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Chicago CPR Now is happy to announce we are offering ACLS classes.
This is a special introductory rate, for a limited time.


This course is for Healthcare Professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course completion card for work or other requirements.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support emphasizes the importance of Basic Life Support CPR to patient survival, the integration of effective Basic Life Support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions, and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation. Simulated clinical scenarios encourage active, hands-on participation through learning stations where students will practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as a team leader.

Realistic simulations reinforce the following key concepts:
* Proficiency in Basic Life Support (BLS)
* Recognizing and initiating early management of periarrest conditions
* Managing cardiac arrest
* Identifying and treating ischemic chest pain and acute coronary syndromes
* Recognizing other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke) and providing initial care
* ACLS algorithms
* Effective resuscitation team dynamics

ACLS Content/Modules:
* 1-Rescuer CPR and AED use
* Science Overview
* Team Dynamics
* BLS and ACLS Surveys
* Immediate Post-Cardiac Arrest Care
* Airway Management / Respiratory Arrest
* Periarrest Rhythms (Tachycardia, Bradycardia)
* Arrest Rhythms (VF, PVT, PEA, Asystole)
* Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
* Stroke
* Megacode treatment

After the class, a 50 question multiple choice test is administered.
A passing grade of 84% or better is required before your card can be issued.


Full participation is required, attendance and arriving on time are mandatory to receive a completion card.
Class times will vary depending on class participation and other factors (i.e. questions, participation, how long it takes to finish the test, etc.).

Students will receive an American Heart Association ACLS card (or eCard) at the end of class, as long as the multiple choice test was successfully completed (passing score >84%), all skills stations passed, as well as full attendance. This card is valid for 2 years.

Prerequisites:
* A current (non-expired) BLS for the Healthcare Provider card
* Good Basic Life Support skills
* A precourse self-assessment (directions in student manual and emailed to you before class)

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy for answers to commonly asked questions.

The newest ACLS Student Manual reflecting the latest 2015 American Heart Association guidelines is available. If you have access to this manual you do not have to purchase another one. This manual should be well reviewed prior to your class, bring it with you to class for reference. If you do not have access to a manual you are able to purchase one at our office or order one online. The current product number for the ACLS Student Manual is 15-1005, the ISBN number for this book is 978-1-61669-400-5.

When you register for this class you are sent a confirmation email.
In this confirmation email there will be instructions on how to prepare for class in a PDF file you must download and print for class. This email is sent immediately after registering. Check your inbox AND your spam folder (depending on your settings), if you do not receive it in a timely manner (allow a few hours) please email us via the email address you provided during registration so we can help troubleshoot the situation. Please follow all directions found in the email.

Chicago CPR Now is happy to announce we are offering PALS classes. This is a special introductory rate, for a limited time.

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is for Healthcare Professionals who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, and others who need a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course completion card for job or other requirements.

Overview:
Pediatric Advanced Life Support emphasizes the importance of Basic Life Support CPR to patient survival, the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions, and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation. Simulated clinical scenarios encourage active, hands-on participation through learning stations where students will practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as a team leader.

Realistic simulations reinforce the following key concepts:
* Proficiency in Basic Life Support (BLS)
* Recognizing and initiating early management of periarrest conditions
* Managing cardiac arrest
* Effective resuscitation team dynamics
* PALS algorithms

PALS Content/Modules:
* Proficiency in Basic Life Support (BLS)
* 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
* 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
* Management of respiratory emergencies
* Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
* Vascular access
* Resuscitation team concept
* Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
* Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment

A 33 question multiple choice test is administered after the completion of class.
A grade of 84% or better is required before your card can be issued.


Full participation is required, attendance and arriving on time are mandatory to receive a completion card.

Students will receive an American Heart Association PALS card (or eCard) after successfully completing the test, after all Skills Stations are completed, satisfactory, and full attendance was made. This card is valid for 2 years.

Prerequisites:
* BLS for the Healthcare Provider card
* PALS Book (Provider Manual, see below)
* Pre-course Self-Assessment (instructions in PALS book)

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy for common answers to questions.
Reviewing the Student Manual is strongly recommended to all students before class.

