Continuing Education

Basic Life Support (BLS)

BLS for Healthcare Provider 

Certification in adult, child, infant CPR, choking management of the conscious and unconscious, two rescuer CPR, mouth-to-mask ventilation, bag valve mask and AED training for the adult and child. Written exam which must be passed with an 84%. One-on-one skills testing required. 2-year certification. 

Heartsaver CPR/AED 

Certification in adult, child, infant CPR, choking management of the conscious and unconscious and AED training for the adult and child. No written exam. One-on-one skills testing required. 2-year certification. 

Heartsaver First Aid 

Certification in adult first aid techniques including medical and environmental emergencies. No written exam. One-on-one skills testing required. 2-year certification. 

Heartsaver First Aid with CPR/AED

Certification in adult, child, infant CPR, choking management of the conscious and unconscious and AED training for the adult and child as well as adult first aid techniques including medical and environmental emergencies. No written exam. One-on-one skills testing required. 2-year certification. 

CPR for Family and Friends 

Non-certification course for those wanting to learn adult, child, infant CPR and choking management of the conscious and unconscious. Not a certification-granting course. 

AHA BLS eLearning 

This 2-year American Heart Association (AHA) certification program requires the student to complete three steps in order to receive certification.  


Part 1: Online cognitive portion.  


Part 2: Skills practice (if needed) 


Part 3: Skills test 


BLS for Healthcare Provider Skills check 


Heartsaver CPR/AED Skills check 


Heartsaver First Aid Skills check 


Heartsaver First Aid with CPR/AED Skills check 

BLS Instructor Course  

This course is designed to prepare instructors to teach providers Basic Life Support (BLS) and Basic First Aid techniques recommended by the American Heart Association (AHA). This course will transition those certified in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers to a BLS Instructor. 

BLS Instructor Renewal Course 

Renewal course for current American Heart Association BLS Instructors. This course is for current members of the CoxHealth Training Center. Entry by a non-member must be approved by the Training Center Coordinator.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

ACLS Provider 

This workshop is designed for RNs, LPNs, physicians, RTs, EMS, and other healthcare providers who either direct or participate in resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital.  ACLS is designed to cover these concepts: 

1. Identification and treatment of medical conditions that place the patient at risk for cardiac arrest. 

2. BLS primary survey. 

3. ACLS secondary survey. 

4. ACLS algorithms. 

5. Effective resuscitation team dynamics. 

ACLS Provider Update Course 

This workshop is designed for RNs, LPNs, physicians, RTs, EMS, and other healthcare providers who either direct or participate in resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital. ACLS is designed to cover these concepts: 

1. Identification and treatment of medical conditions that place the patient at risk for cardiac arrest. 

2. BLS primary survey. 

3. ACLS secondary survey. 

4. ACLS algorithms. 

5. Effective resuscitation team dynamics. 

ACLS Skills Checks

HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 uses eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios. Students are presented with a team dynamics lesson, 10 ACLS hospital-based case scenarios, and a written exam. While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on ACLS guidelines, and provide treatment. Successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component, and Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with an AHA ACLS Instructor or a voice-assisted manikin (VAM) system, meets the requirements for obtaining an AHA ACLS Provider course completion card. 

ACLS Instructor Course   

This workshop is designed to prepare current ACLS Providers to become ACLS Instructors. ACLS instructors are required to have an in-depth knowledge of and experience base in all 10 of the ACLS core cases as well as the ability to effectively deliver and discuss this knowledge. It is appropriate for physicians, nurses, EMS and other current ACLS providers. 

ACLS Instructor Renewal Course  

This course is designed to allow current ACLS Instructors to renew their instructor status. ACLS instructors must have an in-depth knowledge of and experience base in all 10 of the ACLS core cases as well as the ability to effectively deliver and discuss this knowledge. 

