This American Heart Association approved course covers adult and pediatric CPR and FBAO, two-rescuer CPR, barrier devices and AED. The course focuses on the needs of the professional caregiver. Successful completion includes American Heart Association certification that is valid for two years. Textbook required, can be purchased at NTC's Campus Store.
The AHA’s PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. The goal of PALS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.
This American Heart Association approved course is a refresher for those already meeting requirements for CPR as a Healthcare Provider. Successful completion includes American Heart Association certification that is valid for two years. Textbook required, can be purchased at NTC's Campus Store.
Prepares learners to provide emergency medical care sanctioned by WI Department of Health Services, for Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) scope of practice. Includes: EMS system, EMR responsibilities, legal requirements/ethical standards, communication, patient movement, pathophysiology, body systems, human development, medication administration, airway anatomy and management, resuscitation, patient assessment, fundamental medical/trauma care, special considerations, and shock. Successful course completion prepares learners for National Registry EMR written examination.
Skills test for American Heart Association (AHA) BLS class only. Must complete online Heartcode BLS course at https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-bls prior to skills testing and must bring course completion certificates to skills test. Contact NTC's AHA Specialist at 715-803-1667 for more information or if a skills test is needed for a different AHA online course.
In this course students will learn the difference between monitoring and assessing a patient using an ECG machine and proper lead placement for a 12 and 15 lead ECG. Students will use a simple chart and leads I, II, III, to determine electrical axis and the presence of fascicular blocks (hemiblocks) and describe the clinical significance of hemiblocks and bundle branch blocks in the cardiac patient. The course will describe a strategy for identifying V-Tach in wide complex tachycardia and the ECG criteria for W.P.W. syndrome.
ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.