HKU Health System
American Heart Association International Training Centre at LKS Faculty of Medicine

Objectives

• Provide professional resuscitation courses in compliance with AHA policies and guidelines

• Provide excellent learning experiences to trainees from both public and private sectors to improve and standardize resuscitation skills

Our Team

Critical Care Medicine Unit Dr Simon Sin (Medical Director) Critical Care Medicine Unit Dr Pauline Yeung (Deputy Medical Director) Department of Anaesthesiology Dr Danny Ip Department of Emergency Medicine Dr Abraham Wai Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine Dr Pamela Lee HKU Health System Dr Victoria Wong HKU Health System Mr Victor Lai (Nursing Director) HKU Health System Ms Yvonne Wong School of Nursing Ms Zoe Ng

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider Course (BLS-P)

Contents

• Skills of CPR for all ages according to AHA guidelines
• Ventilation with a barrier device
• Bag-mask device
• Use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
• Relief of Foreign-body Obstruction

Intended Audience

• Healthcare providers, such as doctors, dentist, Chinese Medicine Practitioner, nurses
• Nursing and medical students in training
• Other allied health personnel

Course Length

• 4.5 hours

Certification

• AHA BLS Provider Completion eCard
• Valid for two years

Accreditation

• CNE: 3 Points

Apply Online

Online application form

Course Fee*

• HKU student/ staff: HK$570
• HA / GHK staff: HK$600
• Other applicants: HK$660

*The HKUMed ITC reserves the right to adjust course fees. All fees and charges are non-refundable.

 

AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Course (ACLS-P)

Contents

The ACLS Provider Course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. Through didactic instruction and active participation in simulated cases, the candidates will enhance their skills in the recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

The ACLS Provider Course is to improve outcomes for adult patients of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies through early recognition and interventions by high-performance teams.

Participants will learn:

• Integration of core material and skills
• Application of algorithms
• Interpretation of arrhythmias
• Use of appropriate ACLS drug therapy
• Performance as an effective leader and member of a high-performance team

Intended Audience

• Healthcare providers, such as doctors, dentist, Chinese Medicine Practitioner, nurses
• Medical students in training
• Other allied health personnel

Course Pre-requisite

• Possession of current BLS certification (Please attached copy of valid AHA BLS Provider Completion eCard in the online enrollment form)
• Knowledge on Basic ECG interpretation

Course Length

• 14 hours (1.5 days)

Certification

• AHA ACLS Provider Completion eCard
• Valid for two years

Accreditation

• CNE: 10 Points

Pre-course Self-Assessment

• ACLS Pre-course Self-Assessment is available. Please complete and print out the Certificate and bring it with you when attend the course.

Apply Online

Online application form

Course Fee*

• HKU student/ staff: HK$1560
• HA / GHK staff: HK$2600
• Other applicants: HK$2880

*The HKUMed ITC reserves the right to adjust course fees. All fees and charges are non-refundable.

 

AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Renewal Course (ACLS-R)

Contents

The ACLS Renewal Course provides update knowledge and revision for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. Through didactic instruction and active participation in simulated cases, the candidates will enhance their skills in the recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS). It is a renewal programme for AHA ACLS Provider candidates to refresh their knowledge and skills.

Participants will learn:

• Integration of core material and skills
• Application of algorithms
• Interpretation of arrhythmias
• Use of appropriate ACLS drug therapy
• Performance as an effective leader and member of a high-performance team

Intended Audience

• Healthcare providers, such as doctors, dentist, Chinese Medicine Practitioner, nurses
• Medical students in training
• Other allied health personnel

Course Pre-requisite

• Possession of current BLS & ACLS certification (Please attached copy of valid AHA BLS & ACLS Provider Completion eCard in the online enrollment form)
• Knowledge on Basic ECG interpretation

Course Length

• 8 hours

Certification

• AHA ACLS Provider Completion eCard
• Valid for two years

Accreditation

• CNE: Pending

Pre-course Self-Assessment

• ACLS Pre-course Self-Assessment is available. Please complete and print out the Certificate and bring it with you when attend the course.

Apply Online

Online application form

Course Fee*

• HKU student/ staff: HK$1320
• HA / GHK staff: HK$1600
• Other applicants: HK$1700

*The HKUMed ITC reserves the right to adjust course fees. All fees and charges are non-refundable.

 

AHA Basic Life Support Instructor Course (BLS-I)

By Invitation

Contents

• to develop proficiency in teaching BLS Provider Course
• includes the ability to set up a BLS Provider Course
• teach participants the psychomotor skills of CPR for adults and children
• to provider information about EMS activation, risk factors, prudent heart living, and chain of survival
• to increase participant's knowledge of injury prevention

Intended Audience

• Current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider and/or ACLS Provider who are interested in teaching AHA BLS Provider courses
• Eligibility for the instructor training is subject to HKUMed AHA ITC's review and final decision

Course Length

• 10 hours

Certification

• AHA BLS Instructor Completion eCard
• Valid for two years

Accreditation

• CNE: 7.5 Points

Pre-course preparation

Complete BLS Instructor essential online (2020 Guideline)
• Complete pre-reading AHA BLS teaching material (Video, Provider Manual, Instructor Manual)

Application

For enquiry, please contact us at ahaitc@hku.hk

Course Fee*

• HKU student/ staff: HK$2400
• HA / GHK staff: HK$3000
• Other applicants: HK$4000

*The HKUMed ITC reserves the right to adjust course fees. All fees and charges are non-refundable.

