Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Course Description:

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) healthcare providers enhance their treatment abilities through ACLS training. From basic life support to advanced interventions and from airway management to pharmacology and more, professionals hone their skills. This course is designed for the experienced ALS health care provider who is comfortable with cardiac information, working in an ED, any Intensive/Critical Care Unit, Paramedic Ambulance or has had the course several times.

ACLS Pre-Test Link:  www.heart.org/eccstudent code: advancedlifesupport

COURSE PREREQUISITE:

Provide a copy to the training department a non-expired AHA ACLS Provider card. If your AHA ACLS Provider has expired more than thirty (30) days, a two (2) day initial course may be arranged with the training dept. Complete the self-assessment modules on the AHA Student website:

  • ACLS Pre-Test Link:  www.heart.org/eccstudent code: advancedlifesupport
  • Provide the results to the training department prior to class start.

 

TEXTBOOKS:

Textbooks may be purchased from:


Textbooks may also be loaned from Rural/Metro Clinical Services.

LENGTH OF COURSE:

This is usually an eight (8) hour course, not including a one (1) lunch.

AT THE END OF THE CLASS:

  • You will receive an AHA ACLS and BLS Healthcare Provider cards
  • You will also receive eight (8) hours of CE


DISCLAIMER:The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. 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.