Class Schedule

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This course is for healthcare providers, in a variety of settings, requiring BLS certification. This course format is the same for initial and renewing participants. An American Heart Association BLS Provider 2-year certification card will be issued upon successful completion of this course.

Those arriving more than 10 minutes after the start time for the class, WILL NOT be able to attend the class.

This course is for healthcare providers, in a variety of settings, requiring BLS certification. This location is open to CMH employee only. This course format is the same for initial and renewing participants. An American Heart Association BLS Provider 2-year certification card will be issued upon successful completion of this course.

Those arriving more than 10 minutes after the start time for the class, WILL NOT be able to attend the class.

THIS CLASS IS SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION IF A MNIMUM OF 10 STUDENTS ARE NOT REGISTERD BY THE COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE. 

You will be notified by email 7 days prior to the class date if the course is cancelled so you can register for a different BLS Provider course. 

This course is for healthcare providers, in a variety of settings, requiring BLS certification. This course format is the same for initial and renewing participants. An American Heart Association BLS Provider 2-year certification card will be issued upon successful completion of this course.

Those arriving more than 10 minutes after the start time for the class, WILL NOT be able to attend the class.

THIS CLASS IS SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION IF A MNIMUM OF 10 STUDENTS ARE NOT REGISTERD BY THE COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE. 

You will be notified by email 7 days prior to the class date if the course is cancelled so you can register for a different BLS Provider course. 

This course is for non-healthcare providers who want to learn CPR and obtain a certification card.  It includes adult, child, and infant CPR, choking interventions, and AED use.  Skills will be tested.  There is no written exam.  An American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR AED 2-year certification card will be issued upon successful completion of this course.

The PALS Provider course is a course for participants that have never completed PALS certification or have an expired PALS certification.  The participant must have a CURRENT BLS certification from the American Heart Association.  BLS Certification cannot be expired.  Your current BLS card must be verified by the CMH AHA Training Center prior to class.  If your BLS Certification was obtained from a location other than Chidlren's Mercy Hospital,  then that card must be faxed to 816-234-9263 with completion of the online registration.

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Program (PALS) was created in cooperation with the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics to assist the health care provider to recognize early signs of pedaitric and infant distress and intervene to prevent respiratory and cardiopulmonary arrest.  In addition, the course is designed to enhance cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize critically ill infants and children.

THE PALS course includes various types of learning formats which include videos, skill stations, interactive sessions and self-study.  The skill stations and interactive scenario teaching stations utilize small-group personalized learning settings.

Target Population:  The PALS course is intended for healthcare providers with medical care responsitbilties for infants and children.  The provider should provide critical care responsiblities on a routine basis to infants and children.  This includes pediatricians, family practice physicians, pediatric specialists, anesthesiologists, emergency physicians, nurses in critial care areas such as ED, ICU & transport, paramedics and respiratory therapists.

The Provider class session is two days:  Day one 0700-1730 and Day Two 0730-1730.

PALS Standards are set by the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics.  All participants who successfully pass the completion criteria for the course will be issued a PALS provider card, affirming completion of the course.  PALS training must be updated every 2 years.

 

The PALS Update course is for participants that have a CURRENT PALS and BLS certification from the American Heart Association.  PALS Certification cannot be expired.  A current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification is also required for this course from the American Heart Association.

Both BLS and PALS current certification cards must be verified by the CMH AHA Training Center prior to class.  If your previous BLS or PALS certification was obtained at a location other than Children's Mercy Hospital, then copies of those cards must be faxed to 816-234-9263 with completion of the online registration.  Your registration is not complete until the cards are received.  If you took your current BLS and/or PALS certification from Children's Mercy then you do not need to send in any copies of your cards.

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Program (PALS) was created in cooperation with the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, to assist the health care provider participant to recognize early signs of pediatric and infant distress and intervene to prevent respiratory and cardiopulmonary arrest.  In addition, the course is designed to enhance cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize critically ill infants and children.

The PALS course includes various types of learning formats which include videos, skill stations, interactive sessions and self-study.  The skill stations and interactive scenario teaching stations utilize small group, personalized learning settings.

Target Population:  The PALS course is intended for healthcare providers with critical care medical responsibilities for infants and children.  This includes Pediatricians, Family Practice Physicians, Pediatric Specialists, Anesthesiologists, Emergency Physicians, Nurses (Critical care unit, Critical care transport), paramedics and respiratory therapists.

Program Accreditation:  PALS standards are set by the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics.  All participants who sucessfully pass the completion criteria for the course will be issued a PALS provider card, affirming completion of the course.  PALS certification must be updated every two years.

 Effective July 1, 2017 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credits will be available for physicians.  In order to receive the credit, additional information is required at registration including date of birth and Board of Pediatrics number.

                “Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.”

This course is for participants that have a CURRENT BLS CERTIFICATION from the American Heart Association.  BLS Certification cannot be expired.  BLS Current Card must be verified by the CMH AHA Training Center prior to class.  If your previous BLS certification was obtained at a location other than Children's Mercy Hospital then that card must be faxed to 816-234-9263 with completion of the online registration PRIOR to class.

Target Population:  This is a pediatric course designed to enhance the healthcare provider's basic pediatric life support knowledge to prepare students to initiate and manage the first few minutes of a pediatric arrest or prevent the arrest of a pediatric victim in severe cardiopulmonary distress.  It is a video-based, instructor-led, traditional classroom course.  Students who successfully complete the course will receive a PEARS Provider Course Completion Card.

Program Accreditation:  PEARS Standards are set by the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics.  All participants who successfully pass the completion criteria for the course will be issued a PEARS Provider card, affirming completion of the course.  PEARS training must be updated every 2 years.

 

 

 

This sign up is for Instructors only.  You must arrive on day one no later than 0715 to set up your room for class.  You must arrive no later than 0745 on day two to set up your room.  You must attend the instructor meeting on class day.

This registration is for PALS instructors only.  You must arrive by 0745 to set up your room and attend the instructor meeting.

This registration is for CURRENT BLS INSTRUCTORS only.  Students cannot register for the course here.

This registration is for CURRENT BLS INSTRUCTORS only.  Students cannot register for the course here.