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Horizon Health offers lifesaving classes for the general public, as well as healthcare professionals.

(Horizon Health employees can register for courses through RELIAS or by contacting the Education Department at 217-466-4333.)

Heartsaver CPR/AED (first aid optional)

This course teaches basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). An official CPR/AED certification card from the American Heart Association is optional for $25.

For more information, contact Sean Robison, EMT/EMS educator, at srobison@myhorizonhealth.org.

Who should take this course?
Anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

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Basic Life Support (BLS)

This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide early use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

For more information, contact Sean Robison, EMT/EMS educator, at srobison@myhorizonhealth.org.

Who should take this course?
Healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR, and other basic cardiovascular life support skills, in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings.

Register for a course below:


Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)- Full Course

This course builds on the foundation of basic life support (BLS) skills, emphasizing the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, early and continuous high-quality CPR, and high-performing teams.

For more information, call 217-466-4333 or email education@myhorizonhealth.org.

Cost: $45

Who should take this course?
Healthcare professionals who direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies, as well as emergency response personnel.

Register for a course below:

Wednesday, February 16 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Thursday, February 17 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Wednesday, August 10 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Thursday, August 11 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.


Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)- Update Course (Recertification)

This course builds on the foundation of basic life support (BLS) skills, emphasizing the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, early and continuous high-quality CPR, and high-performing teams.

For more information, call 217-466-4333 or email education@myhorizonhealth.org.

Cost: $45

Who should take this course?
Healthcare professionals who direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies, as well as emergency response personnel who have previously been certified in ACLS (this is a renewal course).

Register for a course below:

Tuesday, March 15 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Thursday, April 14 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Tuesday, May 10 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Thursday, June 16 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Tuesday, July 19 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Tuesday, September 6 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Thursday, October 13 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Wednesday, November 16 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Thursday, December 15 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.


Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)- Full Course

This course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies involving infants and children, and for personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units.

For more information, call 217-466-4333 or email education@myhorizonhealth.org.

Cost: $45

Who should take this course?
Physicians, nurses, paramedics, or those currently working with emergency response, emergency medicine, and critical care units.

Register for a course below:

Wednesday, March 16 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Thursday, March 17 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Wednesday, September 7 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Thursday, September 8 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.


Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)- Update Course (Recertification)

This course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies involving infants and children, and for personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units.

For more information, call 217-466-4333 or email education@myhorizonhealth.org.

Cost: $45

Who should take this course?
Physicians, nurses, paramedics, or those currently working with emergency response, emergency medicine, and critical care units. You must also have been previously been certified in PALS (this is a renewal course).

Register for a course below:

Wednesday, May 11 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Wednesday, July 20 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Thursday, November 17 @ 8 am to 4:30 pm.


Safe Sitter Class

Safe Sitter is a nationally recognized class that provides babysitters with basic lifesaving techniques so they are prepared to act in a crisis. The class provides tips on safety and security precautions, facts about child development and age-appropriate activities, and explains the business aspects of babysitting.

Cost: $35

Who should take this course?
Boys and girls ages 11-13.

Register for a course below: