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Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 1, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Description Information Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is a two-day course designed to provide core level knowledge and skills associated with the delivery of professional emergency nursing care to the trauma patient. Lecture topics include: Initial Assessment, Airway and Ventilation, Shock, Brain, Craniofacial Trauma, Facial/Neck Trauma, Thoracic Vertebral Trauma, Disaster Management, Psychosocial Aspects, and Transition of Care. Skill Stations include: Airway and Ventilation, Trauma Nursing Process, and Trauma Interventions. Contact Hours are provided the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA).

It is recommended that participants have at least six months of clinical nursing experience in an emergency care setting.

Only Registered Nurses may be certified as TNCC Providers.
Session Schedule:
Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday, March 13, 2020 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note:

Tuition Cost includes textbook.


If applicable, use one of these discount codes:


1. AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

2. EMERGENCY NURSES ASSOCIATION (ENA) MEMBERS enter discount code "ENA Member", PROOF OF MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED (instructions included in registration confirmation email).

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 8, Max: 18
Cost: $350.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 2, Max: 5
Cost: $30.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 8, Max: 10
Cost: $50.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 4, Max: 5
Cost: $50.00

    
LPN IV Certification Course - SKILLS LAB Description Information LPN IV Certification Course - SKILLS LAB Course Description: This blended course meets the NH Board of Nursing requirements for LPN IV Skills Certification. It includes 28 hours of online learning through Infusion Knowledge followed by 4-hour on-site skills lab that includes a simulated hands-on training session with a certified instructor. Intended Audience: LPN, Advanced Beginner or ReEntry RN Course Content/Objectives: •Current Standards of Practice; • Venous Access Device Review (includes 4-hours of central line education); • Venipuncture Techniques; • I.V. Medication Administration & Fluid Management • A Review of Nutritional Solutions; • Management of Difficult Insertions; • Legal Aspects Related to I.V. Therapy; •Vascular Access Protocols
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note: Course Description: This blended course meets the NH Board of Nursing requirements for LPN IV Skills Certification. It includes 28 hours of online learning through Infusion Knowledge followed by 4-hour on-site skills lab that includes a simulated hands-on training session with a certified instructor. Intended Audience: LPN, Advanced Beginner or ReEntry RN Course Content/Objectives: •Current Standards of Practice; • Venous Access Device Review (includes 4-hours of central line education); • Venipuncture Techniques; • I.V. Medication Administration & Fluid Management • A Review of Nutritional Solutions; • Management of Difficult Insertions; • Legal Aspects Related to I.V. Therapy; •Vascular Access Protocols
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 6
Cost: $379.00

    
PALS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information PALS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) *This in an initial certification course for NEW students who have NOT completed the Heartcode Online learning module prior to the start of class. This class registration includes the instructional component as well as the in-person Skills Session tomorrow. **If you are a current cardholder OR have completed the Heartcode Online learning module please register for the Day 2 in-person Skills Session or “Renewal” course. The AHA’s Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

After successfully completing the PALS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Perform High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR; Recognize patients who do and do not require immediate intervention; Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and initiate CPR within 10 seconds; Apply team dynamics; Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure; Apply early interventions for respiratory distress and failure; Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock; Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock; Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias; Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias: Identify Post–cardiac arrest management.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, March 20, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. NCH STAFF: if you need to borrow a manual call or email the Ed. Dept.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 6, Max: 6
Cost: $200.00

    
PALS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information PALS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) The AHA’s Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This PALS Renewal Course is for providers whose current PALS certification is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

After successfully completing the PALS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Perform High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR; Recognize patients who do and do not require immediate intervention; Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and initiate CPR within 10 seconds; Apply team dynamics; Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure; Apply early interventions for respiratory distress and failure; Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock; Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock; Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias; Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias: Identify Post–cardiac arrest management.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Friday, March 20, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Note:

This is the American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification OR have completed the online Heartcode PALS learning module and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: use discount code and contact the Ed. Dept for Heartcode PALS online module or to borrow a manual.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 1, Max: 6
Cost: $150.00

    
ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) *This in an initial certification course for NEW students who have NOT completed the Heartcode Online learning module prior to the start of class. This class registration includes the instructional component as well as the in-person Skills Session tomorrow. **If you are a current cardholder OR have completed the Heartcode Online learning module please register for the Day 2 in-person Skills Session or “Renewal” course. The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

