AHA Classes


Basic Life Support

This course is the foundation of the American Heart Association Courses. Braxton College offers CPR classes at our locations or we will come to you. Whether it is for an initial training, renewal, community training or just an awareness level allow us to discuss how easy it is. The more people trained in this life saving skill the more lives that will be saved from sudden cardiac arrest. 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

AHA’s ACLS Course  has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart  Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.  This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills,  emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

This  advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team  dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and  intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest,  acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).


  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage Active participation
  • Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills

This course can also be conducted at your organization and on a flexible schedule. Whether this is an initial class or a renewal contact us for pricing. 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

The AHA’s PALS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC.  This classroom, Instructor-led course uses a series of videos and  simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important 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 outcomes.


  • Classroom-based courses work well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning
  • Course  includes realistic, clinical scenarios that encourage active  participation – delivered through actual pediatric patient videos and  lifelike simulations
  • Course is comprehensive and includes our systematic approach to assess and treat pediatric patients in emergency situations
  • Course uses a hands-on class format to reinforce skills proficiency
  • Co-branded with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)