FIrst Aid / CPR Classes

DOCTOR’S AMBULANCE SERVICE is proud to be an American Heart Association Training Center. All courses taught are compliant with American Heart Association Guidelines.

As part of our commitment to community service we offer many courses at our cost. We understand that often times you may wish for our instructors to come to you, therefore the instructor charges an associated fee and a minimum number of attendees are required when that request is made.

For more details on any of our courses please call (949) 951-8535 ext. 315. or email steve@doctorsambulance.com

All students must be on time to class, no late admittance is permitted out of respect to other students.
DOCTOR’S AMBULANCE SERVICE also offers wide a variety of accredited Continuing Education coursess for EMTs, Paramedics, and Nurses. EMSA # 30-0086
*Class dates and times are subject to change. Class fees are subject to change.


Heartsaver First Aid $35.00
Certification Course
Program Fee: $20
Materials Cost: $10 Student Workbook (must have student workbook in class) Plus $5 card fee
Location: 23091 Terra Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
2013 Dates: Thurs., Nov. 7
Time: 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2014 Dates: Sat. Jan. 11, Sat. Feb. 8, Sat. Mar. 8, Sat. Apr. 12, Sat. May 10, Sat. Jun. 14, Sat. Jul. 12, Sat. Aug. 9, Sat. Sept. 13, Sat. Oct. 11, Sat. Nov. 8, Sat. Dec. 13
Time: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Reservations required – (949) 951-8535 ext 315 or email steve@doctorsambulance.com
Description of Program
The Heartsaver First Aid course provides training in basic first-aid procedures including the first-aid skills recommended by OSHA in a format that can be delivered in four hours.  Its highly effective video-based-instruction format enables students to experience case-based scenarios in a realistic setting. Instructors introduce a topic, then show a video segment to present cases for discussion or to demonstrate a particular skill. Students then practice the skill in small groups.  This course is specially designed to train anyone who might be the first to respond in the workplace or community, and can be tailored to address the needs of a specific workplace or group of employees. CERTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED THE DAY OF CLASS.


 

Heartsaver CPR/AED Course $35.00
Certification Course
Program Fee: $18
Materials Cost: $12 Student Workbook (must have student workbook in class) Plus $5 card fee
Location: 23091 Terra Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
2013 Dates: Thurs., Nov 7
Time: 8:00 am – 11:30 am
2014 Dates: Sat. Jan. 11, Sat. Feb. 8, Sat. Mar. 8, Sat. Apr. 12, Sat. May 10, Sat. Jun. 14, Sat. Jul. 12, Sat. Aug. 9, Sat. Sept. 13, Sat. Oct. 11, Sat. Nov. 8, Sat. Dec. 13
Time: 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Reservations required – (949) 951-8535 ext 315 or email steve@doctorsambulance.com
Description of Program
This CPR course is for the layperson to learn CPR and AED use. Courses are taught on-site at Doctor's Ambulance Service. This course teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies with adult, child, and infant victims. CERTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED THE DAY OF CLASS.


Basic Life Support- BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR/AED (Full Course) $35.00
Certification Course
Program Fee: $18
Materials Cost: $12 Student Manual (must have a Student Manual in class) Plus $5 card fee
Location: 23091 Terra Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
2013 Dates: Tues. Nov. 5, Wed. Dec. 4
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
2014 Dates: Tues. Jan. 21, Tues. Feb. 18, Tues. Mar. 18, Tues. Apr. 15, Tues. May 20, Tues. Jun. 17, Tues. Jul. 15, Tues. Aug. 19, Tues. Sept. 16, Tues. Oct. 21, Tues. Nov. 18, Tues. Dec. 16
Time: 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Reservations required – (949) 951-8535 ext 315 or email steve@doctorsambulance.com
Description of Program
This 62-page text provides core course content for credentialed healthcare providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation (AED). Information on topics such as choking, cardiac arrest and special resuscitation situations also included. CERTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED THE DAY OF CLASS.


