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Health Quest Community Education announces training programs for March

Posted: 2/26/2018

March classes are as follows:
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Certification
Saturday, March 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Northern Dutchess Hospital, Rhinebeck, NY
Cost $50; $65 with text; call 845-475-9742 to register
This class is appropriate for new or recertifying students. The textbook is required (February 2016 AHA BLS) and AHA allows students to use the textbook when taking the written exam. 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 AHA valid for two years. For students ages 16 to adult. Preregistration and payment are required.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Renewal Course
Saturday, March 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Sharon Hospital, Sharon, Conn.
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. 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 the textbook when taking the written exam. You will be required to do a pre-course assessment in the text as well. For ages 18 and up. Preregistration and payment are required.

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Certification
Sunday, March, 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY
Cost $50; $65 with text; call 845-475-9742 to register
This class is appropriate for new or recertifying students. The textbook is required (February 2016 AHA BLS) and AHA allows students to use it when taking the written exam. 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 AHA valid for two years. For ages 16 to adult. Preregistration and payment are required.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal Course
Saturday, March 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, 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 be required to do a pre-course assessment in the text as well. A textbook (2016 Edition of AHA PALS) is required and AHA allows students to use the textbook when taking the written exam. For ages 18 and up. Preregistration and payment are required.

American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Combination Course
Saturday, March 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Northern Dutchess Hospital, Rhinebeck, 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. Textbook and materials included. 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 AHA. For ages 14 to adult.  Preregistration and payment are required.

Health Quest Community Education instructs more than 8,000 people annually.

For more information and to register, call 845-475-9742 (TTY 1-800-421-1220). Visit www.healthquest.org/CommunityEducation for full class descriptions. 

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