ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) and BLS (Basic Life Support) Blended Learning Bundle

AHA ACLS and BLS Certification Class Bundle

American Heart Association ACLS and BLS Certification (Blended Learning)

Complete both your ACLS and BLS certifications at once with this bundled blended learning course. Blended Learning consists of an online course followed by an in-person skills session with an AHA instructor. This ACLS BLS course is best suited for people who wish to renew both their ACLS and BLS certifications (ACLS renewal or ACLS update, and BLS renewal or BLS update).

 

The AHA ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

 

The following topics are covered:

  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions and use of a bag-mask device
  • Recognition and early management of cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as tachyarrhythmias and symptomatic bradycardia
  • Airway management
  • Related pharmacology
  • Management of ACS and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

 

During an ACLS Skills session, participants will have an opportunity to review the current ACLS guidelines with the instructor, including peri-arrest and cardiac arrest algorithms and medications, before being tested on adult BLS, ventilation, and megacode scenarios.

 

The AHA BLS (Basic Life Support) Provider course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide early use of an AED (automated external defibrillator).

 

The following topics are covered:

  • High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  • The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
  • Important early use of an AED
  • Effective ventilations using a barrier device
  • Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults/children, and infants
  • Special considerations

 

During a BLS skills session, the instructor will review the current AHA guidelines and cardiac arrest algorithms for adult and pediatric patients, then participants will be tested on individual and multi-rescuer cardiac arrest scenarios for adult and pediatric victims.

Prerequisites

Students must complete both the BLS online course and the ACLS online course before showing up for the in-person skills sessions, and provide proof of completion to the instructor. There is an option to purchase the online courses when enrolling in the skills sessions.

For ACLS, students must also have basic ECG interpretation skills. ECG analysis is not taught in this class. If you are unsure of your ability to interpret ECGs, please attempt the AHA ACLS Precourse Self-Assessment to evaluate your skills. If you need help with ECG interpretation, please contact us for private tutoring sessions.

Intended Audience

Healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies, and personnel in emergency response. This may include physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician assistants, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, radiology technicians, etc.

Class Features

Format:

Online training plus in-person skills session

Duration:

6-8 hours (online courses) + 2-3 hours (skills sessions)

Certification:

American Heart Association BLS Provider, and American Heart Association ACLS Provider. Valid for two years.

Price:

$210 (skills sessions)
$151 (ACLS online course)
$35 (BLS online course)

American Heart Association ACLS and BLS Certification (Blended Learning)

Complete both your ACLS and BLS certifications at once with this bundled blended learning course. Blended Learning consists of an online course followed by an in-person skills session with an AHA instructor. This ACLS BLS course is best suited for people who wish to renew both their ACLS and BLS certifications (ACLS renewal or ACLS update, and BLS renewal or BLS update).

 

The AHA ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

 

The following topics are covered:

  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions and use of a bag-mask device
  • Recognition and early management of cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as tachyarrhythmias and symptomatic bradycardia
  • Airway management
  • Related pharmacology
  • Management of ACS and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

 

During an ACLS Skills session, participants will have an opportunity to review the current ACLS guidelines with the instructor, including peri-arrest and cardiac arrest algorithms and medications, before being tested on adult BLS, ventilation, and megacode scenarios.

 

The AHA BLS (Basic Life Support) Provider course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide early use of an AED (automated external defibrillator).

 

The following topics are covered:

  • High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  • The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
  • Important early use of an AED
  • Effective ventilations using a barrier device
  • Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults/children, and infants
  • Special considerations

 

During a BLS skills session, the instructor will review the current AHA guidelines and cardiac arrest algorithms for adult and pediatric patients, then participants will be tested on individual and multi-rescuer cardiac arrest scenarios for adult and pediatric victims.

Prerequisites

Students must complete both the BLS online course and the ACLS online course before showing up for the in-person skills sessions, and provide proof of completion to the instructor. There is an option to purchase the online courses when enrolling in the skills sessions.

For ACLS, students must also have basic ECG interpretation skills. ECG analysis is not taught in this class. If you are unsure of your ability to interpret ECGs, please attempt the AHA ACLS Precourse Self-Assessment to evaluate your skills. If you need help with ECG interpretation, please contact us for private tutoring sessions.

Intended Audience

Healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies, and personnel in emergency response. This may include physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician assistants, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, radiology technicians, etc.