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Presented By: Stacie Bobeck, Raenelle Hamilton, Tracey Daggy & Heidi Wiskotoni

    This FREE class is designed to review care of all aspects of the Adult Trauma Patient from mechanism of injury, special populations, trauma complications and head to toe injuries through the use of power point presentations, scenarios, and ending with trauma skills review and jeopary game.

8.0 Contact hours will be awarded to nurses who attend the entire class and complete an evaluation form.

 

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) is an advanced course designed for the registered nurse interested in increasing his/her knowledge in management of the multiple trauma patient. The ATCN course is taught concurrently with ATLS. The ATCN program has been operational for more than 25 years and has an excellent record of offering a superb trauma educational program, and maintaining a positive collaboration with the ACS Committee on Trauma State Chapters. The ATCN program is currently being offered in numerous states as well as internationally. The ATCN Committee is continually responding to requests from other regions, states, and countries to start this program in their areas. 

This course is primarily for nurses, doctors, anyone in medical field requiring a CPR certification

Course Content:

  • The importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
    • All of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival
    • Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
    • Perform high-quality CPR for adults, children and infants
  • The importance of early use of an AED and demonstrate its use
    • Provide effective ventilations by using a barrier device
    • The importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR
    • The technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
  • This course is for Beacon Medical Group employees only.
  • If you purchase the book please call Jenean at 574-875-6430 to arrange a time to pick up the book.

HeartCode BLS uses a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills. 

After completing the online portion, students attend a structured BLS Hands-On Session with an AHA Instructor. This session focuses on meaningful skills practice, debriefing, team scenarios, discussions of local protocols, and skills testing. Where available, students may also complete the hands-on session with a voice-assisted manikin (VAM).

HeartCode BLS is for healthcare professionals seeking an alternative method for completing an initial or renewal BLS Course.

This is strictly used for reserving your CPR materials and eCards for Community CPR/Heartsaver courses that are going to be taught at outside locations.  You may select the CPR/Heartsaver Paperwork and DVD, Manikins, and the correct number of cards that you will need for the number of students you will be teaching by selecting the correct items in the "Add On" section above.

 

NO Equipment will be given to instructors without receipt of payment.

Community Heartsaver Course fees are determined and paid directly to the Individual Instructor responsible for the course.  Please pay your Instructor.

You are required to have the current textbook for this course. If you already own one or have access to one before, during, and after the class, you do not need to purchase one.  Please let your instructor know if you will need to purchase a book for an additional fee.

This class is only for Advanced Practice Nurses (NP) and Physicians. If you are a staff nurse you can not take this course. Heart Code classes are not available any longer for Staff nurses.

Description

HeartCode ACLS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the ACLS Course. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on session with an AHA ACLS Instructor.HeartCode ACLS is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. Students will be presented with a team dynamics lesson and 10 In-hospital patient cases, including a BLS case and 2 megacode cases. The cases may be repeated as many times as necessary to successfully complete per AHA standards. Upon successful completion of all the patient cases, students will take a multiple choice exam and must pass with a minimum score of 84%.

  1. You must purchase and complete the online ACLS Heartcode course via https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-acls
  2. Must bring completion certification with you to class
  3. Also must bring copy of current AHA BLS Card to class.

 

Description

The ACLS Course is designed to teach you the lifesaving skills required to be both a team member and a Team Leader in either an in-hospital or out-of-hospital setting. Because the ACLS Course covers extensive material in a short time, you will need to prepare for the course beforehand.

You are required to have access to the 2020 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider Manual before, during, and after class. Choose ONE of the following options to fulfill this requirement:

  1. Purchase one with class registration for pick-up at the EGH Health and Education Center, IUSB Elkhart 125 E. Franklin ST Elkhart. If you purchase a book through enrollware registration, you must call Jenean at HEC 875-6430 to arrange a time to pick it up.
  2. Already own the 2020 ACLS Provider Manual
  3. Beacon Health System Associates & BMG must contact their Director/Manager/Educator to check out a textbook from their Unit's lending library.
  4. Purchase from one of the three AHA approved suppliers.  