After successfully completing the ACLS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients; Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use; Recognize and perform early management of respiratory arrest, ACS, and stroke, including appropriate disposition; Recognize and perform early management of brady-arrhythmias and tachy-arrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome; Recognize and perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care; Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team; Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team; Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance and discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes; Define systems of care.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Monday, March 23, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 3, Max: 6
Cost: $200.00

    
ACLS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) The AHA’s Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This ACLS Renewal Course is for providers whose current ACLS certification is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

After successfully completing the ACLS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients; Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use; Recognize and perform early management of respiratory arrest, ACS, and stroke, including appropriate disposition; Recognize and perform early management of brady-arrhythmias and tachy-arrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome; Recognize and perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care; Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team; Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team; Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance and discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes; Define systems of care.

This ACLS Renewal Course is for providers whose current ACLS certifications is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual or online learning module.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification or have completed the Heartcode ACLS online portion and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required.


**There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: use discount code and contact the NCH Ed. Dept. for ACLS online or to borrow a manual.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 8, Max: 12
Cost: $150.00

    
BLS/CPR Instructor Course (AHA) Description Information BLS/CPR Instructor Course (AHA) This course teaches the methods needed to effectively instruct others in the American Heart Association (AHA) CPR and First Aid Courses.

All Students will receive the materials required to complete the BLS Instructor course. Students must purchase their own AHA approved materials for teaching the BLS, Heartsaver, and First Aid Provider courses. This course includes an online self-study activity, 6 hours of instructor-led training with Simulation and analog manikins and equipment, and one mentored/monitored class with AHA certified BLS Faculty.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Note:

If you are interested in becoming an American Heart Association (AHA) certified instructor for Basic Life Support, Heartsaver CPR AED and/or First Aid, plan on attending this course.


PRE-REQUISITES. Prior to the course candidates must:
1. be at least 16 years of age.
2. be accepted by an AHA Training Center (TC).
3. have a current AHA BLS or Heartsaver Provider certification.
4. complete an Instructor Candidate Application.
5. be proficient in all CPR skills.
7. bring a current copy of the AHA BLS or Heartsaver Provider course materials if you have them. Full price attendees will be provided with their AHA Instructor Manual package the day of the course.



Questions? Contact Nancy Blankenship at nancy.blankenship@w

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 6
Cost: $250.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
Emergency and Critical Care Central Veinous Access Description Information Emergency and Critical Care Central Veinous Access Offered as a 1/2 Day, expert-facilitated course using a Robert’s and Hedges Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care recommended curriculum and using Simulation equipment to present content, demonstrate, and evaluate skills and techniques for CVA.“Providers directly responsible for performing central line placements in the critical and non-critical population will verbalize and demonstrate competency as it relates to ACEP (American Academy of Emergency Physicians) guidelines.”
Session Schedule:
Friday, March 27, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note: This CME course is available to NCH-employee ONLY. Audience and Content: Emergency and Critical Care Providers, Hospitalists, MD/DO, APRN, PA
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 6, Max: 12
Cost: $0.00

    
Emergency and Critical Care Central Veinous Access Description Information Emergency and Critical Care Central Veinous Access Offered as a 1/2 Day, expert-facilitated course using a Robert’s and Hedges Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care recommended curriculum and using Simulation equipment to present content, demonstrate, and evaluate skills and techniques for CVA.“Providers directly responsible for performing central line placements in the critical and non-critical population will verbalize and demonstrate competency as it relates to ACEP (American Academy of Emergency Physicians) guidelines.”
Session Schedule:
Friday, March 27, 2020 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Note: This CME course is available to NCH-employee ONLY. Audience and Content: Emergency and Critical Care Providers, Hospitalists, MD/DO, APRN, PA
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 12
Cost: $0.00

    
ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) *This in an initial certification course for NEW students who have NOT completed the Heartcode Online learning module prior to the start of class. This class registration includes the instructional component as well as the in-person Skills Session tomorrow. **If you are a current cardholder OR have completed the Heartcode Online learning module please register for the Day 2 in-person Skills Session or “Renewal” course. The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

After successfully completing the ACLS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients; Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use; Recognize and perform early management of respiratory arrest, ACS, and stroke, including appropriate disposition; Recognize and perform early management of brady-arrhythmias and tachy-arrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome; Recognize and perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care; Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team; Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team; Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance and discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes; Define systems of care.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Monday, March 30, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:30 PM - 4:30 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

ISHC Community Room  
181 Corliss Lane
181 Corliss Lane

Colebrook , NH   03576
Enrolled: 1, Max: 6
Cost: $200.00

    
ACLS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) The AHA’s Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This ACLS Renewal Course is for providers whose current ACLS certification is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

After successfully completing the ACLS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients; Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use; Recognize and perform early management of respiratory arrest, ACS, and stroke, including appropriate disposition; Recognize and perform early management of brady-arrhythmias and tachy-arrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome; Recognize and perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care; Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team; Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team; Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance and discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes; Define systems of care.

