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American Heart Association ACLS - Initial Certification

American Heart Association ACLS-Initial

For first time students and students with an expired certification

 

Providers will enhance their skills in treating adult victims of cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies.  This course emphasizes the:

• importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival
• integration of effective basic life support with ACLS interventions
• importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation

The course includes simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active, hands-on participation through learning stations where students practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as team leader.

Audience: For healthcare providers working in emergency treatment, intensive care or critical care, and other professionals who may need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency.

Course Content:

• 1-rescuer CPR, AED
• Defibrillation
• Airway management
• Rhythm recognition
• IV/IO access
• Use of medications
• Cardioversion 
• Transcutaneous pacing
• Effective resuscitation team dynamics

Book: You must have the current edition (current guidelines) of the ACLS Class Text in class. You may NOT share books with another student in class. Each student in the class must have their own book. You are NOT required to purchase the book from us, but any student that arrives in class without the book will be required to purchase the book at that time, or will be denied entry to class without refund. Please consider purchasing the book at the time of registration (with or without shipping) to ensure you have your copy. ** Please choose the shipping option if you would like the book prior to class, as we are generally not able to offer "in office" pick ups, due to our class schedule.

Pre-requisiteYou MUST bring a copy of your CURRENT, VALID American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card to class. Please make a copy of your card, as we will be required to submit the copy with the course paperwork. Failure to do so will result in a delay or denial of your new certification. 

Card Type:  American Heart Association ACLS Provider Certification Card.  All students will be provided with evidence of completion. Students should receive their cards within 20 business days. In many cases, cards will be received much sooner, but please plan accordingly.

AHA 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 material, do not represent income to the Association.

American Heart Association ACLS - Renewal

American Heart Association ACLS-Initial

For students currently in possession of a valid, non-expired AHA ACLS Provider Card

 

Providers will enhance their skills in treating adult victims of cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies.  This course emphasizes the:

• importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival
• integration of effective basic life support with ACLS interventions
• importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation

The course includes simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active, hands-on participation through learning stations where students practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as team leader.

Audience: For healthcare providers working in emergency treatment, intensive care or critical care, and other professionals who may need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency.

Course Content:

• 1-rescuer CPR, AED
• Defibrillation
• Airway management
• Rhythm recognition
• IV/IO access
• Use of medications
• Cardioversion 
• Transcutaneous pacing
• Effective resuscitation team dynamics

Book: You must have the current edition (current guidelines) of the ACLS Class Text in class. You may NOT share books with another student in class. Each student in the class must have their own book. You are NOT required to purchase the book from us, but any student that arrives in class without the book will be required to purchase the book at that time, or will be denied entry to class without refund. Please consider purchasing the book at the time of registration (with or without shipping) to ensure you have your copy.

Pre-requisiteYou MUST bring a copy of your CURRENT, VALID American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card to class. Please make a copy of your card, as we will be required to submit the copy with the course paperwork. Failure to do so will result in a delay or denial of your new certification. 

Card Type:  American Heart Association ACLS Provider Certification Card.  All students will be provided with evidence of completion. Students should receive their cards within 20 business days. In many cases, cards will be received much sooner, but please plan accordingly.

AHA 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 material, do not represent income to the Association.

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers

The BLS Healthcare Provider Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.

BLS for Healthcare Providers is a 4.5 hour course, covering CPR/AED for Adults, Children and Infants, Choking, and all other information in the American Heart Association BLS Curriculum. The intended audience is healthcare providers, such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, physician assistants, residents or fellows, or medical or nursing students in training, aides, medical or nursing assistants, police officers, and other allied health personnel. Those who successfully complete this course will receive an AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Card, valid for two years.

We offer frequent CPR and BLS for Healthcare Provider Classes throughout Northern and Central Virginia, including Richmond, Hampton Roads, Sterling, Leesburg, Loudoun and Fairfax.

