This course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This classroom video based, Instructor led course builds on BLS skills. ACLS covers team communication, systems of care, airway management and related pharmacology. Students must demonstrate skills competency at all stations, pass CPR/AED skills test, bagmask ventilation skills test, Megacode test and written test with at least 84% correct in order to receive ACLS course completion card valid for two years.
The ACLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals 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 such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements