Important Message

Northern California Kaiser Facilities have resumed all AHA training courses. Courses are being conducted under CDC recommended PPE guidelines. Students are required to bring their own mask and writing utensil. Gloves will be available. Students impacted by course cancellations are encouraged to enroll in upcoming classes.

To view a list of available classes by facility click here.

UPDATE 7/31/20:

  • AHA offered a 120- day extension for cards expiring in March, April, May, and June. AHA extensions for cards have begun to expire for some employees.
  • On July 23, AHA offered the ability for training centers to extend the initial extension based on demand.
  • On July 31, KP received an additional waiver from AHA granting all employees not covered by training center waivers an extension through August 31.
  • For additional information about this extension please contact your manager or clinical educator in your facility.

For Employees:

Priority Staff: If you have a life support certification card that is expired, but you have an extension OR if your card is expiring on August 31:

  1. Please work with your manager and DCEPI/ DONCP/ED Educator to get assigned a virtual HeartCode review course.
  2. Use the instructions in this document to access the HeartCode modules assigned to you.
  3. Complete the review course and print out the certificate as instructed.
  4. Sign up for a HeartCode hands-on skills course through NCTI: https://ncti.edu/kaiser-employees-continuing-education/
  5. Present your completed card to your manager as soon as possible in order for us to record it in HR TRACS

For Managers:

HeartCode Keys Now Available!

To obtain keys for your staff please email Carrie Waters the following information for each employee that needs to be recertified. Names should be provided in an Excel file or a Word/Outlook table.

  1. Name
  2. NUID
  3. Type of recertification needed (BLS, ACLS, PALS)

Submit Cards to HR

Please submit Cards of Completion (i.e. ACLS, BLS, NRP, PALS, TNCC, etc.), renewals to HR TRACs for verification. To do this, scan/e-mail all cards of completion (upon receipt) to:

Note: The subject will need to include the naming convention as follows: Facility – LNAME, FNAME – EID, LCRC TYPE.

Additional Resources For Staff

HeartCode Skills Check Courses

**Please note: All class times are open for BLS, ACLS and PALS skills checks in mixed groups.

Week of August 24, 2020

DateLocationContactDetails
August 24, 2020OaklandDanette Valencia
Aimee Ruskin
Instructor – Brian Cowin

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f044ca8ad2ba3ff2-acls
August 25, 2020Central Valley
Manteca A/B
Ifeoma Nnaji
Cynthia DeChance
Instructor – Brian Cowin

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D4DADA929AAFD0-heartcode
August 26, 2020Central Valley
Manteca A/B
Ifeoma Nnaji
Cynthia DeChance
Instructor – Brian Cowin

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D4DADA929AAFD0-heartcode
August 27, 2020Sydney Garfield CenterCristi-Lynn Martin
Instructor – Brian Cowin

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D4EA5A72DA3FE3-blsaclspals
August 28, 2020Sydney Garfield CenterCristi-Lynn Martin
Instructor – Brian Cowin

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D4EA5A72DA3FE3-blsaclspals
August 29, 2020TBD
August 30, 2020TBD