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

Full Provider - 2 day class for first time providers

The ACLS Course reflects the new science in the 2015 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.

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 skills

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

Airway management and related pharmacology

Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) and stroke management.

ACLS treatment algorithms
Learning stations for practice scenarios that encourage active participation and team dynamics
Hands-on class format to reinforce skill proficiency



AHA ACLS Student Manual 2015

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.