Basic Life Support- BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR/AED (Renewal Course) $35.00
Certification Course
Program Fee: $18
Materials Cost: $12 Student Manual (must have Student Manual in class) Plus $5 card fee
Location: 23091 Terra Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
2013 Dates: Wed. Nov. 20, Tues. Dec. 17
Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
2014 Dates: Wed. Jan. 8, Wed. Feb. 12, Wed. Mar. 12, Wed. Apr. 9, Wed. May 14, Wed. Jun. 11, Wed. Jul. 9,
Wed. Aug. 13, Wed. Sept. 10, Wed. Oct. 8, Wed. Nov. 12, Wed. Dec. 10
Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Course Pre-requisite: Must bring a non-expired American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Card. (signed by holder)
Reservations Required – (949) 951-8535 ext 315 or email steve@doctorsambulance.com
Description of Program
Recertification course is for providers whose BLS for Healthcare Provider card has not expired. This four hour recertification course includes a review of the AHA 2010 Guideline updates, skills test and written exam. CERTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED THE DAY OF CLASS.


Basic Life Support- BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR/AED (Skills Testing for Online Part 1 students) $25.00
Skills Practice & Testing Parts 2 & 3
Program Fee: $20
Materials Cost: $5 card fee
Location: 23091 Terra Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Date/s: By Appointment
Time: 1 Hour
Course Pre-requisite: American Heart Association “BLS for Healthcare Provider Online Part 1” Certificate of Completion.
Appointment Required – (949) 951-8535 ext 315 or email steve@doctorsambulance.com
Description of Program
Skills testing is done for BLS Healthcare CPR providers who have a valid certificate of completion from the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare providers Part 1 on-line program. Certificate must be surrendered at time of skills exam. This one hour test includes adult and infant BLS Skills Testing. CERTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED THE DAY OF CLASS.


 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS Update) $145.50
Certification Course
Program Fee: $99
Materials Cost: $38.50 Provider Manual. Plus $8 for card
Date: By Appointment
Course Pre-requisite: Must bring a non-expired American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Card. (signed by holder)
Reservations required – (949) 951-8535 ext 315 or email steve@doctorsambulance.com CEU’s are Available upon request
Description of Program
This 6.5 hour update course is designed for pediatricians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, emergency physicians, and other healthcare providers who care for infants and children, the PALS course teaches participants to recognize infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock, or cardiopulmonary arrest. CERTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED THE DAY OF CLASS. CEU’s available upon request.


Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS Update) $140.50
Certification Course
Program Fee: $99
Materials Cost: $33.50 Provider Manual. Plus $8 for card
Date: By Appointment
Course Pre-requisite: Must bring a non-expired American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Card. (signed by holder)
Reservations required – (949) 951-8535 ext 315 or email steve@doctorsambulance.com CEU’s are Available upon request
Description of Program
This 6.5 hour update course is designed for physicians, nurses, emergency technicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency, the ACLS Provider course provides the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of an adult cardiac arrest. CERTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED THE DAY OF CLASS. CEU’s available upon request.


Instructor Candidate Course – BLS for Healthcare Provider $183.00
Certification Course
Program Fee: $150
Materials Cost: $33 BLS Instructors Manual with CD
Location: 23091 Terra Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
2013 Date/s: Saturday, September 21
Time: Full Day course 7:30am – 4pm
Course Pre-requisites:
1) Must bring a non-expired American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Card. (signed by holder).
2) Complete the Core Instructor Course Online and present your Certificate of Completion)
Reservations required – call (949) 951-8535 ext 315 or email steve@doctorsambulance.com
Description of Program
Ever wanted to teach CPR or First Aid, this comprehensive full-day course will provide you the tools and techniques to be an American Heart Association BLS, CPR/AED and First Aid instructor. As an instructor you must be able to teach two courses annually as part of community services. INSTRUCTOR CARDS ARE ISSUED AFTER SUCCESSFUL COURSE MONITORING OF ANY BLS OR BLS RENEWAL COURSE. CEU’s available upon request.
BLS Instructor Essentials (Online) $25.00
Pre-requisite to Instructor Candidate Course
Program Fee: $25.00
Time: Self-paced approx. 45 minutes.
To order: 949-951-8535 ext 315 or email steve@doctorsambulance.com

Description of Program
The BLS Instructor Essentials course is a prerequisite for all new and renewing AHA Instructor candidates and provides a foundation for teaching and facilitating American Heart Association courses in various areas of specialization.


The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional
materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any
fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.