Professional Practice & Education

Enter content here.

Instructor-Led Courses

Mackenzie Health is dedicated to fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth for our staff and physicians and beyond. We are thrilled to extend some of our certification course offerings to internal and external health care professionals interested in enhancing their competencies for the purposes of delivering excellent patient care in our community.

Courses:

Basic and intermediate health care provider courses

Eligible participants: Mackenzie Health staff and volunteers only.

Short description: This four-hour course is designed to provide basic response to medical emergencies including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automatic external defibrillator (AED) use and choking.

Cost (Staff and Volunteers only): $45

Cancellation/Withdrawal:
Requests should be sent to professionalpractice.education@mackenziehealth.ca and will be refunded within 14 days prior to your scheduled course date. A service fee from Eventbrite will apply. No refund will be issued after this time.

A minimum number of three participants is required to run a Heart and Stroke Foundation certification course. Mackenzie Health reserves the right to cancel the courses should any circumstance beyond the control of Mackenzie Health occurs including, but not limited to, the minimum class size is not met.

Additional Information: Participants must agree to respect the equipment, manikins, facilities and employees of Mackenzie Health.


You will be practicing skills that require you to work on your hands and knees, and the course requires bending, standing, and lifting. If you have any physical conditions that might prevent you from engaging in these activities, please tell an instructor. The instructor may be able to adjust the equipment if you have back, knee, or hip problems.

Food and beverage will not be included.

Participants are responsible to pay for any parking fees that may incur over the period of the course.

Resources: 

All participants are responsible for obtaining the required reading materials prior to attending the course and allow adequate time for review. BLS Provider Manuals can be borrowed from the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital – Vaughan Library location as well as from the Professional Practice office at the Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital site in B-wing room 4927 during regular business hours. Course materials are not included in the fee. Course materials can be purchased through the Heart and Stroke Resuscitation Portal (select the “Shop” tab). The following are the required materials for this course:

  • Basic Life Support Provider Manual:RE3410E (print or ebook)

For course inquiries please email professionalpractice.education@mackenziehealth.ca

 Course Dates

 

 Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital

 Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital

Date: 2024-03-11
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-03-11
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-03-25
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-03-25
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register

Date: 2024-04-22
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-04-22
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-05-06
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-05-06
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

 

Date: 2024-02-24
Time:  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register

Date: 2024-02-26
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register

Date: 2024-02-26
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register

Date: 2024-03-04
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register

Date: 2024-03-04
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register

Date: 2024-03-11
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-03-18
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register

Date: 2024-03-18
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register

Date: 2024-04-08
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-04-08
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-04-15
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-04-15
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-04-29
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-04-29
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-05-13
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-05-13
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-05-27
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Date: 2024-05-27
Time: 12 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Staff or Volunteers: $45.00

Register 

Eligible participants: Mackenzie Health registered nurses, registered practical nurses and external (not employed by Mackenzie Health) registered nurses, registered practical nurses and paramedics.

Short description: This one-day course is an intermediary pediatric skills course that builds on basic life support (BLS) concepts and can be a stepping stone towards certification in pediatric advanced life support (PALS). PEARS equips health care providers who periodically care for pediatric patients with foundational skills to participate in the initial management of respiratory and shock emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest. This course teaches the skills needed to assess and manage care of an adult cardiac arrest with a focus on team dynamics through simulation.

A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required. 

Cost: $160

Cancellation/Withdrawal:
Requests should be sent to professionalpractice.education@mackenziehealth.ca and will be refunded within 14 days prior to your scheduled course date. A service fee from Eventbrite will apply. No refund will be issued after this time.

A minimum number of three participants is required to run a Heart and Stroke Foundation certification course.  Mackenzie Health reserves the right to cancel the courses should any circumstance beyond the control of Mackenzie Health occurs including, but not limited to, the minimum class size is not met. 

Additional Information: Participants must agree to respect the equipment, manikins, facilities, and employees of Mackenzie Health.  

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing to class. You will be practicing skills that require you to work on your hands and knees and the course requires bending, standing, and lifting. If you have any physical conditions that might prevent you from engaging in these activities, please tell an instructor. The instructor may be able to adjust the equipment if you have back, knee, or hip problems.

Food and beverage will not be included.

