97 Boston Street
Salem, MA 01970

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This Web-based eLearning course provides the cognitive portion (Part 1) of the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) course, and can be used for initial or renewal certification.Features eSimulation technology to let students participate in realistic patient scenarios, assess patients, and formulate treatment -- online and at their own pace.

Course participants who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate granting them entrance to a skills practice session (Part 2) and skills test (Part 3) with a certified American Heart Association ACLS instructor, which they must pass to qualify for an ACLS course card. PC and Mac® compatible.

Please include an e-mail address when ordering. The access key and instructions on how to log in and register for the course will be e-mailed to you, usually within 1 business day. NOTE: You must purchase one online access key for each student trained. Parts 2 and 3 are not included in the price of this item. This product is not eligible for the standard 30-day return policy.

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

Skills are taught in small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • airway management
  • rhythm recognition
  • high-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • science overview (update course)
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke)

ACLS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an ACLS Course Completion Card.

To be successful in any ACLS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the ACLS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

You will need to bring your printed certificate to your Skills Session to receive credit.

This Web-based eLearning course provides the cognitive portion (Part 1) of the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) course, and can be used for initial or renewal certification.Features eSimulation technology to let students participate in realistic patient scenarios, assess patients, and formulate treatment -- online and at their own pace.

Course participants who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate granting them entrance to a skills practice session (Part 2) and skills test (Part 3) with a certified American Heart Association ACLS instructor, which they must pass to qualify for an ACLS course card. PC and Mac® compatible.

Please include an e-mail address when ordering. The access key and instructions on how to log in and register for the course will be e-mailed to you, usually within 1 business day. NOTE: You must purchase one online access key for each student trained. Parts 2 and 3 are not included in the price of this item. This product is not eligible for the standard 30-day return policy. 

Course length is approximately 5-6.5 hours for the renewal course.

You will need to bring your printed certificate to your Skills Session to receive credit.

When Seconds Count, Inc. provides this life saving skill which is essential for establishments that serve food.

Here is the Massachusetts Regulation

Did you know that the State of Massachusetts Code for Food Establishments, Chapter X, 105 CMR 590.009(E) states…”each food establishment having a seating capacity of 25 persons or more shall:

(1)    Have on its premises, while food is being served, an employee trained in manual procedures approved by the Department of Public Health to remove food lodged in a person’s throat; and

(2)    Make adequate provision for insurance to cover employees trained in rendering such assistance.”

 Are your establishments in compliance with this code?

The Massachusetts Restaurant Association in conjunction with When Seconds Count, located in Salem, MA is proud to offer the required Choke Saving Course at your location our ours. When Seconds Count, Inc. also offers a wide variety of First Aid Kits, Supplies, Posters, and CPR barrier devices.

If you, your co-workers, family members or anyone else would like to become familiar with the Heimlich Maneuver and would be interested in having our trained professional staff provide this training, then this course is for you!

The Babysitter’s Training is a course designed for 6th-9th grade students, ages 11-15, interested in becoming responsible babysitters.

Get hands-on training with an certified instructor and learn all about:

    • Characteristics of children
    • Basic care such as feeding, changing and holding
    • Supervising and playing with children
    • Accident prevention
    • Proper emergency response
    • Basic first aid for common injuries and illnesses

CPR & AED Training for Adults, Children, and Infants

 Students receive:

  • Babysitter’s Handbook
  • Family interview forms
  • All materials for this course
  • AHA CPR Certification Card which is valid for 2 years
    (upon successful course completion)

Basic Life Support (BLS) is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. This course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and prehospital settings. This course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills.

In addition, BLS training can be appropriate for first responders, such as police officers and firefighters, as well as for laypeople whose work brings them into contact with members of the public, such as school, fitness center, or hotel and restaurant employees.

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a BLS Course Completion Card.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a completion cad valid for 2 years.

Convenient new alternative for renewing completion of the Healthcare Provider course! This updated release of the Web-based eLearning course provides Part 1, the online portion of the BLS for Healthcare Providers renewal course. It includes a series of modules that cover all required sequences and provides participants with the convenient option of taking the AHA Healthcare Provider exam online.

Those who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate that allows them entrance to a skills validation session with an AHA BLS instructor at When Seconds Count, Inc. An AHA course completion card will be issued by When Seconds Count, Inc. which is an AHA training center when both parts are successfully completed.

Completion cards are issued the same days as your Skills Session.

Unlimited Online EMS Education Credit (All Levels)
$75 per year / per person
Upon receiving your activation license,
you will have 1 full year from the date of purchase.
Our online continuing education is offered through our education partner at CentreLearn

 

This course is designed as a Hybrid course. The textbook work will be delivered on-line and completed on your own time. The hands-on portion of the course will be conducted weekly on Tuesday Nights at our Training Center from 6pm-10pm and will also include 2 Saturday Sessions from 9am-3pm.

Students will receive a Healthcare Provider CPR Card from When Seconds Count through the American Heart Association upon successful completion of the required CPR course which is included with our program. After successfully completing the EMT Program, students receive a When Seconds Count Certificate and are eligible for the National Certification and State Licensing Examinations. This program includes 2 – 5 Saturday sessions. State Exam Fees are not included.

To be eligible for the State EMT Certification Examination you must:

  • Be able to read, understand and communicate in English;
  • Be 18 years of age;
  • Be free from addiction to alcohol or any drug;
  • Be able to lift and carry 125 pounds; and
  • Be free from any physical or mental defect or disease which might impair his/her ability to provide emergency care within the scope of the EMTs training

You do not have to be 18 years of age to enroll in this program although you must be at least 18 years of age to take your Certification Examinations.

Course Requirements: iPad / Tablet or Laptop / Desktop Computer

Course Materials:

  • Option 1: (E-Book and Textbook)
  • Early registration is recommended as seating is limited!
  • Ask about our payment plan!

This EMT course is designed as a Hybrid course. The textbook work will be delivered on-line and completed on your own time. The hands-on portion of the course will be conducted weekly on Tuesday Nights at our Training Center from 6pm-10pm and will also include 2 Saturday Sessions from 9am-3pm.

Students will receive a Healthcare Provider CPR Card from When Seconds Count through the American Heart Association upon successful completion of the required CPR course which is included with our program. After successfully completing the EMT Program, students receive a When Seconds Count Certificate and are eligible for the National Certification and State Licensing Examinations. This program includes 2 - 3 Saturday sessions. State Exam Fees are not included.

To be eligible for the State EMT Certification Examination you must:

  • Be able to read, understand and communicate in English;
  • Be 18 years of age;
  • Be free from addiction to alcohol or any drug;
  • Be able to lift and carry 125 pounds; and
  • Be free from any physical or mental defect or disease which might impair his/her ability to provide emergency care within the scope of the EMTs training

You do not have to be 18 years of age to enroll in this program although you must be at least 18 years of age to take your Certification Examinations.

Course Requirements: iPad / Tablet or Laptop / Desktop Computer

Course Materials:

  • Option 1: (E-Book Only)
  • Early registration is recommended as seating is limited!
  • Ask about our payment plan!

Our Monday / Wednesday Night EMT Program at When Seconds Count offers comprehensive classroom & practical training, including the opportunity to observe an ambulance crew and their operations during an Ambulance Ride-Along and Emergency Room Observation Time.

This Program meets on Monday / Wednesday evenings from 6pm-10pm and includes
three to five Saturday sessions from 9am-3pm. State Exam Fees are not included.

Students will receive a Healthcare Provider CPR Card from When Seconds Count through the American Heart Association upon successful completion of the required CPR course which is included with our program. After successfully completing the EMT Program, students receive a When Seconds Count Certificate and are eligible for the National Certification and State Licensing Examinations.

To be eligible for the State EMT Certification Examination you must:

  • Be able to read, understand and communicate in English;
  • Be 18 years of age;
  • Be free from addiction to alcohol or any drug;
  • Be able to lift and carry 125 pounds; and
  • Be free from any physical or mental defect or disease which might impair his/her ability to provide emergency care within the scope of the EMTs training

You do not have to be 18 years of age to enroll in this program although you must be at least 18 years of age to take your Certification Examinations.

  • Early registration is recommended as seating is limited!
  • Ask about our payment plan!

Our Tuesday / Thursday EMT Day Program at When Seconds Count offers comprehensive classroom & practical training, including the opportunity to observe an ambulance crew and their operations during an Ambulance Ride-Along and Emergency Room Observation Time.

This Program meets on Tuesdays / Thursdays from 10am - 3pm and includes three to five Saturday sessions from 9am-3pm. State Exam Fees are not included.