All students are supposed to have a current book with them when attending class. You are able to purchase a book below when registering seven (7) days prior to the start of class. If you are registering within seven (7) days of class, books are made available to pick up at our office the day of class. Arrangements can often be made to pick the book up at our office prior to the start of your class - please plan accordingly. Inside the book are instructions on how to take a pre-course self-assessment that is REQUIRED to attend class. This will help you prepare for the class and increase success on completing the class successfully.

If you have already purchased a book or have access to a CURRENT PALS Student Manual (AHA 2010 Guidelines ISBN # 978-1-61669-112-7) you do not need to purchase a new one.

When you register for this class you are sent an email with instructions on how to prepare for your class. Direction on how to take the Precourse Self-Assessment are also sent before the start of class, pay attention to emails from our office. Please follow all instructions found in the email.

This is the most common kind of CPR certification needed by Healthcare Professionals.

Healthcare professionals include, but are not limited to, the following: Doctors, Nurses, Emergency Medical Technicians, Certified Nurse Assistants, Medical Assistants, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, Phlebotomy Technicians, Electrocardiogram Technicians, or any other ancillary healthcare practitioners who work in a clinical setting or hospital.

Please consult with any employer and/or your accreditation institution that oversees your credentials as to which class is required for your licensure / certification.

BLS for the Healthcare Provider Objectives:
* Critical concepts for high quality CPR for the adult, child, and infant
* Relief of choking for the adult, child, and infant
* Use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
* Rescue Breathing / Intro to CPR with an advanced airway
* Use of the Bag-Valve-Mask (BVM)
* 1 and 2 rescuer CPR for the adult, child, and infant

A 25 question multiple choice a test is administered after the completion of class.
A passing score of 84% or better is required before your card can be issued.
A successful Skills Test is required to complete this class.


Students will receive an American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider card (or eCard) at the end of class after successfully completing the test and all Skills Stations.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy pages for answers to common questions.

Advanced Healthcare Providers:
Pay for BLS, ACLS, and PALS at the same time and save $70, click here to learn more.
Pay for BLS and ACLS or PALS at the same time and save $25, click here to learn more.

This is a means to register for two classes at a discounted price. When you register for this class you are signing up for BLS for the Healthcare Provider (BLS), and either Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 'OR' Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). The use of promotional codes are not allowed during the registration process.

Please see the class description for BLS for the Healthcare Providers - this includes a class description and information about the book/student manual. Including a current list of scheduled dates.

Please see the class description for Advanced Cardiac Life Support - this includes a class description, requirements, information about the book/student manual, and the requirements necessary to attend class. Including a current list of scheduled dates.

Please see the class description for Pediatric Advanced Life Support - this includes a class description, requirements, information about the book/student manual, and the requirements necessary to attend class. Including a current list of scheduled dates.

After this registration process you will receive two emails - immediately you will receive a confirmation email, later you will receive an email explaining the registration process. In the second email, you will be issued a promo code that you are able to use when registering for ACLS and PALS. This code is valid only for the student who registers for these two classes and is not transferable in any way.

Review the above class offerings before making this purchase.  

Note:
These classes are NOT on the same day.
You must schedule these classes individually.
Do NOT call our office to schedule - follow directions in emails.


Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy for common answers to questions.

This is a means to register for two classes at a discounted price. When you register for this class you are paying for both Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) at a discounted rate - you will later register for these classes individually. Please note, the price for this package does not include the cost of books/student manuals. When reserving a seat in these classes you have the option to purchase the book/student manual at that time.

The use of promotional codes are not allowed during the registration process.

Please see the class description for Advanced Cardiac Life Support - this includes a class description, requirements, information about the book/student manual, and the requirements necessary to attend class. Including a current list of scheduled dates.

Please see the class description for Pediatric Advanced Life Support - this includes a class description, requirements, information about the book/student manual, and the requirements necessary to attend class. Including a current list of scheduled dates.

After this registration process you will receive two emails - immediately you will receive a confirmation email, later you will receive an email explaining the registration process. In the second email, you will be issued a promo code that you are able to use when registering for ACLS and PALS. This code is valid only for the student who registers for these two classes and is not transferable in any way.

Note:
These classes are NOT on the same day.
You must schedule these classes individually.
Do NOT call our office to schedule - follow directions in emails.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy for common answers to questions.

