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University Hospital Community Training Center - Newark NJ 

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers course covers core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag mask), foreign-body airway obstruction and automated external defibrillation. This course is for healthcare providers such as EMS personnel, physician assistants, doctors, dentists, nurses, respiratory therapists, and lifeguards who must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a Healthcare Provider CPR course.

Employees of University Hospital and Rutgers are not eligible for “free” BLS/ACLS/PALS/NRP Provider and/or Recertification courses until 45 days from your current expiration date.  

-TWO YEAR CERTIFICATION

Course Length: Approximately 4.15 Hours 

Course Fee: $85.00

The Heartsaver® CPR AED course is intended for all individuals who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, including; security guards, airline personnel, personal trainers and teachers.

It is also appropriate for lay rescuers who may have a need to respond to an emergency in the workplace, and family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death.

Employees of University Hospital and Rutgers are not eligible for “free” BLS/ACLS/PALS/NRP Provider and/or Recertification courses until 45 days from your current expiration date.  

-TWO YEAR CERTIFICATION

Course Length: Approx 3.5 hours 



Note: The Heartsaver CPR / AED Course is not recommended for people in or entering the medical profession. 
Please see BLS for Healthcare Provider. 

ACLS
Advanced Cardiac Life Support

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. ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units. Upon successful course completion, including demonstration of skills competency in all learning stations and passing the CPR and AED skills test, bag-mask ventilation skills test, a Megacode test and a written test, students receive an ACLS course completion card, valid for two years.

The ACLS Course includes;

  • Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device and use of an (AED)
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
  • Airway management
  • Related pharmacology
  • Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
  • Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics

Employees of University Hospital and Rutgers are not eligible for “free” BLS/ACLS/PALS/NRP Provider and/or Recertification courses until 45 days from your current expiration date.  



Course Format: 16 Hours (Over Two Days) Students MUST attend both days



 

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills; emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology. Students may only register for the renewal course with a valid and up to date AHA ACLS card.


The ACLS Renewal course covers:

The ACLS Renewal course is a shorten version of the ACLS Initial course. You may register for the renewal course only if your card is still valid.  In order to prove the card is valid, you must show up to the class with the original AHA ACLS card that is not expired.  We will only honor the expiration date on the card until the end of the month it is set to expire on.

 Employees of University Hospital and Rutgers are not eligible for “free” BLS/ACLS/PALS/NRP Provider and/or Recertification courses until 45 days from your current expiration date.  

PALS
Pediatric Advanced Life Support



The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements. Students who successfully complete all components of the PALS Course, will receive a PALS Provider course completion card, valid for two years:

The PALS Course includes;

  • Key changes in pediatric advanced life support, reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
  • 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
  • Management of respiratory emergencies
  • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
  • Vascular access
  • Resuscitation team concept
  • Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
  • Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment

Employees of University Hospital and Rutgers are not eligible for “free” BLS/ACLS/PALS/NRP Provider and/or Recertification courses until 45 days from your current expiration date.  


Course Format: 16 hours (Over Two Days) Students MUST attend both days

 

 

American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Initial Course. Upon completion of this PALS class the health care provider will be able to understand how to recognize and prevent the common causes of pediatric injuries and emergencies that require resuscitation. You’ll understand how to recognize respiratory failure, shock, and cardiac arrest. You will also learn when to initiate advanced resuscitation with airway and ventilation control, vascular access, fluid and medication therapy, and how to identify and treat rhythm disturbances. Students may only register for the renewal course with a valid and up to date AHA PALS card.

Employees of University Hospital and Rutgers are not eligible for “free” BLS/ACLS/PALS/NRP Provider and/or Recertification courses until 45 days from your current expiration date.  

 


The PALS Renewal course covers:

  • 1 and 2 rescuer child/infant CPR and AED use
  • Management of respiratory emergencies
  • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
  • Vascular access
  • Resuscitation team concept
  • Cardiac, respiratory, and shock case discussions and stimulations
  • Systematic approach to pediatric assessment

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program is based on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care of the Neonate. The NRP course format requires learners to study the material from the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 6th Edition, and successfully complete an online examination prior to attending the classroom portion of the course. Within 45 days of completion of the online examination, learners attend an interactive course in which learners demonstrate mastery of resuscitation skills in supervised Integrated Skills Stations and in resuscitation scenarios which use simulation and debriefing as an integral element of the learning experience. This program is intended for physicians, nurses, midwives, respiratory therapists, and paramedics involved in critical care or transport of neonates.  You must have a valid HCP CPR card at time of class.

 

Employees of UH and Rutgers are not eligilbe for this training when you have at least 45 days on your current NRP certification. Employees wishing to complete the program earlier will be responsible for the applicable fees. 

