Class Schedule

Center for Simulation and Research 

 

These AHA courses are open to all healthcare providers and students in the community and within Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC).

 

CCHMC employees who are required to hold these certifications may have course fees waived by using the promo code during registration. Please check with your primary department if you are unsure.

 

CCHMC employees not required to hold these certifications may take the course and pay with a credit card or have the fees cross-charged to their primary department.

 

Participants should only enroll in one AHA route, either a traditional course at the Simulation Center or through the RQI program. If enrolled in both, their department will be charged for the course at the Simulation Center.

 

Click on the course to start your registration:

 

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is sponsored by the American Heart Association and follows a hybrid learning model. Learners complete a self-directed online module (4-6 hours) and then attend a skill testing session at the Center for Simulation & Research.

 

The course is designed for healthcare providers to manage respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies in pediatric patients. There is no longer a distinction between initial certification and renewal courses.

 

If you have any questions or need to reschedule, please contact the Simulation Center at simulationcenter@cchmc.org.

 

CCHMC employees use your CCHMC.org email address.

 

DIRECTONS:

Simulation Center Lab- 3rd Floor

2900 Vernon Place

Cincinnati, OH 45219

Click Here for directions!

 

Upcoming PALS Course dates:

 

April 25th, 2024

May 9th, 2024

June 26th, 2024

July 11th, 2024

August 28th, 2024

September 24th, 2024

October 24th, 2024

November 14th, 2024

December 5th, 2024

January 22nd, 2025

February 4th, 2025

March 26th, 2025

April 16th, 2025

May 28th, 2025

June 12th, 2025

June 25th, 2025

 

 

 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is sponsored by the American Heart Association and follows a hybrid learning model. Learners complete a self-directed online module (4-6 hours) and then attend a skill testing session at the Center for Simulation & Research.

 

The course is designed for healthcare providers to manage  cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiac emergencies in adult patients.

 

If you have any questions or need to reschedule, please contact the Simulation Center at simulationcenter@cchmc.org.

 

 CCHMC employees use your CCHMC.org email address.

 

DIRECTONS:

Simulation Center Lab- 3rd Floor

2900 Vernon Place

Cincinnati, OH 45219

Click Here for directions!

 

Upcoming ACLS Course dates:

 

May 16th, 2024

July 18th, 2024

August 8th, 2024

October 9th, 2024

November 20th, 2024 at 12:00pm

December 12th, 2024

February 13th, 2025

May 14th, 2025

June 3rd, 2025

 

 

 

 

The Combo course consists of PALS and ACLS.

 

Per CCHMC, BLS is not a requirement for those who have a current PALS and ACLS certification. However, for those that need BLS certification please select the BLS option when registering.

 

Click here for CCHMC CPR Policy

 

This Combo Course is intended for participants who have previously completed and passed the separate PALS and ACLS class. This is not recommended for participants who are new to PALS or ACLS certification. However, this is ultimately up to the partificipant and their department.

 

Combo Courses (PALS, ACLS, and BLS) given at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) are sponsored by the American Heart Association. CCHMC offers PALS and ACLS using a hybrid learning model. The majority of the learning is a self-directed online module. The skills portion will build on core concepts based on the AHA fundamentals, followed by skills testing at the Center for Simulation & Research in the Vernon Place Building.The learner may stop and start the online modules at their discretion.  Estimated time to complete each online module is about 4-6 hours. The learner then attends the skills testing portion at the scheduled location and time. Within 24 hours of passing, an electronic provider card will be issued to the email used in registration.

 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Course is designed for healthcare providers to manage respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies in pediatric patients. 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course is designed for healthcare providers to manage cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiac emergencies in adult patients. 

Basic Life Support (BLS) HeartCode BLS course concentrates on basic life support for infant, child, and adult using a self-directed online portion coupled with a hands on session and skills testing.

 

If you have any questions or need to reschedule, please contact the Simulation Center at simulationcenter@cchmc.org.

 

CCHMC employees use your CCHMC.org email address.

 

DIRECTONS:

Simulation Center Lab- 3rd Floor

2900 Vernon Place

Cincinnati, OH 45219

Click Here for directions!

