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HeartCode BLS Skills Only

Categories: Health Care Professional Education

About This Event

The American Heart Association HeartCode BLS course is intended for health care professionals and others seeking an alternative method for completing an initial or renewal BLS course.

HeartCode BLS utilizes a variety of eLearning tools such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills.

HeartCode BLS is a 2 part blended learning program.聽Part 1聽is an online, self-paced instructional program.聽Part 2聽is a hands-on skills testing session. The skills session can be completed during a HeartCode BLS Skills Only class, in which students attend a structured skills testing session with an AHA Instructor. This session focuses on meaningful skills practice, debriefing, team scenarios, discussions of local protocols, and skills testing. Alternatively, St. Luke’s employees who have access to the HealthStream Learning Center may choose to complete the required skills testing with the use of Voice Assisted Manikins (VAM). ***Note*** The VAM skills testing option is not available to the public.

Registration steps for the public (not St. Luke's employees):

Step 1:聽Go to聽聽to purchase the online module of the course. There is a $28.50 registration fee.

Step 2:聽Register online for a HeartCode BLS Skills Only hands-on skills testing session at聽. There is a $25.00 registration fee.

Step 3:聽Complete the on-line portion of the class. The online session will take up to 2 hours to complete.聽You will receive a certificate of completion after passing the online portion of the course. You must print your certificate of completion and bring it to your scheduled class.

Step 4:聽Attend HeartCode BLS Skills Only class聽– present your certificate of completion from the online module to the instructor.聽The in-person session will take approximately 2聽hours to complete.

Registration steps for SLH employees completing Part 2 with an聽Instructor:

Step 1:聽Register online for a HeartCode BLS Skills Only class at聽. HeartCode BLS will be assigned to you through St. Luke's聽HealthStream聽Learning Center.

Step 2:聽Complete the on-line portion of the class in HealthStream.聽You will receive a certificate of completion after passing the online portion of the course. You must print your certificate of completion and bring it to your scheduled class.

Step 3:聽Attend HeartCode BLS Skills Only class -聽present your certificate of completion from the online module to the instructor.The in-person session will take approximately 2聽hours to complete.

Registration steps for SLH employees completing Part 2 with聽Voice Assisted Manikins (VAM):

Step 1:聽DO NOT register online. Instead, contact the Education Department directly to request your HeartCode assignment and schedule an appointment to complete your skills test on the VAM.

Step 2:聽Complete the online assignment in HealthStream.You will receive a certificate of completion after passing the online portion of the course. You must print your certificate of completion and bring it to your scheduled skills testing appointment.

Step 3:聽Complete your skills session on the VAM at your pre-arranged time with an Education Department staff member.

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Upon successful completion, participants will receive a course completion eCard via email. The eCard is valid for 2 years.

St. Luke’s Employees:聽When your registration is complete, you must submit a schedule request in Kronos for education time.

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees must be paid in advance of the class and prior to issuance of any course materials. Refunds, minus $20, may be issued for cancellations less than 48 hours prior to class. No refunds will be issued for non-attendance. Class size is limited. If the class is cancelled for any reason, St. Luke’s liability is limited to a full refund of registration fees only.

Price:

Public…………………....$45.00

SLH Employees (required)….....….Free

SLH Employees (not required) will register as Free, and then pay the AHA associated fee

For additional information, please contact the St. Luke's Education Department at 218-249-5527 or聽Education@slhduluth.com.

  • Registration Cost: $53.50
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