CPR Classes for Healthcare Providers in St. Louis, MO

Are you a healthcare provider that needs a CPR Life Support Class through the American Heart Association? CPR St. Louis provides quality classes for you. Trusted by St. Louis Healthcare Facilities, CPR St. Louis is certified by the American Heart Association. And since most employers require AHA certified life support classes, it will be of great advantage for you to undergo with their trainings. Besides training you for real life emergencies, CPR St. Louis increases your worth in the workplace. CPR St. Louis provides Basic Life Support (BLS) classes Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) classes, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) classes. They strictly adhere with AHA guidelines all the more reason for you to trust them. They offer the most informative yet non-stressful cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) courses not only for health care providers but also for anyone such as teachers or even businessmen. They provide a relaxed, fast-paced and fun environment which is very conducive for optimal learning.

Basic Life Support

Basic Life Support, also known as BLS certification, at CPR St. LouisĀ is designed for students who need BLS certification for their course. The AHA certified instructors of CPR St. Louis also provide BLS classes to nursing students, medical students, paramedics, dental students, firefighters, EMTs and other health care providers. BLS courses cover the following:

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for adults
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for infants
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for children
  • Automated external defibrillator training
  • Choking managements (Heimlich maneuver, opening airways, locating pulse)
  • Chest compressions on adults and children
  • Chest compressions on infants

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, also known as ACLS certification is another life support course but it uses more advanced concepts and practices than BLS training. ACLS requires the professional skills and abilities that only health professionals can provide. Advanced Cardiac Life Support covers the following:

  • Health care team communication
  • Health care systems
  • Cardiac arrest management for immediate and post
  • Managing of airways
  • Initiation of intravenous fluids
  • Electrocardiogram reading
  • Emergency pharmacology
  • Basic Life Support review and retraining

Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support

CPR St. Louis also offers cardiac life support for pediatric classes. This is the same as advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) since this also requires the knowledge and expertise of highly trained health care professionals, but focuses on care for children. Children are one of the most vulnerable that is why it is important to know the skills regarding infant and child handling. Pediatric Advanced Life Support at CPR St. Louis covers the following:

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for infants with two rescuers

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for children
  • Using Automated External Defibrillator in an infant
  • Using Automated External Defibrillator in children
  • How to handle infants with respiratory arrest
  • How to handle children with respiratory arrest
  • How to deliver chest compressions in an infant
  • How to deliver chest compressions in a child
  • Maintaining the airway of both an infant and a child
  • Starting an intravenous fluid in both an infant and a child
  • Electrocardiogram reading
  • Emergency pharmacology
  • Health care team communication
  • Health care team coordination