ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA)

One day ACLS Renewal Class combined with BLS HCP Renewal

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Current unexpired ACLS and BLS cards required or you will be enrolled into the Full Provider Course. Certificate of completion of Online AHA Pre-Test required with minimum score of 70%. Pre-Test information located in ACLS Handbook.

The Course reflects the current science in the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC). This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

Basic Life Support training reinforces healthcare professionals' understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, basic steps of performing CPR, relieving choking, and using an AED, and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival.

ACLS is an advanced, Instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. Skills are taught in a large group session and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

Course Completion Cards are valid for 2 years

 

Course content includes:

BLS HCP skills

Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest and peri-arrest such as symptomatic bradycardia

Airway management and related pharmacolog

Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) and stroke management

ACLS treatment algorithms

Learning stations for practice scenarios that encourage acive participation

Hands-on class format to reinforce skill proficiency and team dynamics
 
Prerequisites:
 
AHA ACLS Student Manual

AHA BLS HCP Card-current

AHA ACLS Card-current- must not be expired to take this course or you will be enrolled into a 2 day Full Provider

AHA online Pre Test Certificate- 70% score requirement- bring this certificate to the class.

Course Completion: 84% minimum written exam and skills scenario completion

 

 

Intended Audience - Healthcare Providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare providers who are responsible for the assessment and management of pre cardiac arrest, cardiac arrest, post arrest care and stroke and are required to hold an ACLS course completion card for their position.