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Professional Development

Intravenous Access & Therapy

IV Therapy and venipuncture is a 16 Hour workshop designed to enable participants to understand, manage, and perform IV therapy and venipuncture. This course involves both didactic and laboratory components, enabling course attendees to be confident in IV initiation and management.

Course Objectives:

  • Understanding the role of IV therapy

  • Understanding the physiological implications of IV therapy and fluid-electrolyte balance

  • Understanding the procedure for administering blood and the care for patients receiving blood

  • Establishing IV access

  • Administration of IV fluids and medications

  • Assess and describe the various complications of IV infusion, and management of complications

  • Central venous access devices and more.

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Prerequisites

  • 4th year nursing student, RPN, RN, paramedic, or other health care provider with IV therapy and venipuncture in their scope of practice

 

Course Includes:

  • All course supplies (no need to purchase an expensive course kit!)

  • Completion certificate

Cost: $299.99 + HST

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

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The ACLS course is an advanced course that builds on the foundation of your basic life support skills focusing on high quality CPR, team dynamics, recognition and interventions of cardiac arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, stroke, and acute coronary syndrome management.  The course is designed to expose participants to skills used in resuscitation including: high quality CPR, airway management, rhythm recognition, defibrillation, use of medications, cardioversion, pacing, and more.  Our advanced laboratory settings, advanced simulators, and equipment provide a realistic simulation experience.  Course is based on the current ECC and heart and stroke guidelines.   This course INCLUDES hands-on components that are often required for certification to be accepted by employers!

Prerequisites

  • Current BLS CPR 

  • Ability to interpret both 3-lead and 12-lead ECGs

  • Drug administration knowledge. 

 

Course Includes:

  • All course supplies

  • Completion certificate

    

Cost: $269.99 + HST

Prehopsital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

The PHTLS course promotes excellence in trauma patient management by all providers involved in the delivery of prehospital care.

PHTLS courses improve the quality of trauma care and decrease mortality. The program is based on a philosophy stressing the treatment of the multi-system trauma patient as a unique entity with specific needs. PHTLS promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care. It is based on the belief that, given a good fund of knowledge and key principles, EMS practitioners are capable of making reasoned decisions regarding patient care.

The course utilizes the internationally recognized PHTLS textbook and covers the following topics:

  • Physiology of life and death

  • Scene assessment

  • Patient assessment

  • Hemorrhage control

  • Airway

  • Breathing, ventilation, and oxygenation

  • Circulation and shock

  • Special populations

Prerequisites

  • Emergency Health Care Professional

Course Includes:

  • All course supplies

  • Completion certificate

Order the textbook for the course by Clicking Here

Cost: $TBA + HST

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