This ACLS Renewal Course is for providers whose current ACLS certifications is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual or online learning module.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification or have completed the Heartcode ACLS online portion and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required.


**There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: use discount code and contact the NCH Ed. Dept. for ACLS online or to borrow a manual.

ISHC Community Room  
181 Corliss Lane
181 Corliss Lane

Colebrook , NH   03576
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $150.00
April 2020
    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 1, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
Nurse Preceptor Development Program 2.0 Description Information Nurse Preceptor Development Program 2.0 A workshop for all nurses in the North Country Healthcare system who serve, or plan to serve, as preceptors to new graduate nurses transitioning to practice and newly hired experienced nurses. The objectives of this workshop are: 1. Define and differentiate the terms formative and summative evaluation. 2. Describe the roles of the program director, nurse manager, nurse preceptor, and new graduate nurse in formative and summative evaluations. 3. Utilize pre-briefing, debriefing, qualitative, and quantitative information to perform a formative evaluation with nurse in orientation. 4. Identify and remediate weaknesses in level of knowledge, and experience with managing clinical problems, thinking and judgment skills in the clinical setting. 5. Examine the procedures and tools used to perform formative evaluations by Nurse Preceptors when orienting new and experienced nurses in the clinical setting. 6. Identify areas where the procedures and tools currently used to perform formative evaluations can be improved.
Session Schedule:
Thursday, April 16, 2020 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note:
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 1, Max: 6
Cost: $0.00

    
Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Description Information Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) Introductory Course is an in-depth training program that teaches individuals how to recognize, reduce, and avoid violent and aggressive behavior through empathic listening and recognition of anxious behaviors. To successfully complete this course individuals will be required to pass a written test and satisfactorily demonstrate techniques. Certification is valid for 2 years.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.
Session Schedule:
Friday, April 17, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note:

THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.


This certification must be a requirement for your job in order to attend. This course introduces skills for recognizing potential safety hazards, de-escalation techniques, and defensive strategies to avoid physical confrontations. Contact your manager to see if this course is required for your current position.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 1, Max: 6
Cost: $0.00

    
Management of Aggressive Behavior (SEE NOTES) Description Information Management of Aggressive Behavior (SEE NOTES) Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) with Strategies for Managing Physical Confrontations (without supplemental techniques) is an in-depth training program that teaches individuals how to recognize, reduce, and manage violent and aggressive behavior. We will also teach techniques that can be used to Manage Physical Confrontations. To successfully complete this course individuals will be required to pass a written test and satisfactorily demonstrate techniques. Certification is valid for 2 years.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.
Session Schedule:
Friday, April 17, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.


This certification must be a requirement for your job in order to attend. This course introduces skills for recognizing potential safety hazards, de-escalation techniques, and defensive strategies to manage and/or escape physical confrontations. Contact your manager to see if this course is required for your current position.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $0.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 3, Max: 4
Cost: $50.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 4, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 0, Max: 2
Cost: $30.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) *This in an initial certification course for NEW students who have NOT completed the Heartcode Online learning module prior to the start of class. This class registration includes the instructional component as well as the in-person Skills Session tomorrow. **If you are a current cardholder OR have completed the Heartcode Online learning module please register for the Day 2 in-person Skills Session or “Renewal” course. The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

After successfully completing the ACLS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients; Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use; Recognize and perform early management of respiratory arrest, ACS, and stroke, including appropriate disposition; Recognize and perform early management of brady-arrhythmias and tachy-arrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome; Recognize and perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care; Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team; Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team; Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance and discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes; Define systems of care.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, May 1, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 1, Max: 6
Cost: $200.00
May 2020
    
ACLS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) The AHA’s Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This ACLS Renewal Course is for providers whose current ACLS certification is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

After successfully completing the ACLS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients; Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use; Recognize and perform early management of respiratory arrest, ACS, and stroke, including appropriate disposition; Recognize and perform early management of brady-arrhythmias and tachy-arrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome; Recognize and perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care; Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team; Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team; Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance and discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes; Define systems of care.