This is a means to register for three classes at a discounted price. When you register for this class you are paying for BLS for the Healthcare Provider (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) at a discounted rate - you will later register for these classes individually. Please note, the price for this package does not include the cost of books/student manuals. When reserving a seat in these class you have the option to purchase the book/student manual at that time.

The use of promotional codes are not allowed during the registration process.

Please see the class description for BLS for the Healthcare Providers - this includes a class description and information about the book/student manual. Including a current list of scheduled dates.

Please see the class description for Advanced Cardiac Life Support - this includes a class description, requirements, information about the book/student manual, and the requirements necessary to attend class. Including a current list of scheduled dates.

Please see the class description for Pediatric Advanced Life Support - this includes a class description, requirements, information about the book/student manual, and the requirements necessary to attend class. Including a current list of scheduled dates.

After this registration process you will receive two emails - immediately you will receive a confirmation email, later you will receive an email explaining the registration process. In the second email, you will be issued a promo code that you are able to use when registering for ACLS and PALS. This code is valid only for the student who registers for these two classes and is not transferable in any way.

Note:
These classes are NOT on the same day.
You must schedule these classes individually.
Do NOT call our office to schedule - follow directions in emails.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy for common answers to questions.

This is an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR / AED class. *
Adults, children, and infants are all included during the instruction of this class.

This class is designed for individuals who need a CPR card for either personal fulfillment or for work purposes in industries NOT involved with medicine/healthcare. It is best to ask your employer which class is required for your employment. This class is perfect for the lay person, the fitness instructor, the educator, or the childcare professional. This class is also appropriate for parents or couples ready to adopt, expectant parents, or anyone else who does not work in a any kind of medical/healthcare industry.

Please note: If you work in any kind of healthcare or medical field, or are a student of, or plan to be, this is most likely NOT the appropriate class for you. You should consider taking the BLS for Healthcare Providers class. Click here for a description of the BLS class and where you can register for BLS classes. It is best to contact your employer or education institution to inquire about which class you need.

Heartsaver CPR / AED Objectives:
* CPR for the Adult, Child, and Infant
* Choking for the Adult, Child, and Infant
* Use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)

Students will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR / AED card (or eCard) that is valid for two years at the end of class once all objectives have been completed.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy pages for answers to common questions.
* It is the students responsibility to register for the correct class they need for work, school, or other obligation. It is suggested you contact your employere or educational institution for clarification.

This is an American Heart Association Heartsaver FIRST AID / CPR / AED class. *
Adults, children, and infants are all included during the instruction of this class.

This class is designed for individuals who need a CPR card for either personal fulfillment or for work purposes in industries NOT involved with medicine/healthcare. It is best to ask your employer which class is required for your employment. This class is perfect for the lay person, the fitness instructor, the educator, or the childcare professional. This class is also appropriate for parents or couples ready to adopt, expectant parents, or anyone else who does not work in a any kind of medical/healthcare industry.

Please note: If you work in any kind of healthcare or medical field, or are a student of, or plan to be, this is most likely NOT the appropriate class for you. You should consider taking the BLS for Healthcare Providers class. Click here for a description of the BLS class and where you can register for BLS classes. It is best to contact your employer or education institution to inquire about which class you need.

Heartsaver CPR / AED Objectives:
* CPR for the Adult, Child, and Infant
* Choking for the Adult, Child, and Infant
* Use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)

Heartsaver First Aid Objectives:
First Aid instruction includes stopping bleeding, wounds, choking, shock, seizure, fainting, and more.

Students will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver FIRST AID / CPR / AED card (or eCard) that is valid for two years at the end of class once all objectives have been completed.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy pages for answers to common questions.
* It is the students responsibility to register for the correct class they need for work, school, or other obligation. It is suggested you contact your employere or educational institution for clarification.

This is an American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Online class - this class is conducted both online and at our office. Please see entire description for details and directions on how to participate.

This is the most common kind of CPR certification needed by Healthcare Professionals.

Healthcare professionals include, but are not limited to, the following: Doctors, Nurses, Emergency Medical Technicians, Certified Nurse Assistants, Medical Assistants, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, Phlebotomy Technicians, Electrocardiogram Technicians, or any other ancillary healthcare practitioners who work in a clinical setting or hospital.

