This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.
AHA’s ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.
This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).
Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage Active participation
Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills
Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED
Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
Management of ACS and stroke
Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team