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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.

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.

 

This course is designed to teach the students the skill of basic EKG interpretation. The content provided in this course focuses on the essential information you need to know to interpret EKG's and understand their significance. This is an excellent course for all individuals pursuing a career in medicine.

Course Cost:  $300.00 (includes ALL books)

For more information please contact us at ems_education_registrations@dhha.org or 303-602-2530.

 

Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con) is a free course that teaches participants the basic life-saving medical interventions needed to control bleeding. It is designed to empower those with little to no medical training to become immediate responders in the setting of severe, life-threatening bleeding.  Skills presented include bleeding control with a tourniquet and bleeding control with gauze packs or topical hemostatic agents.

 

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.

The AHA has added a BLS Renewal Course option for BLS Providers to complete the BLS training and receive a BLS Provider course completion card!  It is designed specifically for providers with a current BLS Provider card and allows for time efficiency while teaching both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills in both in-facility and prehospital settings.  If your BLS Provider card has expired or you are taking this course for the first time, please select from our other BLS Provider Course options.

This course is ideal for physicians, nurses, respiratory, physical and occupational therapists, firefighters / EMS, CNA’s or anyone other healthcare professionals needing to renew their BLS Provider certification.

Course features accelerated content and 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.

Escaping Violent Encounters for Healthcare Providers

The health care industry leads all other sectors in the incidence of nonfatal workplace assaults,
and the emergency department is a particularly vulnerable setting. Workplace violence is a significant occupational hazard facing emergency nurses- ENA

Focus: All levels of the in-hospital/home-health patient care setting (RN,LPN,MD,Techs,CNA)

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

After completion of the online portion, students attend a structured ACLS hands-on skills session with an AHA ACLS Instructor.  The skills session is required in order to complete the training and receive your Advanced Cardiac Life Support 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.

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.

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

After completion of the online portion, students attend a structured PALS hands-on skills session with an AHA PALS Instructor.  The skills session is required in order to complete the training and receive your Pediatric Advanced Life Support 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 AHA's Heartsaver CPR AED and Heartsaver First Aid Courses are conducted in a classroom setting and features group interaction and hands-on coaching and feedback from an AHA Instructor.  These courses are designed to prepare and empower students to provide CPR, use an automated external defibrillator (AED) and provide first aid in a safe, timely, and effective manner. 

When registering for these courses you have three different registration options: 1) CPR AED only, 2) First Aid only, or 3) Both CPR AED and First Aid.

We schedule private events for businesses and offer discounts to groups of 10 or more!  If you would like us come to your business location or have a private course for your employees or group at our facility, please contact us at DenverParamedicsAHA@dhha.org to schedule your event.

The AHA's Heartsaver CPR AED and Heartsaver First Aid Courses are conducted in a classroom setting and features group interaction and hands-on coaching and feedback from an AHA Instructor.  These courses are designed to prepare and empower students to provide CPR, use an automated external defibrillator (AED) and provide first aid in a safe, timely, and effective manner. 

When registering for these courses you have three different registration options: 1) CPR AED only, 2) First Aid only, or 3) Both CPR AED and First Aid.

We schedule private events for businesses and offer discounts to groups of 10 or more!  If you would like us come to your business location or have a private course for your employees or group at our facility, please contact us at DenverParamedicsAHA@dhha.org to schedule your event.

The AHA's Heartsaver CPR AED and Heartsaver First Aid Courses are conducted in a classroom setting and features group interaction and hands-on coaching and feedback from an AHA Instructor.  These courses are designed to prepare and empower students to provide CPR, use an automated external defibrillator (AED) and provide first aid in a safe, timely, and effective manner. 

When registering for these courses you have three different registration options: 1) CPR AED only, 2) First Aid only, or 3) Both CPR AED and First Aid.

We schedule private events for businesses and offer discounts to groups of 10 or more!  If you would like us come to your business location or have a private course for your employees or group at our facility, please contact us at DenverParamedicsAHA@dhha.org to schedule your event.

 

 

Prerequisite: Colorado State EMT Basic Certification and Hepatitis B vaccination series. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR STATE EMT BASIC CERT APPROVED PRIOR TO REGISTERING FOR CLASS.  You can submit these forms via email at ems_education_registrations@dhha.org. We apologize but we cannot accomodate CNAs (Certified Nrusing Assistants) with our IV Approval Course. 

Students certified as an EMT in the State of Colorado are permitted to perform limited intravenous therapy under medical direction following successful completion of the course. The class includes 32 hours of classroom and lab training followed by in-hospital clinical experience. Clinical time will be located in the Emergency Department of Denver Health Medical Center, Denver's busiest Level 1 Trauma Center.

32 hours of continuing education hours will be provided after successful completion of the course.            

 Tuition: $400.00(includes textbook)

The State of Colorado has changed the curriculum for EMT Basic IV Approval to include additional skills and classroom requirements.  This is now a 4 day course.  The clinical rotation requirements have not changed. 

For additional information contact us at ems_education_registrations@dhha.org or 303-602-2531.

The ALS/BLS Refresher series provides EMTs and Paramedics the opportunity to meet continuing education requirements for National Registry recertification.  This course does not include NREMT psychomotor testing

All sessions will be held at the Rita Bass Trauma and EMS Education Institute building located at:

190 W 6th Avenue

Denver, Colorado 80204. 

 

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.

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.

Designed for emergency personnel that may be involved in situations where special tactics and/or immediate trauma management is required, immediate transport is not available and dangerous environmental conditions exist.

 

This one day (8 hour) course teaches public safety responders (police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and other first responders) the basic medical care interventions that will help save an injured responder's life until EMS responders can safely enter a tactical scene. This course meets POST requirements.