Please consult with any employer and/or accreditation institution as to which class is required for your licensure / certification.

This BLS Online CPR class reflectes the new updated science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This web-based, self-directed course, that uses care-based scenarios and interactive lessons to teach students about both single-rescuer and team basic life support.

Topics Include:
* CPR for the adult, child, and infant
* Choking for the adult, child, and infant
* Use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
* Use of the Bag-Valve-Mask (BVM)
* Differences between 1 and 2 rescuer CPR

Five interactive exercises, scenarios, and a written test are combined into three parts.

Part 1 - the online portion (time varies by student)
Part 2 - a hand-on skills session, at our office (15-30 minutes)
Part 3 - a skills test, at our office (15-30 minutes)

Skills Session: Your skills session can be performed before many of our scheduled classes, perferably on a day when we offer BLS. When you are ready to complete your Skills Check, simply review our schedule online. Email our office the day/days you are available when you would like to come in and do your Skills Check.  This appointment can be scheuled before the start time of most of our scheudled classes.

Please see our Skills Check Information Page before continuing as it includes informaiton on how to make an appointment for your Skills Session.

Highlights:
* Access to the course for 24 months following registration / activation
* Self paced, online modules can be completed at your own personal schedule
* Includes online access to the BLS for Healthcare Providers Student manual
* Certificate of completion available to print when Part 1 has been completed successfully
* Course features tool for taking and referencing notes
* The following are downloadable: BLS for Healthcare Providers Pocket Reference Card, Adult/pediatric algorithms, summary of steps, 1-2 rescuer Adult BLS (with AED) skills testing sheet, and 1-2 rescuer Infant BLS skills testing sheet (after registration / activation)

Note: There is no difference in the appearance of cards when taking the class online described above verse a traditional CPR class in a classroom environment. This class is convenient for the professional who has a schedule that does not allow for the traditional classroom setting.

After successfully completing all three parts, the student will receive an American Heart Association BLS card (or eCard) valid for two years.

Any questions about this please email us at info@chicagocprnow.com.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy for common answers to questions.

Chicago CPR Now is offering Online based Advanced Cardiac Life Support opportunities - this class is conducted Online and in our office. Please see entire description for details and directions on how to participate.

This course is for Healthcare Professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as other who need Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course completion card for job or other requirements.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support emphasizes the importance of Basic Life Support CPR to patient survival, the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions, and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation. Simulated clinical scenarios encourage active, hands-on participation through learning stations where students will practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as a team leader.

This course relfects the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidlines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This is a web-based, self-paced instructional program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in a virtual healthcare setting. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each simulation to facilitate learning about basic and advanced life support.

Key science changes include:
* New CPR sequence
* Continued empasis on high quality CPR
* and the use of continuous waveform camnography to monitor CRP and detect ROSC

These above new science changes are demonstated in 10 interactive scenarios:
* One BLS case
* Seven cases representing cardiovascular, respiratory, and stroke emergencies
* Two Megacodes

Also reviwed during this Online session:
* Knowledge and application of EKG recognition and pharmacology
* Team dynamics
* Effective Team Leader skills
* Treating virtual patients with current ACLS algorithms
* Videos that summarize critical concepts
* Debriefings and coaching after each simulation
* Hyperlinks referencing sections of the ACLS provider manual

A multiple choice test containing 50 questions is also performed online. See Part 3 below regarding written test.

This Online course enables students to take the class at their own pace and more importantly at their own schedule. With that said this course is not any shorter by any means. Part 1 can take a considerable amount of time - depending on the students study habits and time allowances.

Benefits of taking this class online:
* Self paced
* Skills Checks are quick and easy
* Access to all information in the course for 24 months following activation
* No textbooks required
* Online access to the ACLS Providers Manual
* Online access to the ECC Handbook
* Online access to the 2010 Guidelines for CPR and ECC

Successful completion of the full ACLS course includes 3 parts:
Part 1 - Successful completion of the HeartCode ACLS online portion
Part 2 - Hands on skills practice at our office (15-30 minutes)
Part 3 - Skills test at our office (15-30 minutes including a written test)

Please see our Skills Check Information Page before continuing as it includes informaiton on how to make an appointment for your Skills Session.

