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Courses for August 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
De-escalating Workplace Aggression (MAB): Part I

De-escalating Workplace Aggression (aka Managing Assaultive Behavior) is a CPI, Non Violent Crisis Intervention course designed to educate staff on how to recognize signs of potentially violent situations.  Participants will learn how to recognize escalation in the assault cycle and learn to use verbal de-escalation techniques to successfully intervene with care while providing safety and security.  This course explores the risk of restraints, assessment and patients’ rights during restraint. This course follows the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention model and which offers practical application to the humanistic concerns of providing Care, Welfare, Safety and Security of all involved.  Part II of this course teaches staff how to use Non Violent Physical Intervention safely to protect oneself and others from danger through personal safety and control techniques. The Refresher course is designed to reinforce the key concepts of both verbal de-escalation and physical intervention strategies taught in Part I and II.  This course, De-escalating Workplace Aggression Part I is a pre-requisite to De-Escalating Workplace Aggression Part II and Refresher courses.

Attire: Please arrive in regular work uniform and/or business casual attire and comfortable shoes.  Casual shoes including flip flops, thong sandals or any shoes that leave feet unprotected are not permitted. 

After successful completion of the course, employees shall have a complete understanding of:

1. Identify escalating stages of behavior that lead to crisis and the appropriate staff responses at each stage.
2. Examine elements of the assault cycle and crisis development.
3. Utilize verbal and non verbal de-escalation techniques which can prevent violent behavior.
4. Discuss the importance of providing care, welfare, safety and security to all involved in a crisis.
5. Discuss risk of restraints and the importance of using least restrictive measures.
6. Identify components of an action plan to utilize after an incident for necessary closure, debriefing and re-establishment of the professional relationship.

De-escalating Workplace Aggression (MAB): Part II

De-escalating Workplace Aggression (aka Managing Assaultive Behavior) is a CPI, Non Violent Crisis Intervention course designed to educate staff on how to recognize signs of potentially violent situations.  In Part II, staff will learn how to use non violent physical interventions safely to protect oneself and others from danger.  Proper physical safety, restraint, individual and team control techniques are emphasized. This course follows the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention model and which offers practical application to the humanistic concerns of providing Care, Welfare, Safety and Security of all involved. 

Pre-requisite: De-escalating Workplace Aggression Part I; must bring workbook from Part I.  Lost workbooks require a $20 replacement fee.

Attire: Please arrive in regular work uniform and/or business casual attire and comfortable shoes.  Casual shoes including flip flops, thong sandals or any shoes that leave feet unprotected are not permitted.

Objectives
After successful completion of the course, employees shall have a complete understanding of:

1. Identify escalating stages of behavior that lead to crisis and the appropriate staff responses at each stage.
2. Discuss risk of restraints and the importance of using least restrictive measures.
3. Demonstrate physical control and restraint positions to be implemented when physical control is necessary as a last resort to an individual's dangerous behavior.
4. Practice team physical control and restraint strategies and techniques
5. Discuss the importance of providing care, welfare, safety and security to all involved in a crisis.

Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider/Update

**This course is free to LLUH employees whose jobs require it for continued employment - registration is through the OWL Portal.
All other attendees must pay a fee for enrollment.  Please register through the CE Portal: https://ce.llu.edu and select the appropriate fee type.

Course Description
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner

Course Content
• Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
• The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
• 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
• 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
• Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
• Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
• Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
• Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
• CPR with an advanced airway*
* This is an introduction to the compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place. For more information on advanced airways, please refer to the Airway Management Course.

Pre-Requisites
• Candidate must be a healthcare provider whose activities demand proficiency in BLS skills.
• Participants must study the textbook and pre-course material prior to class attendance.

Course Materials *New 2016 Version Required*
There is a textbook required for this course. Pre-course materials and textbook can be purchased at Life Support Education. If you have any questions regarding materials please call (909) 558-4977.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
LLEAP CPOE: Self-Study Exam
The exam starts promptly. Providers who are unable to successfully pass the exam will be given immediate remediation, with subsequent testing.
**CANCELLED** Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Update

**This course is free to LLUH employees whose jobs require it for continued employment - registration is through the OWL Portal.

All other attendees must pay a fee for enrollment.  Please register through the CE Portal: https://ce.llu.edu and select the appropriate fee type.


The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is designed for medical professionals who need information about the recognition and management of cardiac arrest, shock, and airway management in infants and children. The lectures, workshops, and tests adhere to the American Heart Association. During this class, participants will gain hands on experience in code management.

Pre-Requisite:

REQUIRED Pre-test - complete prior to course

Link: www.heart.org/eccstudent
Password: **See confirmation email**
Student must pass pre-test with 70% or higher. Please print the results and bring them to class. Failure to bring printed results will result in not be admitted to class.

