AHA Training Center

KCC has been teaching teaching CPR to the community since 1991 when it opened its American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center. The KCC Training Center offers all levels of Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support (Pediatric and Adult). In addition, we offer AHA First Aid programs. The KCC TC services Calhoun, Branch and Barry counties, providing quality education programs both on campus and available onsite to workplaces in our service area.

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Please choose from one of the options below:


I need to certify/renew in BLS, ACLS, or PALS

Which course offering works best for you?


Face-to-Face Courses

EMT C300 – Basic Life Support (BLS)
(for Healthcare Providers)

This program is designed for the healthcare provider including physicians, nurses, EMT/Paramedics, and other allied health programs. This course is approximately 4-5 hours and includes adult, child, and infant CPR, as well as use of the Automatic External Defibrillator and bag-valve-mask devices. Certification in this course is often a requirement of employment.

This course is currently offered twice a month, on Tuesday Nights and Saturday mornings during the fall and spring semesters, and Tuesday nights in the summer semester.

Costs

EMT C300 Course Registration: $65/student
2020 BLS Provider book: $21 new through KCC Bruin Bookstore

Note: the 2020 BLS Provider Manual as well as a pre-course packet is required for all on-campus course participants. These are both available in the Bruin Bookstore.


EMT C305 – BLS Certification Renewal

Completion of EMT C300 – AHA BLS Certification or EMT C310 – AHA BLS Heartcode will complete this requirement. We currently are not offering any stand-alone Certification Renewal courses.


Hybrid Courses

EMT C310 – AHA BLS Heartcode

The AHA BLS Heartcode course is designed as a hybrid course to allow students to complete the majority of the training online, then complete the skills check-off in person.

Students must first purchase and complete the Heartcode BLS Training (AHA Product Number: 20-3553) available at shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-bls. A copy of your certificate of completion must be brought with you to your skills check-off

Once completed, please complete the form below to request a course for your testing. A minimum of 2 weeks is required to schedule students for an individual course.

Once we receive your request, we will build a course for you and contact you to register for it.

Costs

Heartcode BLS online course: $31/student
Heartcode BLS In-Person skills check-off: $100/student


EMT C410 – AHA ACLS Heartcode

The AHA ACLS Heartcode course is designed as a hybrid course to allow students to complete the majority of the training online, then complete the skills check-off in person.

Students must first purchase and complete the Heartcode ACLS Training (AHA Product Number: 20-3554) available at shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-acls. A copy of your certificate of completion must be brought with you to your skills check-off

Once completed, please complete the form below to request a course for your testing. A minimum of 2 weeks is required to schedule students for an individual course.

Once we receive your request, we will build a course for you and contact you to register for it.

Costs

Heartcode ACLS online course: $144/student
Heartcode ACLS In-Person skills check-off: $200/student


EMT C510 – AHA PALS Heartcode

The AHA PALS Heartcode course is designed as a hybrid course to allow students to complete the majority of the training online, then complete the skills check-off in person.

Students must first purchase and complete the Heartcode PALS Training (AHA Product Number: 20-3555) available at shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-pals. A copy of your certificate of completion must be brought with you to your skills check-off

Once completed, please complete the form below to request a course for your testing. A minimum of 2 weeks is required to schedule students for an individual course.

Once we receive your request, we will build a course for you and contact you to register for it.

Costs

Heartcode PALS online course: $144/student
Heartcode PALS In-Person skills check-off: $200/student


Course Costs

Face to Face Courses

Course Course CostBook CostTotal Cost
EMT C300 – BLS $65$21$86

Hybrid Courses

CourseOnline CourseIn-Person Skills Check-offTotal Cost
EMT C310 – BLS Heartcode$31$100$131
EMT C410 – ACLS Heartcode$144$200$344
EMT C510 – PALS Heartcode$144$200$344

I need to schedule a course for my employees

Please review our AHA Quick Reference Guide for more information and a cost breakdown.

A minimum of 2 weeks is required to schedule a course. When completing the form below, we will contact you to set up a training date, and connect with an AHA Instructor aligned with our training center.

Courses can be completed in-person or in a hybrid online/in-person format.


Instructor Course Reporting

All AHA instructors are required to notify the training center 2 weeks prior to conducting a course.

Please complete the form below to report a course to us.

Please also review the Instructor Resources section to confirm your paperwork is up-to-date.


I would like to become an AHA Instructor

The KCC Training Center also teaches the BLS, ACLS and PALS Instructor programs. These programs allow individuals to teach at these levels through a training center. All of these certification require that the individual to first have taken the initial BLS, ACLS or PALS provider program before being eligible to add the instructor endorsement.

These courses are offered as need arise. Please complete the form below to request an instructor course. A minimum of 2 weeks is required to schedule students for an individual course.

Once we receive your request, we will build a course for you and contact you to register for it.


Instructor Resources


KCC Training Center Instructor Manual

This handbook is designed to explain the Training Center details and AHA Instructor responsibilities.


Course Forms

Below are all forms which must be completed and emailed to [email protected] upon completing a course.

Please ensure all paperwork is submitted correctly; any errors may delay the issuing of eCards.

Any additional course paperwork is located on the AHA Instructor Network.

Please note: eCards are issued within 2 weeks of the completion of the course, but are typically processed within 5 business days of receiving course paperwork.

For KCC sponsored courses, instructor payroll can be submitted here: https://forms.gle/yFC89Ct4Rvpz5kZ59


Heartsaver

(Please include any modules taught in submission email)


Basic Life Support (BLS)


Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)


Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)


Registration

Current Students

If you are a current KCC Student, meaning you’ve taken a course in the last year and have not graduated, you can register for any course through the Bruin Portal.


New Students

If you are not a current student, you must first complete a quick application to KCC to be able to register for courses.

How to apply to KCC

  1. Go to www.kellogg.edu/apply
  2. Click on a New or Returning Student link to log in
  3. Click the Forms button
  4. Click the KCC Application button
  5. Complete the form as requested. NOTE: If you receive a red error box, follow the instructions provided.
    • Your address should match what is listed on your government ID.
    • For the first question in the Academic Information section, choose the Lifelong Learning/Personal Interest option
    • Add the semester you will be completing your course.
  6. Submit your application
  7. You will then receive an email with links to log-in to your account and submit your government ID.

How to Register for AHA Classes

  1. Go to www.kellogg.edu and click on the Bruin Portal link
  2. Enter your K-ID (K with 7 numbers) and password
    • If you don’t have your K-ID, click on the Look up KCC username link at the bottom of the page
    • If you don’t remember your password, or have never logged in before, click the Recover Password or Activate Account link at the bottom of the page
    • If you need more assistance, please contact the Help Desk at 269-965-4148 or [email protected]
  3. Click on the Academics link on the left. Under Student Planning, select Plan and Schedule.
  4. Use the search bar to search for your course.
  5. Click on the View Available Sections for (your course) link. Find the section you want, and click Add section to schedule.
  6. Click Back to Plan & Schedule to return to your schedule.
  7. Click the Register Now button to complete your registration.
    • If you are unable to register, please contact the Registration office directly at 269-965-5522.

To pay for your course, click on the Financial Information link on the left. Under Student Finance, click Make a Direct Payment. You can also set up a payment plan if your course meets regularly.