Class Notes:
For MOST Northern Virginia classes, BLS cards will be issued at conclusion of class for most participants. For all other classes, and for same day enrollees, please be advised that the actual BLS Cards may be issued after class. Approximate processing time by the Training Center results in an average wait of 2-4 business days after class, for cards to be received. For immediate evidence of completion, any student may request a Course Completion Record (signed class results and roster) for immediate needs.

You MUST have the current AHA BLS Class Textbook in class. You may purchase the book from us during registration, or you may acquire it through your own means. If you purchase the book through us, you may request to have it shipped to you before class (at an additional cost) or you may pick it up in our office at the beginning of class. ** Please choose the shipping option if you would like the book prior to class, as we are generally not able to offer "in office" pick ups, due to our class schedule. There is NO requirement that you complete any pre-class assignment, and most students just pick up the book when they arrive in class, but the choice is yours. If you pre-purchase the book during registration, it is $15. If you purchase the book on the day of class, it is $20. 

AHA 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 material, do not represent income to the Association.

American Heart Association BLS ONLINE + SKILLS

Pressed for time? Newport Enterprises offers American Heart Association Skills Checks for individuals who desire to complete the first portion of the class online (part 1). We offer appointments on the days indicated. Please plan about 30-45 minutes to complete the skills check. 

In order to be issued a BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification using this method, please note that all participants must complete the following:

 

1) Register here for the Online Course and the Skills Session. Your confirmation email will include all of the instructions you need, as well as your unique online class key. Please do not lose your class key, or allow another person to use it. Once the online class key is registered to an individual, it cannot be changed. Replacement class keys will need to be purchased at a cost of $40. 

2) Complete the AHA Online BLS for Healthcare Providers Course, and print out the Certificate at the end of the course. IF YOU DO NOT BRING YOUR CERTIFICATE TO CLASS, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO COMPLETE YOUR SKILLS CHECK, AND YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO A REFUND. THIS WILL BE TREATED THE SAME AS A NO SHOW. In certain circumstances, you may be eligible to reschedule your session for a change fee of $25. 

3) Please be on time for your appointment. Tardiness on your part would have an impact on appointments behind you, and that's not fair to others. If you arrive late for your appointment, you may be turned away. Additionally, all Skills Check appointments follow the same rescheduling and cancellation policies as our regular classes. Our policy may be found at http://www.newport-enterprises.com/policies and your registration herein indicated your understanding and agreement. 

4) In most cases, you will receive your BLS for Healthcare Providers Card upon completion of your Skills Check. 

5) You are not required to have the class textbook, as all material is presented online. 

6) There will be a brief period of practice and equipment familiarization (Part 2), before beginning the Skills Check (Part 3).

 

If you have any questions, please email curt@newport-enterprises.com

 

 


AHA 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 material, do not represent income to the Association.

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED

Heartsaver®  CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult.  This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.

You MUST have the current AHA Heartsaver Class Textbook in class. You may purchase the book from us during registration, or you may acquire it through your own means. If you purchase the book through us, you may request to have it shipped to you before class (at an additional cost) or you may pick it up in our office at the beginning of class. ** Please choose the shipping option if you would like the book prior to class, as we are generally not able to offer "in office" pick ups, due to our class schedule. There is NO requirement that you complete any pre-class assignment, and most students just pick up the book when they arrive in class, but the choice is yours. If you pre-purchase the book during registration, it is $15. If you purchase the book on the day of class, it is $20.


AHA 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 material, do not represent income to the Association.

 

 

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid

The Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED course provides the skills to effectively assess and maintain life from the critical minutes immediately following an emergency until the arrival of emergency medical services personnel. The course also provides corporations with a complete health and safety training solution for First Aid, CPR and AED.

The Heartsaver First Aid Course has been developed using the same evidence-based process as all American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care courses.

