Student Information

View course information, parking maps and Training Center policies


As a health care worker, you have a responsibility to provide competent and excellent patient care before, during and after resuscitation. To help you gain and retain these crucial skills we provide courses in:

Parking and shuttle service for NRP and AHA (BLS, ACLS and PALS) courses

Morning and early afternoon classes:

Parking at Westwood is NOT allowed for classes starting before 3:00 p.m.; instead, please park at one of these locations:

  • The main hospital
  • St. Agnes off-campus parking located at 5250 Mission Rd., Roeland Park, KS 
  • 4601 Rainbow off-campus parking in Kansas City, KS

Maps of the off-campus parking locations.

Late afternoon classes:

  • Parking at Westwood is allowed for classes starting after 3 p.m.

General information:

  • Parking at Westwood is allowed for anyone with a Westwood parking sticker or handicap plate/placard.
  • Do not park in the nearby neighborhoods and businesses.

Shuttle service:

  • Shuttle service is provided from the main campus, St. Agnes and 4601 Rainbow parking lots to Westwood. See schedules below. Also, for further details, please visit the university parking page or call 913-588-5174.
  • In addition to the Rainbow and St. Agnes shuttles, a new route is being added effective September 26, 2016. The Green Shuttle route will travel this route:
    Main Campus at Heart Center > 4601 Rainbow > Westwood > Fairway > Cancer Research Center. 

Green Shuttles run:

    • 5 a.m. - 6 a.m.  Every 20 minutes
    • 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.   Every 10 minutes
    • 9 p.m. - 10 p.m. Every 20 minutes
4601 Rainbow Lot to Westwood Shuttle Schedule as of 9/22/2016.
St. Agnes Shuttle to Westwood Schedule - 9/22/2016

Class expectations


Promptness is expected; come to class on-time.

A ten minute grace period from the announced start time will be allowed to accommodate shuttle delays. You may be asked to reschedule if you are more than 10 minutes late for a class.

Classes at Westwood that start prior to 3 p.m. require remote parking and a shuttle ride to campus, except for those with handicap and Westwood parking permits. Allow time for parking and the shuttle ride. See the schedule for shuttle times.

Dress code

Please adhere to the hospital dress code for all classes at Westwood: business casual or scrubs.

Do not wear casual attire: shorts, flip flops, tank tops, t-shirts, jeans, etc.

Dress for comfort and modesty on class day since you will be bending over to perform chest compressions.

Lunch options at Westwood

ACLS Provider Day 1, PALS Instructor-Led and NRP classes have lunch time built into the agenda. Lunch options at Westwood include:

  • Food brought from home: a refrigerator is available in the break area near the multipurpose room.
  • Parkway Cafe: located in the Cancer Center's atrium.
  • Fairway Shops: located just across Belinder Ave. from the Westwood campus, includes: Hen House, First Watch, Houlihan's and Russell Stover's.

Note: There will not be time to travel anywhere else for lunch.

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