(ACLS) Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Classes
(American Heart Association Course) Provided at our Turlock-CA, Merced-CA and Modesto-CA Locations
Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) by The American Heart Association ACLS is an advanced, Initial Provider course that takes about 12 to 14 hours to complete. The card that healthcare professionals receive after completion of the course qualifies them to perform a range of techniques that include post cardiac arrest care, airway management and pharmacology. The skills practice and skills testing are conducted in large group sessions in learning and testing stations with case based scenarios.
The renewal courses take approximately six to eight hours. The well designed and structured courses are unlike many other similar ones and are ideal for healthcare professionals who handle emergency response, medicine and intensive care and critical patients. They are taught team dynamics and communication applicable to working with others in the field. They learn basic life support skills with use of AED and recognition and immediate management of cardiac arrest. They are also taught how to treat and manage patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke.
Audience: ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.
Course Key Points:
a) Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting
the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary
Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
b) 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
c) Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia, Airway management, Related pharmacology
d) Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
e) Effective communication as a member and leader of a
f) Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics
Upon successful course completion, including demonstration of skills competency in all learning stations and passing the CPR and AED skills test, bag-mask ventilation skills test, a Megacode test and a written test, students receive an ACLS course completion card, valid for two years.
*Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
ACLS Provider Course (initial/full course)
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 12.00 Advanced CEHs, activity number 11-AMHA-F2-0119.
The Initial Provider course requires approximately 12-14 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing. Renewal Course requires approximately 6-8 hours, including skills practice and skills testing.
Disclaimer: Classes listed are available and have room to register. Do not register and pay for a class that is not listed available, you will not be refunded any amount if the class you choose to take is not available & closed. Further Questions contact (209) 250-1200
We also can have group training at your company site for larger groups of 8 to 150 employees.
**********ADDED BLS SKILLS SESSION TO ACLS CLASS**********
Only an additional $50.00 includes the online Keycode and Inclass skills (value of $80.00) to enroll in class add to cart. This course is non-refundable and non-transferable. An online-keycode will be emailed to you within 24 hours, complete the online part 1 test and bring BLS Online Part 1 Certificate to the first day of class. Skills session will be scheduled accordingly with the Staff available, session is an additional 45 minutes extra (Note this is not included in the ACLS Class time it is seperate). An AHA BLS Card will be provided valid for 2 years. NOTE- If you did not complete the Online Part 1 BLS Test you will not be given a change to take the skills, you will be rescheduled to the next available class with a transfer fee of $25.00.