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Health Quest Community Education announces training programs for June

Posted: 5/16/2017

June classes are as follows:

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal Course
Saturday, June 3, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
Cost $125; $165 with text, call 845-475-9742 to register
This course is a recertification for the PALS course. You must be certified in PALS to take this abridged course. Course completion results in a two-year PALS certification card from the American Heart Association. You will need to complete a pre-course assessment in the text prior to class. Current AHA PALS textbook required. Preregistration and payment are required.

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Renewal Course
Tuesday, June 6, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
Cost $50; $65 with text, call 845-475-9742 to register
This is a recertification class for BLS healthcare providers; participants must have a current BLS certification to take this recertification course. A textbook is available (February 2016 AHA BLS) and AHA allows students to use their textbook when taking the written exam. Course completion results in a certification card from the AHA, valid for two years. The course is designed for doctors, nurses, EMTs, physical therapists, dentists, lifeguards and other professionals. For ages 16 to adult. Preregistration and payment are required.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Renewal Course
Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY
Cost $125; $165 with text; call 845-475-9742 to register
This is a recertification of the ACLS course. You must have an ACLS certification to take this course. Course completion results in a two-year ACLS certification from the American Heart Association. A textbook (March 2016 Edition of AHA ACLS) is required and AHA allows students to use their textbook when taking the written exam. You will be required to do a pre-course assessment in the new text as well. Preregistration and payment are required.

Babysitting Preparedness Course
Sunday, June 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY
Cost $45; call 845-475-9742 to register
The Babysitting Preparedness Course covers feeding, diapering, safety in the home, prevention of SIDS, prevention of shaken baby syndrome, basic first aid skills, how to cope with a crying baby, pediatric CPR and how to start a babysitting business. The course is led by nationally certified instructors who also have experience as emergency responders in both professional and community environments. This class is most popular among teens, but recently we have also had many expecting parents and grandparents take the course so they are well-prepared to handle their little ones with proper love and care. This course is for ages 12 to adult. Successful completion of the course will result in a two-year certification from the American Safety and Health Institute. Preregistration and payment are required.

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Certification
Saturday, June 17, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Northern Dutchess Hospital, Rhinebeck, NY
Cost $65; call 845-475-9742 to register
This course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an automated external defibrillator and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Course completion results in a certification card from the American Heart Association, valid for two years. This course is designed for doctors, nurses, EMTs, physical therapists, dentists, lifeguards and other healthcare professionals. For ages 16 to adult. Text included. Preregistration and payment are required.

American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Combination Course
Saturday, June 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY
Cost $65; call 845-475-9742 to register
This course covers basic first aid, CPR techniques, maneuvers for choking victims and how to use an automated external defibrillator. Instruction provided for adult, child and infant. This course is suitable for day care workers, construction workers, camp counselors and many other community professions. Course completion results in a certification card valid for two years from the American Heart Association. Textbook and materials included. Preregistration and payment are required.

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Certification
Saturday, June 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY
Cost $65; call 845-475-9742 to register
This course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an automated external defibrillator and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Course completion results in a certification card from the American Heart Association valid for two years. This course is designed for doctors, nurses, EMTs, physical therapists, dentists, lifeguards and other healthcare professionals. For ages 16 to adult. Text included. Preregistration and payment are required.

Health Quest Community Education offers instruction to more than 8,000 people annually. For more information, call 845-475-9742 (TTY 1-800-421-1220) or visit www.healthquest.org/CommunityEducation for full class descriptions.

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