ACLS Rhythms and Treatments 

This seminar is designed to prepare health care professionals to correctly identify life threatening dysrhythmias and to discuss ACLS algorithms as they relate to care of patients with life threatening dysrhythmias. This course will benefit healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, usually RN/LPN and RT. This course benefits participants prior to attending ACLS.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

PALS Provider Course  

This workshop is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics and respiratory therapists who either direct or participate in resuscitation of an infant or child, whether in or out of the hospital. The goal of the course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. 

PALS Provider Update Course 

This workshop is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics and respiratory therapists who either direct or participate in resuscitation of a infant or child, whether in or out of the hospital. The goal of the course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. The update course is for those who have had PALS within the last 2 years. 

PALS Instructor Course  

This workshop is designed to prepare current PALS providers to become PALS instructors. PALS instructors are required to have an in-depth knowledge of and experience base in all 12 of the PALS core cases as well as the ability to effectively deliver and discuss this knowledge. The course is appropriate for physicians, nurses and paramedics. 

PALS Instructor Renewal Course  

This course is designed to allow current PALS instructors to renew their instructor status. PALS instructors must have an in-depth knowledge of and experience base in all 12 of the PALS core cases as well as the ability to effectively deliver and discuss this knowledge. 

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS) 

This workshop is designed for nurses and EMS personnel who either direct or participate in resuscitation of an infant or child, whether in or out of the hospital. The purpose of PEARS is to help the basic pediatric health care provider develop the knowledge and skills for emergency assessment and treatment of seriously ill infants and children.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

AAP/AHA Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course 

The Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course is designed for health care professionals involved in any aspect of neonatal resuscitation. This includes physicians, nurses, advanced practice nurses, nurse midwives, licensed midwives, respiratory care practitioners and other health care professionals who provide direct care during neonatal resuscitation

Other

12 Lead Interpretation for Acute Coronary Syndrome 

This workshop is designed to provide nurses and other health care professionals with criteria to identify EKG changes caused by myocardial ischemia or injury. 

AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring 

This AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring Course is designed for experienced OB nurses who are advanced interpreters of fetal monitoring. The conference will examine in-depth topics as well as advanced strip interpretation. 

AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring 

The AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course is for OB nurses with at least 6 months experience. This two-day workshop is designed to promote integration of knowledge and skills essential to assessment, promotion and evaluation of fetal well-being during labor. 

Cardiac Dysrhythmia: Step I 

The Cardiac Dysrhythmia Interpretation workshop is designed to prepare health care professionals to correctly identify cardiac dysrhythmias and life threatening dysrhythmias.  This conference will benefit health care professionals caring for patients on cardiac monitors, usually RN/LPN and EMS. 

Interventions for Dysrhythmias: Step II

This workshop is designed to provide health care professionals with the tools to assure that accurate interpretation of cardiac rhythms will be made, that life-threatening situations will be recognized and that the appropriate nursing interventions will be initiated for patients. Nurses and respiratory therapists would benefit from attending this program. Basic rhythm interpretation skills are required to attend this course. 

The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program Provider Course 

The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program is designed for all health care providers involved with the pre-transport stabilization of neonates. This workshop is intended for RNs, LPNs, advanced practice RNs, respiratory therapists, physicians, and pre-hospital healthcare workers. Premature and ill infants benefit when all health care providers have participated in learning a systematic approach to identification of problems and a standardized approach to care provision. Participants will practice a team approach to infant assessment, identification of problems and care strategies. All team members learn and practice all skills taught. 

The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program Provider Renewal Course 

The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program is designed for all health care providers involved with the pre-transport stabilization of neonates. This workshop is intended for RNs, LPNs, advanced practice RNs, respiratory therapists, physicians, and pre-hospital health care workers. Premature and ill infants benefit when all health care providers have participated in learning a systematic approach to identification of problems and a standardized approach to care provision. Participants will practice a team approach to infant assessment, identification of problems, and care strategies. All team members learn and practice all skills taught.