ACLS Certification Course Overview
American Heart Association ACLS certification for healthcare providers includes management of Bradycardia, Tachycardia, and Pulseless arrest using 2020 AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support guidelines as well as Stroke and Heart Attack, ACS.
What to do BEFORE class:
Every student is required to take the Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation and review the 2020 ACLS Provider Manual before attending class.
- Visit https://elearning.heart.org
- Search code KJ-1480 on top right search box and choose ACLS Precourse Self-Assessment.
- Re-take this Precourse Self Assessment Evaluation until you receive an 70%
- Print and bring your score to class
ACLS Course Content
- Key changes in ACLS from the new 2020 AHA Guidelines
- Systemic approach (assessment)
- High Quality BLS
- Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
- Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
- Airway management
- Use of medication
- Rhythym recognition
- CPR coach
- Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
- Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
- Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics
- Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation
- Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
- Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills
ACLS Course Completion Card
American Heart Association ACLS Provider Course Completion eCard, valid for two years and 12 CE credits (
EMS CE’s available and may vary by license type
2020 ACLS Provider Manual
ISBN #: 978-1-61669-772-3
You are required to have the current textbook for this course. If you already own one or have access to one before, during, and after the class, you do not need to purchase one here.