IPU & ER ONLY
NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Training- Group D
Date: Thursday, April 15th
Location: North Tower 2nd floor Patient Education Room
This is for current VCMC/AHA Training Center BLS Instructors ONLY to sign up to teach.
This is NOT an instructor course.
BLS/CPR students should go to BLS Provider Course to sign up to take Provider Class.
Instructors must have completed the 2021 Instructor Update.
All BLS/CPR courses at VCMC are ‘blended learning’ courses through AHA (American Heart Association). To be eligible for BLS (AHA) card, participants MUST complete both the pre-requisite online AHA ‘HeartCode BLS’ course followed by the 'live BLS Skills Session' at VCMC.
1) Must pre-register/pay for ‘skills session date’ at VCMC on the VCMC Nursing Ed website. Please note, pre-register as soon as possible, class size is limited and registration closes 48 hours before class.
2) Must complete the AHA eLearning for 'HeartCode BLS' online (pre-requisite) before skills session and print copy of course completion to bring to skills session.
Click on 'details' for additional information on ‘HeartCode BLS’ AHA website and registration for ‘Skills Session’
NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Training- Group E
Date: Thursday, May 13th
CPI Instructor Sign-Up Only
All PALS courses at VCMC are ‘blended learning’ courses through AHA (American Heart Association). To be eligible for PALS (AHA) card, participants MUST complete both the pre-requisite online AHA ‘HeartCode PALS’ course followed by the 'live PALS Skills Session' at VCMC.
Click on ‘detail’ button below for full instructions including websites, directions and other critical information - please be sure to read all information before proceeding.
AHA ‘HeartCode PALS’ online Session
pre-requisite/online 6-8 hours
AHA PALS Skills Session/Class
Live, in class with AHA PALS
Skills Instructors/4-5 hours
Fee - payable to AHA ‘eLearning’ online for ‘HeartCode PALS’ at time of registration:
$144 for all participants (no employee discount for online pre-requisite session, and no ‘course code’)
May be started 90 days prior to skills session
Fee - payable to VCMC Nursing Education for ‘PALS Skills Session’ at time of registration:
Employee rate: (includes VCMC, SPH and associated County of Ventura Clinics employees*
>$30 - Pre-registration required
>$50 – Late registration/Drop in day of class - only if space available**
>$50 - Pre-registration required
>$70 – Late registration/Drop in day of class - only if space available**
>Max 18 students
>Registration closes 48 prior to Skill Session (strongly recommend registration early to guarantee seat in class)
*When creating account on Nursing Ed Website, be sure to select ‘VCMC/SPH’ for user group to assure you get discount. Unable to issue refund of difference after account created.
**For ‘late registration’ - Unable to process credit/debit cards and/or check. Cash only, receipt available upon request.
Mandatory Nursing Skills Fair 3/2 am
Cafeteria Large Auditorium
Mandatory Nursing Skills Fair 3/2 pm
Mandatory Nursing Skills Fair 3/8 am
Mandatory Nursing Skills Fair 3/8 pm
ACLS Provider Course 3/9/21
ACLS Instructors ONLY 3/9/21
Ventura County Medical Center Nursing Education Department