Bring to Class:

  • Must have current BLS Provider card. Bring proof of current card to course.
  • For update/renewal courses, please bring proof of current PALS card to course.
  • Candidate must be a healthcare provider whose activities demand proficiency in PALS skills.  
  • Must bring printed copy of required pre-test results.
  • LLUH Nursing employees must bring the "Blue Form"
  • 2015 PALS Provider Manual, ISBN: 978-1-61669-559-0. The textbook can be purchased at Life Support Education and must be brought on the day of the course.

 

Course Content:

  • Key changes in pediatric advanced life support, reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
  • 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
  • Management of respiratory emergencies
  • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
  • Vascular access
  • Resuscitation team concept
  • Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
  • Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment

Course Format:

  • Full course:  14 hours 10 minutes, plus additional time for breaks and lunch.

Certification:

Students who successfully complete the PALS Course, including the following components, will receive a PALS Provider Card, valid for two years:

  • Pass the 1- and 2-Rescuer Child BLS With AED and 1- and 2-Rescuer Infant BLS Skills Tests
  • Actively participate in, practice and complete all learning stations
  • Complete the closed-book written exam with a minimum score of 84%
  • Pass 2 PALS core case scenarios (1 cardiac and 1 respiratory or shock) as a team leader, providing appropriate medical treatment and demonstrating effective team dynamics
Moms on the Move: Water Aerobics
Birth & Beyond Fitness - Moms On the Move Classes
Classes are open to moms at any stage of pregnancy through the first year postpartum (doctor approval recommended).
No childcare available.

Water Aerobics
This class is held at the LLU Drayson Center outdoor pool in the warmer months. It is a low impact aerobics class that includes toning and stretching exercises in shallow water. Class is designed for moms at any stage of pregnancy and in their first year postpartum. Come and try your first class before making a commitment. We know you will love it! No children please.

Contact Amber Young at amyoung@llu.edu before enrolling in this class. Please wait to receive an email from her before attending your first class. Thank you!
 
This class is held every Wednesday from May-October.
Friday, August 25, 2017
Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider/Update

**This course is free to LLUH employees whose jobs require it for continued employment - registration is through the OWL Portal.
All other attendees must pay a fee for enrollment.  Please register through the CE Portal: https://ce.llu.edu and select the appropriate fee type.

Course Description:
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner

Course Content:
• Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
• The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
• 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
• 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
• Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
• Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
• Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
• Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
• CPR with an advanced airway*
* This is an introduction to the compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place. For more information on advanced airways, please refer to the Airway Management Course.

Pre-Requisites:
• Candidate must be a healthcare provider whose activities demand proficiency in BLS skills.
• Participants must study the textbook and pre-course material prior to class attendance.

Course Materials: *New 2016 Edition Required*
There is a textbook required for this course. Pre-course materials and textbook can be purchased at Life Support Education. If you have any questions regarding materials please call (909) 558-4977.

Monday, August 28, 2017
Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider/Update

**This course is free to LLUH employees whose jobs require it for continued employment - registration is through the OWL Portal.
All other attendees must pay a fee for enrollment.  Please register through the CE Portal: https://ce.llu.edu and select the appropriate fee type.

Course Description
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner

Course Content
• Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
• The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
• 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
• 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
• Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
• Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
• Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
• Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
• CPR with an advanced airway*
* This is an introduction to the compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place. For more information on advanced airways, please refer to the Airway Management Course.

Pre-Requisites
• Candidate must be a healthcare provider whose activities demand proficiency in BLS skills.
• Participants must study the textbook and pre-course material prior to class attendance.

Course Materials: *New 2016 Version Required*
There is a textbook required for this course. Pre-course materials and textbook can be purchased at Life Support Education. If you have any questions regarding materials please call (909) 558-4977.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Breastfeeding Basics
We want to help you succeed at breastfeeding.  This class, taught by a Certified Lactation Educator offers:
  • Demonstrations of positioning and latch
  • Explanation of babies hunger cues
  • Benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby
  • Description of feeding patterns and common growth spurts
  • Outline of nutrition for mom
  • Ways dad can be an active participant
  • Local and online breastfeeding resources

 

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Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider/Update

**This course is free to LLUH employees whose jobs require it for continued employment - registration is through the OWL Portal.
All other attendees must pay a fee for enrollment.  Please register through the CE Portal: https://ce.llu.edu and select the appropriate fee type.

Course Description
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner

Course Content
• Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
• The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
• 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
• 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
• Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
• Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
• Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
• Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
• CPR with an advanced airway*
* This is an introduction to the compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place. For more information on advanced airways, please refer to the Airway Management Course.

