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AHA Courses

CPR, AED and First Aid Training Programs – These important courses are specifically designed for the general public, employees and community. Courses range from 2-8 hours and can cover Adult CPR and choking, infant CPR, Adult First Aid (such as asthma, chest pain, bandaging, splinting and diabetic emergencies), and adult AED usage.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Courses - ACLS emphasizes the importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival; the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions, and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation efforts.

This course is primarily designed for emergency, intensive care, or critical care healthcare providers such as: physicians, nurses, EMTs, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other professions who may need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - The goal of the PALS course is to aid the pediatric healthcare provider in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children with improved outcomes.

This course is designed primarily for pediatricians, emergency physicians, family physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies.

Training Center Contact Information

Telephone: (202) 741-2958
Email: gwtrainingcenter@mfa.gwu.edu