Course Description: The Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED course teaches rescuers to effectively recognize and treat adult or pediatric emergencies in the critical first minutes until emergency medical services personnel arrive. The course also provides a complete health and safety training solution for first aid, adult CPR and AED.

Course Length: 5 – 7 hours

Intended Audience: Persons assigned to respond to emergencies in the workplace, community, or schools, as well as those who want to learn first aid, CPR and AED skills. Some rescuers are required to take this course as part of their employer’s efforts to comply with OSHA regulations, e.g., corporate employees, security guards, airline personnel, lifeguards and other individuals who want or need first aid training.

 

You MUST have the current AHA Heartsaver Class Textbook in class. You may purchase the book from us during registration, or you may acquire it through your own means. If you purchase the book through us, you may request to have it shipped to you before class (at an additional cost) or you may pick it up in our office at the beginning of class. ** Please choose the shipping option if you would like the book prior to class, as we are generally not able to offer "in office" pick ups, due to our class schedule. There is NO requirement that you complete any pre-class assignment, and most students just pick up the book when they arrive in class, but the choice is yours. If you pre-purchase the book during registration, it is $15. If you purchase the book on the day of class, it is $20.

AHA 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 material, do not represent income to the Association.

American Heart Association PALS - Initial Certification

PALS Initial Provider Course--CLASSROOM BASED 

The American Heart Association PALS course gives healthcare professionals the knowledge and skills to better recognize and treat critically ill infants and children.  
The course uses a scenario-based, team approach to teach pediatric emergency management of pediatric patients approaching or already in respiratory or cardiac arrest.  
The course covers treatment beyond the first few emergency minutes and goes through stabilizing patients or transport phases of a pediatric emergency, in or out of the hospital.

Course Content:

• Recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardio-pulmonary arrest
• The systematic approach to pediatric assessment
• Effective respiratory management
• Validate skills for 1- and 2-person CPR and AED skills for infant  and child
• Defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion
• Intraosseous access and fluid bolus administration
• Effective resuscitation team dynamics

 

Book: You must have the current edition (current guidelines) of the PALS Class Text in class. You may NOT share books with another student in class. Each student in the class must have their own book. You are NOT required to purchase the book from us, but any student that arrives in class without the book will be required to purchase the book at that time, or will be denied entry to class without refund. Please consider purchasing the book at the time of registration (with or without shipping) to ensure you have your copy. ** Please choose the shipping option if you would like the book prior to class, as we are generally not able to offer "in office" pick ups, due to our class schedule.

Pre-requisite: You MUST bring a copy of your CURRENT, VALID American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card to class. Please make a copy of your card, as we will be required to submit the copy with the course paperwork. Failure to do so will result in a delay or denial of your new certification. 

Card Type:  American Heart Association PALS Provider Certification Card.  All students will be provided with evidence of completion. Students should receive their cards within 20 business days. In many cases, cards will be received much sooner, but please plan accordingly.

AHA 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 material, do not represent income to the Association.

NSPF CPO (Certified Pool/Spa Operator) Course (1 Day Course)

PLEASE READ THIS DESCRIPTION ENTIRELY. THERE IS SUBSTANTIAL PREWORK REQUIRED WITH THE ONE DAY FUSION COURSE

 

CPO certification courses are designed to provide individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations. The Certified Pool/Spa Operator certification program has delivered more training than any other program in the pool and spa industry since 1972, resulting in more than 282,000 successful CPO certifications in 64 countries. Many state and local health departments accept the CPO certification program.


Instructors receive comprehensive training and certification to teach the CPO certification program. These instructors represent every segment in the aquatics industry including operators, health officials, service professionals, builders, manufacturers, property managers, retailers, and academicians. This training has helped protect millions of swimmers by reducing hazards at aquatic facilities.