Your ACLS Providers card (or eCard) will be issued after successful completion of all 3 parts. After Part 1, you have 60 days to complete Part 2 and Part 3 (these parts are completed the same day).

Prerequisites:
* Current / Valid BLS for the Healthcare Provider card

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy for common answers to questions.

There are NO refundes for this course after a keycode has been issued.

Chicago CPR Now is offering Online based Pediatric Advanced Life Support opportunities - this class is conducted Online and in our office. Please see entire description for details and directions on how to participate.

This course is for Healthcare Professionals who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, and others who need a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course completion card for job or other requirements.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support emphasizes the importance of Basic Life Support CPR to patient survival, the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions, and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation. Simulated clinical scenarios encourage active, hands-on participation through learning stations where students will practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as a team leader.

This course relfects the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidlines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This is a web-based, self-paced instructional program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in a virtual healthcare setting. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each simulation to facilitate learning about basic and advanced life support.

Key science changes include:
* New CPR sequence
* Continued empasis on high quality CPR
* and the use of continuous waveform camnography to monitor CRP and detect ROSC

These above new science changes are demonstated in 12 interactive scenarios:
* Two airway obstruction cases
* 4 shock cases (hypovolemic, distributive, obstructive, and cardiogenic)
* Disordered control of breathing
* Lunch tissue disease
* MegaCode Bradycardia
* MegaCode Narrow complex tachycardia
* MegaCode PEA/Asystole
* MegaCode VF/VT

Also reviwed during this Online session:
* Knowledge and application of EKG recognition and pharmacology
* Team dynamics
* Effective Team Leader skills
* Treating virtual patients with current ACLS algorithms
* Videos that summarize critical concepts
* Debriefings and coaching after each simulation
* Hyperlinks referencing sections of the ACLS provider manual

A multiple choice test containing 33 questions is also performed online. See Part 3 below regarding written test.

This Online course enables students to take the class at their own pace and more importantly at their own schedule. With that said this course is not any shorter by any means. Part 1 can take a considerable amount of time - depending on the students study habits, time allowances, and more importantly the time the students sets aside for this.

Benefits of taking this class online:
* Self paced
* Skills Checks are quick and easy
* Access to all information in the course for 24 months following activation
* No textbooks required
* Online access to the ACLS Providers Manual
* Online access to the ECC Handbook
* Online access to the 2010 Guidelines for CPR and ECC

Successful completion of the full PALS course includes 3 parts:
Part 1 - Successful completion of the HeartCode ACLS online portion
Part 2 - Hands on skills practice at our office (15-30 minutes)
Part 3 - Skills test at our office (15-30 minutes including a written test)

Please see our Skills Check Information Page before continuing as it includes informaiton on how to make an appointment for your Skills Session.

Your PALS Providers card will be issued after successful completion of all 3 parts. After Part 1, you have 60 days to complete Part 2 and Part 3 (these parts are completed the same day).

Prerequisites:
* Current / Valid BLS for the Healthcare Provider card

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy for common answers to questions.

There are NO refundes for this course after a keycode has been issued.

This is an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR / AED class offered online - this class is conducted both online and at our office. Please see entire description for details and directions on how to participate.

This is not a suitable class for anyone working in or planning on working in any kind of healthcare environment. If you have any doubts regarind which class you need to take consult with your employer and/or any kind of accrediting agency.

This Heartsaver CPR / AED class reflectes the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This web-based, self-directed course, that uses care-based scenarios to teach students First Aid knowledge.

Topics Include:
* Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
* Adult, Child, and Infant choking
* Use of the Automatic External Defibrilator (AED)

Includes interactive exercises, videos, and skills check. Completed in 3 Parts.

Part 1 - the online portion (time varies by student)
Part 2 - a hand-on skills session, at our office (15-30 minutes)
Part 3 - a skills test, at our office (15-30 minutes)

Skills Session: Your skills session can be performed before or after many of scheduled classes. When you are ready to complete Part 2 and Part 3, simply review our schedule online. There you can sign up for Skills Checks or email our office to schedule a Skills Check before or after many of our scheduled classes - 30-60 minutes before classes in most cases or shortly after the scheduled end time of classes.