This ACLS Renewal Course is for providers whose current ACLS certifications is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Friday, May 1, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual or online learning module.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification or have completed the Heartcode ACLS online portion and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required.


**There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: use discount code and contact the NCH Ed. Dept. for ACLS online or to borrow a manual.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 6
Cost: $150.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 0, Max: 10
Cost: $50.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 0, Max: 5
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 0, Max: 5
Cost: $30.00

    
LPN IV Certification Course - SKILLS LAB Description Information LPN IV Certification Course - SKILLS LAB Course Description: This blended course meets the NH Board of Nursing requirements for LPN IV Skills Certification. It includes 28 hours of online learning through Infusion Knowledge followed by 4-hour on-site skills lab that includes a simulated hands-on training session with a certified instructor. Intended Audience: LPN, Advanced Beginner or ReEntry RN Course Content/Objectives: •Current Standards of Practice; • Venous Access Device Review (includes 4-hours of central line education); • Venipuncture Techniques; • I.V. Medication Administration & Fluid Management • A Review of Nutritional Solutions; • Management of Difficult Insertions; • Legal Aspects Related to I.V. Therapy; •Vascular Access Protocols
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note: Course Description: This blended course meets the NH Board of Nursing requirements for LPN IV Skills Certification. It includes 28 hours of online learning through Infusion Knowledge followed by 4-hour on-site skills lab that includes a simulated hands-on training session with a certified instructor. Intended Audience: LPN, Advanced Beginner or ReEntry RN Course Content/Objectives: •Current Standards of Practice; • Venous Access Device Review (includes 4-hours of central line education); • Venipuncture Techniques; • I.V. Medication Administration & Fluid Management • A Review of Nutritional Solutions; • Management of Difficult Insertions; • Legal Aspects Related to I.V. Therapy; •Vascular Access Protocols
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 6
Cost: $379.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
PALS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information PALS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) *This in an initial certification course for NEW students who have NOT completed the Heartcode Online learning module prior to the start of class. This class registration includes the instructional component as well as the in-person Skills Session tomorrow. **If you are a current cardholder OR have completed the Heartcode Online learning module please register for the Day 2 in-person Skills Session or “Renewal” course. The AHA’s Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

After successfully completing the PALS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Perform High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR; Recognize patients who do and do not require immediate intervention; Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and initiate CPR within 10 seconds; Apply team dynamics; Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure; Apply early interventions for respiratory distress and failure; Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock; Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock; Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias; Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias: Identify Post–cardiac arrest management.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, May 29, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. NCH STAFF: if you need to borrow a manual call or email the Ed. Dept.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 6
Cost: $200.00

    
PALS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information PALS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) The AHA’s Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This PALS Renewal Course is for providers whose current PALS certification is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

After successfully completing the PALS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Perform High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR; Recognize patients who do and do not require immediate intervention; Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and initiate CPR within 10 seconds; Apply team dynamics; Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure; Apply early interventions for respiratory distress and failure; Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock; Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock; Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias; Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias: Identify Post–cardiac arrest management.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Friday, May 29, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is the American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification OR have completed the online Heartcode PALS learning module and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: use discount code and contact the Ed. Dept for Heartcode PALS online module or to borrow a manual.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $150.00
June 2020
    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Description Information Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is a two-day course designed to provide core level knowledge and skills associated with the delivery of professional emergency nursing care to the trauma patient. Lecture topics include: Initial Assessment, Airway and Ventilation, Shock, Brain, Craniofacial Trauma, Facial/Neck Trauma, Thoracic Vertebral Trauma, Disaster Management, Psychosocial Aspects, and Transition of Care. Skill Stations include: Airway and Ventilation, Trauma Nursing Process, and Trauma Interventions. Contact Hours are provided the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA).

It is recommended that participants have at least six months of clinical nursing experience in an emergency care setting.

Only Registered Nurses may be certified as TNCC Providers.
Session Schedule:
Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday, June 12, 2020 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note:

Tuition Cost includes textbook.


If applicable, use one of these discount codes:


1. AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

2. EMERGENCY NURSES ASSOCIATION (ENA) MEMBERS enter discount code "ENA Member", PROOF OF MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED (instructions included in registration confirmation email).