The American Heart Association CPR Instructor Course is a two day course. Day one will be completed at home using the AHA BLS Essentials on-line course provided to you upon payment of the course. This program covers information on teaching and will take at least 5 hours  to complete. Once complete you will print out a completion certificate. This certificate must be brought to classroom with you on the date of the class. Participants must posess a VALID/UNEXPIRED American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Provider Card and provide a copy of certification upon payment for the course.  Non AHA cards are not acceptable and cannot be accepted for this or any other AHA program.

Day two will be held at the University Hospital, Newark, NJ . Day two will cover information such as course organization, policies of both the AHA and University Hospital, administration of a course, advertising, equipment cleaning, changes in CPR and why they occur, skills testing, a written test and more.

At the completion of the the AHA Instructor course, students will still have to monitor courses at the UH Training Center, teach courses that will be monitored by our Training Center Faculty, and complete additional practical and written testing as set forth by the AHA and UH CTC. 

The UH CTC reserves the right to refuse any/all Instructor candidates that do not meet the minimum qualifications.  Reimbursement will NOT be provided for those students that fail testing or otherwise do not complete the training. 



Course Fee: $275.00 for non affiliated parties 

Course Fee for UH Employees: $195.00

Course Fee for RBHS Employees (Newark Campus only) $225.00

Please contact the University Hospital Community Training Center for furhter information on this course uhctc@uhnj.org or 973-972-4373. Thank you! 

This course is offered by Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley Hospital - Westwood NJ , Rutgers/NJMS Residents and UIH employees are NOT eligible for this program. 

 American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers course covers core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag mask), foreign-body airway obstruction and automated external defibrillation. This course is for healthcare providers such as EMS personnel, physician assistants, doctors, dentists, nurses, respiratory therapists, and lifeguards who must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a Healthcare Provider CPR course.  Cpourse will be held at 250 Old Hook Road, Westwood NJ 07675


-TWO YEAR CERTIFICATION

Course Length: Approximately 4.15 Hours 

$60.00 for employees of Hackensack UMC/PVH (Free with PROMO code)

$80.00 for General Public 

Payment options and other information pertaining to the course will be sent via email immediately following your registration. 

This course is offered by Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley Hospital - Westwood NJ , Rutgers/NJMS Residents and UIH employees are NOT eligible for this program.

 

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. ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units. Upon successful course completion, including demonstration of skills competency in all learning stations and passing the CPR and AED skills test, bag-mask ventilation skills test, a Megacode test and a written test, students receive an ACLS course completion card, valid for two years.

The ACLS Course includes;

  • Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device and use of an (AED)
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
  • Airway management
  • Related pharmacology
  • Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
  • Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics



Course Format: 16 Hours (Over Two Days) Students MUST attend both days

Rutgers Residents and UH employees are NOT eligible for this program

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills; emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology. Students may only register for the renewal course with a valid and up to date AHA ACLS card.


The ACLS Renewal course covers:

The ACLS Renewal course is a shorten version of the ACLS Initial course. You may register for the renewal course only if your card is still valid.  In order to prove the card is valid, you must show up to the class with the original AHA ACLS card that is not expired.  We will only honor the expiration date on the card until the end of the month it is set to expire on.

PALS
Pediatric Advanced Life Support

RUTGERS RESIDENTS AND UH EMPLOYEES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM! 

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements. Students who successfully complete all components of the PALS Course, will receive a PALS Provider course completion card, valid for two years:

The PALS Course includes;

  • Key changes in pediatric advanced life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
  • 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
  • Management of respiratory emergencies
  • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
  • Vascular access
  • Resuscitation team concept
  • Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
  • Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment



Course Format: 16 hours (Over Two Days) Students MUST attend both days

ACLS
Cardiac Advanced Life Support

Rutgers Residents and UH employees are NOT eligible for this program.

The ACLS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in Adults. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements. Students who successfully complete all components of the ACLS Course, will receive a ACLS Provider course completion card, valid for two years:

The ACLS Course includes;

  • Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device and use of an (AED)
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
  • Airway management
  • Related pharmacology
  • Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
  • Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics



Course Format: 16 hours (Over Two Days) Students MUST attend both days


 

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills; emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology. Students may only register for the renewal course with a valid and up to date AHA ACLS card.


The ACLS Renewal course covers:

The ACLS Renewal course is a shorten version of the ACLS Initial course. You may register for the renewal course only if your card is still valid.  In order to prove the card is valid, you must show up to the class with the original AHA ACLS card that is not expired.  We will only honor the expiration date on the card until the end of the month it is set to expire on.