Participants are responsible to pay for any parking fees that may incur over the period of the course.

Resources:   All participants are responsible for obtaining the required reading materials prior to attending the course and allow adequate time for review.  Course material is not included in the fee.  Course material can be purchased through the Heart and Stroke Resuscitation Portal (select the “Shop” tab).  The following are the required materials for this course:

  • PEARS Provider Manual RE7110E (print or ebook)
  • 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Health Care Providers: RE0130E (print only)

Prerequisites:

A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required.  Please note that a BLS certificate from other organizations are not accepted as a prerequisite for Heart and Stroke Courses (e.g. St. John’s Ambulance, etc.).

Course Dates

Date: 2024-02-22
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $160.00

Register 

Date: 2024-03-21
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $160.00

Register 

Advanced health care provider courses

Eligible participants: Mackenzie Health and external health care providers. 

Short description: This two-day course is designed for health care providers who participate in the management of adult cardiac arrhythmias, cardiovascular emergencies, and cardiopulmonary arrest. This course teaches the skills needed to assess and manage care of an adult cardiac arrest with a focus on team dynamics through simulation.

Cost: $290

Cancellation/Withdrawal:
Requests should be sent to professionalpractice.education@mackenziehealth.ca and will be refunded within 14 days prior to your scheduled course date. A service fee from Eventbrite will apply. No refund will be issued after this time.

A minimum number of three participants is required to run a Heart and Stroke Foundation certification course. Mackenzie Health reserves the right to cancel the courses should any circumstance beyond the control of Mackenzie Health occur including, but not limited to, the minimum class size is not met.

Additional Information: A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required.

Participants must agree to respect the equipment, manikins, facilities, and employees of Mackenzie Health.

You will be practicing skills that require you to work on your hands and knees, and the course requires bending, standing, and lifting. If you have any physical conditions that might prevent you from engaging in these activities, please tell an instructor. The instructor may be able to adjust the equipment if you have back, knee, or hip problems.

Food and beverage will not be included.

Participants are responsible to pay for any parking fees that may incur over the period of the course.

Resources: 

All participants are responsible for obtaining the required reading materials prior to attending the course and allow adequate time for review. Course materials are not included in the fee. Course materials can be purchased through the Heart and Stroke Resuscitation Portal (select the “Shop” tab). The following are the required materials for this course:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual: RE5610E (print or ebook)
  • 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Health Care Providers: RE0130E (Print Only)

Prerequisites:

A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required. Please note that a BLS certificate from other organizations are not accepted as a prerequisite for Heart and Stroke Courses (e.g. St. John’s Ambulance, etc.).

You will be asked to provide a valid Heart & Stroke provider certification number in order to confirm prerequisites have been completed.

A Precourse Self-Assessment certification is required for ACLS and PALS. The self-assessment can be found on the Heart and Stroke Portal under each specific Program (select the “Program” tab, select the specific course, then click “Self-Assessment” tab to complete the certification). You must have a passing score of 70 per cent. Certification will expire within three months of completion.

Course Dates

Date: 2024-02-06 and 2024-02-07
Time:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

 Date: 2024-02-13 and 2024-02-14
Time:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

Date: 2023-03-05 and 2024-03-06
Time:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

Date: 2023-03-11 and 2024-03-12
Time:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

Date: 2024-03-19 and 2024-03-20
Time:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

 

Eligible participants: Mackenzie Health and external health care providers.

Short description: Short description: This option is only available to those who are ACLS certified within two years of the renewal course. This one-day course is designed for health care providers who participate in the management of adult cardiac arrhythmias, cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest. This course teaches the skills needed to assess and manage care of an adult cardiac arrest with a focus on team dynamics through simulation.

Cost: $215

Cancellation/Withdrawal:
Requests should be sent to professionalpractice.education@mackenziehealth.ca and will be refunded within 14 days prior to your scheduled course date. A service fee from Eventbrite will apply. No refund will be issued after this time.

A minimum number of three participants is required to run a Heart and Stroke Foundation certification course. Mackenzie Health reserves the right to cancel the courses should any circumstance beyond the control of Mackenzie Health occurs including, but not limited to, the minimum class size is not met.

Additional Information: A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required.

Participants must agree to respect the equipment, manikins, facilities, and employees of Mackenzie Health.

