Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS

 

ACLS is an advanced, Instructor-led classroom course; it highlights the importance of team dynamics, communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

Although ACLS can be useful for any responder to a cardiovascular emergency, We recommend this course for all professional healthcare providers,working under the supervision of a licensed physician and who require certification in Advanced Life Support course such as:

This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

Objectives:

Students will learn the following;
  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED.
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
  • Airway management *Related pharmacology
  • Management of ACS and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

Certification:

ACLS Provider Course Completion Card, valid for two years

Continuing Education:

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), please refer to the CEU chart page.

AHA Disclaimer:

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. The use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

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