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.
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
TopicsBasic 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
Medical professionals who may be required to respond to a cardiovascular or cardiopulmonary emergency