We are constantly developing new courses and re-evaluating our existing courses. If you or your organization have a requirement for a course that is not listed, please contact us.


ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Pre-Requisites: Current BLS-CPR Card and a basic working knowledge of EKG Rhythm interpretation. Study in the AHA Textbook of ACLS is recommended.

After the ACLS course is successfully completed and the ACLS exam is passed, Medical Advancement Center will issue a CE Certificate. The American Heart Association will issue an ACLS Provider Card by email. Please register early so you will have time to work with the pre-class study materials that we provide and to take the ACLS pre-course self assessment.  An American Heart Association ACLS textbook is required for the course. This book may be purchased from the American Heart Association.

Please bring a copy of your current BLS-CPR card.

Note: the AHA requires that all students must take their pre-course self assessment. The self assessment takes about 2 hours to complete. Upon completion the assessment must be printed and turned in to the course instructor. The assessment is at www.heart.org/eccstudent and the code is ACLS.

2 Day Certification Course
10 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $195.00 ea

Fees collected do not represent income to the American Heart Association.


ACLS Re-Certification

Pre-Requisites: Current ACLS Provider Card and a current BLS-CPR Card. Study in the American Heart Association's textbook of ACLS is recommended. 

After the ACLS course is successfully completed and the ACLS exam is passed, Medical Advancement Center will issue a CE Certificate. The American Heart Association will issue an ACLS Provider Card by email. Please register early so you will have time to work with the pre-class study materials that we provide and to take the ACLS pre-course self assessment. An American Heart Association ACLS textbook is required for the course. This book may be purchased from the American Heart Association.

Please bring a copy of your current ACLS and BLS-CPR cards.

Note: the AHA requires that all students must take their pre-course self assessment. The self assessment takes about 2 hours to complete. Upon completion the assessment must be printed and turned in to the course instructor. The assessment is at www.heart.org/eccstudent and the code is ACLS.

1 Day Re-Certification Course
5 CE Credit Issued

Individual Rate: $125.00 ea

Fees collected do not represent income to the American Heart Association.


BLS, CPR & AED Certification

Get your mandatory American Heart Association CPR certification.  AED and BLS will be covered in addition to CPR for adults, children and infants.  Upon successful completion of this course the student will receive an American Heart Association BLS Card.

We can also provide group classes at your facility.
 

1/2 Day Course

Full Certification: $45.00 ea

Fees collected do not represent income to the American Heart Association.


IV Therapy & Blood Withdrawal - California State Board Certification

This program conforms to the State Board of Vocational Nurses criteria for IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal. Upon successful completion, LVN's will receive lifetime state licensure. RN's may attend to update their skills and knowledge. State certification for RN's is not required, however it is now recommended.

Course Topics:

4 Day Course
36 CE Credits Issued to LVNs & RNs

Individual Rate: $295.00 ea

A word about IV Therapy and State Certification

For those of you familiar with our courses, you will see that our class times have changed for IV Therapy. This change was mandated by the state. They will no longer accept home study time as counting towards the minimum 29 hours of lecture and 7 hours of clinical time. The State also no longer accepts Internet/Web based time toward the minimum requirements for certification, so please be very careful when selecting your course provider.


IV Skills Update for RNs & LVNs

For the State Certified LVN or RN who wants to refresh or renew their mechanical skills in establishing an IV, you may attend the last two days of our four day IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal course.

Course Topics:

2 Day Course
18 CE Credits Issued to LVNs & RN

Individual Rate: $175.00 ea

Venipuncture Certification For Radiology Technologist

This course introduces the Radiology Technologist (CRT) to the basic skills necessary to safely perform venipuncture for contrast x-rays. This course is also a great refresher for those that have already completed their certification.

This course provides 6 hours of didactic training approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologist, Department Of Education and complies with California Health & Safety Code 106986, Section 27.

Course topics:

ASRT and California Health & Safety Code 106985, Section 27, specify that 10 hours of training are required for certification. Successful completion of this course provides 6 of those hours. The other 4 hours are from the American Heart Association BLS, CPR & AED Certification training that is required for your CPR card.

ASRT requires 10 Live Proctored Insertions, which may be a combination of the live insertions completed in class and proctored insertions at your facility.

California Health & Safety Code 106985, specifies that 10 Proctored Insertions must be completed in class, the simulated insertions count towards this requirement. In addition 10 Live Proctored Insertions must be completed in your facility.

1 Day Course
6 CE Credits Issued upon completion of course

Individual Rate: $225.00 ea

PICC Line Insertion and Management

This course is designed to train RN's how to establish long term venous access using PICC Lines. Detailed instruction on upper torso PICC insertion is provided. Students will perform  simulated insertions. This is a very popular course and is great for the RN that wants to advance their skill set.

Course Topics:

1 Day Course
9 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $250.00 ea

Lunch is Included

Live proctored PICC insertions are the responsibility of the student.


