CPR & Life Support Education

Jefferson offers a wide array of classes designed to save lives every day. Discover the class that fits you best. 

CPR & Life Support Education

ACLS Pre-Course

The ACLS Pre-Course prepares healthcare professionals to evaluate and assess victims with potential symptoms of myocardial infarction, interpret ECGs for signs of STEMI, and activate a system of care for rapid reperfusion of an occluded coronary artery. The course also addresses a key knowledge gap in electrocardiogram (ECG) and pharmacology and focuses on specific recognition skills and drug treatment knowledge

ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support 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 casebased scenarios are presented.

Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)

ENPC is a 16-hour course designed to provide core-level pediatric knowledge and psychomotor skills needed to care for pediatric patients in the emergency setting. The course presents a systematic assessment model, integrates the associated anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, and identifies appropriate interventions. Triage categorization and prevention strategies are included in the course content. ENPC is taught using a variety of formats, including lectures, videotapes and skill stations that encourage participants to integrate their psychomotor abilities into a patient situation in a risk-free setting.

Friends & Family CPR Course

AHA’s video-based, classroom Family & Friends® CPR Course teaches adult Hands-Only® CPR, adult AED use, child CPR and AED use, and infant CPR. It also teaches how to relieve choking in an adult, child or infant. The course offers training for those who want to learn CPR and do not require a course completion card.

Health Care Provider Courses

The BLS for Healthcare Providers - Classroom 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.

Heart Saver First Aid CPR & AED Course

Heart Saver First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage adult, child & infant in first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until (EMS) emergency medical services arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult, child & infant CPR and AED use. Students will improve their coping skills, enhance their self-image and learn new problem-solving skills. 

PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)

This classroom, video-based, instructor-led course uses a series of 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.

Pediatric Emergency Assessment & Stabilization (PEARS)

The PEARS course teaches providers how to recognize respiratory distress, shock and cardiac arrest, and provide appropriate lifesaving interventions within the initial minutes of response, until the child is transferred to an advanced life support provider. The goal of PEARS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

TNCC is a 16-hour-course designed to provide the learner with cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills. The interactive psychomotor skill stations facilitate initial integration of psychomotor abilities in a risk-free setting which simulate trauma patient situations. The following psychomotor skill stations are included in the TNCC (Provider): Trauma Nursing Process (scenario-driven, interactive trauma assessment), Airway and Ventilation Interventions, Spinal Immobilization, Selected Interventions: Chest Trauma and Traction Splinting. ENA developed and implemented the TNCC for national and international dissemination as a means of identifying a standardized body of trauma nursing knowledge.