Please see our Skills Check Information Page before continuing as it includes informaiton on how to make an appointment for your Skills Session.

Highlights:
* Access to the course for 24 months following registration / activation
* Online access to the Heartsaver CPR / AED student workbook
* Certificate of completion available to print when Part 1 has been completed successfully
* Course features tool for taking and referencing notes

Note: There is no difference in the appearance of cards when taking the class online described above verse a traditional First Aid class in a classroom environment. This class is convenient for the professional whos schedule does not allow for the traditional classroom setting.

After successfully completing all three parts, the student will receive an American Heart Association CPR / AED card valid for two years.

Any questions about this please email us at info@chicagocprnow.com.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy for common answers to questions.

This is an American Heart Association First Aid / CPR / AED class offered online - this class is conducted both online and at our office. Please see entire description for details and directions on how to participate.

This is not a suitable class for anyone working in or planning on working in any kind of healthcare environment. If you have any doubts regarind which class you need to take consult with your employer and/or any kind of accrediting agency.

This First Aid class reflectes the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This web-based, self-directed course, that uses care-based scenarios to teach students First Aid knowledge.

CPR / AED Topics Include:
* Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
* Adult, Child, and Infant choking
* Use of the Automatic External Defibrilator (AED)

First Aid Topics Include:
* First Aid Basics
* Medical Emergencies
* Injury Emergencies
* Environmental Emergences

Includes interactive exercises, videos, and skills check. Completed in 3 Parts.

Part 1 - the online portion (time varies by student)
Part 2 - a hand-on skills session, at our office (15-30 minutes)
Part 3 - a skills test, at our office (15-30 minutes)

Skills Session: Your skills session can be performed before or after many of scheduled classes. When you are ready to complete Part 2 and Part 3, simply review our schedule online. There you can sign up for Skills Checks or email our office to schedule a Skills Check before or after many of our scheduled classes - 30-60 minutes before classes in most cases or shortly after the scheduled end time of classes.

Please see our Skills Check Information Page before continuing as it includes informaiton on how to make an appointment for your Skills Session.

Highlights:
* Access to the course for 24 months following registration / activation
* Online access to the Heartsaver First Aid student workbook
* Certificate of completion available to print when Part 1 has been completed successfully
* Course features tool for taking and referencing notes

Note: There is no difference in the appearance of cards when taking the class online described above verse a traditional First Aid class in a classroom environment. This class is convenient for the professional whos schedule does not allow for the traditional classroom setting.

After successfully completing all three parts, the student will receive an American Heart Association First Aid / CPR / AED card valid for two years.

Any questions about this please email us at info@chicagocprnow.com.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy for common answers to questions.

This is an American Heart Association First Aid class offered online - this class is conducted both online and at our office. Please see entire description for details and directions on how to participate.

This is First Aid only! No CPR skills are offered during this class.

If taking this class for work purposes please consult with any employer and/or accreditation institution if First Aid is required (if applicable).

This First Aid class reflectes the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines. This web-based, self-directed course, that uses care-based scenarios to teach students First Aid knowledge.

Topics Include:
* First Aid Basics
* Medical Emergencies
* Injury Emergencies
* Environmental Emergences

Includes interactive exercises, videos, and skills check. Completed in 3 Parts.

Part 1 - the online portion (time varies by student)
Part 2 - a hand-on skills session, at our office (15-30 minutes)
Part 3 - a skills test, at our office (15-30 minutes)

Skills Session: Your skills session can be performed before or after many of scheduled classes. When you are ready to complete Part 2 and Part 3, simply review our schedule online. There you can sign up for Skills Checks or email our office to schedule a Skills Check before or after many of our scheduled classes - 30-60 minutes before classes in most cases or shortly after the scheduled end time of classes.

Please see our Skills Check Information Page before continuing as it includes informaiton on how to make an appointment for your Skills Session.

Highlights:
* Access to the course for 24 months following registration / activation
* Online access to the Heartsaver First Aid student workbook
* Certificate of completion available to print when Part 1 has been completed successfully
* Course features tool for taking and referencing notes

Note: There is no difference in the appearance of cards when taking the class online described above verse a traditional First Aid class in a classroom environment. This class is convenient for the professional whos schedule does not allow for the traditional classroom setting.

