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American Heart Association

The Education Department at Cook Children's offers a variety of American Heart Association courses to meet the needs of health care professionals and the community.

Family and Friends CPR

This course is an introduction to performing cardiopulmonary resusitation on adults, children, and infants. Relief of choking and use of an AED are also covered. This is a non-certification course. For more information about this course, please click the title in the course list below. If you have questions, please call Education at 682-885-1137.

HeartCode Courses

Before you register for HeartCode ACLS, HeartCode BLS, or HeartCode PALS, please be sure that your computer is compatible and able to launch the online course. Check compatability now.

HeartCode is a two-part program that blends self-directed, comprehensive e-learning via the internet with a hands-on skills check off. All HeartCode programs consist of two phases:

We offer HeartCode ACLS, HeartCode BLS, and Heart Code PALS. For more information about these courses, please click the title in the course list below. If you have questions, please call Education at 682-885-1137.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.

Course List:

CourseDescription
Family & Friends CPRFamily & Friends CPR is an introduction to performing cardiopulmonary resusitation on adults, children, and infants. Relief of choking and use of an AED are also covered. This is a non-certification course. 
HeartCode ACLS ProviderHeartCode ACLS is the official, self-directed, comprehensive e-learning program from the American Heart Association® (AHA).
HeartCode BLS Healthcare ProviderHeartCode BLS Healthcare Provider is the American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification for professionals providing direct patient care.
HeartCode PALS (Part 1 and 2)HeartCode PALS from the American Heart Association® offers health care providers a self-directed learning program for recognizing and preventing cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children.
HeartCode PALS Part 2 Skills Session ONLYHeartCode PALS Part 2 ONLY provides participants who have completed HeartCode PALS Part 1 the opportunity to complete PALS Part 2 at Cook Children's Medical Center.
Heartsaver CPR AED - ClassroomThis course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.
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