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 18
Cost: $350.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 0, Max: 5
Cost: $50.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 8, Max: 10
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Mt. Success Conf Rm 
59 Page Hill Road
Berlin , NH   03570
Enrolled: 0, Max: 5
Cost: $30.00

    
Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Description Information Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) Introductory Course is an in-depth training program that teaches individuals how to recognize, reduce, and avoid violent and aggressive behavior through empathic listening and recognition of anxious behaviors. To successfully complete this course individuals will be required to pass a written test and satisfactorily demonstrate techniques. Certification is valid for 2 years.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note:

THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.


This certification must be a requirement for your job in order to attend. This course introduces skills for recognizing potential safety hazards, de-escalation techniques, and defensive strategies to avoid physical confrontations. Contact your manager to see if this course is required for your current position.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 10
Cost: $0.00

    
Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Description Information Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) Introductory Course is an in-depth training program that teaches individuals how to recognize, reduce, and avoid violent and aggressive behavior through empathic listening and recognition of anxious behaviors. To successfully complete this course individuals will be required to pass a written test and satisfactorily demonstrate techniques. Certification is valid for 2 years.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Note:

THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.


This certification must be a requirement for your job in order to attend. This course introduces skills for recognizing potential safety hazards, de-escalation techniques, and defensive strategies to avoid physical confrontations. Contact your manager to see if this course is required for your current position.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 10
Cost: $0.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) *This in an initial certification course for NEW students who have NOT completed the Heartcode Online learning module prior to the start of class. This class registration includes the instructional component as well as the in-person Skills Session tomorrow. **If you are a current cardholder OR have completed the Heartcode Online learning module please register for the Day 2 in-person Skills Session or “Renewal” course. The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

After successfully completing the ACLS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients; Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use; Recognize and perform early management of respiratory arrest, ACS, and stroke, including appropriate disposition; Recognize and perform early management of brady-arrhythmias and tachy-arrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome; Recognize and perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care; Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team; Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team; Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance and discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes; Define systems of care.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, June 26, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $200.00

    
ACLS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) The AHA’s Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This ACLS Renewal Course is for providers whose current ACLS certification is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

After successfully completing the ACLS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients; Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use; Recognize and perform early management of respiratory arrest, ACS, and stroke, including appropriate disposition; Recognize and perform early management of brady-arrhythmias and tachy-arrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome; Recognize and perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care; Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team; Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team; Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance and discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes; Define systems of care.

This ACLS Renewal Course is for providers whose current ACLS certifications is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Friday, June 26, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual or online learning module.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification or have completed the Heartcode ACLS online portion and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required.


**There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: use discount code and contact the NCH Ed. Dept. for ACLS online or to borrow a manual.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 1, Max: 6
Cost: $150.00
July 2020
    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
Nurse Preceptor Development Program 2.0 Description Information Nurse Preceptor Development Program 2.0 A workshop for all nurses in the North Country Healthcare system who serve, or plan to serve, as preceptors to new graduate nurses transitioning to practice and newly hired experienced nurses. The objectives of this workshop are: 1. Define and differentiate the terms formative and summative evaluation. 2. Describe the roles of the program director, nurse manager, nurse preceptor, and new graduate nurse in formative and summative evaluations. 3. Utilize pre-briefing, debriefing, qualitative, and quantitative information to perform a formative evaluation with nurse in orientation. 4. Identify and remediate weaknesses in level of knowledge, and experience with managing clinical problems, thinking and judgment skills in the clinical setting. 5. Examine the procedures and tools used to perform formative evaluations by Nurse Preceptors when orienting new and experienced nurses in the clinical setting. 6. Identify areas where the procedures and tools currently used to perform formative evaluations can be improved.
Session Schedule:
Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note:
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $0.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
PALS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information PALS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) *This in an initial certification course for NEW students who have NOT completed the Heartcode Online learning module prior to the start of class. This class registration includes the instructional component as well as the in-person Skills Session tomorrow. **If you are a current cardholder OR have completed the Heartcode Online learning module please register for the Day 2 in-person Skills Session or “Renewal” course. The AHA’s Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

