Advanced Cardiac Life Support

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    Quiarra KeyAir-ra LaShaun

    Great class...great instructor who made yet another bls training bearable!!  - 11/16/2017

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    Iveliz Oramas

    Had a class in Woodbridge with Kevin B!! The best by far!!  - 11/30/2017

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    Samantha Jo Rondini

    Best around great instructors! This is by far the best instruction, very thorough!  - 12/18/2014

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    Emily Calabrese

    The new haven/Woodbridge location was fabulous. Kevin was exceptionally friendly and overall extremely knowledgeable and helpful! I will definitely be... read more  - 12/07/2017

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    Shahram Ahari

    Great class. Ryan (our instructor) was a great teacher and managed to get a great group discussion going. I was... read more  - 8/25/2017

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    Tanya Fountaine

    I had Don for a refresher BLS, and he was great! Very friendly, easy going, and made the class... read more  - 5/22/2015

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    Heather Miller

    Christy and Charles were amazing for my refresher BLS provider. Christy had real world experience and insight that she openly... read more  - 4/28/2017

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    Rohn Wallace

    Excellent ACLS course. Knowledgable and friendly staff. Thank you!  - 9/15/2014

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    Barbara Smiech

    Excellent training session. I attended one in Woodbridge which was conducted by Nick. This instructor's knowledge, professionalism, commitment and ability... read more  - 3/23/2015

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    Janice Jastrzebski

    Just took the Medicine Administration Class and it was well worth the time spent. Denise was an awesome instructor and... read more  - 8/29/2017

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    Courtney D.

    5 star rating Great mamangement that gets back to your quickly and always available to troubleshoot any issues that come up. They are... read more  - 5/23/2018

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    Mike Musto

    Took the American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid with CPR/AED course at work yesterday. Was a great course and I... read more  - 1/22/2015

Intended Audience

This course is intended for healthcare providers with clinical responsibilities in critical care areas including nurses, physicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists, physician’s assistants, residents or fellows, and medical or nursing students in training.

 

All participants must have a current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification to participate in this course. Participants may complete the Online BLS for Healthcare Providers course and complete the skills testing portion during your ACLS course – simply select this option during the registration process.

 

Course Description

The American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support course is designed for healthcare providers who direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient. Through didactic lecture and hands on practice in simulated scenarios, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiovascular emergency.

 

ACLS emphasizes the importance of basic life support for patient survival including the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.

 

ACLS is based on simulated clinical scenarios that 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 peri-arrest 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; and effective resuscitation team dynamics.

 

If you have previously completed ACLS, check out our ACLS Update courses.

 

 

Course Materials

 

A pocket mask, American Heart Association ACLS Provider student workbook, and two-year ACLS Provider certification card are included in this course.

 

 

Course Fee

$350

Includes a pocket mask, American Heart Association ACLS Provider student workbook, and two-year ACLS Provider certification card upon successful completion.

Examination

Proficient demonstration of skills and a score of 84% or higher on the written examination are required for certification. Students that do not achieve either of these will be remediated and allowed an additional attempt to test.

Certification

Successful completion of this course results in an American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification which is valid for 2 years from the date of the course.

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Online American Heart Association Heartcode ACLS with in-person skills appointments are also available. Learn More

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