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American Heart Association Classes

BRCC offers classes from the American Heart Association.

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
for Experienced Providers (ACLS EP)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 

Basic Life Support (BLS) / CPR

CPR Instructor 

Heartsaver/First Aid

Heartsaver CPR

 

 


Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
This course follows the standard American Heart Association guidelines. It provides physicians, nurses, paramedics, and other health-care providers with information concerning advanced management of the cardiac patient.

 

2017 Schedule for ACLS

Two-day Classes:

Dates Times  
September 18 to 19, 2017 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Full Certification

For more information please contact us at jaya@blueridge.edu

 

One-day ACLS Recertification Classes:

Dates Times  
August 15, 2017 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Recertification
October 17, 2017 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Recertification
December 5, 2017 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Recertification

For more information please contact us at jaya@blueridge.edu

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Experienced Providers (ACLS EP) 

The goal of the  ACLS EP Course is to improve outcomes in complex cardiovascular, respiratory and other (eg, metabolic, toxicologic) emergencies by expanding on core ACLS guidelines and encouraging critical thinking and decision-making strategies. Through instruction and active participation in case-based scenarios, learners enhance their skills in the differential diagnosis and treatment of prearrest, arrest and postarrest patients.

  • To be announced

For more information please contact us at jaya@blueridge.edu

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)  

This course provides information in teaching and testing Pediatric Advanced Life Support course participants. Topics include teaching techniques, setting-up practice and testing stations, and course management. Prerequisite: Completion of Pediatric Advanced Life Support course.

Dates Times
June 7, 2017 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August 9, 2017 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
November 7, 2017 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information please contact us at jaya@blueridge.edu

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Basic Life Support (BLS) / CPR 

This course follows the current American Heart guidelines for Adult, Child, and Infant CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation — one and two rescuer CPR), obstructed airway, rescue breathing, breathing devices, and special resuscitation situations. The course is designed for the professional rescuer.

2017 Schedule for BCLS

Dates Times Location
June 7, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All classes meet at
the new
Health Sciences Center
room 3019.

The Health Sciences Center is located at 805 Sixth Avenue West, Hendersonville NC 28739

  

June 13, 2017 6 to 11 p.m.
June 29, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
August 1, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
August 10, 2017 6 to 11 p.m.
August 29, 2017 6 to 11 p.m.
September 5, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
September 19, 2017 6 to 11 p.m.
September 27, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
October 4, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
October 17, 2017 6 to 11 p.m.
October 27, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
November 2, 2017 6 to 11 p.m.
November 8, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
November 29, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
December 6, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information please contact us at jaya@blueridge.edu

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CPR Instructor
The CPR Instructor's Course is designed to certify basic CPR Instructors through the American Heart Association. This course teaches instruction skills in general, as well as specific CPR teaching skills. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a CPR Instructor's certificate. Prerequisite: Current certification in CPR or equivalent.

 


Heartsaver/First Aid
This course consists of classroom training, demonstration, and hands-on practice in the identification and initial treatment of medical emergencies, including wounds, burns, poisoning, bites, fractures, heart attack, choking, emergency childbirth, and other medical problems. The course is designed to provide training for individuals who must respond to emergencies until skilled medical assistance arrives to take control of the situation.

 


Heartsaver CPR
This is a course designed to teach the students to recognize emergency situations involving heart attack, choking, respiratory, and cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infant victims.

 

 

Students should preregister for all American Heart Association classes. Call (828) 694-1750 for information.

 

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Contact Us

Robert Jay Alley
Dean of Health Sciences and Emergency Services
(828) 694-1729
jaya@blueridge.edu

 

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