 

Upcoming Combo Course dates:

 

April 24th, 2024

May 30th, 2024

June 27th, 2024

July 17th, 2024

August 29th, 2024

September 19th, 2024

October 10th, 2024

November 21st, 2024

December 11th, 2024

January 23rd, 2025

February 12th, 2025

March 11th, 2025

April 10th, 2025

May 13th, 2025

June 10th, 2025

 

 

 

PALS must stay selected as "yes".

 

BLS is optional with course. If you need BLS, select "Yes". If you do not need BLS, select "No".

 

 

 

HeartCode BLS

Basic Life Support (BLS) courses given by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) are sponsored by the American Heart Association. These course train participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide early use of an AED.

 

**HeartCode BLS - Liberty Campus Course are for 

CCHMC Physicians and Liberty Staff ONLY**

 

 **For those that don't meet this criteria your primary department will be charged $30.00 for the Heartcode.**

 

HeartCode BLS is a hybrid learning model. Majority of the learning is a self-directed online module, through the American Heart Association website, and can be accessed by logging in from any computer.

The learner may stop and start learning at their discretion.  Estimated time to complete computer module is one hour. The learner then attends the skills testing portion at the scheduled location and time with an AHA instructor for BLS completion.  Within 24 hours and passing all BLS portions, and electronic provider card will be issued to the email used in registration.

Advisor: BLS is to accommodate students who cannot perform the physical skills of CPR.  The learner will complete the cognitive portion (assigned upon registration self-directed online module).  Then attend the skills session and advise others how to perform CPR and use an AED.  Upon successful completion of both portions, an electronic provider card will be issued to the email used in registration within 24 hours. If you are needing Advisor BLS, please select "Yes" to this question when registering for a Heartcode BLS course.

 

If you have any questions or need to reschedule, please contact the Simulation Center at simulationcenter@cchmc.org.

 

CCHMC employees use your CCHMC.org email address.

 

DIRECTONS:

Liberty Campus LA2.729

 

Upcoming Heartcode BLS dates:

July 10th, 2024

October 30th, 2024

January 8th, 2025

April 2nd, 2025

 

 

 

HeartCode BLS

Basic Life Support (BLS) courses given by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) are sponsored by the American Heart Association. These course train participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide early use of an AED.

 

**HeartCode BLS - Main Campus Course 

are for 

CCHMC Physicians ONLY**

 

 **For those that don't meet this criteria your primary department will be charged $30.00 for the Heartcode.**

 

HeartCode BLS is a hybrid learning model. Majority of the learning is a self-directed online module, through the American Heart Association website, and can be accessed by logging in from any computer.

The learner may stop and start learning at their discretion.  Estimated time to complete computer module is one hour. The learner then attends the skills testing portion at the scheduled location and time with an AHA instructor for BLS completion.  Within 24 hours and passing all BLS portions, and electronic provider card will be issued to the email used in registration.

Advisor: BLS is to accommodate students who cannot perform the physical skills of CPR.  The learner will complete the cognitive portion (assigned upon registration self-directed online module).  Then attend the skills session and advise others how to perform CPR and use an AED.  Upon successful completion of both portions, an electronic provider card will be issued to the email used in registration within 24 hours. If you are needing Advisor BLS, please select "Yes" to this question when registering for a Heartcode BLS course.

 

If you have any questions or need to reschedule, please contact the Simulation Center at simulationcenter@cchmc.org.

 

CCHMC employees use your CCHMC.org email address.

 

DIRECTONS:

Old Research Building - 5th floor (ORB5.5392)

Click Here for directions!

 

Upcoming Heartcode BLS course dates:

May 21st, 2024

June 13th, 2024

July 22nd, 2024

August 15th, 2024

September 16, 2024

October 23rd, 2024

Novebmer 13th, 2024

December 19th, 2024

January 29th, 2025

February 24th, 2025

March 20th, 2025

April 3rd, 2025

May 12th, 2025

June 16th, 2025

 

 

 

For PALS & ACLS Classes:

 Simulation Lab Center

Vernon Place building - 3rd Floor

2900 Vernon Place

Cincinnati, OH 45219

 

Click Here for directions to the Simulation Center

SimulationCenter@cchmc.org

Office #: 513-636-6992