Class Schedule

Center for Simulation and Research 

 

These AHA courses are open to all healthcare providers and students who need this certification.

 

If you are a CCHMC employee and considered CORE, the institution will waive course fees. Please use the promo code to by-pass the payment section when registering. Please check with your primary department superviosr or educator if you are unsure. For Non-CORE employees, you may take the course and pay with credit card or have the fees cross charged to your primary department. 

 

What is CORE?
CORE consist of CCHMC employees who are a part of the Code Team or work in the PICU/CICU/Periop/ED. Locations where a code team does not respond that you might be expected to manage a patient while waiting for 9-1-1, i.e. Urgent Cares.

 

Learners are to only be enrolled in one AHA route, either a traditional AHA course at the Simulation Center or through the RQI program.  If a learner is registered for a traditional PALS/ACLS course at the Simulation Center while being enrolled in RQI, their department will be charged for the course at the Sim Center.

If you have been participating in RQI, please note your AHA card expires two years from your last completed activity. Please check your ecard for expiration date before you register for an AHA class.

 

**Upon registering, learners will automatically recieve a confirmation email which contains their assigned Heartcode link to complete the pre-course work. The email is from  Cincinnati Children's Center for Simulation & Research <noreply@enrollware.com> . If you have not received it upon registering, please check to see if it has been deleted or sent to quarantin or placed in your SPAM folder**

 

Click on the course to start your registration:

 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) given at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) are sponsored by the American Heart Association. CCHMC offers PALS 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 the 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.

 

Registrants must be a healthcare professional whose occupation requires managing the pediatric patient.

 

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

 

Note: There is no longer a distinction between the initial PALS certification and the renewal course.

 

Contact the Simulation Center for all reschedules. Do not re-register for a course. Re-registering will result in the learner receiving an additional HeartCode and incurring a fee. Any questions please contact simulationcenter@cchmc.org.

 

**If you are a Children's employee, use your CCHMC email adress when registering**

 

DIRECTONS:

Simulation Center Lab- 3rd Floor

2900 Vernon Place

Cincinnati, OH 45219

Click Here for directions!

 

PALS dates are listed below.  

 

February 28th, 2024

March 13th, 2024

April 25th, 2024

May 9th, 2024

June 26th, 2024

 

 

 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course given at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) are sponsored by the American Heart Association. CCHMC offers 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 the 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.

 

Registrants must be a healthcare professional whose occupation requires managing the pediatric patient.

 

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

 

Note: There is no longer a distinction between the initial PALS or ACLS certification and the renewal course.

 

Contact the Simulation Center for all reschedules. Do not re-register for a course. Re-registering will result in the learner receiving an additional HeartCode and incurring a fee. Any questions please contact simulationcenter@cchmc.org.

 

**If you are a Children's employee, use your CCHMC email adress when registering**

 

DIRECTONS:

Simulation Center Lab- 3rd Floor

2900 Vernon Place

Cincinnati, OH 45219

Click Here for directions!

 

ACLS Course dates are below. 

 

March 14th, 2024 at 12:00p

May 16th, 2024 at 8:00a

 

 

PALS, ACLS Combo Course (BLS is optional with this course)

 

The Combo course consists of PALS and ACLS.

 

BLS is "optional" with Combo courses only. If you choose "Yes" to the BLS online keycode, the BLS module MUST be completed and cannot be opted out after your registration has been submitted.

 

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.

 

Registrants must be a healthcare professional whose occupation requires managing the pediatric patient.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Note: There is no longer a distinction between the initial PALS or ACLS certification and the renewal course.

 

Contact the Simulation Center for all reschedules. Do not re-register for a course. Re-registering will result in the learner receiving an additional HeartCode and incurring a fee. Any questions please contact simulationcenter@cchmc.org.

 

**If you are a Children's employee, use your CCHMC email adress when registering**

 

DIRECTONS:

Simulation Center Lab- 3rd Floor

2900 Vernon Place

Cincinnati, OH 45219

Click Here for directions!

 

Combo Course dates are below.

 

February 27th, 2024

March 11th, 2024

April 24th, 2024

May 30th, 2024

June 27th, 2024

 

 

 

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".

 

If you choose "Yes" to the BLS online keycode, the BLS module MUST be completed and cannot be opted out after your registration has been submitted.

 

 

HeartCode BLS

Basic Life Support (BLS) courses given by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 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 registrants is only for CCHMC physicians and satellite CCHMC staff requiring BLS certification.**

 

 **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.

 

Contact the Simulation Center for all reschedules. Do not re-register for a course. Re-registering will result in the learner receiving an additional HeartCode and incurring a fee. Any questions please contact simulationcenter@cchmc.org.

 

DIRECTONS:

Liberty Campus LA2.729

 

Use your CCHMC email address when registering.

 

Heartcode BLS dates are below.  

 

April 18th, 2024:  Liberty

 

 

 

HeartCode BLS

Basic Life Support (BLS) courses given by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 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.

 

Contact the Simulation Center for all reschedules. Do not re-register for a course. Re-registering will result in the learner receiving an additional HeartCode and incurring a fee. Any questions please contact simulationcenter@cchmc.org.

 

DIRECTONS:

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

Click Here for directions to the Old Research Building (ORB)

 

Use your CCHMC email adress when registering.

 

Heartcode BLS dates are below.  

 

September 25th, 2023

October 2nd, 2023

November 1st, 2023

November 2nd, 2023

December 7th, 2023

December 14th, 2023

January 24th, 2024

February 20th, 2024

March 18th, 2024

April 29th, 2024

May 1st, 2024

May 21st, 2024

June 13th, 2024

 

 

 

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