Healthcare Providers

Courses for Healthcare Providers

Option 1: BLS CPR for Healthcare Providers
The American Heart Association BLS CPR for Healthcare Provider Certification Course is designed for healthcare professionals who need training on how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

$80 per person

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Option 2: BLS CPR for Healthcare Providers – Blended Online
AHA BLS CPR blended online is a Web-based, self directed program. This program is for healthcare professionals who need training on how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

After completion of the online portion, the student will be required to schedule an in-person skills examination to receive their card.

$90 per person

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Option 1: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Initial Course

The American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course is based on science evidence from the most current AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC. The goal of the PALS certification course is to aid the pediatric healthcare provider in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes.

This course runs from 9am – 5pm for 2-Days.  

$275 per person

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Option 2: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal Course

This official American Heart Association PALS renewal course is a 1-day 9am – 5pm in-person class that is designed for people who have already taken PALS, and have a current PALS card, or expired card within the past 30 days.

$220 per person

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Option 3: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Online Course

Updated to reflect science in the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC, HeartCode® PALS Part 1 is a web-based, self-directed program that teaches healthcare providers knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. Using eSimulation technology, students assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings where they can apply their knowledge to real-time decision-making and skills development.

After completion of the online portion, the student will be required to schedule an in-person skills examination to receive their card

$275 per person

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PALS Key is NON-REFUNDABLE

Airway Management Training Course

The Columbia Safety Airway Management Course is a unique program specifically designed to give students the opportunity to learn, practice and demonstrate many airway skills used in resuscitation. Healthcare providers whose occupation or volunteer activities require airway management skills, in addition to professionals in the field of resuscitation and airway management such as scientists, educators, researchers, and manufacturers of medical devices, may find the course beneficial.

$275 per person

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Option 1: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Initial Training

Columbia Safety provides official American Heart Association ACLS Certification Classes. Upon successful course completion you will be issued an official AHA ACLS provider card. This two-day offering is suitable for emergency, intensive care, or critical care healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics, and other professionals who may need to respond to cardiovascular emergencies who currently do not hold a current ACLS Provider card.

$275 per person

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Option 2: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Renewal

This official American Heart Association ACLS renewal course is a 1-day in-person class that is designed for people who have already taken ACLS, and have a current ACLS card, or expired card within the past 30 days.

$220 per person

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Option 3: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Blended Online

This course from the American Heart Association has been updated to reflect new science based on the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC. HeartCode® ACLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 uses eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios. Students are presented with a team dynamics lesson, 10 ACLS hospital-based case scenarios, and a written exam.

After completion of the online portion, the student will be required to schedule an in-person skills examination to receive their card

$275 per person

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Basic Rhythm Interpretation

Develop a systematic approach to identifying common arrhythmias, during this two-day course. You will learn to accurately interpret rhythm strips using static and dynamic simulations. Interpretation includes normal rhythms and arrhythmias such as atrial and ventricular rhythms and heart blocks.

$250 per person

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Frequently Asked Questions

We always recommend that students check with their employer to see exactly what class they need to take. If you need CPR for the Healthcare Provider, we have it.

Other healthcare provider classes we offer include ACLS, PALS, Basic Rhythm Interpretation, and Airway Management Training.

Often times healthcare providers or nursing school students need first aid training as well. You can enroll in a First Aid course with us too.

Students in ACLS/PALS courses are not required to have a current BLS Provider card, but they are expected to be proficient in BLS skills.

 Please call our office to schedule the hands-on skills.

The HIV/AIDS exam may be taken twice. 

 Heartsaver CPR is a general course and can be taken by anyone. BLS is a CPR class typically required for healthcare professionals. 

No, first aid is not included in the AHA’s BLS courses. That is a separate certification.

No, BLS is not included in AHA’s ACLS/PALS courses. However, it is expected that healthcare providers taking an ACLS/PALS course come to class already proficient in BLS skills

Our Heartsaver Courses are for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory or other requirements. While these courses are designed to meet OSHA requirements, OSHA does not review or approve any courses for compliance.

Through the AHA/OSHA Alliance, we work with OSHA to raise awareness about workplace safety and health to prevent injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in the workplace. Read about the  OSHA/AHA Alliance.

 

Common buzzwords and phrases to look for:

  • Online CPR cards, download instantly (Not valid in Wa. State!)
  • Download your certification card right after finishing your course
  • No hands-on skills required (Hands-on REQUIRED in Wa State!)
  • 100% online (Instructor led, classroom class REQUIRED in Wa.!)
  • Immediate certificate or wallet card
  • Have your card/be certified today
  • Nationally “validated”, nationally “recognized” = means there is no nationally accrediting or governing body for emergency care training. All courses MUST be “approved” by The American Heart Association.
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