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Classes & Events: Education
Altoona Regional's Education Department offers continuing education classes for health professionals and members of the community. Please see the listing below for contact information. You must call and register prior to attendance.




EDUCATION COURSES

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider Course: Provides up-to-date education in the principles and techniques of Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Target audience: Physicians, registered nurses, paramedics, certified registered nurse anesthetists and respiratory therapy technicians.

Call (814) 889-2731.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Renewal Course: Provides an update of the principles and techniques of Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Target audience: Physicians, registered nurses, paramedics, certified registered nurse anesthetists and respiratory therapy technicians who have completed the provider course within the last two years.

Call (814) 889-2731.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor Course: Provides knowledge and skills required for an ACLS instructor. Target audience: Physicians, registered nurses, paramedics, certified registered nurse anesthetists who have completed the provider course and desire to become an instructor.

Call (814) 889-2731.

Health Care Provider CPR: Teaches the health care provider how to recognize and respond to life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest and foreign-body airway obstruction (choking). Target audience: Intended for participants who must have a credential (a card) documenting successful completion of a course in CPR and BLS for health care professionals.

Call (814) 889-2731.

CPR Renewal for the Health Care Provider: Teaches the health care provider how to recognize and respond to life-threatening emergencies, such as cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest and foreign-body airway obstruction. Target audience: Intended for the health care professional who has completed the provider course within the last two years.

Call (814) 889-2731.

Heartsaver AED: Teaches community members when to phone 911, how to give CPR, how to use an AED, and how to provide relief from choking. Target audience: Intended for people who are expected to respond to cardiovascular emergencies in the workplace.

Call (814) 889-2731.

Heartsaver First Aid: Teaches rescuers the knowledge and skills they need to recognize emergencies at the worksite and to give first aid. Intended for people who are expected to respond to emergencies at the worksite.

Call (814) 889-2731.

Basic Life Support (CPR) Instructor Course: Provides knowledge and skills required for a basic life support instructor. Target audience: Individuals interested in becoming a Basic Life Support (CPR) Instructor.

Call (814) 889-2731.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider Course: Provides up-to-date education in the principles and techniques of Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Target audience: Physicians, registered nurses, paramedics, certified registered nurse anesthetists and respiratory therapy technicians.

Call (814) 889-2731.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Renewal Course: Provides an update of the principles and techniques of Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Target audience: Physicians, registered nurses, paramedics, certified registered nurse anesthetists and respiratory therapy technicians who have completed the provider course within the last two years.

Call (814) 889-2731.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor Course: Provides knowledge and skills required for a PALS Instructor. Target audience: Physicians, registered nurses, paramedics and certified registered nurse anesthetists who have completed the provider course and desire to become an instructor.

Call (814) 889-2731.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program: American Academy of Pediatrics provides up-to-date curriculum in the principles and techniques of neonatal resuscitation. An online exam that must be completed prior to attending the course. Target audience: pediatricians, family physicians, Family Practice residents, obstetricians, maternity nurses, emergency physicians, emergency personnel.

Call (814) 889-2731.

Critical Care Course (Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Topics and Neurologic/Renal/Metabolic Topics): Provides the registered nurse with a basic overview of critical care nursing and increases the competency level for providing care in the critical care setting. Target audience: Registered nurses who plan to work in critical care.

Call (814) 889-2731.


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