ACLS Provider (Initial)
AHA requires a book for this class. Please contact us at 564-397-2100 or you can purchase an eBook from AHA eBooks Store http://eBooks.heart.org - you must have access to this eBook during class or you will not receive your card.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support is an advanced, instructor-led classroom 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. The ACLS Provider Course is designed to teach you the lifesaving skills required to be both a team member and a team leader in either an in-hospital or an out-of-hospital setting. ACLS faculty teaches this course at CCFD5 and the instructors are highly qualified, bringing their career experience to the classroom. Students completing this course receive an AHA completion card valid for 2 years.
Pre-course requirements: This course is for the advanced healthcare provider. A textbook is required for this course. Textbooks are not provided but are available for purchase at CCFD5. The ACLS Provider Course covers extensive material in a short time, you will need to prepare for the course beforehand by reading your student textbook entirely, cover the pre-course material and complete the pre-test prior to the class. The pre-test takes an average of about 2 hours to complete. You will be asked to provide the instructor with the printed out results of your pre-test on the first day of class. Having done the pre-test will help you be successful in ACLS. You should also know how to interpret ECG’s, know related pharmacology and the ACLS algorithms. Once you have signed up for this course you will receive a Pre-course letter that will explain the course in greater detail. Call if you have any questions.
Renewal of your BLS Healthcare Provider CPR card it is not included in the cost of your ACLS class. However, we do offer a Healthcare Provider CPR renewal option for anyone attending one of our ACLS classes for a discounted cost of an additional $40.00. The time for the class will be added at the end of ACLS. If you would like to register for this you can register by phone or come to the front office the day of your ACLS course.
Disclosure Statement: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.
If you are more than 10 minutes late to class you will need to reschedule.
AHA requires a book for this class. Please contact us at 564-397-2100 or you can purchase an eBook from AHA eBooks Store http://ebooks.heart.org - you must have access to this eBook during class or you will not receive your card.
Class Length: 16 hours
ACLS Provider (Initial) - Upcoming Classes
Course Date Range
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm