Stephens County Hospital offers the many clinical education courses.

For more information or to register for any of the courses below contact the Education Department of Stephens County Hospital at 706.282.4491.

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR with AED (Community CPR)

Cost $45.00

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR with AED training is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.

Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS)

Cost $45.00

The American Heart Association’s BLS course reinforces healthcare professionals’ understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, performing basic steps of CPR, relieving choking, using an AED, and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Cost $200

In this classroom-based course, providers enhance their skills in treating adult victims of cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies, while earning their American Heart Association ACLS (AHA ACLS) for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Cost $200

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.


Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Cost $200

This course is an educational program jointly sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association (AHA). The course has been designed to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn to hospital staff who care for newborns at the time of delivery, including physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists. This course consists of two parts:  Part 1: Online Examination. Part 2: In Class Skills Testing.

Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC)

Cost $300

The purpose of Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is to present core-level knowledge, refine skills and build a firm foundation in trauma nursing. The TNCC is a 16-hour course designed to provide the learner with cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills to better assess and treat the pediatric or trauma patient. This course includes lecture and hands-on skill stations covering assessment and treatment of the severely injured patient. The verification card is valid for four years and successful completion of the TNCC course includes passing a multiple-choice examination and demonstrating critical steps of the skill stations. Recommended for emergency room and intensive care unit nurses. Nurses in other clinical areas would benefit and should be encouraged to attend a TNCC course.

Basic Dysrhythmia Course

Cost $150