Online Heartcode
Advanced Cardiac Life Support

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Online Heartcode ACLS

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  • Heath Hughes Avatar
    Heath Hughes

    I have never done national testing so my review is only based on this one experience. I was told by... read more  - 8/28/2018

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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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    Katie Martin

    I completed the online portion and test, then went to the classroom for the hands on portion of certification. For... read more  - 7/26/2018

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    Margie Faulkner

    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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    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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    Julia

    Excellent classes & great instructors! Christy was great teaching the BLS skills session & certification. Awesome job.  - 12/05/2017

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    Courtney U.

    5 star rating Great job. Very convenient for busy professionals. Thank you.  - 5/24/2018

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    Andy Lammers

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

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    Sabrina Botelho

    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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    Suzie Coldwell

    I took the BLS course for recertification at code one Worcester. It was such a different experience from the course... read more  - 12/11/2017

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    Alana Hayes

    Love learning CPR here !!! Instructors make it fun !!  - 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

Course Description

HeartCode® ACLS is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. To enter the course, students must complete a precourse self-assessment. Students will then be presented with a team dynamics lesson and 10 In-hospital patient cases, including a BLS case and 2 megacode cases.

Upon successful completion of all the patient cases, students must pass the written exam with a score of 84%. Students then are able to attend the hands-on session required for full course completion.

After successfully completing the HeartCode ACLS Course, including the online portion, followed by the hands-on skills session, students should be able to:

  • Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients
  • Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early AED use
  • Recognize and perform early management of respiratory arrest
  • Discuss early recognition and management of ACS and stroke, including appropriate disposition
  • Recognize and perform early management of bradyarrhythmias and tachyarrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome
  • Recognize and perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care
  • Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team
  • Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team
  • Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance
  • Discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes
  • Define systems of care

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 Provider 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.

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Course Materials

 

An American Heart Association Heartcode ACLS access code, pocket mask, and two-year ACLS Provider certification card are included in this course. Skills testing may be purchased separately for participants that have already completed the online portion.

 

Course Fee

$250

Includes Heartcode ACLS access code, pocket mask, and two-year ACLS Provider certification card upon successful completion.

Examination

Proficient demonstration of ACLS skills and a score of 84% or higher on the online 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.