BLS, ACLS Training
https://bridge.ufhealth.org/shands-cardiopulmonary-services/cpr-training/There are several opportunities for housestaff to complete their certifications and re certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS and NALS.
UF Health: Offers BLS, ACLS, and PALS training. They have ongoing pre-scheduled classes as well as the ability to set up and offer classes for groups.
For Group Scheduling:
– BLS requires a minimum of 4 people. Charge is $50.00 per person.
– ACLS and PALS requires a minimum of 5 people. Charge is $120 per person.
– Combination of BLS and ACLS or PALS class cost $140.
– Individual cost for ACLS or PALS is $120.
Books are not supplied since they can be purchased at the bookstore or online. Departments can also purchase them and maintain them in a library for future use by staff.
For more information, registration forms, and the current calendar of pre-schedules classes, go to the UF Heath Shands Cardiopulmonary Services website via the bridge at:
Patty Boyte, CPR Training Coordinator, at 265.0078, ext 45897. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VAMC – (Limited) Departments primarily located at the VAMC can contact the VAMC Nursing Service at 63-6050. Currently, Denise Cochran coordinates this training for the UF Medicine Housestaff
In the Community:
The American Red Cross: http://www.redcrossncfc.org/
Alachua County Fire & Rescue: http://www.alachuacounty.us/Depts/PublicSafety/FireSafety/Pages/FireSafety.aspx
Florida Heartsaver: through Santa Fe College, http://www.floridaheartsaver.org/