Audience

This course is 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.

Sign-Up and Payment

To sign up and pay for this course, first create an account and login. Then, return to this page, and scroll to the bottom. You'll find the link to make payment. Once paid, you'll be automatically enrolled.

Content / Modules

  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED use
  • Science Overview (Update Course)
  • Team Dynamics
  • BLS and ACLS Surveys
  • Immediate Post-Cardiac Arrest Care
  • Airway Management/ Respiratory Arrest
  • Periarrest Rhythms (Tachycardia, Bradycardia)
  • Arrest Rhythms (VF, PVT, PEA, Asystole)
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
  • Stroke
  • Megacode treatment

Course Materials

The ACLS Course requires the following materials:

  • ACLS Provider Textbook

The course cost does NOT include the textbook, it only covers the tuition for the onsite portion of the course. Students will need to order the textbook and complete the online pre-test, PRIOR to attending the course.

Textbook Information

The textbook may be purchased or rented from a variety of internet providers. The student is responsible to verify they have the correct edition. The following links are some potential sources for obtaining the textbook:

Amazon.com

Barnes and Noble

Laerdal.com

Features & Benefits

  • Emphasizes the importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival, the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions, and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation
  • Simulated clinical scenarios encourage active, hands-on participation through learning stations where students will practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as team leader.
  • Realistic simulations reinforce the following key concepts:
    • Proficiency in basic life support care
    • Recognizing and initiating early management of periarrest conditions
    • Managing cardiac arrest
    • Identifying and treating ischemic chest pain and acute coronary syndromes
    • Recognizing other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke) and providing initial care
    • ACLS algorithms
    • Effective resuscitation team dynamics

Length: 11.75 Hours

Continuing Education Accreditation - Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 12.00 Advanced CEHs, activity number 11-AMHA-F2-0119.

Tuition and Lab Fees

The tuition and lab fees are $150.

Textbook is not included in the tuition and lab fees.