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American Heart Association Courses

Welcome to the American Heart Association Training page! Below is an outline of our course offerings.

Our Training Center is one of the few in the Rochester area that has active clinicians as instructors, with experience in both pre-hospital and in-hospital environments. Our classes are interdisciplinary and open to the public. Annually, we train over 2,000 people, and we look forward to helping you obtain your certification!

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Interactive HeartCode

  • Note: This is NOT the quarterly RQI certification. 
  • Features open, rolling enrollment
  • An interactive, self-paced, and self-directed learning program designed for healthcare providers, completing all cognitive and psychomotor requirements for the American Heart Association ACLS Course
  • Once enrolled, students will have 1 year to complete all required course content and testing; if the course is not completed within that time, students will need to re-enroll and re-pay the registration fee.
  • Interactive system is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week; the estimated time to complete the course is 5-8 hours.
  • Cost: $200 for the course, plus $47.80 for the optional manual, paid only by credit card (no coupons/vouchers accepted). Once the course has been activated there will be no refunds.
  • Our standard processing time for registrations is between 1 to 3 business days. After your registration has been processed you will receive an email with instructions attached.  
  • Register for this ACLS HeartCode course.

Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor-Led

  • Teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages including ventilation a bag-valve-mask device, use of an AED, and relief of a foreign body airway obstruction
  • Course is designed for the initial certification of healthcare providers and is open to the public
  • Cost: $70 for the course, plus $19.00 for the optional manual paid by cash, check, credit card, or 312 Requisition (no coupons/vouchers accepted). Medical students at the University of Rochester have the course fee waived but are responsible for the cost of the manual.
  • Register for this BLS Instructor Led course.

Basic Life Support (BLS) Interactive HeartCode

  • Note: This is NOT the quarterly RQI certification.
  • Features open, rolling enrollment.
  • Designed for experienced healthcare providers and people with previous CPR certification recognizing that these individuals have previous knowledge and skills
  • Course is centered on reinforcing rapid recall of step sequence during emergencies
  • Once enrolled, students have 1 year to complete all required course content and testing; if the course is not completed within that time, students will need to re-enroll and re-pay the registration fee
  • Interactive system is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week; the estimated time to complete the course is 1-3 hours.
  • Cost: $70 for the course, plus $19.00 for the optional manual, paid by credit card or 312 Requisition (no coupons/vouchers accepted). Medical students at the University of Rochester have the course fee waived but are responsible for the cost of the manual. Once the course has been activated there will be no refunds.
  • Our standard processing time for registrations is between 1 to 3 business days. After your registration has been processed you will receive an email with instructions attached.  
  • Register for this BLS HeartCode course.

Pediatric Advanced (PALS) Interactive HeartCode

  • Note: This is NOT the quarterly RQI certification.
  • Features open, rolling enrollment
  • An interactive self-directed learning program designed for healthcare providers, completing all cognitive and psychomotor requirements for the American Heart Association PALS Course
  • Once enrolled in the course, students will have 1 year to complete all required course content and testing; if the course is not completed within that time, students will need to re-enroll and re-pay the registration fee
  • Interactive system is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week; the estimated time to complete the course is 5-8 hours
  • Cost: $200 for the course, plus $56.70 for the optional manual, paid only by credit card (no coupons/vouchers accepted). Once the course has been activated there will be no refunds.
  • Our standard processing time for registrations is between 1 to 3 business days. After your registration has been processed you will receive an email with instructions attached.  
  • Register for this PALS HeartCode course

 

 

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Disclaimer

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.