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing to class. You will be practicing skills that require you to work on your hands and knees and the course requires bending, standing, and lifting. If you have any physical conditions that might prevent you from engaging in these activities, please tell an instructor. The instructor may be able to adjust the equipment if you have back, knee, or hip problems.

Food and beverage will not be included.

Participants are responsible to pay for any parking fees that may incur over the period of the course.

Resources:

All participants are responsible for obtaining the required reading materials prior to attending the course and allow adequate time for review. Course materials are not included in the fee. Course materials can be purchased through the Heart and Stroke Resuscitation Portal (select the “Shop” tab). The following are the required materials for this course:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual: RE5610E (print or ebook)
  • 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Health Care Providers: RE0130E (Print Only)

Prerequisites:

A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required. Please note that a BLS certificate from other organizations are not accepted as a prerequisite for Heart and Stroke Courses (e.g. St. John’s Ambulance, etc.).

In order to complete an ACLS Renewal course you are required to have a current ACLS certification within the last 24 months.

You will be asked to provide a valid Heart & Stroke provider certification number in order to confirm prerequisites have been completed.

A Precourse Self-Assessment certification is required for ACLS and PALS. The self-assessment can be found on the Heart and Stroke Portal under each specific Program (select the “Program” tab, select the specific course, then click “Self-Assessment” tab to complete the certification). You must have a passing score of 70 per cent. Certification will expire within three months of completion.

Course Dates

Date: 2024-02-09
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $215.00

Register 

Date: 2024-02-23
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $215.00

Register 

Date: 2024-02-28
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $215.00

Register 

Date: 2024-03-01
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $215.00

Register 

Date: 2024-03-26
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $215.00

Register 

Eligible participants: Mackenzie Health and external health care providers. 

Short description: This one-day course is designed for health care providers who participate in the management of advanced care. ACLS teaches the skills needed to assess and manage care of an adult cardiac arrest with a focus on team dynamics through simulation. Blended courses will consist of a self-paced online portion, and a one day in-class portion.

Cost: $290

Cancellation/Withdrawal:

Requests should be sent to professionalpractice.education@mackenziehealth.ca and will be refunded within 14 days prior to your scheduled course date. A service fee from Eventbrite will apply. No refund will be issued after this time.

A minimum number of three participants is required to run a Heart and Stroke Foundation certification course. Mackenzie Health reserves the right to cancel the course should any circumstance beyond the control of Mackenzie Health occur including, but not limited to, the minimum class size is not met.

Additional Information: 

Participants must agree to respect the equipment, manikins, facilities and employees of Mackenzie Health.

You will be practicing skills that require you to work on your hands and knees, and the course requires bending, standing and lifting. If you have any physical conditions that might prevent you from engaging in these activities, please tell an instructor. The instructor may be able to adjust the equipment if you have back, knee or hip problems.

Food and beverage will not be included.

Participants are responsible to pay for any parking fees that may incur over the period of the course.

Resources: 

All participants are responsible for obtaining the required reading materials prior to attending the course and allow adequate time for review. Course materials are not included in the fee. Course materials can be purchased through the Heart and Stroke Resuscitation Portal (select the “Shop” tab). The following are the required materials for this course:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual: RE5610E (print or e-book)
  • 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Health Care Providers: RE0130E (print only)
  • Pediatric Life Support Provider Manual:RE6210E (print or e-book)
  • 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Health Care Providers: RE0130E (print only)   

Prerequisites:

A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required. Please note that a BLS certificate from other organizations are not accepted as a prerequisite for Heart and Stroke Courses (e.g. St. John’s Ambulance).

You will be asked to provide a valid Heart and Stroke provider certification number in order to confirm prerequisites have been completed.

Access to the online component will be sent 1-2 business days after registration is complete.

A pre-course self-assessment certification is required for ACLS and PALS. The self-assessment can be found on the Heart and Stroke Portal under each specific Program (click “Program,” select the specific course you are taking and then click “Self-Assessment” to complete the certification). You must have a passing score of 70 per cent. Certification will expire within three months of completion.

