Class Schedule

ACLS and PALS Courses are currently only available to Denver Health Hospital employees. 

BLS/CPR Courses are currently only available to Denver Health Hospital employees, New Hires, and EMT/Paramedic Program students. 

The EMS Education Department, a division of the Denver Health Paramedics, is a state of Colorado EMS approved training center.  Available programs include EMT training, Paramedic training, continuing education for emergency service and healthcare workers and community education. 

Please click on a course below to begin the enrollment process.

The ACLS course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

Providers who take ACLS must be proficient in performing high-quality BLS skills through the use of the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC, reading and interpreting electrocardiograms (ECGs), understanding ACLS drugs, and bag-mask ventilations.

Students wishing to also receive their BLS certification must purchase the $30 add-on with registration.  This optional addition allows students to stay after the course and complete the BLS Skills Check component which compliments the online HeartCode BLS course.  Students must complete the online HeartCode BLS prior to the course, and present their online certificate of completion on the day of class.  You will receive a separate email with your HeartCode BLS online course link.

 

This American Heart Association CPR course provides medical level certification for those employed in the medical field. This course is ideal for physicians, nurses, respiratory, physical and occupational therapists, firefighters / EMS, CNA’s or anyone going to school for a medical related occupation.  This course is good for first time certification OR currently certified/expired healthcare providers.

Course content includes:

• High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
• Use of an AED
• Effective ventilations using a barrier device
• Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
• Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers certificate valid for two years.

The price of this course includes the mandatory textbook.

 

HeartCode® BLS utilizes a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills.  It is designed for healthcare professionals seeking an alternative method for completing a BLS course.

After completion of the online portion, students attend a structured BLS hands-on skills session with an AHA BLS Instructor.  The skills session is required in order to complete the training and receive your CPR certification card.

Students: You must bring the online certificate of completion with you to class in order to participate in the skills check.  You may also email the PDF of the online certificate to DenverParamedicsAHA@dhha.org prior to the course.

The PALS course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children.  This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units, such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, and others, who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

Before taking PALS, students should have a mastery of infant and child BLS skills.  They should also be able to recognize various heart rhythms, be familiar with different types of airway management tools and their use, and have knowledge of the drugs commonly used  to treat cardiovascular irregularities.

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