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Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Course

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. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the CAPCE (Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education), for 5.25 Advanced CEHs, activity number 14-AMHA-F2-0224

Instructor:

All Instructors are current AHA ACLS/BLS Certified Instructors.

Certification:

AHA ACLS Course Completion Card is valid for two years.

American Heart Association - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Duration: 2 days

 


Course Outline:

Lesson 1: ACLS Course Overview and Organization
Lesson 2: The Science of Resuscitation
Lesson 3: Systematic Approach
Lesson 4: Practice/Testing Station: High-Quality BLS
Lesson 5: Learning/Testing Station: Airway Management
Lesson 6: Technology Review
Lesson 7: Learning Station: Acute Coronary Syndromes
Lesson 8: Learning Station: Acute Stroke
Lesson 9: Team Dynamics and Megacode
Lesson 10: Learning Station: Cardiac Arrest
Lesson 13: Learning Station: Bradycardia
Lesson 14: Learning Station: Tachycardia, Stable and Unstable
Lesson 15: Learning Station: Immediate Post–Cardiac Arrest Care
Lesson 16: Learning Station: Megacode Practice

 

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