AHA certified Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider/Trainer courses by VIVO Healthcare

By VIVO Healthcare | 18th March 2015 11:52 AM |

AHA certified Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider/Trainer courses by VIVO Healthcare

VIVO Healthcare is one of India’s leading healthcare education companies focused on emergency medical services (EMS) and allied health training. In addition to providing healthcare education, VIVO also provides industry focused EMS solutions including First Aid, Emergency response, Medical equipment, and Specialist training solutions. Since 2011, VIVO has trained over 12,000 people across healthcare, industry, and government organizations’.

VIVO is an international training center of the American Heart Association (AHA), American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) and the courses are accredited by the Quality Council of India (QCI) which administers the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) in India. Parkway College Singapore signed an agreement with VIVO Healthcare of India on 3rd May 2013 for collaboration in allied health education.

American Heart Association Certified Courses

Basic Life Support (BLS) course for Healthcare Providers

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

Course Content

Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPRAHA certified Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider/Trainer courses by VIVO Healthcare
  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
  • Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
  • CPR with an advanced airway*

* This is an introduction to the compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place. For more information on advanced airways, please refer to the Airway Management Course.

Features

Video based course ensures consistency

  • Instructor led, hands on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Student manual comes with new Pocket Reference Card, designed to provide quick emergency information to the rescuer at any time.
  • Updated Science based content

Certification

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card is valid for two years. In the classroom, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) course for Healthcare Providers

ACLS is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

Audience

ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.

Course Content

Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compression, use of a bag-mask device and use of an Automated External AHA certified Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider/Trainer courses by VIVO HealthcareDefibrillator (AED).
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
  • Airway management
  • Related pharmacology
  • Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
  • Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics

Features

Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage Active participation

  • Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills

Course Completion Card

Upon successful course completion, including demonstration of skills competency in all learning stations and passing the CPR and AED skills test, bag-mask ventilation skills test, a Megacode test and a written test, students receive an ACLS course completion card, valid for two years.

For more details about our upcoming American Heart Association (AHA) certified Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider/Instructor course, please visit our Training Calendar or Contact Us.

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