The ACLS Update is an instructor-led 8 classroom course. Class starts at 9 am and typically ends at 5 pm, but may run a little longer based on student need.
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
- Airway management
- Related pharmacology
- Management of ACS and stroke
- Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
Having the most current AHA student manual is mandatory before, during and after class.
Studying the manual and completing the Pre-Course Assessment prior to class is mandatory to assure passing this course.
The Pre-Course Assessment website and pass code is located in the inside cover of the book.
Submit your results to us on your class date.
Your 2-year American Heart Association ACLS Provider card will be ready for pick up by the next business day.