Students will receive a Healthcare Provider CPR Card from When Seconds Count through the American Heart Association upon successful completion of the required CPR course which is included with our program. After successfully completing the EMT Program, students receive a When Seconds Count Certificate and are eligible for the National Certification and State Licensing Examinations.

To be eligible for the State EMT Certification Examination you must:

  • Be able to read, understand and communicate in English;
  • Be 18 years of age;
  • Be free from addiction to alcohol or any drug;
  • Be able to lift and carry 125 pounds; and
  • Be free from any physical or mental defect or disease which might impair his/her ability to provide emergency care within the scope of the EMTs training

You do not have to be 18 years of age to enroll in this program although you must be at least 18 years of age to take your Certification Examinations.

  • Early registration is recommended as seating is limited!
  • Ask about our payment plan!

The Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.

Heartsaver® Bloodborne Pathogens uses the PACT acronym and slogan to help students learn and retain what to do when there is danger of or has been exposure to bloodborne pathogens in the workplace:

  • Protect yourself from exposure
  • Act when exposed
  • Clean yourself and the area involved
  • Tell or report any exposure

Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens is intended for workers in the commercial market who must receive training per OSHA Standard 1910.1030, and those who work in:

  • child care
  • schools
  • maintenance
  • security
  • state corrections facilities
  • tattoo design
  • industry and manufacturing
  • Fortune 1500 companies
  • occupational health
  • property management
  • hospitality
  • health and fitness

The Heartsaver CPR/AED course is intended for all individuals who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.

It is also appropriate for lay rescuers who may have a need to respond to an emergency in the workplace, family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death, or those who just want to learn this important lifesaving skill.

After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
· Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
· Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
· Recognize when someone needs CPR
· Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
· Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
· Give effective breaths by using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
· Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult
· Perform high-quality CPR for a child*
· Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child*
· Perform high-quality CPR for an infant*
· Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
· Demonstrate how to help a choking infant*

Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a completion cad valid for 2 years.

Convenient new alternative for renewing completion of the Heartsaver CPR/AED course! This updated release of the Web-based eLearning course provides Part 1, the online portion of the Heartsaver CPR/AED course. It includes a series of modules that cover all required sequences.

Those who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate that allows them entrance to a skills validation session with an AHA BLS instructor at When Seconds Count, Inc. An AHA course completion card will be issued by When Seconds Count, Inc. which is an AHA training center when both parts are successfully completed.

The Heartsaver CPR/AED course is intended for all individuals who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, including:

It is also appropriate for lay rescuers who may have a need to respond to an emergency in the workplace, family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death, or those who just want to learn this important lifesaving skill.

After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
· Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
· Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
· Recognize when someone needs CPR
· Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
· Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
· Give effective breaths by using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
· Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult
· Perform high-quality CPR for a child*
· Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child*
· Perform high-quality CPR for an infant*
· Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
· Demonstrate how to help a choking infant*

Completion cards are issued the same days as your Skills Session.

This Web-based eLearning product presents the cognitive portion (Part 1) of training online, covering all required sequences for an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid With CPR & AED course and providing American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid review questions for participants to answer.

Upon successful completion of the online course, students receive a Certificate of Completion that they must present at a skills practice session (Part 2) and skills test (Part 3) with an American Heart Association Instructor at When Seconds Count, Inc. An AHA course completion card will be issued by When Seconds Count, Inc. which is an AHA training center. Students receive their Heartsaver First Aid course completion card upon successful completion of all parts of the course.

Course completion card is issued the same day.

This Web-based eLearning program provides the cognitive portion (Part 1) of the Heartsaver First Aid course. Covers all required sequences and includes an online First Aid online course and American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid exam. Course participants who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate granting them entrance to a skills testing session with an American Heart Association instructor at When Seconds Count, Inc. An AHA course completion card will be issued by When Seconds Count, Inc. which is an AHA training center when both parts are successfully completed.

After successfully completing this course, students should be able to:
· List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of the first aid rescuer
· Describe the key steps in first aid
· Remove protective gloves
· Find the problem
· Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke
· Use an epinephrine pen
· Control bleeding and bandaging
· Recognize elements of common injuries
· Recognize elements of common illnesses
· Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury
· Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers

**Course completion card will be issued the same day.

When Seconds Count is an Accredited Training Institution through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services.

When Seconds Count is an Accrediated Training Center through the American Heart Association.

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