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The AHA’s BLS Provider Course reflects science and education from the 2015 Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. It teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics.

In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

 

This class is for students who have a current AHA BLS card.

 

You will be required to show your current AHA BLS card at the beginning of class.

 

The cost of this course is $45 unless you are a MDI Hospital employee.  Please remit payment cash or check made payable to MDI Hospital and send to ATTN: Lisa Parkin Education Department, MDI Hospital 10 Wayman Lane Bar Harbor ME 04609

 

***Please note: Times are approximate. Class may end sooner than indicated. Each class is individualized per student needs.

 

ACLS is an advanced, Instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

This is a 2 day ACLS Provider Course.

You will need to present a current AHA BLS provider card to participate in the course.

The cost of this course is $260 unless you are a MDI Hospital employee. Please remit payment cash or check made payable to MDI Hospital and send to ATTN: Lisa Parkin Education Department, MDI Hospital 10 Wayman Lane Bar Harbor ME 04609

***Please note: Times are approximate. Class may end sooner than indicated. Each class is individualized per student needs.

ACLS is an advanced, Instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

This is a one day ACLS Update Provider Course.

You will need to present a current AHA ACLS Provider card & a current AHA BLS provider card to participate in the course.

The cost of this course is $195 unless you are a MDI Hospital employee. Please remit payment cash or check made payable to MDI Hospital and send to ATTN: Lisa Parkin Education Department, MDI Hospital 10 Wayman Lane Bar Harbor ME 04609

***Please note: Times are approximate. Class may end sooner than indicated. Each class is individualized per student needs.

The AHA’s PALS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. This classroom, Instructor-led course uses a series of videos and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.       

 

This is a 2 day PALS Provider Course.

You will need to present a current AHA BLS provider card to participate in the course.

The cost of this course is $260 unless you are a MDI Hospital employee. Please remit payment cash or check made payable to MDI Hospital and send to ATTN: Lisa Parkin Education Department, MDI Hospital 10 Wayman Lane Bar Harbor ME 04609

***Please note: Times are approximate. Class may end sooner than indicated. Each class is individualized per student needs.

The AHA’s PALS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. This classroom, Instructor-led course uses a series of videos and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

 

This is a one day PALS Update Provider Course.

You will need to present a current AHA PALS Provider card & a current AHA BLS provider card to participate in the course.

The cost of this course is $195 unless you are a MDI Hospital employee. Please remit payment cash or check made payable to MDI Hospital and send to ATTN: Lisa Parkin Education Department, MDI Hospital 10 Wayman Lane Bar Harbor ME 04609

***Please note: Times are approximate. Class may end sooner than indicated. Each class is individualized per student needs.

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS®)

The PEARS course helps healthcare providers develop the knowledge and skills needed for emergency evaluation and treatment of seriously ill infants and children. Targeted toward healthcare providers who infrequently see critically ill or injured infants and children, the goal of this course is to improve the quality of care provided, resulting in improved outcomes.

The PEARS course covers:

  • recognition of respiratory distress, shock, and cardiac arrest
  • appropriate lifesaving interventions to take within the initial minutes of response until the child is transferred to an advanced life support provider
  • resuscitation team concept

PEARS training is intended for any healthcare provider and others who might encounter pediatric emergency situations in the course of their work, including:

  • physicians and nurses not specializing in pediatrics
  • nurse practitioners
  • physician assistants
  • paramedics
  • respiratory therapists
  • prehospital and in-hospital healthcare providers (outside of critical-care areas)
  • outpatient clinic staff
  • school-based providers

PEARS training is not intended for those with staff members who routinely provide pediatric care and are required to have PALS certification.

Course length is approximately 6.5 hours and is given in an instructor-led training session. Passing a video-based written exam and skills test is required for the awarding of a PEARS Provider Course Completion Card.


The AHA’s PEARS® Course has been updated to reflect science in the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. This Instructor-led classroom course aims to improve outcomes for pediatric patients by teaching students to assess, recognize, and manage respiratory emergencies, shock, and cardiopulmonary arrest until the child or infant is transferred to an advanced life support provider.

This is a one day PEARS Provider Course.

You will need to present a current AHA BLS provider card to participate in the course.

The cost of this course is $80.00 unless you are a MDI Hospital employee. Please remit payment cash or check made payable to MDI Hospital and send to ATTN: Lisa Parkin Education Department, MDI Hospital 10 Wayman Lane Bar Harbor ME 04609

***Please note: Times are approximate. Class may end sooner than indicated. Each class is individualized per student needs.

This course is designed to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn to hospital staff who care for newborns at the time of delivery. 

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, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.

 Designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.

The Instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue and CPR!

 

For more information- please go to their web site:

http://www.safesitter.org