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.

2019 Schedule for ACLS Two-day Classes:

Dates Times  
March 7 - 8, 2019 2-day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day Full Certification
May 11 - 12, 2019 2-day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day Full Certification
July 17 - 18, 2019 2-day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day Full Certification
September 14 - 15, 2019 2-day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day Full Certification
November 7 - 8, 2019 2-day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day Full Certification

For more information, please contact us at aha@blueridge.edu or call (828) 694-1748.

 

One-day ACLS Recertification Classes:

Dates Times  
March 8, 2019 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Recertification
May 12, 2019 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Recertification
July 18, 2019 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Recertification
September 15, 2019 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Recertification
November 8, 2019 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Recertification

For more information, please contact us at aha@blueridge.edu or call (828) 694-1748.

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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.

Dates Times
March 2, 2019 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
June 3, 2019 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
September 28, 2019 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, please contact us at aha@blueridge.edu or call (828) 694-1748.

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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  
March 15, 2019 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  
May 18, 2019 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  
July 25, 2019 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  
September 21, 2019 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  
November 15, 2019 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

For more information, please contact us at aha@blueridge.edu or call (828) 694-1748.

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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. Current BLS textbook required.

2019 Schedule for BCLS - Health Sciences Center

Dates Times Location
January 7, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All classes meet at
Health Sciences Center
Room HSCB 3002

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

January 17, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
January 31, 2019 6 to 10 p.m.
February 5, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
February 14, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
February 26, 2019 6 to 10 p.m.
March 5, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
March 14, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
March 19, 2019 6 to 10 p.m.
April 2, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
April 12, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
April 30, 2019 6 to 10 p.m.  
May 1, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
May 15, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
May 28, 2019 6 to 10 p.m.  
June 3, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
June 13, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
June 25, 2019 6 to 10 p.m.  
July 2, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
July 11, 2019 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
July 16, 2019 6 to 10 p.m.  

2019 Schedule for BCLS - Transylvania County Campus

Dates Times  
March 26, 2019 6 to 10 p.m. Transylvania County Campus, TRCS, Room 149.
July 23, 2019 6 to 10 p.m. Transylvania County Campus, TRCS, Room 149.

For more information, please contact us at aha@blueridge.edu or call (828) 694-1748.

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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) 694-1748 for information.

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