 

AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Instructor Course (ACLS-I)

By Invitation

Contents

• to develop proficiency in teaching ACLS Provider Course
• to develop the ability to set up an ACLS Provider Course
• to provide an adult education experience for healthcare professionals who manage cardiac arrest or near-arrest patients in the course of their daily professional lives

Intended Audience

• Healthcare providers working in emergency, intensive care, critical care or acute departments / wards who need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency
• Preference will be given to applicants who are currently involved in resuscitation training in their own hospital / institution
• Candidate with Current AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider and ACLS Provider Certificates; or credentialed in a healthcare occupation where the skills are within the provider’s scope of practice.
• Eligibility for the instructor training subject to HKUMed AHA ITC's review and final decision

Course Length

• 10 hours

Certification

• AHA ACLS Instructor Completion eCard
• Valid for two years

Accreditation

• CNE: 8 Points

Pre-course preparation

Complete ACLS Instructor essential online (2020 Guideline)
• Complete pre-reading AHA BLS teaching material (Video, Provider Manual, Instructor Manual)

Application

For enquiry, please contact us at ahaitc@hku.hk

Course Fee*

• HKU student/ staff: HK$2400
• HA / GHK staff: HK$3000
• Other applicants: HK$4000

*The HKUMed ITC reserves the right to adjust course fees. All fees and charges are non-refundable.

 

AHA HeartSaver AED (HS-AED)

Contents

• Skills of CPR for adult
• Ventilation with a barrier device
• Use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
• Relief of Foreign-body Obstruction

Intended Audience

• All members of HKU and affiliate units, such as Security Office, Safety Office, facility management staff, and students of all HKU Faculties

Course Length

• 4 hours

Certification

• AHA Heartsaver-AED Course Completion Card
• Valid for two years

Application

Online application form

Course Fee*

• HKU student/ staff: HK$570
• HA / GHK staff: HK$600
• Other applicants: HK$660

*The HKUMed ITC reserves the right to adjust course fees. All fees and charges are non-refundable.

Course Schedule

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider Course (BLS-P)

Date

Time

Language

 

2023.11.21

2023.12.01

2024.01.09

2024.01.11

2024.02.06

2024.03.01

2024.03.07

2024.04.02

2024.05.07

2024.05.09

2024.05.29

2024.06.04

2024.07.02

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

08:30-13:00

English

English

English

English

English

Chinese

Chinese

English

English

English

English

English

English

 FULL

 FULL

 FULL

 FULL

 FULL

 FULL

 FULL

 FULL

AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Course (ACLS-P)

Date

Time

Language

 

2023.12.04 - 2023.12.05

2024.01.16 - 2024.01.17

2024.01.23 - 2024.01.24

2024.03.26 - 2024.03.27

2024.04.16 - 2024.04.17

2024.04.23 - 2024.04.24

2024.05.21 - 2024.05.22

2024.06.18 - 2024.06.19

2024.06.25 - 2024.06.26

2024.07.16 - 2024.07.17

2024.07.23 - 2024.07.24

Day 1: 08:30-18:00; Day 2: 08:30-13:00

Day 1: 08:30-18:00; Day 2: 08:30-13:00

Day 1: 08:30-18:00; Day 2: 08:30-13:00

Day 1: 08:30-18:00; Day 2: 08:30-13:00

Day 1: 08:30-18:00; Day 2: 08:30-13:00

Day 1: 08:30-18:00; Day 2: 08:30-13:00

Day 1: 08:30-18:00; Day 2: 08:30-13:00

Day 1: 08:30-18:00; Day 2: 08:30-13:00

Day 1: 08:30-18:00; Day 2: 08:30-13:00

Day 1: 08:30-18:00; Day 2: 08:30-13:00

Day 1: 08:30-18:00; Day 2: 08:30-13:00

English

English

English

English

English

English

English

English

English

English

English

 FULL

 FULL

 FULL

 FULL

 FULL

 FULL

 

AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Renewal Course (ACLS-R)

Date

Time

Language

 

2024.05.21

2024.06.18

08:30-17:30

08:30-17:30

English

English

 

AHA Basic Life Support Instructor Course (BLS-I)

By Invitation

Date

Time

Language

 

2023.12.11

2024.02.20

08:30-18:30

08:30-18:30

English

English

 FULL

 FULL

AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Instructor Course (ACLS-I)

By Invitation

Date

Time

Language

2023.12.14

2024.02.27

08:30-18:30

08:30-18:30

English

English

 FULL

 FULL

AHA HeartSaver AED (HS-AED)

Date

Time

Language

 

2024.02.08

2024.03.19

2024.04.05

2024.05.28

2024.06.06

2024.07.04

08:30-12:30

08:30-12:30

08:30-12:30

08:30-12:30

08:30-12:30

08:30-12:30

English 

English

English

English

English

English

 FULL

 FULL

 FULL


Applicants can indicate their preferred date / time for taking the courses in the online application form.  Our staff will contact you regarding the confirmed class schedule, pre-course preparation and payment details upon successful registration.

The courses will be conducted at HKU’s medical campus at Sassoon Road, Pokfulam unless otherwise specified.

 

Enquiry

Email: ahaitc@hku.hk
Tel: 3910 3350