Emergency & Health Training Center

2660 John Montgomery Dr, San Jose, CA 95148

AHA’s ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

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).

Course Content

  • 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
REQUIREMENTS:  
  1. Book Required!  All students must have a current book - AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual (15-1005). This book is REQUIRED for the class.

  2. Take the ACLS pre-assessment test and pass with a  score of at least 75%, prior to class
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course; ECC Training Network

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
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), for 9.75 Advanced CEHs, activity number 16-AMHA-F2-0309.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Classroom-Based Update Course, ECC Training Network



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