Full AHA Learning Suite Now Available from HealthStream
As a complement to our existing HeartCode training, HealthStream now offers the comprehensive portfolio of online courses from the American Heart Association (AHA), the universally trusted and recognized world leader in emergency cardiovascular care resources. Whether your employees are updating their professional skills or being introduced to emergency cardiovascular response training for the first time, HealthStream provides AHA courseware to help you effectively achieve your training objectives.
Many online courses from AHA use a blended learning approach. Students learn cognitive skills through web‐based, self‐paced modules then practice and test the skills they have learned with an American Heart Association Instructor or Heartsaver® Skills Evaluator.
Benefits for Hospitals and Learners:
- Improve patient outcomes, by advancing prevention efforts and education
- Save time by completing certifications faster than classroom-based courses, as well as eliminating the wait for scheduled class times
- Reduce costs by freeing up limited instructor and classroom resources, decreasing or eliminating textbook expenses, and eliminating replacement staff to cover class time
- Interactive, self-paced courses vetted by AHA scientists and educators
- Courses are regularly updated and improved, using the latest AHA Guidelines for ECC and CPR
Acute Stroke Online, which provides training on the symptoms, diagnosis and management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and complications of stroke.
Stroke Prehospital Care Online -- an effective, time‐dependent treatment for acute stroke necessitates the education of all healthcare providers, as well as the general public, about prompt treatment for stroke.
Heartsaver® First Aid Online Part 1 is an online, self‐directed program that teaches learners critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) takes over.
Heartsaver® CPR AED Online Part 1 is an online, self‐directed program that teaches learners critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage a sudden cardiac arrest or choking emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) takes over.
Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1 is an online, self‐directed program. The program teaches critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage a first aid or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) takes over.
Heartsaver® Bloodborne Pathogens Online is a self‐directed course designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site‐specific instruction.
BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1 provides a flexible alternative to classroom training. Through case‐based scenarios, interactive activities and videos, this course teaches the concepts of both single‐rescuer and team basic life support. This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in‐hospital and out‐of‐hospital settings.
Structured and Supported Debriefing is an online tool designed to teach AHA Instructors, particularly those conducting advanced life support courses, how to facilitate an effective debriefing of their learners within 10 minutes after a skills practice session. This course is for AHA advanced life support (ACLS and PALS) Instructors and is also appropriate for BLS Instructors.