A MANDATORY Pre-course Self-Assessment must be completed with a passing score of 70% or above prior to admission to the classroom portion. If you have not completed the Self-Assessment, you will be asked to reschedule your class. This information can be found on the first page of your provider manual or in your confirmation email. Please follow this link and launch course then create an account to complete the pre-test. You only need to do the Pre-test, the videos are optional but strongly encouraged.

Class will be cancelled if less than 4 students are registered.

To take this class you must have a current AHA BLS card. Instructor may ask to see current card.

 

ACLS Recertification 

 

Description

The ACLS Course is designed to teach you the lifesaving skills required to be both a team member and a Team Leader in either an in-hospital or out-of-hospital setting. Because the ACLS Course covers extensive material in a short time, you will need to prepare for the course beforehand.

You are required to have access to the 2020 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider Manual before, during, and after class. Choose ONE of the following options to fulfill this requirement:

  1. Purchase one with class registration for pick-up at the EGH Health and Education Center, IUSB Elkhart 125 E. Franklin ST Elkhart. If you purchase a book through enrollware registration, you must call Jenean at HEC 875-6430 to arrange a time to pick it up.
  2. Already own the 2020 ACLS Provider Manual
  3. Beacon Health System Associates & BMG must contact their Director/Manager/Educator to check out a textbook from their Unit's lending library.
  4. Purchase from one of the three AHA approved suppliers.  

A MANDATORY Pre-course Self-Assessment must be completed with a passing score of 70% or above prior to admission to the classroom portion. If you have not completed the Self-Assessment, you will be asked to reschedule your class. This information can be found on the first page of your provider manual or in your confirmation email. Please follow this link and launch course then create an account to complete the pre-test. You only need to do the Pre-test, the videos are optional but strongly encouraged.

Class will be cancelled if less than 4 students are registered.

To take this class you must have a current AHA BLS card and AHA ACLS card. Instructor may ask to see current card.

Course Description:.


This course provides the basic knowledge and skills needed to interpret cardiac arrhythmias in any setting and is appropriate for nurses, monitor technicians, and medical students. Content includes: principles of cardiac anatomy and physiology related to the origin and electrical activation of the heart during normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms.

This Course is for:

Registered Nurses working in ER, CC and PCU primarily

Doctors

Paramedics

This course is primarily for nurses, doctors, anyone in medical field requiring a CPR certification

Course Content:

  • The importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
    • All of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival
    • Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
    • Perform high-quality CPR for adults, children and infants
  • The importance of early use of an AED and demonstrate its use
    • Provide effective ventilations by using a barrier device
    • The importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR
    • The technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants

You are required to have the 2020 BLS Instructor Manual and a 2020 BLS Student Manual for this course. 

One will be provided for you the day of class. If you want it before class please call Jenean at 574-875-6430 to make arrangements to pick it up.

If you are an Indiana University Student (Health Sciences, PT,OT,ST) this is not the class you need. Sign up for Basic Life Support.

 

The AHA's Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course is a classroom, Instructor-led course designed to prepare students to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) use in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

Upon successful completion of the course, including a first aid skills demonstration and a CPR and AED skills test,  and written exam students receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.

Class will be cancelled if less than 4 students are registered.

Course Content

  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Preventing illness and injury
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Opioid–associated life-threatening emergencies

 

This course is primarily for those that work in Schools, Police officers, Daycares/ Preschools etc.

If you work in a Hospital/ Doctor office this is not the course for you.

 

This class is only for Advanced Practice Nurses (NP) and Physicians. If you are a staff nurse you can not take this course. Heart Code classes are not available any longer for Staff nurses.

HeartCode® PALS is an online comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. In this environment, students apply their knowledge to real-time decision-making and skills development.

To enter the course, students must complete the PALS Precourse Self-Assessment. Students are then presented with 12 In-hospital patient cases and a team dynamics lesson. Cases may be repeated as many times as necessary to pass. Upon successful completion of all the patient cases, students must pass the multiple-choice exam with a minimum score of 84%.

Students who successfully complete the online portion of the course receive a certificate granting them access to a PALS Hands-on Session with an AHA PALS Instructor. Students must successfully complete both the online portion and the hands-on session to receive a PALS Provider course completion card (print or eCard)..

  1. You must complete the online PALS Heartcode course via ShopCPR.heart.org
  2. Must bring completion certification with you to class
  3. Also must bring copy of AHA BLS Card to class.

