PMT City News
June 9th, 2015 - APD officer saves baby with CPR
Police said Officer Martin Smith was called to home in the Northeast Heights around 1 p.m. on May 14. When Smith arrived, a 7-month-old baby was unresponsive and the family was distraught. Smith gave the child a few light breaths and rubbed her chest in order to revive the child.
Our ACLS, BLS, and PALS courses satisfy CE requirements for Physicians, Dentists, Nurses, and Pharmacists
For more information, see our New Mexico state page
What is the enrollment fee for ACLS Course in Albuquerque?
The price of Albuquerque ACLS certification is currently $275 while the price of ACLS recertification is currently $175. Note that prices are subject to change.
How many hours should I study for the Albuquerque PALS Course?
It depends on your prior knowledge of the course material. If you are not familiar with the content of the course and algorithms, you should at least spend more than four hours studying the course materials. We recommend you reserve at least one hour for the Albuquerque PALS exam when you feel ready to begin.
What will I need to take the Albuquerque BLS exam?
You will only need a computer with reliable Internet connection. The exam is presented in a “multiple choice” and “true or false” formats. You might want to have a pen and paper available if you wish to take notes.
Where can I find in person training
American CPR Center / 2509 Vermont NE St C-1 Albuquerque, NM 87110
Educational Enterprises of NM / 9204 Maneul NE ste 5 Albuquerque, NM 87111
Lovelace Health System Inc. / 601 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave NE Albuquerque, NM 87102-3619
Staying Healthy in Albuquerque
What’s the best way to explore a new place as a tourist or new resident? Biking, of course! Albuquerque has many biking trails and you can cruise along beautiful sceneries any time, thanks to the state’s outstanding year-round climate. Whether you want to bike throughout the city’s paved bike trails or prefer more challenging trails in the Sandia foothills, Albuquerque’s got it all. Also, irrespective of your bike riding skills and expertise, there is a trail perfect for you here. You can rent bikes and accessories from numerous local bike shops or bring your own bike with you when you visit. Biking also contribute immensely to your cardiovascular and general health and well being.It is also a great way to reduce body fat and stress level.
If you’re looking to visit Albuquerque during the winter season, you will find many winter activities that you and your group will enjoy. Snowboarding is always an excellent choice of winter outdoor activities. In the state, there’s only one ski area to visit – the Sandia Peak Ski Area. It is open from November through March. The mountains in the area are perfect for both beginners, intermediate and advanced snowboarders. Snowboarding is a great sport beneficial for cardiovascular health which enhances calorie expenditure like any other extreme sport. Other health benefits of snowboarding include strengthening of several groups of muscles and boosting one’s mood. It is also a fun activities for friends.
Information for HealthCare Providers
Spanish is spoken by majority of Albuquerque’s population, therefore, basic to intermediate knowledge of Spanish language will be a vital asset for any healthcare provider working here.
Bernalillo County has recorded a slightly higher percentage of low-birth weight babies than the national average population over the years. There is also an increase in high-risk pregnancy. About 6% of women reported drinking in the last trimester of pregnancy, while 10% reported smoking while pregnant. These percentages are higher than the national average.
22.2% of Bernalillo County residents are obese while 36.5% are overweight. Since 1980, the percentage of obese people between the ages of 2-19 has tripled. Cancer is the second highest cause of death in the County behind heart disease which is the leading cause of death in adults. The air quality in Albuquerque and Bernalillo is not the best in the whole country. Most particulates are from diesel exhaust or dust. People who suffer from asthma or other respiratory disorders may have exacerbated symptoms when particulates are extremely high.
The Department of Health for Bernalillo County has several programs aimed at improving community health. The Bernalillo County Pathways helps citizens find and use health services and educational programs like New Mexico Resources Bilingual Inventory and the Salud Manual which provide informationa to residents in English and Spanish.
Major Hospitals in Albuquerque
Presbyterian Hospital of Albuquerque
1100 Central Avenue Southeast,
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Heart Hospital of New Mexico
504 Elm Street NE,
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Kindred Hospital of Albuquerque
700 High Street Northeast,
The current city of Albuquerque was founded in 1706 near the Rio Grande and the Sandia Mountains. Although the city is known as one of the hottest parts of the country, it has a short winter period where the temperature drops significantly. Since it has a hot temperature most time of the year, Albuquerque is one of the best winter travel destinations for Americans who live in colder parts of the country.
The Jemez High Road is one of the most spectacular landscappe that people can enjoy in this part of the country while on a road trip. It is basically a road that travels from northern Albuquerque into Santa Fe. It is also best known as one of the “scenic byways” in the country and offers some of the most breathtaking sceneries in the region. It is now a tourist attraction with museums and other cultural stops along the road.
Your visit is not complete without a trip to the Old Town – a Spanish settlement which houses small shops with unique cultural items and restaurants that feature the unique flavors of the city.
The Sandia Mountains: It is a state park that is equipped with hiking trails, picnic areas, and other fun destinations. The tramway that goes down the mountain to the park area is also popular with visitors and locals who go to the park for recreation.