Basic EKG's & Monitor Technician Course

Learn to read and monitor EKGs. This class is intended to prepare health care professionals to attain a position as a fully trained EKG Monitor Technician.

Course Topics:

4 Day Course
20 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $225.00 ea

Intermediate Arrhythmias & Introduction to 12 Lead EKG's

This course is designed for students who have a basic understanding of arrhythmia recognition and want to increase their skill level. Emphasis is placed on more advanced EKG recognition, clinical implications and nursing interventions. A workbook with practice 12 Lead EKG's will be provided and reviewed by the instructor. Successful completion of the course requires a grade of at least 80% on the final examination. You should have a basic understanding of EKG's before taking this course.

Course Topics:

2 Day Course
12 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $195.00 ea

12 Lead EKG & Myocardial Infarction Interpretation

It is relatively easy to understand 12 lead EKGs and diagnose MI’s, let us show you. The purpose of this class is to extend the ACLS protocol so that you can identify those patients with infarction patterns requiring immediate intervention. Myocardial infarction patterns are easily seen and this knowledge of EKGs will help you identify a patient's risk level. Great information for ACLS providers.

Course Topics:

1 Day Course
6 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $150.00 ea

Introduction To  Critical Care Nursing

This course is designed to prepare nurses to work in Telemetry and step down ICU Units. This course will help with transition from basic medical surgical nursing to more advanced practice patient care. Emphasis is placed on cardiac physiolgy and pathophysiology, and thier interrelation with other disease sequelae. Basic anatomy, physiology and treatment rationale are discussed for the cardiac, pulmonary, renal, endocrine and neurological systems. You should have a basic understanding of EKG's and be ACLS Certified before taking this course

Course Modules:

4 Day Course
30 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $395.00 ea

Alternative Therapies in a Traditional World

This course is designed to introduce nurses and other health care providers to alternative and complementary therapies in health care management. This course will help you gain an appreciation for the role of "natural medicines". The use of herbs and supplements will be discussed, along with their dosages, administration, side effects and adverse reactions.

Course Topics:

1 Day Course
8 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $150.00 ea

First Aid

This course includes instruction on recognizing the signs and symptoms of sudden illness or injury, and how to respond while maintaining your own safety.  A comprehensive illustrated workbook is provided.  Upon successful completion a 2-year certification card will be awarded.

Course Topics:

1/2 Day Course

Individual Rate: $45.00 ea

Introduction to Autoimmune Diseases & Therapies, "Blooming Biologics"

Take a new look at Immunologic Diseases. There are 81 autoimmune diseases that have now been identified. The good news is, there are more than steroids and analgesics available as treatments. There are new drugs that turn the disease off and prevent further deterioration. The objectives of this course are to teach about new diagnoses and therapies, including DNA antigens and biologics, for the treatment of autoimmune diseases

Course Topics:

1 Day Course
8 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $150.00 ea

Introduction to Home Health Nursing

This course is designed to help the hospital nurse transition into home health nursing. Particular attention is paid to job expectations and terminology used in home health care.

Course Topics:

1 Day Course
6 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $150.00 ea

Pharmacology Update

This course introduces the underlying principles of pharmacology. It emphasizes the understanding of drug effects on organ systems and drug use as clinical therapeutics.

Course Topics:

1 Day Course
8 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $175.00 ea

Physiology of Aging

This course is for nurses and other health care providers who work with elderly patients in a variety of settings, such as acute care, long-term care and home care. Elder care has many challenges due to the physiological changes that occur with aging. We will address the physical, cognitive and emotional aspects of aging and focus on how to manage the patient more effectively.

Course Topics:

2 Day Course
16 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $195.00 ea

Radiology & Ultrasound For Nurses

Look at a chest X-ray and Ultrasound images for better patient care and interpretation of patient symptoms. Learn to look for proper PICC Line placement and troubleshooting of complications. Gain a basic understanding of the correlation between CXR and medical interventions.

Course Topics:

1 Day Course
5 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $150.00 ea

Renew Your Skills, to Re-Enter Nursing

This class is designed for nurses who want to review, update and refresh nursing skills which may have become dormant. Nurses who have been out of nursing for more than 2 years are finding it difficult to re-enter the profession. However there are now some facilities that will consider nurses that have completed a refresher course.

This course includes modules that cover:

Bring your stethoscope.

3 Day Course
24 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $395.00 ea

Ventilator Management & Respiratory Emergencies

This course is designed to facilitate the nurse to manage a patient with mechanical ventilation.

Course Topics:

1 Day Course
6 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $150.00 ea

Wound Care Assessment & Management

As our patient population grows older, so does their skin. Not only are nurses faced with more complicated "skin management" but also with new and greater options for wound care. This course will provide a review of the various types of wounds with possible interventions for each wound type. This is not a state certification class but is a thorough introduction to wound classification and management.

Course Topics:

1 Day Course
8 CE Credits Issued

Individual Rate: $195.00 ea