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EMS Education & Training

Due to the continued spread of COVID-19:

  1. The American Heart Association will now extend AHA Instructor and Provider Course Completion Cards:
    1. 120 day extension beyond recommended renewal date*
    2. Valid Through July; August will resume normal expiration rules
    3. Recommended Renewal Date on Card (end of month) New Renewal Due Date with 120-day Extension (end of month)
      May 2020 September 2020
      June 2020 October 2020
      July 2020 November 2020
  2. Classes will be restricted in size.
  3. Class placement is limited so please contact us with your availability ASAP.
  4. We provide skills sessions on a case by case request. 
  5. We sanitize our equipment before and after all sessions. 
  6. 6-foot social distancing and face masks are mandatory:
    1. For entry to any buildings on NSU
    2. For participation in any of our programs

Please see the updated guidance here.

Nova Southeastern University's Division of EMS Education and Training is the best American Heart Association (AHA) training center of the South Florida region, offering CPR, BLS, ACLS, PALS, and Dental Airway Management Training in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach counties. As an AHA Regional Training Center we provide lifesaving training to the local community, businesses, and health care professionals.

Our courses are taught by NSU instructors who are emergency room physicians, nurses, and practicing paramedics. As a department of Nova Southeastern University’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-KPCOM) we utilize the most up-to-date AHA treatment guidelines in our training to educate participants on how to provide the best quality care.  

Courses Offered:






Course Dates

Time

Course Cost

Basic Life Support - Skills - 8-29-2020 5:00PM $25
ACLS Skills Session - 9-3-2020 10:00AM $75
BLS Skills Session - 9-3-2020 10:00AM $25
PALS Skills Session - 9-3-2020 10:00AM $75
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Full - In Person - 9-11-2020 8:30-4:30PM $150
ACLS Skills Session - 9-11-2020 3:00PM $75
BLS Skills Session - 9-11-2020 3:00PM $25
PALS Skills Session - 9-11-2020 3:00PM $75
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Full - In Person - 9-18-2020 8:30-4:30PM $150
ACLS Skills Session - 9-18-2020 3:00PM $75
BLS Skills Session - 9-18-2020 3:00PM $25
PALS Skills Session - 9-18-2020 3:00PM $75
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Full - In Person - 9-25-2020 8:30-4:30PM $150
ACLS Skills Session - 9-25-2020 3:00PM $75
BLS Skills Session - 9-25-2020 3:00PM $25
PALS Skills Session - 9-25-2020 3:00PM $75
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Full - In Person - 10-9-2020 8:30-4:30PM $150
ACLS Skills Session - 10-9-2020 3:00PM $75
PALS Skills Session - 10-9-2020 3:00PM $75
BLS Skills Session - 10-9-2020 3:00PM $25
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Full - In Person - 10-16-2020 8:30-4:30PM $150
ACLS Skills Session - 10-16-2020 3:00PM $75
BLS Skills Session - 10-16-2020 3:00PM $25
PALS Skills Session - 10-16-2020 3:00PM $75
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Full - In Person - 10-23-2020 8:30-4:30PM $150
ACLS Skills Session - 10-23-2020 3:00PM $75
BLS Skills Session - 10-23-2020 3:00PM $25
PALS Skills Session - 10-23-2020 3:00PM $75
Basic Life Support Skills Session - 10-27-2020 4:15PM $25

Registration Process: 

  1. E-mail ems@nova.edu to confirm availability
  2. Utilize "PAY NOW" link to pay cost of course
  3. PAY Now

 

Blended Course Format (Online/In-Person)

Don’t have time for an in-person class?  Ask us about the AHA's online/in-person blended course. The blended course format is convenient, AHA certified, and participants will receive the same certification card as our in-person courses upon successful of course requirements.  

In the blended course format, participants complete an online eLearning section on their own time and then come to NSU for a skill evaluation session.  The skill evaluation session can range from 30 to 60 minutes depending upon the participant's course and skill level and is offered weekly on NSU's main campus. 

 

Links to the most commonly requested AHA blended courses are listed below.

Course

Heartcode Cost

Hands-On Cost

Heartsaver CPR-AED Heartcode - $15.00 Skills - $25
Heartcode BLS Heartcode - $28.50 Skills - $25
Heartcode ACLS Heartcode - $132.00 Skills - $75
Heartcode PALS Heartcode - $132.00 Skills - $75

Upon successful completion of the eLearning course, participants can schedule their skill evaluation session with NSU's Divison of EMS Education & Training. 

Contact the Division of EMS Education & Training to schedule your skill evaluation. Participants will need to provide their eLearning certificate of completion to be eligible for the skill evaluation session. 

 

Registration Process: 

  1. E-mail ems@nova.edu to confirm availability
  2. Utilize "PAY NOW" link to pay cost of course
  3. PAY Now

Skill session availabilities are updated weekly. Please contact the Division of EMS Education & Training at ems@nova.edu or (954) 262-4367 if you would like to schedule a skill evaluation during a time not listed. 

Division of EMS Education & Training

Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nova Southeastern University

Contact:

Jonatan Salazar, BS

Manager, EMS Education & Training

Phone: (954) 262-4367

Email: EMS@nova.edu

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