Hodges University to Offer Certificate Programs in Heartsaver® CPR AED and Heartcode® BLS
an effort to assist individuals who are interested in earning a CPR AED or
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Hodges University is offering
certificate programs in Heartsaver® CPR AED and Heartcode® BLS.
part of Hodges’ School of Health Sciences, the certification programs are
offered in a blended format, allowing individuals to take the Heartsaver® CPR
AED or Heartcode® BLS lessons online at their own pace before scheduling an
instructor-led skills practice and testing session at Hodges.
Jeff Ziomek, emergency medical service program chair at Hodges, will serve as
the instructor for the practice and test sessions. “Be a difference maker and
learn CPR. Oftentimes, survival of a family member or friend depends on knowing
when and what to do,” he explained.
the Heartsaver® CPR AED course, students will learn how to administer CPR to an
adult or child, in addition to using an automated external defibrillator (AED).
Students will also learn how to recognize when someone is in need of CPR and
how this type of lifesaving technique can increase the chance of survival.
health care professionals who need appropriate CPR and basic lifesaving skills,
the Heartcode® BLS certification is also available in a blended format. Similar
to the Heartsaver® CPR AED course, students who enroll in the Heartcode® BLS
course will participate in a variety of interactive activities, including
eSimulations. In addition, students may select in-facility or pre-hospital
tracks depending upon their needs.
completion of the Heartsaver® CPR AED or Heartcode® BLS online exams, students
will schedule a testing time at Hodges’ Fort Myers or Naples campus. During the
instructor-led session, students will be tested using hands-on skills practice
that relates to the appropriate online course. Upon successful completion of
the skills practice and testing session, students will receive a Heartsaver®
CPR AED or Heartcode® BLS card valid for two years.
learn more about the program, view testing dates or schedule a practice and
test session at Hodges, visit https://hu.formstack.com/forms/cpr_bls.
For more information, contact Maria Vacca at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (239) 598-6285.
the School of Health Sciences:
The School of Health Sciences at Hodges University provides a number of
high-quality undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificate programs to
prepare students for entry into the exciting professional world of healthcare.