The American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support course is totally redesigned for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient,whether in or out of hospital. Through the ACLS course, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. ACLS emphasizes the impotance of basic life support CPR to patient suvival; the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions; and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.
ACLS is based on simulated clinical scenarios that encouage active , hands-on participation through learning stations where students will practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as team leaders. Realistic simulatins reinforce the following keys concepts: proficiency in basic life support care; recognizing and initiating early management of Pre-Arrst conditions; managing cardiac arrest; identifying and treating ischemic chest pain and cute coronary syndromes; recognizing other life-threating clinical situations(such as stroke(such as stroke) and providinf intial care; ACLS algorithms; and effective resuscitation team dynamics.
Course Content & Modules:
Features & Benefits:
Realistic simulations reinforce the following key concepts:
Written Exam & Skill Stations:
The candidate is evaluated through a written exam and practical skill test.
Certification: ACLS provider Course Completion Card alid for 2 years.
Course Duration: 16 hours.
For emergency, intensive care, or critical care healthcare providers such as physicians, nurse, paramedics, respiratory theraoists, and other professionals who may need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency.