ACLS Full Provider


ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support 

2020 American Heart Association CPR & ECC Guidelines

Full Provider - 2 day class for first time providers

RN Contact Hours - 14

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The goal of this course is to imporve outcomes for adult patients of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies through early recognition and interventions by high-performance teams. Through didactic instruction and active participation in simulated cases, students will enhance their skills in the recognition and interventionn of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

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 content includes:

  • BLS HCP  & AED  skills
  • Airway management 
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest, peri-arrest, and post cardiac arrest 
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) and Stroke management
  • ACLS treatment algorithms and related pharmocology
  • Learning stations for practice scenarios that encourage active participation and team dynamics
  • Hands-on class format to reinforce skill proficiency


  • AHA ACLS Student Manual 2020
  • AHA BLS HCP Card-current
  • AHA online Pre Test Certificate- 70% score requirement- bring this certificate to the class
  • Course Completion: 84% minimum written exam and skills scenario completion
  • Course Completion Card is valid for two years

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 have the ACLS Course Completion Card for their position.