Continuing Education

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course

The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course is a 2-day course designed to enhance your skills in the treatment of arrest and peri-arrest patients through active participation in a series of simulated cardiopulmonary cases. These simulations are designed to reinforce important concepts including, identification ...
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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor Course

This program prepares the ACLS American Heart Association Instructor candidates to learn how to disseminate the science, skills and philosophy of resuscitation programs and gain the knowledge necessary to teach ACLS. Saint Francis Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest ...
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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Heartcode Part Two Skills Testing

The American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Heartcode Anywhere course is an alternative way to complete ACLS from the traditional classroom setting. Even though the Heartcode Anywhere course is approved for both renewal and initial courses, it was originally developed for the experienced provider ...
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Basic Arrhythmia

Basic Arrhythmia is a 2-day class teaching a systematic approach to: Interpreting cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias, and basic treatment modalities Identifying normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy and cardiac conduction, and the ability to measure and calculate information from rhythm strips This class is recommended prior to taking ACLS, ...
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Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR

This Basic Life Support course covers core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of bag mask), foreign-body airway obstruction and automated external defibrillation. After successful completion the student will receive a BLS card.

Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR Online

The American Heart Association has developed an alternative way for healthcare providers to complete BLS CPR from the traditional classroom setting. This program is approved for both renewal and initial credentialing. Course completion consists of two parts: the online, cognitive part and skills testing. Part One: Access ...
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Basic Life Support (BLS) Heartcode Part Two Skills Testing

The American Heart Association's Basic Life Support Heartcode Anywhere course is an alternative way to complete BLS from the traditional classroom setting. Course completion consists of two parts, the computer-based cognitive program and the skills testing. Part one:  After registering for the course, participants will receive an online ...
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Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Course

This one-day program prepares BLS American Heart Association Instructor candidates to learn how to disseminate the science, skills and philosophy of resuscitation programs and gain the knowledge necessary to teach CPR / First Aid. Saint Francis Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education ...
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Community CPR Day

Saving lives is not just for heroes in capes. Saint Francis Healthcare System is doing its part to train lifesavers by hosting free CPR trainings on Saturday, June 1, as part of National CPR and AED Awareness Week (June 1-7). According to the American Heart ...
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CPR Heartsaver Infant

The Infant CPR course contains updated content and science from the 2015 American Heart Association guidelines on infant CPR and ECC and how to react to infants who are choking.

CPR Heartsaver Adult / Child

The CPR Heartsaver Adult / Child course teaches adult / child CPR, choking and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). The course contains updated content and science from the 2015 American Heart Association guidelines for CPR and ECC. After successful completion, the student ...
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Hazmat Training Course

The presence of hazardous materials in a hospital's Emergency Department poses a risk to everyone – patients, hospital personnel, visitors and others within the facility. To help prepare for potential hazmat incidents, Saint Francis Healthcare System will be providing HAZMAT training courses for appropriate hospital ...
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Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid / CPR / AED

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid / CPR / AED course teaches child / infant CPR with mask, choking, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), pediatric first aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, environmental emergencies and asthma care training for child care providers.

Heartsaver First Aid / CPR / AED

The Heartsaver First Aid / CPR / AED course teaches adult / child CPR, choking and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED), in addition to adult first aid basics, medical emergencies and injury emergencies. The course contains updated content and science from the ...
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Neonatal Resuscitation Program

Effective January 1, 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) adopted new requirements for the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP). NRP was developed to introduce the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation to physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and emergency service personnel who participate in neonatal ...
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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Course

Skills taught include recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest; the systematic approach to pediatric assessment, effective respiratory management; defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion; intraosseous access and fluid bolus administration; and effective resuscitation team dynamics. To successfully complete the PALS Course and ...
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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor Course

The program prepares the PALS American Heart Association Instructor candidates to learn how to disseminate the science, skills and philosophy of resuscitation programs and gain the knowledge necessary to teach PALS. Saint Francis Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest ...
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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal Course

To successfully complete the PALS Course and obtain your certification, you must: Pass the Child 1-rescuer CPR / AED and infant 1 and 2-rescuer CPR testing station Actively participate, practice and complete all skills stations and learning stations Pass 2 PALS core cases tests as a team leader Pass ...
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Safe Sitter CPR Class

Safe Sitter is a medically-accurate babysitting preparation program designed for boys and girls ages 11 to 13. This national program teaches sitters: How to have fun with children How to recognize a medical emergency and know the appropriate action to take Tips for handling specific ages Injury prevention Safety for ...
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