After successfully completing the PALS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Perform High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR; Recognize patients who do and do not require immediate intervention; Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and initiate CPR within 10 seconds; Apply team dynamics; Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure; Apply early interventions for respiratory distress and failure; Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock; Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock; Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias; Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias: Identify Post–cardiac arrest management.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, July 31, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. NCH STAFF: if you need to borrow a manual call or email the Ed. Dept.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $200.00

    
PALS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information PALS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) The AHA’s Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This PALS Renewal Course is for providers whose current PALS certification is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

After successfully completing the PALS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Perform High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR; Recognize patients who do and do not require immediate intervention; Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and initiate CPR within 10 seconds; Apply team dynamics; Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure; Apply early interventions for respiratory distress and failure; Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock; Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock; Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias; Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias: Identify Post–cardiac arrest management.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Friday, July 31, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is the American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification OR have completed the online Heartcode PALS learning module and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: use discount code and contact the Ed. Dept for Heartcode PALS online module or to borrow a manual.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $150.00
August 2020
    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Description Information Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) Introductory Course is an in-depth training program that teaches individuals how to recognize, reduce, and avoid violent and aggressive behavior through empathic listening and recognition of anxious behaviors. To successfully complete this course individuals will be required to pass a written test and satisfactorily demonstrate techniques. Certification is valid for 2 years.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note:

THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.


This certification must be a requirement for your job in order to attend. This course introduces skills for recognizing potential safety hazards, de-escalation techniques, and defensive strategies to avoid physical confrontations. Contact your manager to see if this course is required for your current position.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 5
Cost: $0.00

    
Management of Aggressive Behavior (SEE NOTES) Description Information Management of Aggressive Behavior (SEE NOTES) Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) with Strategies for Managing Physical Confrontations (without supplemental techniques) is an in-depth training program that teaches individuals how to recognize, reduce, and manage violent and aggressive behavior. We will also teach techniques that can be used to Manage Physical Confrontations. To successfully complete this course individuals will be required to pass a written test and satisfactorily demonstrate techniques. Certification is valid for 2 years.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.


This certification must be a requirement for your job in order to attend. This course introduces skills for recognizing potential safety hazards, de-escalation techniques, and defensive strategies to manage and/or escape physical confrontations. Contact your manager to see if this course is required for your current position.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 1, Max: 6
Cost: $0.00

    
LPN IV Certification Course - SKILLS LAB Description Information LPN IV Certification Course - SKILLS LAB Course Description: This blended course meets the NH Board of Nursing requirements for LPN IV Skills Certification. It includes 28 hours of online learning through Infusion Knowledge followed by 4-hour on-site skills lab that includes a simulated hands-on training session with a certified instructor. Intended Audience: LPN, Advanced Beginner or ReEntry RN Course Content/Objectives: •Current Standards of Practice; • Venous Access Device Review (includes 4-hours of central line education); • Venipuncture Techniques; • I.V. Medication Administration & Fluid Management • A Review of Nutritional Solutions; • Management of Difficult Insertions; • Legal Aspects Related to I.V. Therapy; •Vascular Access Protocols
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note: Course Description: This blended course meets the NH Board of Nursing requirements for LPN IV Skills Certification. It includes 28 hours of online learning through Infusion Knowledge followed by 4-hour on-site skills lab that includes a simulated hands-on training session with a certified instructor. Intended Audience: LPN, Advanced Beginner or ReEntry RN Course Content/Objectives: •Current Standards of Practice; • Venous Access Device Review (includes 4-hours of central line education); • Venipuncture Techniques; • I.V. Medication Administration & Fluid Management • A Review of Nutritional Solutions; • Management of Difficult Insertions; • Legal Aspects Related to I.V. Therapy; •Vascular Access Protocols
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $379.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, August 20, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) *This in an initial certification course for NEW students who have NOT completed the Heartcode Online learning module prior to the start of class. This class registration includes the instructional component as well as the in-person Skills Session tomorrow. **If you are a current cardholder OR have completed the Heartcode Online learning module please register for the Day 2 in-person Skills Session or “Renewal” course. The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

After successfully completing the ACLS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients; Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use; Recognize and perform early management of respiratory arrest, ACS, and stroke, including appropriate disposition; Recognize and perform early management of brady-arrhythmias and tachy-arrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome; Recognize and perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care; Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team; Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team; Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance and discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes; Define systems of care.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, August 28, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $200.00

    
ACLS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) The AHA’s Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This ACLS Renewal Course is for providers whose current ACLS certification is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

After successfully completing the ACLS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients; Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use; Recognize and perform early management of respiratory arrest, ACS, and stroke, including appropriate disposition; Recognize and perform early management of brady-arrhythmias and tachy-arrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome; Recognize and perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care; Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team; Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team; Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance and discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes; Define systems of care.

