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What AHA Courses Does Commack Ambulance Offer?

American Heart Association

The Commack Ambulance AHA Training Site functions to broaden the outreach of the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Network within our community. The number one goal of the American Heart Association and Commack Ambulance is saving lives.

Course Descriptions

Basic Life Sipport


The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to teach a wide variety of healthcare professionals to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely, and effective manner.


Cardiac Life Support


ACLS is an advanced classroom course highlighting the importance of team dynamics and communication, care systems, and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. This course teaches skills in large group sessions and small group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. Students completing this course will be eligible to receive 12 Advanced CEUs through CAPCE. You must have a current CPR card to take this course


Advanced Life Support


This classroom course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the essential concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved conditions. Students completing this course will be eligible to receive 14.25 Advanced CEUs through CAPCE.

Advanced Stroke

Life Support


The American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS) course is a comprehensive training program designed to enhance the skills of healthcare professionals in recognizing and managing acute stroke patients. It targets a wide range of healthcare providers. The course covers stroke recognition, prehospital and in-hospital management, diagnostic techniques, acute treatment options, and post-stroke care, incorporating case-based scenarios for practical training. Participants learn to use stroke scales for assessment, understand diagnostic imaging, and apply evidence-based protocols and emerging therapies. The ASLS course aims to improve patient outcomes through rapid and effective stroke management, interprofessional collaboration, and staying updated with the latest advancements in stroke care. Students completing this course will be eligible to receive 14.25 Advanced CEUs through CAPCE.

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