AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider (ACLS)

AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider (ACLS)

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.

130 OMR/ Initial or Renewal

Class Overview

ACLS is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

Topics Covered

  • Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • 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 acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
  • Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics

Class FAQ

How long is this course?

The ACLS course is competed when the participants have mastered the course information. Typically, this takes 16 hours/ 2 days.


Will I receive a certificate?

Yes, you will receive a certificate that is valid for 2 years.


What are the pre-requisites?

Pre-requisites for this course include AHA BLS-HCP certification.


Do you offer this course in any language other than English?

This course is only offered in English.


How many students will be in the classroom?

The maximum number of students per instructor for this course is 6.


Where can I purchase books for the course?

The ACLS course book is included in the price of the course. Pick up the course book prior to the day of the course to give yourself sufficient time to prepare for the course.