This ACLS Renewal Course is for providers whose current ACLS certifications is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Friday, August 28, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual or online learning module.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification or have completed the Heartcode ACLS online portion and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required.


**There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: use discount code and contact the NCH Ed. Dept. for ACLS online or to borrow a manual.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $150.00
September 2020
    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Description Information Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is a two-day course designed to provide core level knowledge and skills associated with the delivery of professional emergency nursing care to the trauma patient. Lecture topics include: Initial Assessment, Airway and Ventilation, Shock, Brain, Craniofacial Trauma, Facial/Neck Trauma, Thoracic Vertebral Trauma, Disaster Management, Psychosocial Aspects, and Transition of Care. Skill Stations include: Airway and Ventilation, Trauma Nursing Process, and Trauma Interventions. Contact Hours are provided the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA).

It is recommended that participants have at least six months of clinical nursing experience in an emergency care setting.

Only Registered Nurses may be certified as TNCC Providers.
Session Schedule:
Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday, September 11, 2020 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Note:

Tuition Cost includes textbook.


If applicable, use one of these discount codes:


1. AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

2. EMERGENCY NURSES ASSOCIATION (ENA) MEMBERS enter discount code "ENA Member", PROOF OF MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED (instructions included in registration confirmation email).

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 18
Cost: $350.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
Nurse Preceptor Development Program 2.0 Description Information Nurse Preceptor Development Program 2.0 A workshop for all nurses in the North Country Healthcare system who serve, or plan to serve, as preceptors to new graduate nurses transitioning to practice and newly hired experienced nurses. The objectives of this workshop are: 1. Define and differentiate the terms formative and summative evaluation. 2. Describe the roles of the program director, nurse manager, nurse preceptor, and new graduate nurse in formative and summative evaluations. 3. Utilize pre-briefing, debriefing, qualitative, and quantitative information to perform a formative evaluation with nurse in orientation. 4. Identify and remediate weaknesses in level of knowledge, and experience with managing clinical problems, thinking and judgment skills in the clinical setting. 5. Examine the procedures and tools used to perform formative evaluations by Nurse Preceptors when orienting new and experienced nurses in the clinical setting. 6. Identify areas where the procedures and tools currently used to perform formative evaluations can be improved.
Session Schedule:
Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note:
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $0.00

    
PALS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information PALS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) *This in an initial certification course for NEW students who have NOT completed the Heartcode Online learning module prior to the start of class. This class registration includes the instructional component as well as the in-person Skills Session tomorrow. **If you are a current cardholder OR have completed the Heartcode Online learning module please register for the Day 2 in-person Skills Session or “Renewal” course. The AHA’s Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

After successfully completing the PALS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Perform High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR; Recognize patients who do and do not require immediate intervention; Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and initiate CPR within 10 seconds; Apply team dynamics; Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure; Apply early interventions for respiratory distress and failure; Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock; Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock; Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias; Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias: Identify Post–cardiac arrest management.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, September 25, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. NCH STAFF: if you need to borrow a manual call or email the Ed. Dept.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $200.00

    
PALS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information PALS Renewal (2015 AHA Guidelines) The AHA’s Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies (i.e., personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units) such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This PALS Renewal Course is for providers whose current PALS certification is expiring and want to recertify as an ACLS provider.

After successfully completing the PALS Instructor-Led Training Course, students should be able to: Perform High-quality Child CPR AED and Infant CPR; Recognize patients who do and do not require immediate intervention; Recognize cardiopulmonary arrest early and initiate CPR within 10 seconds; Apply team dynamics; Differentiate between respiratory distress and failure; Apply early interventions for respiratory distress and failure; Differentiate between compensated and decompensated (hypotensive) shock; Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock; Differentiate between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias; Describe clinical characteristics of instability in patients with arrhythmias: Identify Post–cardiac arrest management.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Friday, September 25, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is the American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


The cost of this course does not include a provider manual.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification OR have completed the online Heartcode PALS learning module and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required.


