ABOUT THE AHA (AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION)

Course Details

The American Heart Association is the America’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.

TRAINING OFFERED

1. Basic Life Support (BLS) - Instructor-Led Training

The BLS Course trains members to instantly perceive a few life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical situations and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to finish BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

Features
  • Reflects science and education from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC
  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Emphasis on high-quality CPR including a team dynamics classroom activity
  • Video-based course with real world scenarios
Course Content
  • High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  • The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
  • Use of an AED
  • Effective ventilations using a barrier device
  • Importance of teams in multi rescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multi rescuer CPR
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - Instructor-Led Training

AHA’s ACLS Course has been refreshed to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS aptitudes, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course features the significance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

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 Content
  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an 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 ACS and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

3. ECG - Pharmacology

The AHA’s ECG & Pharmacology Course has been refreshed to reflect the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC. This classroom-based, Facilitator-led course is intended to enhance electrocardiogram (ECG) recognition skills and pharmacology knowledge for treating cardiovascular emergencies.

ECG - Pharmacology course for healthcare professionals who participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in crisis response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, and others who require this specialized knowledge for their job.

Features
  • Only course available to focus on this critical knowledge
  • Flexible instructional format with two units – ECG and Pharmacology – that be taught together or separately
  • Fifty-page Student Workbook with colorful illustrations to be used before, during and after the course
  • Open to any Instructor to teach with no requirement to be affiliated with an American Heart Association Training Center
  • Instructor CD with instructor notes, lesson maps and administrative documents
Course Content
  • Basic electrophysiology
  • Normal ECG measurements
  • Basic arrhythmias
  • Administration of appropriate drugs within the ACLS algorithms

ACLS AND BLS COURSE AT MEDCITY

BLS-1 Day course with a fees of 3000 Rupees for Medcity students 3500 Rupees for outside candidates who will not be attending any other course at Medcity

ACLS-2DAYS class done after BLS and the fees is 5000 Rupees for Medcity students and 6000 Rupees for outside candidates who will not be attending any other course at Medcity

ECG classes will be arranged accordingly and is a 1 Day class charged 1000 Rupees