Clinical Trainings & Certifications

Our clinical training program is intended to provide and enhance the knowledge and skills of our staff in the areas of:

  • Basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • The importance of early defibrillation
  • Post-cardiac arrest care
  • Recognizing cardiovascular emergencies
  • Pediatric assessment
  • Airway management
  • Team dynamics and communication
  • Assessment of patients for risk of escalation and combative behavior
  • Systematic approaches for intervening during incidents of assault

Certification courses offered

As a recognized American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center, we are able to offer certifications to UC Irvine Health staff in the areas of:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • HeartCode: BLS
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

We also offer certification in the Prevention and Management of Assaultive Behavior (PMAB).

Certification courses are for UC Irvine Health staff only. Review our official AHA policies and procedures ›

For questions regarding the UC Learning Center and clinical trainings and certifications, email uclearningcenter@uci.edu.