There are mandatory pre-course requirements for this course, please see the confirmation email for details.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: use discount code and contact the Ed. Dept for Heartcode PALS online module or to borrow a manual.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $150.00
October 2020
    
Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Description Information Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) Introductory Course is an in-depth training program that teaches individuals how to recognize, reduce, and avoid violent and aggressive behavior through empathic listening and recognition of anxious behaviors. To successfully complete this course individuals will be required to pass a written test and satisfactorily demonstrate techniques. Certification is valid for 2 years.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.
Session Schedule:
Friday, October 2, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note:

THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.


This certification must be a requirement for your job in order to attend. This course introduces skills for recognizing potential safety hazards, de-escalation techniques, and defensive strategies to avoid physical confrontations. Contact your manager to see if this course is required for your current position.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 10
Cost: $0.00

    
Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Description Information Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) 1/2 Day I Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) Introductory Course is an in-depth training program that teaches individuals how to recognize, reduce, and avoid violent and aggressive behavior through empathic listening and recognition of anxious behaviors. To successfully complete this course individuals will be required to pass a written test and satisfactorily demonstrate techniques. Certification is valid for 2 years.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.
Session Schedule:
Friday, October 2, 2020 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Note:

THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO NORTH COUNTRY HEALTHCARE AFFILIATION HOSPITAL (AVH, UCVH, WMC) EMPLOYEES ONLY.


This certification must be a requirement for your job in order to attend. This course introduces skills for recognizing potential safety hazards, de-escalation techniques, and defensive strategies to avoid physical confrontations. Contact your manager to see if this course is required for your current position.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 10
Cost: $0.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00

    
BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) Description Information BLS In-Person Skills Session (2015 AHA) The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS online portion and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must complete the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course in order to attend this skills session.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Online course is not included in the cost of this skills session. (Heartcode BLS online can be purchased at:https://elearning.heart.org/course/21). Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: Enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code. Please call the NCH Ed. Dept. for assignment of the Heartcode BLS online module.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $30.00

    
LPN IV Certification Course - SKILLS LAB Description Information LPN IV Certification Course - SKILLS LAB Course Description: This blended course meets the NH Board of Nursing requirements for LPN IV Skills Certification. It includes 28 hours of online learning through Infusion Knowledge followed by 4-hour on-site skills lab that includes a simulated hands-on training session with a certified instructor. Intended Audience: LPN, Advanced Beginner or ReEntry RN Course Content/Objectives: •Current Standards of Practice; • Venous Access Device Review (includes 4-hours of central line education); • Venipuncture Techniques; • I.V. Medication Administration & Fluid Management • A Review of Nutritional Solutions; • Management of Difficult Insertions; • Legal Aspects Related to I.V. Therapy; •Vascular Access Protocols
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note: Course Description: This blended course meets the NH Board of Nursing requirements for LPN IV Skills Certification. It includes 28 hours of online learning through Infusion Knowledge followed by 4-hour on-site skills lab that includes a simulated hands-on training session with a certified instructor. Intended Audience: LPN, Advanced Beginner or ReEntry RN Course Content/Objectives: •Current Standards of Practice; • Venous Access Device Review (includes 4-hours of central line education); • Venipuncture Techniques; • I.V. Medication Administration & Fluid Management • A Review of Nutritional Solutions; • Management of Difficult Insertions; • Legal Aspects Related to I.V. Therapy; •Vascular Access Protocols
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $379.00

    
Accelerated BLS Renewal Course Description Information Accelerated BLS Renewal Course The AHA’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in Pre-hospital, and in-facility environments. Pre-hospital: First responders including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and police officers. In-facility: Providers who work in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility (i.e., dentist office, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities).

HeartCode BLS is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method for completing the cognitive portion of BLS training.

After successfully completing the HeartCode BLS video , written test and practice hands-on session, Approximately 1 hour for the first session (video, test and practice session) and then into the next class (BLS In-Person Skills Session) students should be able to: Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival; Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts; Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant; Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device; Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR; Describe the technique for relief of foreign body airway obstruction for an adult, child, or infant.

(Note: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.)

Session Schedule:
Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA)Accelerated BLS Renewal Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course – You must have a current AHA BLS Card in order to attend this Class.


PLEASE NOTE: The cost of the AHA Heartcode BLS Accelerated course includes the skills session and card. Please see your course confirmation email.


AVH/LRH/UCVH/WMC/NCHHHA EMPLOYEES: If this certification is required for your job enter your hospital abbreviation (above) as the discount code.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom, Rm 137  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 6
Cost: $50.00