Advanced Cardiac Life Support

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support

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    Rohn Wallace

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

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    Sabrina Botelho

    5 star rating   Learned a lot in the two days I was there. Good learning experience. Only wish there was a acls session... read more  - 7/03/2015

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    Samantha Jo Rondini

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

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    Janice Jastrzebski

    5 star rating   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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    Hannah Scrivener

    5 star rating   Rich and his team did a phenomenal job making Code One the go to place to take your EMT (and... read more  - 6/30/2017

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    Mary Ann Tosca-Conte

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

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    Andy Lammers

    5 star rating   Great company and service. Highly recommended!!!!!  - 12/30/2016

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    Margie Faulkner

    5 star rating   No matter what the results of my exam last night I want to thank you all from Code One (East... read more  - 4/02/2015

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    Shahram Ahari

    5 star rating   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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    Mike Musto

    5 star rating   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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    Trice Martin

    5 star rating   Great company for your BLS and ACLS needs. This is the second time I've used them and I was very... read more  - 10/21/2017

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    Emily Calabrese

    5 star rating   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

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.

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 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.