Life Support Training Center

The LSTC at the Canadian Specialist Hospital Dubai is proud be an American Heart Association (AHA) International Training Center (ITC). The LSTC offers courses in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Airway Management, Electrocardiogram, Pharmacology, Heartsaver programs and Family and Friends Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Courses are offered at the Life Support Training Center at the Canadian Specialist Hospital Dubai.

For Registration, please send your interest to don@cshae.com

Dalal Darabseh
Director of Nursing / AHA Training Center Co-Ordinator

 

Training Calendar

BLS Provider

4 April 2019
08:00 - 15:00

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ACLS Provider

1 & 2 April 2019
08:00 - 17:00

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1 - Basic Life Support (BLS)

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Course is a video-based, Instructor-led course that teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support. The course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, provide early use of an AED and the treatment of foreign body airway obstruction.

Course Covers

  • Key changes in basic life support reflecting the new science from the American Heart Association
  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  • 1- and 2- rescuer CPR and AED for adult, children and infant
  • Adult, Child and Infant Bag-mask techniques and rescue breathing
  • Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
  • CPR with advanced airway

Target Audience

For healthcare providers such as emergency medical personnel (EMS), physicians, dentists, nurses, respiratory therapists and x-ray technologists who must have a BLS Provider card documenting successful completion of a CPR course.

Card Type

AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Card

Written Exam/Skills Test

Multiple Choice Written Exam and Skills Test

Instructors

LSTC AHA certified BLS instructors

Length

Approximately 4.5 hours (0.5 Day)

2 - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

The American Heart Association Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support course is totally redesigned to incorporate new scientific evidence from the latest Guidelines. Through the ACLS course, healthcare providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. ACLS emphasizes the importance of basic life support to patient survival, the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions, and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.

Course Covers

  • Key changes in advanced cardiac life support reflecting the new science from the American Heart Association
  • Basic life support skills
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
  • Airway management
  • Related Pharmacology
  • Management of acute coronary syndromes and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

Target Audience

For emergency, intensive care and critical care healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other professionals who may need to respond to cardiovascular or cardiopulmonary emergencies.

Card Type

AHA ACLS Provider Card

Written Exam/Skills Test

Multiple Choice Written Exam and Skills Test

Instructors

LSTC AHA certified ACLS instructors

Length

Approximately 13.5 hours (1.5 days)

 

 


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