For more information about the American Heart Association, please visit their website.
All the following courses are accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA). On attending the course and passing the requisite tests, the participant will receive the appropriate certificate.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
DESCRIPTION: • High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants • The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components • Use of an AED • Effective ventilations using a barrier device • Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants See more on thier website. COURSE LENGTH: 1 Day ACCREDITATION: AHA Official Card MATERIALS: AHA Official book which must be collected at least 2 weeks in advance from EMAT office. TARGET AUDIENCE: Anyone 16 years and older COSTS: 250,000/= TSH
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED
Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
Management of ACS and stroke
Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
See more on their website. COURSE LENGTH: 2 Days ACCREDITATION: AHA Official Card MATERIALS: AHA Official book which must be collected at least 2 weeks in advance from EMAT office. TARGET AUDIENCE: Doctors, nurses, paramedics COSTS: 500,000/= TSH