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Continuing Education

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor Course (AHA-023)

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...

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course (AHA-011)

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...

Basic Life Support (BLS) Heartcode Part Two Skills Testing (AHA-022)

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...

Breastfeeding Class

A must-take class for expecting parents inspired by Mother Nature to breast-feed. Topics are breast physiology, milk production, positioning, diet, pumping and storing breast milk. Videos In addition to the classes below, Saint Francis also offers instructional breastfeeding videos as a service to expectant and recent mothers....

CPR Heartsaver – Adult / Child / Infant (AHA-005)

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...

CPR Heartsaver – Infant Only (AHA-005)

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.

Heartsaver First Aid / CPR / AED (AHA-007)

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...

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid / CPR / AED (AHA-008)

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.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NCU-002)

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...

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor Course (AHA-018)

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...

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Course (AHA-016)

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...

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal Course (AHA-017)

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 stationActively participate, practice and complete all skills stations and learning stationsPass 2 PALS core cases tests as a team leaderPass...

Safe Sitter CPR Class (AHA-027)

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 childrenHow to recognize a medical emergency and know the appropriate action to takeTips for handling specific agesInjury preventionSafety for...