Class Schedule

Click on a class below to begin the enrollment process:

NEW 2020 GUIDELINES ACLS

Must take the AHA e-learning online portion prior to the hands-on session (paid directly to the AHA) and email the course completion certificate to CPR@IdahoAcademy.com PRIOR TO the hands-on session. For your convenience, we have provided the link to the AHA e-learning portion of this class where you may learn more and complete "part 1" of this course: AHA online portion.  

The "part two" of this course (following the completion of the online portion through the AHA) is the hands-on session (skills check off) that is required to complete your ACLS certification.  The skills check-off will include High-Quality Adult CPR, Airway Management, and Megacode Testing.

Intended for physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, and others as required by their employer. This class is not recommended for students who have never taken an in-person ACLS course.  

Certification Period:  2 years

Testing:  Skills Check-off required includes High-Quality BLS, Airway Management, and Mega-Code 

Time:  Approximately 3 to 6 hours (3 to 6 students) 

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COVID Info: Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. This is due to Ada County being at high risk for COVID transmission levels. IMA puts staff and student's safety as its highest priority. Thank you for understanding.

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NEW 2020 GUIDELINES BLS

For students who have already completed the online Heartcode BLS Provider (blended) portion and only need the mandatory hands-on session portion of the course. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on session. The following link will direct you to the AHA website, where you can take the online portion of this course (separate and paid directly to the AHA) and receive your certificate of completion. You will then present the certificate at the start of the hands-on session of this class. Alternatively, you may email your completed certificate to CPR@IdahoAcademy.com before the start of class.  

Follow the link below for the online portion of this course:

https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-bls

 

Intended for healthcare providers or professional rescuers.

Time:  Approximately 1-2 hour

Certification Period:  2 years

Testing:  Skills Check-off required.

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COVID Info: Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. This is due to Ada County being at high risk for COVID transmission levels. IMA puts staff and student's safety as its highest priority. Thank you for understanding.

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NEW 2020 GUIDELINES BLS

AHA (American Heart Association)  BLS (basic life support) course is for both pre-hospital and in-facility health care environments. The BLS Course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED.  Both single and team high-quality CPR will be taught.

Intended for healthcare providers or professional rescuers.

Time:  Approximately 3.5 hours

Certification Period:  2 years

Testing:  Skills Check-off and open resource written test required.

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COVID Info: Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. This is due to Ada County being at high risk for COVID transmission levels. IMA puts staff and student's safety as its highest priority. Thank you for understanding.

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Reminder:  Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructors may also teach Heartsaver classes.  

Below are the following steps to becoming an AHA Instructor:

  1. Be accepted by our AHA Training Site/Center before enrolling in this Instructor Course and have a completed Instructor Candidate Application on file with the Training Site/Center. Please contact CPR@IdahoAcademy.com if you have not already been accepted.  
  2. Have current AHA BLS provider certification and be proficient in all the skills of that discipline.  You must present your provider certificate before attending this class.  Email to CPR@IdahoAcademy.com
  3. Complete the online BLS Instructor Essentials Course-This is an additional charge that will be paid directly to the AHA. https://shopcpr.heart.org/bls-instructor-essentials-onlineThis online portion is required to be completed before this classroom instructor class. 
  4. Successfully be monitored teaching your first course within six months of completing the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course. 

Once you become an Instructor, you will have access to the most current emergency cardiovascular care science, course updates, training resources, and tools through the online AHA Instructor Network.

Fee:  Includes classroom portion, first-class monitoring, instructor eCard, and 1st year of alignment fee.  

Time:  Approximately 5-hour initial classroom and 3 - 4 hour class observation within 6 months.

Certification:  2 years

Testing:  Skills Check-off and open resource written test required

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NEW 2020 GUIDELINES PALS

Must take the AHA e-learning online portion before the hands-on session (completed and paid directly to the AHA) and email the completion certificate to CPR@Idahoacademy.com before this hands-on session.  For your convenience, we have provided the link to the online (part 1) portion of this class where you can learn more and receive your certificate of completion:  PALS online AHA portion

The hands-on skills check-off will include Child and Infant High-Quality BLS, Airway Management, Vascular Access, and Rhythm Disturbances/Electrical Therapy.  

Intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric patients. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

Time:  Approximately 2 to 4 hours 

Certification Period:  2 years

Testing:  Skills Check-off required

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COVID Info: Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. This is due to Ada County being at high risk for COVID transmission levels. IMA puts staff and student's safety as its highest priority. Thank you for understanding.

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