Course Description: American Heart Association - ACLS Certification Course (Initial)
The American Heart Association - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification Course (Initial) is designed for healthcare providers who wish to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to provide advanced cardiovascular care to patients in cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. This course is intended for nurses, physicians, EMS professionals, and other healthcare workers who may be required to respond to cardiovascular emergencies.
The ACLS Certification Course (Initial) provides a comprehensive overview of advanced cardiovascular life support techniques, including high-performance team dynamics, systems of care, basic life support, airway management, pharmacology, and electrical therapy. Participants will also learn how to assess and manage patients with stroke, acute coronary syndromes, and other cardiovascular emergencies.
In this course, you will learn to:
- Recognize and respond to cardiopulmonary emergencies
- Perform advanced cardiovascular life support techniques
- Manage cardiac arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies
- Work effectively in high-performance teams
- Use advanced airway management techniques
- Administer appropriate pharmacological interventions
- Use electrical therapy and cardiac monitoring
Upon successful completion of the ACLS Certification Course (Initial), participants will receive an American Heart Association ACLS Provider card, which is valid for two years. This certification demonstrates that you have the knowledge and skills required to provide advanced cardiovascular life support in emergency situations.
Certification: American Heart Association ACLS Provider card, valid for two years
Note: This course is intended for healthcare professionals who wish to become certified in ACLS. If you are not a healthcare professional, please visit the AHA website for other course options.