ACLS Class for Healthcare Providers – American Heart Association ACLS certification
Advanced Life Support (ACLS) is a course designed for healthcare professionals who direct or manage cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies; personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units; physicians, nurses, and paramedics; and others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.
What does this course teach?
- 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
- This class will cover advanced airway management, recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest, and medication administration. Participants will also learn how to use advanced equipment such as automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and bag-valve masks.
- Reading and interpreting ECGs, understanding ACLS pharmacology; and who regularly lead or participate in emergency assessment and treatment of prearrest, arrest, or postarrest patients.
Certification: American Heart Association© ACLS certification
Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an AHA ACLS certification on the day of the class, valid for two years.
Classroom training recommended for first time students.
No time for onsite ACLS training?
Upon completion of HeartCode ACLS, please call us for skills practice and check off ($150).