After successfully completing all three parts, the student will receive an American Heart Association First Aid card valid for two years.

Any questions about this please email us at info@chicagocprnow.com.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and Policy for common answers to questions.

This course is for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with a blood borne pathogens (BBP), primarily in the work place. Work places/occupations include, but not limited to, the following: Childcare workers, correctional officers, security guards, school personnel, hotel/motel personnel, maintenance workers, health and fitness club staff, tattoo artists, and anyone working in the medical field. While this list is not all inclusive, it serves as a purpose to start identifying who needs Bloodborne Pathogen Training.

This courses teaches you how to protect yourselve and others from being exposed to blood or bloodd-containing materials.

This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Adminstration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens (BBP) training when paired with sitte-specific instruction.

Students taking this class learn how to:
Protect themselves from exposure to bloodborne pathogens
Act when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
Clean themselves and the area when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the work place
Tell or report any exposre to blood or blood-containing materials in the work place


If you have any questions about this class please contact us at info@chicagocprnow.com.

This is a means to describe how to schedule a Skills Check at our office after completing Part 1 of the American Heart Association Online (ELearning) option.

Our best advise is to review this information, review your schedule and our schedule, then email our office which day you would like to schedule your Skills Check. If you have not done so already you can then register for the Online options listed below.

Email us at info@chicagocprnow.com when you are ready to schedule your Skills Check.


List of Online Classes:
* Heartsaver CPR / AED
* Heartsaver First Aid / CPR / AED
* Heartsaver First Aid
* Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens (does NOT require a Skills Check)

* BLS for the Healthcare Provider
* Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
* Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Once you have completed Part 1 of any of the Online courses, you are able to schedule Part 2 and Part 3 (same day appointment) at our office. Read the note below regarding which days we are likely to scheduled a Skills Check - review our online calendar as well to review which days we will be in the office.

Scheduling a Skills Check:
Keep in mind Skills Checks are often scheduled before our scheduled classes. Please be sure to review our online calendar for reference to our class schedule. Note - not all instructors are able to perform Skills Checks so it is absolutely necessary to contact our office and arrange an appoitnment. Showing up unannounced will likely result in being asked to email our office and make an appointment.

If you purchased Part 1 somewhere else and you would like to schedule a Skills Check:
Email our office. We will email you directions on how to schedule your Skills Check.

You must email our office informing us which Skills Check you want to schedule and what date(s) you have in mind.

If you have any questions about scheduling a Skills Check plelase email our office at info@chicagocprnow.com.

This is not an actual class, please do not attempt to register for this class.

Students who wish to pay with cash have the following option:

Make an appointment to come to our office to pay for class you would like to attend.
Review our schedule online and request an appointment via email (info@chicagocprnow.com) to schedule your appointment. Appointments can be accommodated before or after many classes - you must email to arrange your appointment. Walk ins will often be turned away because not all instructors are able to add/edit class rosters. Please keep this in mind before you try and arrive unexpectedly at our offices.

If you pay with cash, you must bring exact cash - no checks, money orders, or credit cards accepted at our office (please use website for credit card transactions). When you pay you will sign a copy of our policy, please be sure to review it. Just because you are paying with cash does not allow any deviation from our posted policy regarding refunds or other transactions such as cancellation or rescheduling. Failure to follow these policies will result in the loss of your money, just as any credit card transaction. Money will not be transferred by any other means other than a scheduled appointment with the original student nor will money be transferred to another individual other than the student who registered for class.

Failure to attend class or not following the proper procedures for rescheduling or cancellation according to our policy that is avaialble online and/or available at our office will result in forfeiture of all funds. Chicago CPR Now is not responsible if you are unable to schedule another appointment at our offices.

Chicago CPR Now strongly encourages all students to register via our online registration process. If this is necessary, please contact Chicago CPR Now immediately via email after reviewing our schedule to make your cash payment as classes fill up quickly.

It is difficult to pay for class the same day or with short notice, therefore advanced notice (at least 10 days) is suggested to ensure your seat can be reserved.



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Chicago CPR Now


In addition to the excellent instructor, I was happy that there were many times for me to choose from. I'm busy!

Erika B. -- Yelper