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Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

 
Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an AHA course completion card valid for 2 years

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive an AHA course completion card valid for 2 years

ACLS 2 Day Provider Course

ACLS 2 Day Provider course is designed for people who do not have a a current ACLS Certification, or for those who have had it before but let their ACLS Certification lapse and therefore, have to take the full class with us.


ACLS Renewal

ACLS Renewal is a class specifically for those who have a current ACLS Certification and have to renew it before it expires.  If you let your ACLS Certification expire, you will be REQUIRED to take the full ACLS 2 Day Provider Course.


ACLS Skills

ACLS Skills is a skills check off session that lasts anywhere from 1 to 2 hours. This is designed for those who have completed the online portion and only need to come in to complete the hands on portion of the ACLS Class. You may take as much time as you want to complete the online portion.


If you are not sure whether or not this is the class for you, give us a call at (720)639-2623

 
 

---- Who should take this class ----

ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.

 
 

 

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
 

Course Description: ACLS is an advanced course that highlights the  importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate  post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related  pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

• Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation

• Hands-on format reinforces skills proficiency
 

Course Content: Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

• Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device and use of an (AED) • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia • Airway management • Related pharmacology • Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team • Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics
 

Course Completion:

  • ACLS course completion card authorized by the American Heart Association, valid for two years. 

  • Certificate of Continuing Education 

Accreditation/Agency - American Heart Association

If you have any questions if this class is for you, please call the Colorado Cardiac CPR office at (720)639-2623