CPR for Health Care Providers

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The Center for Emergency offers monthly CPR courses as well as group courses when you need them! See below for more information!


Healthcare Provider CPR:
This course is intended for medical professionals who require advanced CPR skills. Students will be trained in the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an AED, and obstructed airway management. To determine proficiency with the skills learned in this course, students will be asked to take a written evaluation and demonstrate CPR.

Upon sucessful completion of the course, students will receive an American Heart Association course completion card.

Healthcare Provider CPR 2011 (for initial certification or refresher)

Location: 230 McKee Place 5th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

2017 Course Dates:
January 12, 2017
February 9, 2017
March 9, 2017
April 13, 2017
May 11, 2017
June 8, 2017
July 13, 2017
August 10, 2017
September 14, 2017
October 12, 2017
November 9, 2017
December 14, 2017

Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Tuition: $45
*Pricing subject to change.

To Register online, please click on the date of the course you would like to attend!

Textbook: CPR for Healthcare Providers.
Tuition includes instruction and all course materials except for the course textbook.

The textbook is not part of the tuition. Books are available at the Center for Emergency Medicine for $14. They are also available from Laerdal Medical (www.laerdal.com), Channing Bete (www.channingbete.com), and Worldpoint (www.eWorldPoint.com).

Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive an American Heart Association course completion card.

Group Courses Availability:
The Center for Emergency Medicine offers special classes for groups of 6 or more people at both the Center or your facility! If you have students interested in learning this life-saving skill, whether it is a group of 6 or over 100, please contact Sarah Potts at (412) 647-4242 or Pottsse@upmc.edu for more information.

Pre-registration is mandatory. Enrollment is limited, and classes are filled in the order in which applications are received. Phone reservations are not accepted.

Requests for refunds must be made in writing at least five working days prior to the course. The course fee will be returned with a $20 deduction for administrative fees. No refunds are issued for cancellations made after the aforementioned deadline or failure to attend the course. In the event for course cancellation, participants are notified and a full refund granted.

AHAheart.torchThe 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, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.

The Center for Emergency Medicine, as an educational institution and as an employer, values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Accordingly, the Center prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era. This policy applies to admissions, employment, access to and treatment by Center programs and activities. This is a commitment made by the Center and is in accordance with federal, state, and or local laws and regulations.