 

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider  course enables health-care professionals to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to better recognize and treat critically ill infants and children.

You are required to have access to the 2020 Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Manual before, during, and after class. Choose ONE of the following options to fulfill this requirement:

1 - Purchase one with class registration for pick-up at the EGH Health and Education Center, 125 E. Franklin St Elkhart 46516.
2 - Already own the 2020 PALS Provider Manual
3 - Beacon Medical Group Associates must contact their Director/Manager/Educator to check out a textbook from their Office's lending library.
4 - Purchase from one of the three AHA approved suppliers listed below.

  1. Purchase one with class registration for pick-up at the EGH Health and Education Center, IUSB Elkhart 125 E. Franklin ST Elkhart. If you purchase a book through enrollware registration, you must call Jenean at HEC 875-6430 to arrange a time to pick it up.
  2. Already own the 2020 ACLS Provider Manual
  3. Beacon Health System Associates & BMG must contact their Director/Manager/Educator to check out a textbook from their Unit's lending library.
  4. Purchase from one of the three AHA approved suppliers.  

A MANDATORY Pre-course Self-Assessment must be completed with a passing score of 70% or above prior to admission to the classroom portion. If you have not completed the Self-Assessment, you will be asked to reschedule your class. This information can be found on the first page of your provider manual or in your confirmation email. Please follow this link and launch course then create an account to complete the pre-test. You only need to do the Pre-test, the videos are optional but strongly encouraged.

Class will be cancelled if less than 4 students are registered.

To take this class you must have a current AHA BLS card. Instructor may ask to see current card.

 

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider  course enables health-care professionals to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to better recognize and treat critically ill infants and children.

You are required to have access to the 2020 Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Manual before, during, and after class. Choose ONE of the following options to fulfill this requirement:

1 - Purchase one with class registration for pick-up at the EGH Health and Education Center, 125 E. Franklin St Elkhart 46516.
2 - Already own the 2020 PALS Provider Manual
3 - Beacon Medical Group Associates must contact their Director/Manager/Educator to check out a textbook from their Office's lending library.
4 - Purchase from one of the three AHA approved suppliers listed below.

  1. Purchase one with class registration for pick-up at the EGH Health and Education Center, IUSB Elkhart 125 E. Franklin ST Elkhart. If you purchase a book through enrollware registration, you must call Jenean at HEC 875-6430 to arrange a time to pick it up.
  2. Already own the 2020 ACLS Provider Manual
  3. Beacon Health System Associates & BMG must contact their Director/Manager/Educator to check out a textbook from their Unit's lending library.
  4. Purchase from one of the three AHA approved suppliers.  

A MANDATORY Pre-course Self-Assessment must be completed with a passing score of 70% or above prior to admission to the classroom portion. If you have not completed the Self-Assessment, you will be asked to reschedule your class. This information can be found on the first page of your provider manual or in your confirmation email. Please follow this link and launch course then create an account to complete the pre-test. You only need to do the Pre-test, the videos are optional but strongly encouraged.

Class will be cancelled if less than 4 students are registered.

To take this class you must have a current AHA BLS cardand AHA PALS card. Instructor may ask to see current card.

 

Accurate assessment of a child with acute illness or injury requires special knowledge and skills. This course, taught by qualified nurses, is designed to provide the core-level pediatric knowledge and skills needed to properly assess and implement evidence-based interventions to improve outcomes for this high-risk patient population.

Here’s a glimpse into what you’ll learn:

  • The latest pediatric emergency nursing practice recommendations
  • Systematic assessment and application of care

Education that can be applied to every pediatric patient you treat

 

This class is only for Advanced Practice Nurses (NP) and Physicians. If you are a staff nurse you can not take this course. Heart Code classes are not available any longer for Staff nurses.

 

Description

HeartCode PALS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the PALS Course. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on session with an AHA PALS Instructor.HeartCode PALS is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. Students will be presented with a team dynamics lesson and 10 In-hospital patient cases, including a BLS case and 2 megacode cases. The cases may be repeated as many times as necessary to successfully complete per AHA standards. Upon successful completion of all the patient cases, students will take a multiple choice exam and must pass with a minimum score of 84%.

