Professional Healthcare Training
Do you want to learn more about helping others in critical situations? Life Support Training Institute (LSTI) offers American Heart Association courses in:
Course Length: 6 - 8 hours
Participants will receive an American Heart Association textbook that includes information on Adult CPR, Pediatric CPR, choking procedures, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and barrier devices.
This course requires participants to complete practical skills and successfully pass a written examination at 84% or above, before a course completion card can be obtained. American Heart Association certification is valid for two years from the date issued.
Realistic simulations will reinforce:
At the end of the course, students will participate in a megacode station to validate and test various skill sets. This new ACLS course improves the quality of care provided to the adult victim of cardiac arrest or cardiopulmonary emergencies.
Course length: Full Provider, 16 hours; Update Course, 6-8 hours
Required before the start of class for ALL students
- Completed PreCourse Test Results (completed online). Information on web access to the Pre-Course Test is provided in the ACLS Course Manual.
- Students coming into class without the PreCourse Test Results will not receive a course certification card.
- Students must score 70% or higher on the Pre Course Test.
ACLS student manual and course certification card are included in the course fee. Please contact the LSTI business office to coordinate pick-up of the course manual or if you have any further questions at 248-304-6057.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a classroom, video-based, instructor led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.
The PALS course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include 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. (www.heart.org)
The AHA PALS course features:
- Co-branded with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
- 1 and 2 rescuer child CPR and AED use.
- 1 and 2 rescuer infant CPR.
- Cardiac, respiratory, and shock case discussions and simulations.
- Key changes in pediatric advanced life support reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.
- Management of respiratory emergencies.
- Resuscitation team concepts.
- Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy.
- Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment and Vascular Access.
- Classroom-based work for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills.
- Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation.
- Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency. (www.heart.org)
Full Provider Course approximately 12-14 Hours (Friday & Saturday).
Renewal Course approximately 6-8 Hours (Saturday only).
- Current AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification Card.
- Renewal candidates must have a current AHA PALS Certification Card.
- Copies of current certifications are required at time of registration.
- Completion and submission of a "pre-test" will be required for certification (available online from text).
- PALS provider student manuals will be available for pick-up at the LSTI business office (M-F 9am to 5pm)
PALS student manual and course certification card are included in the course fee. Please contact the LSTI business office to coordinate pick up of the course manual or if you have any further questions at 248-304-6057.
Proper education and training for pre-hospital providers affects each and every one of us who may need emergency medical service. Whether you are an emergency professional, a healthcare provider or a safety-minded citizen, having the proper training and skills could help people or even save lives someday. LSTI is committed to providing our community with the best emergency education and training services possible.
Life Support Training Institute (LSTI) has provided emergency medical education services to healthcare providers and organizations, municipal service providers and the general public since 1986.
LSTI also offers college-level credits for EMS students in cooperation with the Washtenaw Community College Associate Degree Program.
LSTI is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
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