Advanced Cardiac Life Support Update

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    Maureen Bergin

    Christy Cooke made BLS/CPR/AED Review so much fun yesterday in Worcester, MA!!!  - 6/11/2015

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    Kathleen Conway

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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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    Jason Bealer

    This was a great class. Daniel was clear and concise. Energetic and enthusiastic about teaching. He made it fun.... read more  - 4/17/2018

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    Susan Clarke

    Instructor was knowledgeable and used his own experiences in EMS to enhance the learning. Well-run course.  - 5/12/2018

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    Mary Ann Tosca-Conte

    Kudos to Tony Maggio! He is an awesome instructor. Knowledgeable, calm and patient! Thanks Tony!  - 10/16/2013

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    Justin Vine

    If you need CPR, ACLS or PALS, i can tell you this is the place to go. Even if it's... read more  - 3/10/2014

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    Janisha Davidson

    I had a great experience with code one our instructor Dan McKnight was wonderful if he is teaching the class... read more  - 5/14/2018

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    Rohn Wallace

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

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    Heath Hughes

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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

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    G Holland

    Outstanding instructors! Their combination of real-life experiences, familiarity with the material and pace of the class were excellent. ... read more  - 7/16/2018

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.  Participants must have previously completed an ACLS Provider course in the past 27 months.

 

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 Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Update course provides healthcare professionals with clinical responsibilities in critical care areas the most recent evidence based resuscitation science for adult cardiac emergencies. This program utilizes assessment surveys and megacode scenarios to practice team resuscitation.

 

The American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Update course is designed to review the skills necessary for the resuscitation of an adult patient. Through didactic lecture and hands on practice in simulated scenarios, clinical care providers will refresh and 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 never completed ACLS previously, click here for ACLS initial certification 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

$250 - 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.