EMS200 – 16.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Through the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course, you will enhance your skills in the treatment of adult victims suffering from cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. The American Heart Association’s ACLS course emphasizes the importance of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the integration of effective CPR with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions. It also emphasizes effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • Paramedic certification or higher.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Primary Survey and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Secondary Survey
  • Airway Management
  • Defibrillation
  • Use of Medications
  • Cardioversion
  • Transcutaneous Pacing
  • 1-rescuer CPR and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Immediate Post-Cardiac Arrest Care

Suggested Audience

Medical professionals who may be required to respond to a cardiovascular or cardiopulmonary emergency

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics

Contact Information

Customer Care

EMS Programs
Phone: (979) 458-2998
Email: ems@teex.tamu.edu

My skill level as an investigator is instantly increased as a result of this course.

— Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
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