Course Information
* The CPO certification program includes pool and spa chemistry, testing, treatment, filtration, maintenance, automatic feeding equipment, and government requirements
* The CPO certification program requires an open book written examination
* The CPO certification is valid for five years


Course Benefits
* Proven educational tool
* Widely accepted by local and state authorities
* Covers topics necessary for pool operators including a section for local and state codes
* Comprehensive handbook that is updated regularly
* All courses are taught by NSPF certified instructors
* The CPO certification is recognized nationally and internationally
* Gives participants a better understanding of the operators role in pool care, management and risk reduction

Class Notes:

In order to be eligible for the 1 Day Fusion Course, participants MUST complete, prior to class, the 1 day, Online, PRIMER Course, and bring their class textbook AND their certificate of completion (in addition to a government issued, valid, photo ID) to class. Participants will be denied entry to the Fusion class if they have not brought the required materials, and will not be eligible for a refund. 

Fusion classes are usually, but not always, on the second day of a previously scheduled 2 Day CPO Class. If you choose the Fusion Class, and, after completing the online coursework, decide you would like to also attend the full 2 Day Class, you may upgrade to the full class for a fee of $50.


 

 

NSPF CPO (Certified Pool/Spa Operator) Course (2 Day Course)

CPO certification courses are designed to provide individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations. The Certified Pool/Spa Operator certification program has delivered more training than any other program in the pool and spa industry since 1972, resulting in more than 282,000 successful CPO certifications in 64 countries. Many state and local health departments accept the CPO certification program.

Instructors receive comprehensive training and certification to teach the CPO certification program. These instructors represent every segment in the aquatics industry including operators, health officials, service professionals, builders, manufacturers, property managers, retailers, and academicians. This training has helped protect millions of swimmers by reducing hazards at aquatic facilities.

Course Information
* The CPO certification program includes pool and spa chemistry, testing, treatment, filtration, maintenance, automatic feeding equipment, and government requirements
* The CPO certification program requires an open book written examination
* The CPO certification is valid for five years

Course Benefits
* Proven educational tool
* Widely accepted by local and state authorities
* Covers topics necessary for pool operators including a section for local and state codes
* Comprehensive handbook that is updated regularly
* All courses are taught by NSPF certified instructors
* The CPO certification is recognized nationally and internationally
* Gives participants a better understanding of the operators role in pool care, management and risk reduction

 

When you register, we wil send you a link to download a Practice Exam, absolutely free!


Class Notes:
Per the policies by the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF), you must attend both days of class to qualify for the exam.

NOTE: You must bring valid, government issued picture ID (Drivers License, Passport, Military ID, Resident Alien Card, etc)with you on the first day of class. You must bring with you a pencil, photo ID, and a calculator. Calculators that are on smart phones are NOT acceptable. Please email cpo@newport-enterprises.com if you have any questions.

You must have the current NSPF CPO Class text book. You may purchase it through us at the time of registration, at a discounted rate of $50, or you may acquire it through your own means. If you arrive at class without a class text, you will be required to purchase one at the regular rate of $75. Most students prefer to purchase the book at registration, and have it shipped in advance of class, in order to review some of the content. The choice is yours. 

NSPF CPO Private Exam Session

If you were not successful in your certification attempt, we offer the opportunity to re-test. If you wish to retest as part of an existing class, please ask for the link to that option. 

 

** THIS OPTION IS IF YOU WOULD LIKE A CONFIRMED APPOINTMENT TO RETEST IN A ONE-ON-ONE SESSION WITH OUR CPO INSTRUCTOR **

 

Before selecting this option, please make sure that you have an agreed upon time, date and location for the examination. This is subject to the availability of both the instructor and the Training Center. 

Replacement CPR Card

This is not an actual class. This is ONLY for Newport Enterprises students who need to have a replacement American Heart Association or an American Safety and Health Institute card for a card previously issued by Newport Enterprises. 

Once requested, please allow 1 week for the receipt of your replacement card. We are often able to get them sent out the same day. 

When ordering your card, please enter your original class date (if known) in the Comments or Notes box. 

