Continuing Education

Infant Care Class

A caregiver's manual for parents, grandparents and other care providers. Infant Care covers topics such as feeding, daily care, infant sleeping patterns, infant CPR and valuable health and safety information.

Infant Massage Class

Baby's First Massage class is research-based and designed for parents of healthy newborns, premature babies and babies with alerted nervous systems who are at least 4 weeks old. During the class, you will learn: The benefits of massage, including promoting bonding, relieving gas, eating and digesting food... Read more

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 resuscitation. Course... Read more

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 Multistate... Read more

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 obtain... Read more

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 the... Read more

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 the... Read more

Sibling Class

Prepare your other children (ages 3-6) to be better siblings. They will learn the proper way to hold infants, hear about toy safety and explore emotional issues of a growing family.


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