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Healthcare Education

American Heart Association Certifications Training

CHMS is certified to provide training and certifications in the following service specialties per the American Heart Association Guidelines for New York State. Training is provided by Registered Nurses and EMT Paramedic Instructors.


  • ACLS 
    Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support 
    ACLS is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. 

    ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.

    Note: Students are required to have a clear understanding of all cardiac rhythms and pharmacology prior to attending ACLS training. If you need extra practice prior to scheduling your ACLS course please go to the following link: http://acls-algorithms.com. If students feel they need more instruction on cardiac rhythms or pharmacology after completing the practice skills, we suggest you take the pre-requisite course ECG/Pharmacology Course. At this point students should be able pass the pre-test; on rhythm and pharmacology and feel comfortable taking the ACLS course

  • ACLS for Experienced Providers 
    The goal of the ACLS EP Course is to improve outcomes in complex cardiovascular, respiratory and other (eg, metabolic, toxicologic) emergencies by expanding on core ACLS guidelines and encouraging critical thinking and decision-making strategies. Through instruction and active participation in case-based scenarios, learners enhance their skills in the differential diagnosis and treatment of prearrest, arrest and postarrest patients. 

    ACLS EP has been updated to reflect science from the following:
    • 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC
    • 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF)/AHA Guidelines for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
    • 2012 ACCF/AHA Focused Update of the Guideline for the Management of Patients With Unstable Angina/Non–ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction.
    This course is for seasoned healthcare providers who are proficient in performing BLS and ACLS skills, reading and interpreting ECGs, and understanding ACLS pharmacology and who regularly lead or participate in emergency assessment and treatment of prearrest, arrest or postarrest patients.

  • BLS 
    BLS for Healthcare Providers – Classroom 
    The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. 

    This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

  • Heart Saver
    Heartsaver First Aid - Classroom
    Heartsaver® First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.

    Heartsaver CPR AED – Classroom
    Heartsaver® CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.

    Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED – Classroom
    Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.
    Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.

    The Heartsaver courses is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements

    Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens
    Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Course is a classroom course that teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials. This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.

    This course is designed for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens such as:
    • Correctional Officers
    • Childcare workers
    • Security guards
    • Maintenance workers
    • School personnel
    • Hotel housekeepers
    • Health and fitness club staff
    • Tattoo artists

    Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid
    The Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid course is designed to meet the regulatory and credentialed training requirements for child care workers in all 50 states. This course teaches basic first aid, CPR, and AED skills for children such as:
    • What to do when a child or infant has a breathing problem
    • Giving compressions and breaths to an infant or child
    • Stopping bleeding that can be seen

    This course is for

    • Childcare Workers
    • Teachers
    • Foster care workers
    • Camp counselors
    • Youth group leaders
    • Coaches
    • Others responsible for children