Training Classes
American Heart Association Opportunities


Home and Center Day Care Licensure Training Courses
Bridgeport Hospital’s Emergency Care Institute (ECI) provides training programs in Heartsaver Adult, Child and Infant CPR, Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid & Safety and the Administration of Medication. All classes are held at Bridgeport Hospital or at a day care site by arrangement.

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Heartsaver CPR - 2 year Certification (All CPR classes include AED) This three hour program, with training in the use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), will teach you how to handle a sudden cardiac arrest and how to perform the Heimlich (anti-choking) Maneuver.  It is designed to train physical trainers, coaches, camp counselors, day care personnel and employees who have AED on site and have the duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibility or regulatory requirements.  Individuals successfully completing this program will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED card.

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BLS-Healthcare Provider is specifically designed for those entering or practicing in a field related to medicine. This course can be taken for initial certification or as a renewal to fulfill the HCP CPR requirement for nursing school as well as for healthcare professionals. BLS is completed in one 4 hour class at Bridgeport Hospital or at your site by arrangement.

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Online Skills Verification HCP Part ll, ACLS Parts ll & lll, PALS Part ll
By arrangement, we can test and certify the skills of a candidate who has already completed the online portion at the AHA website.  For more information, call the EMS department at (203) 384-4497.


ACLS, PALS, PEPP and Adult First Aid
Classes (initial and recertification) are available by arrangement. For information please call (203) 384-3791.

Bridgeport:
Bridgeport Hospital
267 Grant St
Bridgeport, CT 06610
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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Programs


The Bridgeport Hospital EMS Department offers the following EMS Programs:

* Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
* EMT-Advanced
* Paramedic
* EMS-Instructor Training and Refresher

For information, please call (203) 384-3791 or visit www.bhemi.com.

Bridgeport:
Bridgeport Hospital
267 Grant St
Bridgeport, CT 06610
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Spiritual Care - Clinical Pastoral Education

Full and part-time clinical pastoral education programs for clergy and qualified lay people are offered twice a year by the Department of Pastoral Care. These nationally accredited courses include direct experience in hospital ministry combined with personal reflections and small-group learning.


For more information, please call the Department of Spiritual Care (203) 384-3881.

Bridgeport:
Bridgeport Hospital
267 Grant St
Bridgeport, CT 06610
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