Class Schedule

Please select the course and class date that you wish to attend from the options below. Then follow the directions to complete your registration.

On-Site Courses

We also offer on-site courses conducted at your facility, at your convenience. Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to discuss conducting training at your facility.

ACLS Provider - INITIAL
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 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

 

 Audience:

For first time students and students with expired certification

The American Heart Association ACLS provider course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies.

Course Content:

Through didactic instruction and active participation in simulated cases, the students will enhance their skills and clinical decision making abilities for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiopulmonary arrest, acute arrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes.  Students are taught to use the following important concepts:

·         Basic Life Support (BLS) Survey

·         High-Quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

·         ACLS survey

·         ACLS algorithms

·         Effective resuscitation team dynamics

·         Immediate post cardiac arrest care

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  

Day one -  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Day two -  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

CEU:

CEU’s available for EMS personnel through CECBEMS (Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services)

Arkansas State Board of Nursing:

(Note:  See the Arkansas State Board of Nursing website for the most current CEU information)

  •  American Heart Association advanced life support courses for various age groups (ACLS, PALS, NRP, PEARS) are acceptable as continuing education.
  • The ASBN will allow ten (10) contact hours for initial training or retraining if it occurs during the two-year timeframe immediately preceding license renewal. (Chapter 2, Section VII, E.1) 
  • CPR does not count for continuing education.
  • A copy of the ACLS, PALS, NRP or PEARS card will suffice as proof of completion. The class roster is not adequate.
ACLS Provider - PRIVATE
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to schedule your training date.

 

 Audience:

For students seeking certification in ACLS

The American Heart Association ACLS provider course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies.

Course Content:

Through didactic instruction and active participation in simulated cases, the students will enhance their skills and clinical decision making abilities for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiopulmonary arrest, acute arrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes.  Students are taught to use the following important concepts:

·         Basic Life Support (BLS) Survey

·         High-Quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

·         ACLS survey

·         ACLS algorithms

·         Effective resuscitation team dynamics

·         Immediate post cardiac arrest care

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  Varies

CEU:

CEU’s available for EMS personnel through CECBEMS (Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services)

Arkansas State Board of Nursing:

(Note:  See the Arkansas State Board of Nursing website for the most current CEU information)

  •  American Heart Association advanced life support courses for various age groups (ACLS, PALS, NRP, PEARS) are acceptable as continuing education.
  • The ASBN will allow ten (10) contact hours for initial training or retraining if it occurs during the two-year timeframe immediately preceding license renewal. (Chapter 2, Section VII, E.1) 
  • CPR does not count for continuing education.
  • A copy of the ACLS, PALS, NRP or PEARS card will suffice as proof of completion. The class roster is not adequate.
ACLS Provider - RENEWAL
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

 

Audience:

For students renewing their current non-expired certification

The American Heart Association ACLS provider course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies.

Course Content:

Through didactic instruction and active participation in simulated cases, the students will enhance their skills and clinical decision making abilities for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiopulmonary arrest, acute arrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes.  Students are taught to use the following important concepts:

·         Basic Life Support (BLS) Survey

·         High-Quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

·         ACLS survey

·         ACLS algorithms

·         Effective resuscitation team dynamics

·         Immediate post cardiac arrest care

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

CEU:

CEU’s available for EMS personnel through CECBEMS (Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services)

Arkansas State Board of Nursing:

(Note:  See the Arkansas State Board of Nursing website for the most current CEU information)

  •  American Heart Association advanced life support courses for various age groups (ACLS, PALS, NRP, PEARS) are acceptable as continuing education.
  • The ASBN will allow ten (10) contact hours for initial training or retraining if it occurs during the two-year timeframe immediately preceding license renewal. (Chapter 2, Section VII, E.1) 
  • CPR does not count for continuing education.
  • A copy of the ACLS, PALS, NRP or PEARS card will suffice as proof of completion. The class roster is not adequate.
ACLS Provider - Skills Test
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 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to schedule your training date.

 

Audience:

For students who have completed Part 1 of Online ACLS

Course Content:

Students will complete Part 2 Skills Practice and Part 3 Skills Testing.

Course Length:  Varies

Bloodborne Pathogens
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 Course Dates:

Students receive a Participation Certificate upon course completion.

 

Audience:

This course is designed for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens such as:

• Correctional Officers
• Childcare workers
• Security guards
• Maintenance workers
• School personnel
• Hotel housekeepers
• Health and fitness club staff
• Tattoo artists

Course Content:

AHA’s course uses the PACT acronym (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) and slogan, “Make a PACT, Know How to Act,” to help students learn and easily recall bloodborne pathogens training. 

