(ACLS)

Recertification:

The American Heart Association [AHA’s]ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of emergency interventions, team dynamics, emergency algorithms, post-cardiac-arrest care, and systems of care, airway management and related pharmacology.Learning stations for practice of essential skills are simulated with clinical scenarios that encourage active participation. Skills are practiced in group sessions. Hands-on format reinforces skills proficiency with testing in case-based scenarios. To enter the course, students must complete the ACLS Pre-course Self-Assessment.

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
ACLS Skills Session Only

Course Completion
American Heart Association ACLS Certification: Good for 2-years
Receive your certificate on the same day!

Intended Audience

  • For healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies and for personnel in emergency response
  • This ACLS Recertification course is for those who have a current card. If your card is expired, please register for the ACLS Certification