Course Dates:

Date: 2024-02-24 ACLS & BLS
Time:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

Date: 2024-03-08 ACLS & BLS
Time:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

Date: 2024-03-23 ACLS & BLS
Time:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

Eligible participants: Mackenzie Health and external health care providers

Short Description: This two-day course is designed for health care providers who participate in the management of pediatric respiratory, cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest. This course teaches the skills needed to assess and manage care of a pediatric emergencies with a focus on team dynamics through simulation.

Cost: $290

Cancellation/Withdrawal:
Requests should be sent to professionalpractice.education@mackenziehealth.ca and will be refunded within 14 days prior to your scheduled course date. A service fee from Eventbrite will apply. No refund will be issued after this time.

A minimum number of three participants is required to run a Heart and Stroke Foundation certification course. Mackenzie Health reserves the right to cancel the courses should any circumstance beyond the control of Mackenzie Health occurs including, but not limited to, the minimum class size is not met.

Additional Information: A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required.

Participants must agree to respect the equipment, manikins, facilities, and employees of Mackenzie Health.

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing to class. You will be practicing skills that require you to work on your hands and knees and the course requires bending, standing, and lifting. If you have any physical conditions that might prevent you from engaging in these activities, please tell an instructor. The instructor may be able to adjust the equipment if you have back, knee, or hip problems.

Food and beverage will not be included.

Participants are responsible to pay for any parking fees that may incur over the period of the course.

Resources:

All participants are responsible for obtaining the required reading materials prior to attending the course and allow adequate time for review. Course materials are not included in the fee. Course materials can be purchased through the Heart and Stroke Resuscitation Portal (select the “Shop” tab). The following are the required materials for this course:

  • Pediatric Life Support Provider Manual:RE6210E (print or ebook)
  • 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Health Care Providers: RE0130E (print only)                     

Prerequisites:

A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required. Please note that a BLS certificate from other organizations are not accepted as a prerequisite for Heart and Stroke Courses (e.g. St. John’s Ambulance, etc.).

You will be asked to provide a valid Heart & Stroke provider certification number in order to confirm prerequisites have been completed.

A Precourse Self-Assessment certification is required for ACLS and PALS. The self-assessment can be found on the Heart and Stroke Portal under each specific Program (click on the “Program” tab, select the specific course, then click “Self-Assessment” tab to complete the certification). You must have a passing score of 70 per cent. Certification will expire within three months of completion.

Course Dates

Date:  2024-02-15 and 2024-02-16
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290.00

Register

Date:  2024-02-20 and 21
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290.00

Register

Date:  2024-03-14 and 2024-03-15
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290.00

Register

Date:  2024-03-27 and 28
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290.00

Register

Eligible participants: Mackenzie Health and external health care providers

Short description: This option is only available to those who are PALS certified within two years of the renewal course. This one-day course is designed for health care providers who participate in the management of pediatric respiratory, cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest. This course teaches the skills needed to assess and manage care of a pediatric emergencies with a focus on team dynamics through simulation.

Cost: $215

Cancellation/Withdrawal:
Requests should be sent to professionalpractice.education@mackenziehealth.ca and will be refunded within 14 days prior to your scheduled course date. A service fee from Eventbrite will apply. No refund will be issued after this time.

A minimum number of three participants is required to run a Heart and Stroke Foundation certification course. Mackenzie Health reserves the right to cancel the courses should any circumstance beyond the control of Mackenzie Health occurs including, but not limited to, the minimum class size is not met.

Additional Information:

A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required.

Participants must agree to respect the equipment, manikins, facilities, and employees of Mackenzie Health.

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing to class. You will be practicing skills that require you to work on your hands and knees and the course requires bending, standing, and lifting. If you have any physical conditions that might prevent you from engaging in these activities, please tell an instructor. The instructor may be able to adjust the equipment if you have back, knee, or hip problems.

Food and beverage will not be included.

Participants are responsible to pay for any parking fees that may incur over the period of the course.

Resources: 

All participants are responsible for obtaining the required reading materials prior to attending the course and allow adequate time for review. Course materials are not included in the fee. Course materials can be purchased through the Heart and Stroke Resuscitation Portal (select the “Shop” tab). The following are the required materials for this course:

  • Pediatric Life Support Provider Manual:RE6210E (print or ebook)
  • 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Health Care Providers: RE0130E (print only)                         

Prerequisites:

A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required. Please note that a BLS certificate from other organizations are not accepted as a prerequisite for Heart and Stroke Courses (e.g. St. John’s Ambulance, etc.).

