ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Course Description:

The American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support course is intended  for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of hospital.   Through the ACLS course, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies.  ACLS emphasizes the importance of basic life support CPR and ALS interventions. 

ACLS is based on simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active, hands-on participation through learning stations where students will practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as team leader.  Realistic simulations reinforce the following key concepts:  proficiency in basic life support care; recognizing and initiating early ACLS management of peri-arrest conditions; managing cardiac arrest; identifying and treating ischemic chest pain and acute coronary syndromes; recognizing other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke) and providing initial care; ACLS algorithms; and effective resuscitation team dynamics.

Course Length:  
Initial-  Approximately 12 hours
Renewal-  Approximately 8 hours

Course Fee: 

Initial- $250.00 (does not include ACLS manual)
Renewal- $160.00 (does not include ACLS manual)

Intended Audience:

The course is designed for medical providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency.

Student Materials:

  • ACLS Provider Manual  ($40.00 includes shipping and handling)

Group Training: Available on site for 6 or more participants

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