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Neonatal Resuscitation Program
Course Description: This course has been designed to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn. The causes, prevention, and management of mild to severe neonatal asphyxia are carefully explained so that health professionals may develop optimal knowledge and skill in resuscitation.
Upon completion of this NRP class the healthcare provider will be able to understand how to recognize and prevent the common causes of neonatal emergencies that require resuscitation. You’ll understand how to recognize respiratory failure and initiate advanced resuscitation with airway and ventilation control, vascular access, as well as fluid and medication therapy. Course Content:
Prior to the skills session, students are now required to purchase and complete the online session:
See below for information:
About the NRP Online Examination
Access the 6th Edition Online Examination
Special Report: 2010 Guidelines − Neonatal Resuscitation <
Audience: The NRP for Healthcare Provider course is intended for participants who provide health care to newborn patients, including but not limited to Doctors, Nurses, EMT’s, Nursing or EMT Students, Paramedics, Respiratory Therapists, Physical Therapists, Firefighters, etc.
Course Completion:
  • NRP card, valid for 2 years 
NRP Study Guide

Complete the online cognitive portion

and print your certificate of completion prior to Step 2

NRP Exam

 

12 Lead ECG Interpretation
Course Description: The 12 Lead ECG Interpretation Course emphasizes recognition of STEMI as related to specific heart anatomy along with the underlying etiology. A systematic approach to 12-lead ECG interpretation is the focus of this course.
Course Content: Understanding ACS • Understanding STEMI Systems of Care • Basics of ACS and triage of STEMI patients • Naming the leads, regions of the heart • Measuring ST deviation and correlating regional changes • Acquiring an accurate ECG • Coronary anatomy related to 12-lead ECG • STEMI recognition and treatment • ECG mimics of STEMI • Indications for activating a Heart Alert System
Audience: This course is intended for healthcare providers (EMS to in-hospital providers) who need to understand 12-lead ECGs and improve his/her STEMI recognition and assessment skills to identify potential STEMI patients.
Prerequisite: Basic arrhythmia course such as ECG & Pharmacology and/or clinical experience and knowledge in reading ECGs.
Course Completion:
  • Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education on the same day of class approved by the BRN and BVNPT for Healthcare Providers 

$120.00

Includes certificate of completion and continuing education


 

Ventilator & Pulmonary Education
Course Description: Upon completion of this course, the health care provider will understand ventilator settings, understand how to prevent, recognize and troubleshoot the common causes of ventilator issues that require immediate attention.
You will also be able to recognize the causes of low pressure, high pressure and other alarms and learn how to resolve either the equipment or patient issue prior to an emergency situation.
Course Content:
Basic and advanced airway device recognition and utilization within your scope of practice will be covered. This course also includes:
Pulmonary Assessment
• Tracheostomy Tubes
• Measures to maintain a patent airway, airway devices
• Measures to maintain adequate oxygenation and oxygen therapy
• Measures to maintain adequate ventilation
• Critical care: pulmonary section
• Pulse Oximetry ( SPO2 ) / Interpretation
Audience: This is an excellent course for nurses and caregivers planning to care for ventilator- dependant patients in the homecare and sub-acute setting, where ventilator troubleshooting skills is imperative. We are one of very few companies in the country offering this specialized type of course. Although physicians attend our course on occasion, most students who attend this course are required by their employer, such as RN’s, LVN’s and caregivers seeking employment at a sub-acute facility or home setting. This course is offered through a partnership with New Start Home Medical, Inc. with a team of highly skilled Respiratory Care Practitioners who each have over 20-30+ years experience and are well-versed in the areas of acute care, sub-acute, homecare settings, ventilator management and education.
Course Completion:
  • Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education on the same day of class approved by the BRN and BVNPT for Healthcare Providers 

$130.00

Includes certificate of completion and continuing education

 

 

Care of the Tracheostomy Patient
Course Description: This course follows a modular approach for learning. During lecture, students will participate in hands-on skills practice with tracheostomy tubes, devices and procedures, based on the student’s needs and scope of practice.This course is composed of the following skills demonstration, practice and testing.
You will also be able to recognize the causes of low pressure, high pressure and other alarms and learn how to resolve either the equipment or patient issue prior to an emergency situation.
Course Content:
This course covers identification and use of tracheostomy tubes, related equipment & supplies
Includes set up, use and disinfecting methods
• Airway Clearance
• Suctioning
• Cough techniques (coaching)
• Tracheostomy Care
• Includes preparation and aseptic cleaning methods
• Tracheostomy Complications
• Interventions and Emergency Action
• Insertion of dislodged tracheostomy tube
• Bag-Trach ventilation
• Bag-Mask ventilation
• Speech Devices & Precautions
• Eating Considerations
Audience: This course is designed primarily for RN/LVN students and new grads preparing to care for patients with tracheostomy tubes in the subacute and home settings. This is also an excellent course for seasoned nurses and RT’s preparing to move into the post acute care environment in need of refreshing their respiratory related knowledge and skills and also transport personel.
Course Completion:
  • Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education on the same day of class approved by the BRN and BVNPT for Healthcare Providers 

$130.00

Includes certificate of completion and continuing education