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November 2018
    
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:
Thursday, November 15, 2018 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: 3, Max: 6
Cost: $379.00

    
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, November 20, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 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. Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


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: 10
Cost: $20.00

    
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, November 20, 2018 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. Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


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: $20.00

    
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, November 20, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 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. Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


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: 5, Max: 4
Cost: $20.00

    
Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) Description Information Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) The AHA’s Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who need a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Heartsaver CPR AED Online is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method.

After successfully completing the Heartsaver CPR AED Online Course and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival and explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival; Recognize when someone needs CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant*; Describe how to perform CPR with help from others; Give effective breaths by using mouth-to mouth or a mask for all age groups; Demonstrate how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) on an adult and a child*; Describe when and how to help a choking adult, child, or infant*. (*Child and infant modules are optional)

(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, November 20, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course - You must complete the AHA Heartsaver CPR AED Online course in order to attend this skills session. The cost of the online course is not included in the cost of the skills session.


The cost of this course does not include a student workbook. Information on purchasing a student workbook can be found on the American Heart Association (AHA) website.


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: 2
Cost: $35.00

    
Nurse Preceptor Development Program- NCH EMPLOYEES Description Information Nurse Preceptor Development Program- NCH EMPLOYEES 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: - Present the NCH Preceptor Certification Program and requirements - Present the NCH New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program - Orientee Manual - Healthstream Modules - Present concepts from Linda Caputi’s “Think Like a Nurse” model for new graduate nursing orientation. - Discuss how Caputi’s Model is integrated into the NCH New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 1, Max: 10
Cost: $0.00

    
Adv Burn Life Support (ABLS) -MD REGISTRATION Description Information Adv Burn Life Support (ABLS) -MD REGISTRATION Objectives ? Recognize the complex immediate and long term health needs of the sexual assault patient ? Illustrate the sexual assault nurse examiner’s role in providing comprehensive care to the sexually assaulted patient. Target Audience: Registered Nurses and Emergency Department personnel and other hospital personnel who may care for the sexual assault patient. Also appropriate for EMS, Law Enforcement and for Crisis Center Advocates.
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 8
Cost: $300.00

    
Adv Burn Life Support(ABLS)- NON-MD REGISRATION Description Information Adv Burn Life Support(ABLS)- NON-MD REGISRATION
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Note:
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 15, Max: 22
Cost: $250.00

    
PALS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information PALS Provider (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.

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, November 29, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, November 30, 2018 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.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 2
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, November 30, 2018 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 and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required for certification with minimal instruction or review.


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: 2, Max: 4
Cost: $125.00
December 2018
    
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, December 4, 2018 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. Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


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: 4, Max: 4
Cost: $20.00

    
Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) Description Information Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) The AHA’s Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who need a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Heartsaver CPR AED Online is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method.

After successfully completing the Heartsaver CPR AED Online Course and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival and explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival; Recognize when someone needs CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant*; Describe how to perform CPR with help from others; Give effective breaths by using mouth-to mouth or a mask for all age groups; Demonstrate how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) on an adult and a child*; Describe when and how to help a choking adult, child, or infant*. (*Child and infant modules are optional)

(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, December 4, 2018 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 Heartsaver CPR AED Online course in order to attend this skills session. The cost of the online course is not included in the cost of the skills session.


The cost of this course does not include a student workbook. Information on purchasing a student workbook can be found on the American Heart Association (AHA) website.


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: 2
Cost: $35.00

    
Nurse Preceptor Development Program- NCH EMPLOYEES Description Information Nurse Preceptor Development Program- NCH EMPLOYEES 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: - Present the NCH Preceptor Certification Program and requirements - Present the NCH New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program - Orientee Manual - Healthstream Modules - Present concepts from Linda Caputi’s “Think Like a Nurse” model for new graduate nursing orientation. - Discuss how Caputi’s Model is integrated into the NCH New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Note:
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 1, Max: 10
Cost: $0.00

    
ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) 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, December 10, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 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.


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.

