Advance Cardiac Life Support Course

Audience

Designed for healthcare providers who participate in the management of patients with cardiovascular emergencies or suffer a cardiopulmonary arrest. 

Prerequisite

  • Must have a medical background
  • Proficiency in BLS
  • Proficiency in ECG dysrhythmia recognition

Course Content

  • BLS concepts
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Bradycardia and tachycardia
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Effective resuscitation team dynamics

Course Format

  • Course is offered over two days
  • Pre-course preparation
  • Video-based presentation
  • Skill learning stations
  • Skill testing stations
  • Mega-code skill testing
  • Written examination

Certification

American Heart Association Certificate of Completion is issued on successful completion of the course which is valid for two years. Participants must:

  • Pass the 1-rescuer CPR and AED test
  • Pass the 1-rescurer bag-mask ventilation test
  • Demonstrate competency in all learning station skills
  • Pass the megacode test
  • Pass the written test with a score of at least 84%

Student Material

  • AHA ACLS Provider Manual
  • ACLS Pocket reference cards
  • Pocket mask  

Continuing Medical Education

Fifteen CME hours are awarded.

Registration

The registration deadline is one month prior to the course date. Cost - $20,000.00