ACLS/BLS Combo Renewal

ACLS/BLS Combo Renewal

May 18 2016 - 10:30am

For Critical Care staff experienced with working codes - fast paced, no remediation!

 

$0.00
Class Date: 
Saturday, December 19, 2020 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

For Critical Care staff experienced with working codes - fast paced, no remediation!

 

One day ACLS Renewal Class combined with BLS Renewal 

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

Current unexpired BLS card required. 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 pharmacology

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 online Pre Test Certificate- 70% score requirement- bring this certificate or a screenshot of it to the class.

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

Intended Audience - Experienced Critical Care Healthcare Providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, who are familiar with working codes.