Professional EMS Training - 2013

Kirwan Heights EMS is able to instruct a variety of different layperson and healthcare professional style medical course. Please take a look below. If you are interested in any of these courses, please submit a request for the class through our website. We will have one of our instructor staff get in contact will you as soon as possible.

Kirwan Heights EMS is currently transitioning in our Winter Training mode. We will developing a schedule for alot of hands-on indoors classes. Also, we are currently developing a Cold Weather Emergencies class to held sometime in late January or early February 2013.

Duration: 2 - 3 hours

Basic Cardiac Life Support

a.k.a. Healthcare Provider CPR / AED
New Students

Individual: $40.00

Group (10-19): $30.00

Business (20+): $25.00

Renewals**

Individual: $35.00

Group (10-19): $25.00

Business (20+): $25.00

CPR course designed for the Healthcare Professional (Doctors, Nurses, PHRNs, Paramedics, EMTs, etc.). This course is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by appointment.

Individuals

Individuals are welcome, but cost will be higher due to required paperwork. Individual classes are by appointment ONLY.

Groups / Businesses

Discounts are available for groups of 10+. Business discounts are available for any company that has 20+ persons to be certified. Businesses should contact our Department with any special needs. We are available to provide shift training. This means that we are more than willing to scheduled multiple classes for the same day, if your employees work different shifts.

**Existing card must be presented the day of class.

New Students: 10-12 hours - Renewals: 5-6 hours

Pediatric Advanced Life Support*

a.k.a. PALS
New Students

$50.00/student

Renewals**

$40.00/student

Course Conent

Students will be instructed on child and infant CPR/AED, airway management during emergencies, cardiac dysrythmias, IV access, team approach, and various case studies throughout the lessons.

This course is designed for any healthcare professionals who respond to emergencies in infants and children. Personnel includes emergency medicine, intensive care, critical care units. Also for any physician, nurse, paramedic, or others required to carry the certification for their job.

Completion card will be obtained after successfully completing a hands-on skills assessment and written test.

Individuals

Due to the cost of equipment and instructor schedules, we are unable to hold individual classes.

Groups

Groups of 10 or more who are in need of Pediatric Advanced Life Support are urged to contact us through our website so that we can set up a class. Please include "PALS Class Request" in the subject line of your email.

Group rates will be discussed after a request is submitted. The rate will depend on the size of the class.

Doctor's Offices

Any doctor's office who is in need of PALS should also contact us through our website so that we can set up a class. Please include "PALS Doctor's Office Class Request" in the subject line of your email.

Discounted rates are available upon class request. This will depend on the size of the class.

Ambulance Services, Paramedics, or EMTs

Towards the end of summer and early fall, we will be hosting a Pediatric Advanced Life Support class at Kirwan Heights Fire Department. Times and dates are still TBA. If you are in need of a PALS renewal before this time, please contact us through the website to submit a request.

*CEUs are available for this class. Date requested MUST BE 45 days away in order to schedule the class and submit paperwork for CEUs.

**Existing card must be presented the day of class.

New Students: 10-12 hours - Renewals: 5-6 hours

Advanced Cardiac Life Support*

a.k.a. ACLS
New Students

$50.00/student

Renewals**

$40.00/student

Course Conent

Students will be instructed on adult CPR/AED, recognition of impending cardiac arrest, recognition of symptomatic bradycardia, airway management, pharmacology, acute coronary syndrome, stroke, and team approach to care. Various case studies will be presented throughout class.

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

Completion card will be obtained after successfully completing a hands-on skills assessment and written test.

Individuals

Due to the cost of equipment and instructor schedules, we are unable to hold individual classes.

Groups

Groups of 10 or more who are in need of Pediatric Advanced Life Support are urged to contact us through our website so that we can set up a class. Please include "ACLS Class Request" in the subject line of your email.

Group rates will be discussed after a request is submitted. The rate will depend on the size of the class.

Doctor's Offices

Any doctor's office who is in need of PALS should also contact us through our website so that we can set up a class. Please include "ACLS Doctor's Office Class Request" in the subject line of your email.

Discounted rates are available upon class request. This will depend on the size of the class.

Ambulance Services, Paramedics, or EMTs

Towards the end of summer and early fall, we will be hosting a Pediatric Advanced Life Support class at Kirwan Heights Fire Department. Times and dates are still TBA. If you are in need of a PALS renewal before this time, please contact us through the website to submit a request.

*CEUs are available for this class. Date requested MUST BE 45 days away in order to schedule the class and submit paperwork for CEUs.

**Existing card must be presented the day of class.

Packages

Kirwan Heights EMS also offers a variety of packages for the classes listed above.

6 - 8 hours

Double Decker Renewal

a.k.a. BCLS / ACLS or PALS Renewal
Renewals**

$75.00/student

The Kirwan Heights EMS "Double Decker" includes Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support OR Pediatric Advanced Life Support recertification.

This class is by SPECIAL REQUEST. Please submit a request through the website with "Double Decker Request" in the subject line. Please also list the requested class: ACLS or PALS.

Generally, this class will be scheduled on a Saturday, Sunday weekend. Times and dates are determined by the availability of instructors.

Groups

Groups of 15+ are required for this class. ALL classes MUST BE completed for students to receive certification.

*CEUs are available for this class. Date requested MUST BE 45 days away in order to schedule the class and submit paperwork for CEUs.

**Existing card must be presented the day of class.

Mega Plan - Renewal Weekend

a.k.a. BCLS / ACLS / PALS Renewal
Renewals**

$120.00/student

The Kirwan Heights EMS "Mega Plan" includes Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support recertification.

This class is by SPECIAL REQUEST. Please submit a request through the website with "Mega Plan Request" in the subject line. Due to scheduling, a list of the attendees for this plan must also be submitted before dates and CEUs are obtained.

Generally, this class will be scheduled on a Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Times and dates are determined by the availability of instructors.

Groups

Groups of 15+ are required for this class. ALL classes MUST BE completed for students to receive certification.

*CEUs are available for this class. Date requested MUST BE 45 days away in order to schedule the class and submit paperwork for CEUs.

**Existing card must be presented the day of class.

Surprise It's an emergency!

This program is designed and supervised by our training staff to surprise your office staff or facility with an unannounced medical or cardiac emergency to test their response in handling the emergency and activating emergency services to assist. Your staff will be evaluated and given a third party view of their actions to improve emergency actions and skills. In additional, a written report overviewing the scenario and any suggestions for our or your staff will be included.

Cost is $50.00/hour. Minimum of one (1) hour is required.

If your business or organization is interested, please contact our Training Coordinator Timothy McDonald at 412.221.8382.