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Taking AHA Courses at HCI

AHA Certified

The American Heart Association (AHA) was founded in 1924, with a mission to fight cardiovascular diseases and stroke.  As an authorized AHA training center, Health Career Institute offers several American Heart Association (AHA) courses.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers at HCI

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Providers course is intended for healthcare professionals to be able to recognize a variety of life-threatening emergencies, administer CPR, use an automated external defibrillator (AED), and to alleviate choking in a safe and efficient manner.   For more information, please click here.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support at HCI

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course is intended for healthcare professionals who deal directly with the management of cardiovascular emergencies.  This includes healthcare professionals in emergency medicine, emergency response, intensive care and critical care units.  For more information, please click here.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support at HCI

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course is designed for healthcare professionals who respond to emergencies in infants and children. The goal of the PALS course is to aid pediatric healthcare providers in expanding their knowledge and skills that are necessary to efficiently and effectively handle critically ill infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes.  For more information, please click here.

Health Career Institute also offers other American Heart Association Courses, such as:        

  • Bloodborne pathogens
  • HeartSaver
  • First Aid
  • AED Training
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