In order to complete an PALS Renewal course you are required to have a current PALS certification within the last 24 months.

You will be asked to provide a valid Heart & Stroke provider certification number in order to confirm prerequisites have been completed.

A Precourse Self-Assessment certification is required for ACLS and PALS. The self-assessment can be found on the Heart and Stroke Portal under each specific Program (click on the “Program” tab, select the specific course, then click “Self-Assessment” tab to complete the certification). You must have a passing score of 70 per cent. Certification will expire within three months of completion.

Course Dates

Date: 2024-02-08
Time:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

Date: 2024-02-29
Time:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

Date: 2024-03-07
Time:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

 

Eligible participants: Mackenzie Health and external health care providers. 

Short description: This one-day course is designed for health care providers who participate in the management of advanced care. PALS teaches the skills needed to assess and manage care of a pediatric emergencies with a focus on team dynamics through simulation. Blended courses will consist of a self-paced online portion, and a one day in-class portion.

Cost: $290

Cancellation/Withdrawal:

Requests should be sent to professionalpractice.education@mackenziehealth.ca and will be refunded within 14 days prior to your scheduled course date. A service fee from Eventbrite will apply. No refund will be issued after this time.

A minimum number of three participants is required to run a Heart and Stroke Foundation certification course. Mackenzie Health reserves the right to cancel the course should any circumstance beyond the control of Mackenzie Health occur including, but not limited to, the minimum class size is not met.

Additional Information: 

Participants must agree to respect the equipment, manikins, facilities and employees of Mackenzie Health.

You will be practicing skills that require you to work on your hands and knees, and the course requires bending, standing and lifting. If you have any physical conditions that might prevent you from engaging in these activities, please tell an instructor. The instructor may be able to adjust the equipment if you have back, knee or hip problems.

Food and beverage will not be included.

Participants are responsible to pay for any parking fees that may incur over the period of the course.

Resources: 

All participants are responsible for obtaining the required reading materials prior to attending the course and allow adequate time for review. Course materials are not included in the fee. Course materials can be purchased through the Heart and Stroke Resuscitation Portal (select the “Shop” tab). The following are the required materials for this course:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual: RE5610E (print or ebook)
  • 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Health Care Providers: RE0130E (Print Only)
  • Pediatric Life Support Provider Manual:RE6210E (print or ebook)
  • 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Health Care Providers: RE0130E (print only)   

 

Prerequisites:

A current Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification is required. Please note that a BLS certificate from other organizations are not accepted as a prerequisite for Heart and Stroke Courses (e.g. St. John’s Ambulance).

You will be asked to provide a valid Heart and Stroke provider certification number in order to confirm prerequisites have been completed.

Access to the online component will be sent 1-2 business days after registration is complete.

A pre-course self-assessment certification is required for ACLS and PALS. The self-assessment can be found on the Heart and Stroke Portal under each specific Program (click “Program,” select the specific course your are taking and then click “Self-Assessment” to complete the certification). You must have a passing score of 70 per cent. Certification will expire within three months of completion.

Course Dates

Date: 2024-02-08
Time:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

Date: 2024-02-29
Time:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

Date: 2024-03-07
Time:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fee: $290

Register

 

Course overview and fees:

Instructor-led course fees
Basic and intermediate health care provider courses

Course Duration
BLS
Staff and volunteers only
$45
(4 hours) 
PEARS
Internal and external health care providers
$160
(8 hours) 

Advanced health care provider courses

Course Full course (two-days) Recertification (one-day)
ACLS or PALS Internal and external health care providers  $290 $215
ACLS or PALS Physician/Dentist (*internal physicians will have a portion of their fee supplemented by Medical Affairs) *$555 *$400
Blended ACLS or PALS Internal and external health care providers $290  
Blended ACLS or PALS Physician/Dentist (*internal physicians will have a portion of their fee supplemented by Medical Affairs) *$545  

*Physician fee will be supplemented for internal physicians by Medical Affairs (i.e. internal physicians will pay the cost as noted upon registration and Medical Affairs will supplement the remainder of the physician fee); external physicians will receive further instructions via email upon registration.For more information on Heart and Stroke Foundation courses offered at Mackenize Health, please visit this link