ACLS Classes for Medical Professionals
ACLS Classes: This is the American Heart Association’s Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) class for healthcare professionals directing or participating in response management of cardiopulmonary arrest, or other cardiovascular problems.
This course teaches:
Basic life support skills, including performing high-quality chest compressions, using of a bag-mask device, and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest situations
Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
Airway management, including intubation
Administration of approved pharmaceuticals
Management of Acute Coronary Symptoms (ACS) and stroke
Effective communication as a leader or member of a resuscitation team
ACLS Class Options
The ACLS Provider (Initial) Course typically takes 12 hours to complete. Due to course length, we break the class into two consecutive days in our classroom: from 8:30am to 4:30pm on the first day and from 8:30am to about 12:30pm. A pre-course assessment is required before arriving to class. Students must bring a scoring report showing a 70% or better score. The AHA also requires students to have a current ACLS Provider manual. We have hardcopies available for sale in the classroom. You can purchase the textbook at the same time that you book your seat in the class.
The ACLS Renewal/Update Course typically takes eight hours to complete. We teach in one day at our classroom at the Melbourne Square Mall, from 8:30am to 4:30pm. A pre-course assessment is required before arriving to class. Students must bring a scoring report showing a 70% or better score. The AHA also requires students to have a current ACLS Provider manual. We have hardcopies available for sale in the classroom. You can purchase the textbook at the same time that you book your seat in the class.
OR – we recommend purchasing the American Heart Association’s ACLS Heartcode class and completing the lesson work on your own, on your computer, at your own speed. Once you have completed the course, you can set a custom appointment for your skills test-out. This allows you to go at your own pace and complete the course as you are able, instead of taking one or nearly two days off to attend in-person class.
Our Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency and teaches the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, high-performance teams, early and continuous high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute dysrhythmias, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).
Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. Before enrolling, please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.