UCVH, Pearson Board Room 
Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital
181 Corliss Lane

Colebrook , NH   03576
Enrolled: 2, 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, December 11, 2018 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.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required for certification with minimal instruction or review.


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.

UCVH, Pearson Board Room 
Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital
181 Corliss Lane

Colebrook , NH   03576
Enrolled: 2, Max: 6
Cost: $125.00

    
ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) 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:
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, December 13, 2018 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.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 2
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:
Thursday, December 13, 2018 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.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required for certification with minimal instruction or review.


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: 3, Max: 4
Cost: $125.00

    
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, December 18, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 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. Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


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: 2, Max: 10
Cost: $20.00

    
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, December 18, 2018 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. Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


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: 1, Max: 10
Cost: $20.00

    
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, December 18, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 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. Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


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: 3, Max: 4
Cost: $20.00

    
Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) Description Information Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) The AHA’s Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who need a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Heartsaver CPR AED Online is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method.

After successfully completing the Heartsaver CPR AED Online Course and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival and explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival; Recognize when someone needs CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant*; Describe how to perform CPR with help from others; Give effective breaths by using mouth-to mouth or a mask for all age groups; Demonstrate how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) on an adult and a child*; Describe when and how to help a choking adult, child, or infant*. (*Child and infant modules are optional)

(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, December 18, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course - You must complete the AHA Heartsaver CPR AED Online course in order to attend this skills session. The cost of the online course is not included in the cost of the skills session.


The cost of this course does not include a student workbook. Information on purchasing a student workbook can be found on the American Heart Association (AHA) website.


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: 2
Cost: $35.00

    
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, December 19, 2018 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: 1, Max: 6
Cost: $379.00
January 2019
    
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, January 8, 2019 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. Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


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: 4
Cost: $20.00

    
Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) Description Information Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) The AHA’s Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who need a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Heartsaver CPR AED Online is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method.

After successfully completing the Heartsaver CPR AED Online Course and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival and explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival; Recognize when someone needs CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant*; Describe how to perform CPR with help from others; Give effective breaths by using mouth-to mouth or a mask for all age groups; Demonstrate how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) on an adult and a child*; Describe when and how to help a choking adult, child, or infant*. (*Child and infant modules are optional)

(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, January 8, 2019 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 Heartsaver CPR AED Online course in order to attend this skills session. The cost of the online course is not included in the cost of the skills session.


The cost of this course does not include a student workbook. Information on purchasing a student workbook can be found on the American Heart Association (AHA) website.


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: 2
Cost: $35.00

    
Nurse Preceptor Development Program- NCH EMPLOYEES Description Information Nurse Preceptor Development Program- NCH EMPLOYEES 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: - Present the NCH Preceptor Certification Program and requirements - Present the NCH New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program - Orientee Manual - Healthstream Modules - Present concepts from Linda Caputi’s “Think Like a Nurse” model for new graduate nursing orientation. - Discuss how Caputi’s Model is integrated into the NCH New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program
Session Schedule:
Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

    
PALS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information PALS Provider (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.

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:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, January 17, 2019 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.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 2
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:
Thursday, January 17, 2019 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 and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required for certification with minimal instruction or review.


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: 3, Max: 4
Cost: $125.00

    
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, January 22, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 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. Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


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: 4
Cost: $20.00

    
Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) Description Information Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) The AHA’s Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who need a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Heartsaver CPR AED Online is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method.

After successfully completing the Heartsaver CPR AED Online Course and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival and explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival; Recognize when someone needs CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant*; Describe how to perform CPR with help from others; Give effective breaths by using mouth-to mouth or a mask for all age groups; Demonstrate how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) on an adult and a child*; Describe when and how to help a choking adult, child, or infant*. (*Child and infant modules are optional)

(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, January 22, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course - You must complete the AHA Heartsaver CPR AED Online course in order to attend this skills session. The cost of the online course is not included in the cost of the skills session.


The cost of this course does not include a student workbook. Information on purchasing a student workbook can be found on the American Heart Association (AHA) website.


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: 2
Cost: $35.00

    
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, January 23, 2019 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
February 2019
    
ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) 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:
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, February 7, 2019 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.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 1, Max: 2
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:
Thursday, February 7, 2019 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.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required for certification with minimal instruction or review.