Pre-Requisites
• Candidate must be a healthcare provider whose activities demand proficiency in BLS skills.
• Participants must study the textbook and pre-course material prior to class attendance.

Course Materials: *New 2016 Version Required*
There is a textbook required for this course. Pre-course materials and textbook can be purchased at Life Support Education. If you have any questions regarding materials please call (909) 558-4977.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Update

**This course is free to LLUH employees whose jobs require it for continued employment - registration is through the OWL Portal.

All other attendees must pay a fee for enrollment.  Please register through the CE Portal: https://ce.llu.edu and select the appropriate fee type.


The Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is designed for medical professionals who need information about the recognition and management of cardiac arrest, shock, and airway management in infants and children. The lectures, workshops, and tests adhere to the American Heart Association. During this class, participants will gain hands on experience in code management.

Pre-Requisite:

REQUIRED Pre-test - complete prior to course

Link: www.heart.org/eccstudent
Password: **See confirmation email**
Student must pass pre-test with 70% or higher. Please print the results and bring them to class. Failure to bring printed results will result in not be admitted to class.

Bring to Class:

  • Must have current BLS Provider card. Bring proof of current card to course.
  • For update/renewal courses, please bring proof of current PALS card to course.
  • Candidate must be a healthcare provider whose activities demand proficiency in PALS skills.  
  • Must bring printed copy of required pre-test results.
  • LLUH Nursing employees must bring the "Blue Form"
  • 2015 PALS Provider Manual, ISBN: 978-1-61669-559-0. The textbook can be purchased at Life Support Education and must be brought on the day of the course.

 

Course Content:

  • Key changes in pediatric advanced life support, reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
  • 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
  • Management of respiratory emergencies
  • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
  • Vascular access
  • Resuscitation team concept
  • Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
  • Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment

Course Format:

  • Full course:  14 hours 10 minutes, plus additional time for breaks and lunch.

Certification:

Students who successfully complete the PALS Course, including the following components, will receive a PALS Provider Card, valid for two years:

  • Pass the 1- and 2-Rescuer Child BLS With AED and 1- and 2-Rescuer Infant BLS Skills Tests
  • Actively participate in, practice and complete all learning stations
  • Complete the closed-book written exam with a minimum score of 84%
  • Pass 2 PALS core case scenarios (1 cardiac and 1 respiratory or shock) as a team leader, providing appropriate medical treatment and demonstrating effective team dynamics
Moms on the Move: Water Aerobics
Birth & Beyond Fitness - Moms On the Move Classes
Classes are open to moms at any stage of pregnancy through the first year postpartum (doctor approval recommended).
No childcare available.

Water Aerobics
This class is held at the LLU Drayson Center outdoor pool in the warmer months. It is a low impact aerobics class that includes toning and stretching exercises in shallow water. Class is designed for moms at any stage of pregnancy and in their first year postpartum. Come and try your first class before making a commitment. We know you will love it! No children please.

Contact Amber Young at amyoung@llu.edu before enrolling in this class. Please wait to receive an email from her before attending your first class. Thank you!
 
This class is held every Wednesday from May-October.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Update

**This course is free to LLUH employees whose jobs require it for continued employment - registration is through the OWL Portal.

All other attendees must pay a fee for enrollment.  Please register through the CE Portal: https://ce.llu.edu and select the appropriate fee type.


ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.

Pre-Requisite:

REQUIRED Pre-test - complete prior to course

Link: www.heart.org/eccstudent
Password: **See confirmation email**
Student must pass pre-test with 70% or higher. Please print the results and bring them to class. Failure to bring printed results will result in not be admitted to class.

Bring to Class:

  • Must have current BLS Provider card. Bring proof of current card to course.
  • For update/renewal courses, please bring proof of current ACLS card to course. 
  • Must bring printed copy of required pre-test results.
  • LLUH Nursing employees must bring the "Blue Form"
  • 2015 ACLS Provider Manual, ISBN: 978-1-61669-400-5. The textbook can be purchased at Life Support Education and must be brought on the day of the course.



Course Content

  • Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device and use of an (AED)
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
  • Airway management
  • Related pharmacology
  • Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
  • Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics

Course Format

  • Initial Provider Course requires approximately 10-12 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.
  • Course time based on 1 instructor: 6 student: 2 manikins
  • Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)


Features

  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage Active participation
  • Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills
  • Course Completion Card
  • Upon successful course completion, including demonstration of skills competency in all learning stations and passing the CPR and AED skills test, bag-mask ventilation skills test, a Megacode test and a written test, students receive an ACLS course completion card, valid for two years.