 

ServSafe EXAM ONLY

There is no coursework included with this class. This is for the ServSafe Exam ONLY, conducted at the conclusion of the regularly scheduled class. Exact start time will vary (as each class can vary), but will be between 3pm and 5pm.

ServSafe Food Safety Manager

 A one day class that culminates in the ServSafe Certification Exam Successful completion of the exam will result in receiving a ServSafe Food Safety Certification.

 

ServSafe is recognized internationally for its tests and service delivery standards and practices. Accredited by The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Conference for Food Protection (CFP), certification is the gold standard of food safety management certification. The ServSafe certifications are accepted in all states and jurisdictions that recognize the standards set by ANSI and CFP.

You MUST have the current edition of the ServSafe Manager Book, with an unused exam form. The current edition is the 6th edition, released in March 2012. If you do not arrive at class with the correct book and an unused exam form, you will be required to purchase one for $75. The book with exam form is available for $25 when purchased at the time you register for the class. 

ServSafe Exam administered at conclusion of class. The ServSafe exam is a 90 question multiple choice exam, and you must achieve a minimum score of 75% to be certified. Exams are scored approximately two weeks after the class date. *************

 

Class Notes:
Book and pre-work will be shipped approximately two weeks prior to class date. On site instruction and certification exams are available for intact teams. Do you have space at a business facility and would like a class instructor to come to you? No problem, just call us and confirm a date!

 

TIPS - Training for Intervention ProcedureS

 Responsible alcohol management reduces youth access to alcohol and protects the public, licensees and employees. TIPS is the most internationally and nationally recognized alcohol training program by insurance agencies and state regulators.

This class is held on-site at your location so that you may train your team properly and thoroughly. The class is 3-5 hours and can be customized to meet the needs of the operator with house policies and specific procedures.

This program is complete when participants take a 40 question final exam the end of the 3-5 hour training session under the supervision of one of our instructors. Certification is awarded to participants who achieve 80% or higher on the exam. Successful students will receive a wallet-size TIPS certification card that is good for 3 years.*

Course Content
Topics include:
Behavioral Cues (visible, progressive signs of intoxication)
Blood Alcohol Content (BAC, the level of alcohol in a person's bloodstream)
Intoxication Rate Factors (items that affect the absorption of alcohol)
Effective Responses (intervention strategies to prevent alcohol-related problems)
Checking IDs (proper formats and things to look for on an ID)
State-Specific Information (laws that relate to alcohol and/or alcohol server training)
Documenting Incidents (forms to use to document problem situations)
Review (question and answer exercise to test understanding of information).

Tips Certification Classes are custom delivered for your organization, based on how you serve alcohol:

On Premise - For those who work or manage in bars and restaurants.
Off Premise - For sellers of alcohol in grocery, convenience, and liquor stores.
Concessions - For those who serve in arenas, stadiums, airports.
Gaming - For those who serve in the gaming industries.
University - For those who sell in college towns, or college functions, fraternities, etc.
Seniors - Serving alcohol responsibly in senior living communities.

Contact us to create a custom quote for your group.


* Certain jurisdictions require a different length of certification, per local statute, and may depend on the position of the person holding the certification, and what their job responsibilities are. Contact TIPS or your local jurisdiction for more information on what the specific requirements are in your area.

 

Class Notes:
This workshop and certification satisfies most legal requirements, including those in DC, MD, WV and VA. Check with your local jurisdiction to ensure compliance.

 

BOOK INFO:

The Tips Course Textbook is included in the course, and there are NO additional books required, and no purchases are required outside of your tuition. The Book Option, below, is included if you wish to purchase the current ID Checking Guide for use in your establishment. If you would like to purchase the guide, you may choose to pick it up in class, or have it sent to you in advance for a $5 shipping fee. The book may or may not be available in class if you do not purchase it in advance. If you would like more than one copy, please contact us for instructions. If you wish to include the book in your registration, please choose accordingly, below.