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AHA Courses

As an authorized American Heart Association Training Center, SiTEL supports the mission of the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Program to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, by improving the Chain of Survival in every community.

We offer Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. We also incorporate AHA outcome data into all of our resuscitation courses, resulting in an expansive Code Blue curriculum.

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  • CRT 101 – BLS Provider Course

    Course Description

    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 non-certified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals.

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  • CRT 102 – BLS Renewal for Healthcare Providers

    Course Description

    The BLS Healthcare Provider Renewal Course is designed to review & reinforce current basic life support guidelines for a wide variety of healthcare professionals who are currently certified. Course participants will review how to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR for victims of all ages, use an AED for children and adults, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

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  • CRT 106 – BLS Online with Skills Check

    Course Description

    The American Heart Association’s Healthcare Provider Online Course provides Part 1, the online portion of the course. The hands-on skills evaluation portion of the course is Part 2. Part 1 includes a series of modules that cover all required sequences for an American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider Course. Participants also complete the AHA Healthcare Provider exam online. Those who successfully complete Part 1 allows them entrance to a skills validation session with an AHA BLS Instructor. You must complete the two online modules prior to your skills evaluation session. The time you register for is the time you must arrive for your skills testing at the Clinical Simulation Center.

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  • CRT 107 – BLS Skills Assessment with ACLS/PALS

    Course Description

    The BLS Healthcare Provider Renewal Course is designed to review and reinforce current basic life support guidelines for a wide variety of healthcare professionals who are currently certified.

    This Dual Course Option is intended for students who are currently registered for ACLS Provider or ACLS Provider Renewal. Course participants will review how to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR for victims of all ages, use an AED for children and adults, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

    The American Heart Association’s Healthcare Provider Online Course provides Part 1, the online portion of the course. The hands-on skills evaluation portion of the course is Part 2. Part 1 includes a series of modules that cover all required sequences for an American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider Course. Participants also complete the AHA Healthcare Provider exam online. Those who successfully complete Part 1 allows them entrance to a skills validation session with an AHA BLS Instructor. You must complete the online modules prior to your skills evaluation session. The time you register for is the time you must arrive for your skills testing at the Clinical Simulation Center.

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  • CRT 301 – ACLS Provider Course

    Course Description

    The American Heart Association’s Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. Through the ACLS course, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. ACLS emphasizes the importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival; the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions; and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.

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  • CRT 302 – ACLS Renewal Course

    Course Description

    The American Heart Association’s Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. Through the ACLS course, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. ACLS emphasizes the importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival; the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions; and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.

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  • CRT 304 – PALS Provider Course

    Course Description

    The American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support course is based on science evidence from the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC. The goal of the PALS course is to aid the pediatric healthcare provider in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes. Skills taught include recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest; the systematic approach to pediatric assessment; effective respiratory management; defibrillation and synchronized cardio version; intraosseous access and fluid bolus administration; and effective resuscitation team dynamics.

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  • CRT 305 – PALS Renewal Course

    Course Description

    The American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support course is based on science evidence from the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC. The goal of the PALS course is to aid the pediatric healthcare provider in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes. Skills taught include recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest; the systematic approach to pediatric assessment; effective respiratory management; defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion; intraosseous access and fluid bolus administration; and effective resuscitation team dynamics.

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  • CRT 307 – ACLS Skills Assessment

    Course Description

    The HeartCode ACLS Part 1 program has been updated to reflect new science in the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Key science changes include the new CPR sequence, a continued emphasis on high quality CPR and the use of continuous waveform capnography to monitor CPR quality and detect ROSC.

    HeartCode is a Web-based, self-paced instructional 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. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each simulation to facilitate learning about basic and advanced life support.

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