American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Re Certification Course. Upon completion of this PALS class the health care provider will be able to understand how to recognize and prevent the common causes of pediatric injuries and emergencies that require resuscitation. You’ll understand how to recognize respiratory failure, shock, and cardiac arrest. You will also learn when to initiate advanced resuscitation with airway and ventilation control, vascular access, fluid and medication therapy, and how to identify and treat rhythm disturbances. Students may only register for the renewal course with a valid and up to date AHA PALS card.


The PALS Renewal course covers:

  • 1 and 2 rescuer child/infant CPR and AED use
  • Management of respiratory emergencies
  • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
  • Vascular access
  • Resuscitation team concept
  • Cardiac, respiratory, and shock case discussions and stimulations
  • Systematic approach to pediatric assessment
PALS
Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Rutgers Residents and UH employees are NOT eligible for this program.



The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements. Students who successfully complete all components of the PALS Course, will receive a PALS Provider course completion card, valid for two years:

The PALS Course includes;

  • Key changes in pediatric advanced life support, reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
  • 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
  • Management of respiratory emergencies
  • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
  • Vascular access
  • Resuscitation team concept
  • Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
  • Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment



Course Format: 16 hours (Over Two Days) Students MUST attend both days

 

You Are the Help Until Help Arrives

Life-threatening emergencies can happen fast. Emergency responders aren’t always nearby. You may be able to save a life by taking simple actions immediately. You Are the Help Until Help Arrives. 

According to a recent National Academies of Science study, trauma is the leading cause of death for Americans under age 46. Life-threatening injuries require immediate action to prevent an injured person from dying. Those nearest to someone with life threatening injuries are best positioned to provide first care.

Learn how you can help by taking time for yourself or by teaching your community life saving skills until help arrives. Topics Include: 

  • Calling 9-1-1
  • Safety
  • Stop the Bleed - Torniquet Application
  • Positioning the Injured
  • Providing Comfort
  • Preparing to Help 

 

This program is presented by University Hospital Center for Emergency Preparedness and Response for free to residents of New Jersey.  This course is graciously funded by a grant from the New Jersey DOH, Public Health Infrastructure, Laboratories & Emergency Preparedness Division

OBJECTIVES

End of Life Nursing Education Curriculum (ELNEC)

Describe the role of the nurse in providing quality Palliative Care for patients across the lifespan.

Identify common symptoms associated with end-of-life processes for patients across the life span

Discuss ethical principles and issues and dilemmas in End Of Life/Palliative Care

 

        

Time: 8AM through 5:30 PM 

Location: TBD

Speakers:  Dr. P Murphy, PhD, RNB, FAAN,   S. Walther, APRN, ACHPN, Harris-Smith, MS, CT, D. Mazza, MEd, LPC, GC-C

 S .Walsh APRN, ACHPN

For questions: Nikki McNaught 973-972-5830

FREE FOR ALL UH Employees 

This continuing nursing education activity was submitted to the  New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation.

Registered Nurses in full attendance both days and completed program evaluation will earn 9.0 contact hours (No Partial Credit).

There is no commercial support for this program.  There are no products being endorsed in the program.  Planners and Speakers disclose no conflict of interest relative to this educational activity

 

For tracking only! No registration allowed!

 

Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC)

Course Description:

Trauma nursing as a discipline refers to the process and content of all the different roles nurses have in the care of the trauma patient. Knowledge is the core of any discipline. The purpose of TNCC is to present core-level knowledge, refine skills, and build a firm foundation in trauma nursing. ENA developed and implemented the TNCC for national and international dissemination as a means of identifying a standardized body of trauma nursing knowledge. The TNCC (Provider) is a 16-hour course designed to provide the learner with cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills.

Course Length: 16 hours

Intended Audience: The TNCC may be officially attended by registered nurses (RN's). Other health care providers may attend the course as observers. In order to maximize success in the TNCC (Provider), it is recommended that the participant have at least six months of clinical nursing experience in an emergency care setting. It is assumed that the course participant possesses generic nursing knowledge, has an understanding of emergency care terminology, and has familiarity with standard emergency equipment.

Card Issued: 4 Year course completion

Cost for UH Employees $200.00 General Public $400.00

Course Dates: 9/16/17 & 9/17/2017 0900-1700hrs (both days)

Location: University Hospital room TBD

Pre-Course requirements: Students need to study the manual, do the pretest and online modules before the course

For questions regarding this program please contact:

Heather Linsalata MSN RN CNL CEN TCRN 
150 Bergen St, Newark, NJ, 07101

UH Mezzanine 214 973-972-9379-office
862-452-8083-cell linsalhe@uhnj.org

Fax 973-972-0180

 or 

Angeline Viladarez 

973-972-9379-office

862-452-8083-cell

villadas@uhnj.org