ACLS Recertification – Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course is an instructor-led 8 hour classroom course. Class starts at 9 am and typically ends at 5 pm, but may run a little shorter or longer based on student need.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?
Nurses, Physcians and others who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units.
- 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 ACLS 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 Atlanta CPR on your class date.
Your 2-year American Heart Association ACLS Provider Card will be ready for you at the end of class.