ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) Blended Learning

Heartcode ACLS. AHA ACLS Certification Class

American Heart Association ACLS Certification (Blended Learning)

Blended Learning consists of an online course followed by an in-person skills session with an AHA instructor. This HeartCode ACLS course is best suited for people who wish to renew their ACLS certifications (ACLS renewal or ACLS update).

 

The AHA HeartCode 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 a HeartCode 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.

 

This class is also available as a traditional, in-person classroom course (for ACLS Initial or ACLS Renewal).  Click here for in-person American Heart Association ACLS.

Prerequisites

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

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:

4-6 hours (online course) + 1-2 hours (skills session)

Certification:

American Heart Association ACLS Provider. Valid for two years.

Price:

$150 (skills session)
$151 (online course)

American Heart Association ACLS Certification (Blended Learning)

Blended Learning consists of an online course followed by an in-person skills session with an AHA instructor. This HeartCode ACLS course is best suited for people who wish to renew their ACLS certifications (ACLS renewal or ACLS update).

 

The AHA HeartCode 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 a HeartCode 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.

 

This class is also available as a traditional, in-person classroom course (for ACLS Initial or ACLS Renewal).  Click here for in-person American Heart Association ACLS.

Prerequisites

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

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.