Students learn how to:
•  Protect themselves from exposure to bloodborne pathogens
•  Act when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
•  Clean themselves and the area when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
•  Tell or report any exposure to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace 

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  1 Hour

Bloodborne Pathogens - Online
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This course will be completed in its entirety online.  There are no classroom segments.

Students receive a Participation Certificate upon course completion.

 

Audience:

This course is designed for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens such as:

• Correctional Officers
• Childcare workers
• Security guards
• Maintenance workers
• School personnel
• Hotel housekeepers
• Health and fitness club staff
• Tattoo artists

Course Content:

AHA’s course uses the PACT acronym (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) and slogan, “Make a PACT, Know How to Act,” to help students learn and easily recall bloodborne pathogens training. 

Students learn how to:
•  Protect themselves from exposure to bloodborne pathogens
•  Act when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
•  Clean themselves and the area when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
•  Tell or report any exposure to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace 

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  1 Hour

BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR
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 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

 

Audience:

The American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed for Healthcare professionals and students attending college to become a Healthcare Provider.

Course Content:

Participants will learn how to perform CPR in both in and out of hospital settings.  Key components of the course will train participants to: 

·         Promptly recognize cardiac arrest

·         Give high quality chest compressions

·         Deliver appropriate ventilations

·         Provide early use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)

·         Administer techniques for relief of choking victims

 

The course includes adult, child, and infant rescue techniques.  Skills will be practiced as part of a team and individually.

Course Length:  4 hours

BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR - PRIVATE
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to schedule your training date.

 

Audience:

The American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed for Healthcare professionals and students attending college to become a Healthcare Provider.

Course Content:

Participants will learn how to perform CPR in both in and out of hospital settings.  Key components of the course will train participants to: 

·         Promptly recognize cardiac arrest

·         Give high quality chest compressions

·         Deliver appropriate ventilations

·         Provide early use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)

·         Administer techniques for relief of choking victims

 

The course includes adult, child, and infant rescue techniques.  Skills will be practiced as part of a team and individually.

Course Length:  Varies

BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR - Skills Test
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to schedule your training date.

 

Audience:

Students who have completed either BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1 or HeartCode BLS.

Course Content:

Students will complete Part 2 Skills Practice and Part 3 Skills Testing.

Course Length:  Varies

Heartsaver CPR AED
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 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

 

Audience:

The American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED provider course is designed for non-Healthcare professionals such as fitness trainers, lifeguards, coaches, school teachers, etc., who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory agency requirements.

Course Content:

Participants will learn how to perform CPR and use an AED.  Key components of the course will train participants to: 

·         Deliver effective CPR for adult, child, and infant victims

·         Provide early use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)

·         Perform techniques for relief of adult, child, and infant choking victims

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  2 hours

Heartsaver CPR AED - Skills Test
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to schedule your training date.

 

Audience:

For students who have completed Part 1 of Online Heartsaver CPR AED

Course Content:

Students will complete Part 2 Skills Practice and Part 3 Skills Testing.

Course Length:  Varies

Heartsaver First Aid
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 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

 

Audience:

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

Course Content:

• Key changes reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• First aid basics
• Medical emergencies
• Injury emergencies
• Environmental emergencies
• Optional written test 

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  2 hours

Heartsaver First Aid - Skills Test
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 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to schedule your training date.

 

Audience:

For students who have completed Part 1 of Online First Aid

Course Content:

Students will complete Part 2 Skills Practice and Part 3 Skills Testing.

Course Length:  Varies

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

 

Audience:

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

Course Content:

• Key changes reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• First aid basics
• Medical emergencies
• Injury emergencies
• Environmental emergencies
• Adult CPR and AED use
• Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR
• Optional written test

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:   4 Hours

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED - PRIVATE
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to schedule your training date.

 

Audience:

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

Course Content:

• Key changes reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• First aid basics
• Medical emergencies
• Injury emergencies
• Environmental emergencies
• Adult CPR and AED use
• Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR
• Optional written test

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:   4 Hours

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED - Skills Test
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to schedule your training date.

 

Audience:

For students who have completed Part 1 of Online Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

Course Content:

Students will complete Part 2 Skills Practice and Part 3 Skills Testing.

Course Length:  Varies

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid
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 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

 

Audience:

• Child care workers
• Teachers
• Foster care workers
• Camp counselors
• Youth group leaders
• Coaches
• Others responsible for children

Course Content:

• First aid basics
• Medical emergencies
• Injury emergencies
• Environmental emergencies
• Optional pediatric first aid modules are:
  - Pediatric first aid topics (eye injuries; fever; suspected abuse; and snake, spider, scorpion, tick and marine animal bites and stings)
  - CPR and AED use
  - Asthma care training for child care providers

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  1.5 Hours

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED
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 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

 

Audience:

• Child care workers
• Teachers
• Foster care workers
• Camp counselors
• Youth group leaders
• Coaches
• Others responsible for children

Course Content:

• First aid basics
• Medical emergencies
• Injury emergencies
• Environmental emergencies
• Optional pediatric first aid modules are:
  - Pediatric first aid topics (eye injuries; fever; suspected abuse; and snake, spider, scorpion, tick and marine animal bites and stings)
  - Asthma care training for child care providers
 • CPR and AED

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  3.5 Hours

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED - PRIVATE
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to schedule your training date.

 

Audience:

• Child care workers
• Teachers
• Foster care workers
• Camp counselors
• Youth group leaders
• Coaches
• Others responsible for children

Course Content:

• First aid basics
• Medical emergencies
• Injury emergencies
• Environmental emergencies
• Optional pediatric first aid modules are:
  - Pediatric first aid topics (eye injuries; fever; suspected abuse; and snake, spider, scorpion, tick and marine animal bites and stings)
  - Asthma care training for child care providers
 • CPR and AED

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  Varies

PALS Provider - INITIAL
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

 

Audience:

For first time students and students with expired certification

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

Course Content:

• Key changes in pediatric advanced life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
• 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
• Management of respiratory emergencies
• Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
• Vascular access
• Resuscitation team concept
• Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
• Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment 

Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  

Day one -  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Day two -  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

CEU:

CEU’s available for EMS personnel through CECBEMS (Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services)

Arkansas State Board of Nursing:

(Note:  See the Arkansas State Board of Nursing website for the most current CEU information)

  •  American Heart Association advanced life support courses for various age groups (ACLS, PALS, NRP, PEARS) are acceptable as continuing education.
  • The ASBN will allow ten (10) contact hours for initial training or retraining if it occurs during the two-year timeframe immediately preceding license renewal. (Chapter 2, Section VII, E.1) 
  • CPR does not count for continuing education.
  • A copy of the ACLS, PALS, NRP or PEARS card will suffice as proof of completion. The class roster is not adequate.
PALS Provider - PRIVATE
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to schedule your training date.

 

Audience:

For students seeking certification in PALS

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

Course Content:

• Key changes in pediatric advanced life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
• 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
• Management of respiratory emergencies
• Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
• Vascular access
• Resuscitation team concept
• Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
• Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment

 Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  Varies

CEU:

CEU’s available for EMS personnel through CECBEMS (Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services)

Arkansas State Board of Nursing:

(Note:  See the Arkansas State Board of Nursing website for the most current CEU information)

  •  American Heart Association advanced life support courses for various age groups (ACLS, PALS, NRP, PEARS) are acceptable as continuing education.
  • The ASBN will allow ten (10) contact hours for initial training or retraining if it occurs during the two-year timeframe immediately preceding license renewal. (Chapter 2, Section VII, E.1) 
  • CPR does not count for continuing education.
  • A copy of the ACLS, PALS, NRP or PEARS card will suffice as proof of completion. The class roster is not adequate.
PALS Provider - RENEWAL
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

 

Audience:

For students renewing their current non-expired certification

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

Course Content:

• Key changes in pediatric advanced life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
• 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
• Management of respiratory emergencies
• Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
• Vascular access
• Resuscitation team concept
• Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
• Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment

 Course description provided by American Heart Association®

Course Length:  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

CEU:

CEU’s available for EMS personnel through CECBEMS (Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services)

Arkansas State Board of Nursing:

(Note:  See the Arkansas State Board of Nursing website for the most current CEU information)

  •  American Heart Association advanced life support courses for various age groups (ACLS, PALS, NRP, PEARS) are acceptable as continuing education.
  • The ASBN will allow ten (10) contact hours for initial training or retraining if it occurs during the two-year timeframe immediately preceding license renewal. (Chapter 2, Section VII, E.1) 
  • CPR does not count for continuing education.
  • A copy of the ACLS, PALS, NRP or PEARS card will suffice as proof of completion. The class roster is not adequate.
PALS Provider - Skills Test
Is this the right class for me?

 Course Dates:

You will receive your American Heart Association course completion card on the day of the course.

Contact us at 479-785-1578 or info@cprcenter.com to schedule your training date.

 

Audience:

For students who have completed Part 1 of Online PALS

Course Content:

Students will complete Part 2 Skills Practice and Part 3 Skills Testing.

Course Length:  Varies

Contact Information

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Fort Smith, AR 72901
Phone: 479-785-1578
Toll Free: 888-748-1981
Fax: 479-784-9419
info@cprcenter.com

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