  1. You must purchase and complete the online PALS Heartcode course via https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-pals 
  2. Must bring completion certification with you to class
  3. Also must bring copy of current AHA BLS Card to class.

 

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider  course enables health-care professionals to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to better recognize and treat critically ill infants and children.

You are required to have access to the 2020 Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Manual before, during, and after class. Choose ONE of the following options to fulfill this requirement:

1 - Purchase one with class registration for pick-up at the EGH Health and Education Center, 125 E. Franklin St Elkhart 46516.
2 - Already own the 2020 PALS Provider Manual
3 - Beacon Medical Group Associates must contact their Director/Manager/Educator to check out a textbook from their Office's lending library.
4 - Purchase from one of the three AHA approved suppliers listed below.

  1. Purchase one with class registration for pick-up at the EGH Health and Education Center, IUSB Elkhart 125 E. Franklin ST Elkhart. If you purchase a book through enrollware registration, you must call Jenean at HEC 875-6430 to arrange a time to pick it up.
  2. Already own the 2020 ACLS Provider Manual
  3. Beacon Health System Associates & BMG must contact their Director/Manager/Educator to check out a textbook from their Unit's lending library.
  4. Purchase from one of the three AHA approved suppliers.  

A MANDATORY Pre-course Self-Assessment must be completed with a passing score of 70% or above prior to admission to the classroom portion. If you have not completed the Self-Assessment, you will be asked to reschedule your class. This information can be found on the first page of your provider manual or in your confirmation email. Please follow this link and launch course then create an account to complete the pre-test. You only need to do the Pre-test, the videos are optional but strongly encouraged.

Class will be cancelled if less than 4 students are registered.

To take this class you must have a current AHA BLS card. Instructor may ask to see current card.

 

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider  course enables health-care professionals to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to better recognize and treat critically ill infants and children.

You are required to have access to the 2020 Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Manual before, during, and after class. Choose ONE of the following options to fulfill this requirement:

1 - Purchase one with class registration for pick-up at the EGH Health and Education Center, 125 E. Franklin St Elkhart 46516.
2 - Already own the 2020 PALS Provider Manual
3 - Beacon Medical Group Associates must contact their Director/Manager/Educator to check out a textbook from their Office's lending library.
4 - Purchase from one of the three AHA approved suppliers listed below.

  1. Purchase one with class registration for pick-up at the EGH Health and Education Center, IUSB Elkhart 125 E. Franklin ST Elkhart. If you purchase a book through enrollware registration, you must call Jenean at HEC 875-6430 to arrange a time to pick it up.
  2. Already own the 2020 PALS Provider Manual
  3. Beacon Health System Associates & BMG must contact their Director/Manager/Educator to check out a textbook from their Unit's lending library.
  4. Purchase from one of the three AHA approved suppliers.  

A MANDATORY Pre-course Self-Assessment must be completed with a passing score of 70% or above prior to admission to the classroom portion. If you have not completed the Self-Assessment, you will be asked to reschedule your class. This information can be found on the first page of your provider manual or in your confirmation email. Please follow this link and launch course then create an account to complete the pre-test. You only need to do the Pre-test, the videos are optional but strongly encouraged.

Class will be cancelled if less than 4 students are registered.

To take this class you must have a current AHA BLS card and AHA PALS card. Instructor may ask to see current card.

 

Presented By: Stacie Bobeck, Raenelle Hamilton, Tracey Daggy & Heidi Wiskotoni

    This FREE class is designed to review care of all aspects of the Pediatric Trauma Patient from mechanism of injury, trauma basics, complications and head to toe injuries through the use of power point presentations, scenarios, and ending with trauma skills review and jeopary game.

8.0 Contact hours will be awarded to nurses who attend the entire class and complete an evaluation form.

Every second counts when stabilizing life-threatening trauma cases. This course, taught by qualified nurses, prepares you with the knowledge, critical thinking skills and training needed to provide high-quality trauma nursing care. After completing this course, you will be able to properly assess patients and implement evidence-based interventions to improve outcomes for them.

Here’s a glimpse into what you’ll learn:

  • The latest trauma nursing practice recommendations
  • Systematic assessment and standardized approach to trauma nursing care 
  • Rapid identification of life-threatening injuries