Northwest Community Health offers a variety of educational programs for EMS and other healthcare providers.

BLS for Healthcare Providers

AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers - This course is for individuals who are in the healthcare industry or working toward a healthcare degree or certification. The course prepares you to recognize, respond, and manage a patient in cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, and choking. There is an adult and infant skills requirements and must pass a 25 question written test at the end.

Course Schedule:

May 7: 6p - 10p

June 4: 6p - 10p

July 2: 6p - 10p

Aug 6: 6p - 10p

Sept 3: 6p - 10p

Oct 1: 6p - 10p

Nov 5: 6p - 10p

Dec: No Class

Don’t see your date here? HCP Classes are scheduled for the 1st Tuesday of every month.

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support Renewal

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. This course is designed for providers with previous ACLS certification. Completion of an on-line pre-course self-assessment with a score of at least 80% is required. 

Course Schedule:

January 22, 2019 [8 am - 5 pm]

February 21, 2019 [8 am - 5 pm]


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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal

This classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. This course is designed for providers with previous PALS certification. Completion of an on-line pre-course self-assessment with a score of at least 80% is required.    

Course Schedule:

January 23, 2019 [8 am - 5 pm]

February 22, 2019 [8 am - 5 pm]

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If you need to cancelcontact Northwest EMS at least 2 days prior to the class to avoid forfeiting your money.  Students who are unable to attend will be given one opportunity to re-schedule with the next 2 weeks.  No refund will be given for non-participation.  Northwest EMS reserves the right to cancel a class, and at this point, the student may reschedule or request reimbursement.

Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers

PEPP represents a complete source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children. Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, PEPP is an exciting curriculum designed to teach prehospital professionals how to better assess and manage ill or injured children.

PEPP is a comprehensive, innovative, and highly visual course featuring case-based lectures, live-action video, hands-on skills stations, and small group scenarios.

The hybrid course consists of an on-line education module,  followed by a one day, 8a-4p classroom session.

Contact us to schedule a PEPP course.