques. And as a result, we encourage an open discussion format designed to answer all your questions so you can engage with the material on your own terms. Meanwhile, we give you all the time and hands-on experience you need to feel at ease with the simple steps needed to save someone's life.Choose First Aid certification from Jurman Medical. Please contact us today at (number) or visit our website to learn more about our First Aid certification offerings.
Jurman Medical provides various types of American Heart Association approved CPR Certification Courses, First Aid Training Courses & BLS Certification Courses. These course types include online, on-site and blended options - we provide as much flexibility as we can for our customers.