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: 4
Cost: $125.00

    
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, February 12, 2019 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. Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


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: 4
Cost: $20.00

    
Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) Description Information Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) The AHA’s Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who need a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Heartsaver CPR AED Online is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method.

After successfully completing the Heartsaver CPR AED Online Course and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival and explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival; Recognize when someone needs CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant*; Describe how to perform CPR with help from others; Give effective breaths by using mouth-to mouth or a mask for all age groups; Demonstrate how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) on an adult and a child*; Describe when and how to help a choking adult, child, or infant*. (*Child and infant modules are optional)

(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, February 12, 2019 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 Heartsaver CPR AED Online course in order to attend this skills session. The cost of the online course is not included in the cost of the skills session.


The cost of this course does not include a student workbook. Information on purchasing a student workbook can be found on the American Heart Association (AHA) website.


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: 2
Cost: $35.00

    
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, February 13, 2019 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

    
Nurse Preceptor Development Program- NCH EMPLOYEES Description Information Nurse Preceptor Development Program- NCH EMPLOYEES 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: - Present the NCH Preceptor Certification Program and requirements - Present the NCH New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program - Orientee Manual - Healthstream Modules - Present concepts from Linda Caputi’s “Think Like a Nurse” model for new graduate nursing orientation. - Discuss how Caputi’s Model is integrated into the NCH New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program
Session Schedule:
Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

    
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, February 26, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 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. Please see your course confirmation email for instructions on completing the online course.


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: 4
Cost: $20.00

    
Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) Description Information Heartsaver CPR AED In-Person Skills Session (2015) The AHA’s Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who need a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Heartsaver CPR AED Online is a Blended Learning Course for those seeking an alternative delivery method.

After successfully completing the Heartsaver CPR AED Online Course and this hands-on session, students should be able to: Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival and explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival; Recognize when someone needs CPR; Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant*; Describe how to perform CPR with help from others; Give effective breaths by using mouth-to mouth or a mask for all age groups; Demonstrate how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) on an adult and a child*; Describe when and how to help a choking adult, child, or infant*. (*Child and infant modules are optional)

(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, February 26, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Note:

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Course.


This is a Blended Learning Course - You must complete the AHA Heartsaver CPR AED Online course in order to attend this skills session. The cost of the online course is not included in the cost of the skills session.


The cost of this course does not include a student workbook. Information on purchasing a student workbook can be found on the American Heart Association (AHA) website.


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: 2
Cost: $35.00
March 2019
    
PALS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information PALS Provider (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.

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:
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, March 14, 2019 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.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 2, Max: 2
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:
Thursday, March 14, 2019 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 and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required for certification with minimal instruction or review.


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: 2, Max: 4
Cost: $125.00

    
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:
Thursday, March 21, 2019 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

    
Nurse Preceptor Development Program- NCH EMPLOYEES Description Information Nurse Preceptor Development Program- NCH EMPLOYEES 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: - Present the NCH Preceptor Certification Program and requirements - Present the NCH New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program - Orientee Manual - Healthstream Modules - Present concepts from Linda Caputi’s “Think Like a Nurse” model for new graduate nursing orientation. - Discuss how Caputi’s Model is integrated into the NCH New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program
Session Schedule:
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Note:
Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 10
Cost: $0.00
April 2019
    
ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) 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:
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, April 18, 2019 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.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 2
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:
Thursday, April 18, 2019 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.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required for certification with minimal instruction or review.


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: 2, Max: 4
Cost: $125.00
June 2019
    
ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) Description Information ACLS Provider (2015 AHA Guidelines) 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:
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, June 13, 2019 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.

Northwoods Ctr for Cont Educ, Classroom (Rm 137)  
8 Clover Lane
Whitefield , NH   03598
Enrolled: 0, Max: 2
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:
Thursday, June 13, 2019 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.


Students registering for a renewal course must have a recent certification and should be prepared to perform all skills and testing required for certification with minimal instruction or review.


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: 4
Cost: $125.00