AHA HeartCode ACLS – Blended Course

Course Specifications:

Course Number:

HCACLS

Course Length:

Full Course Time: Approximately 5 hours 5 minutes – $67.00 / per student

Course Description:

Overview:

The AHA’s ACLS Update course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

 

Course Objectives

  1. Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED
  2. Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  3. Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
  4. Airway management
  5. Related pharmacology
  6. Management of ACS and stroke
  7. Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

Target Student:

The goal of this program is to provide students a valuable and enjoyable hands-on training experience. 

The fundamental objective is to use a simple, practical approach to help students develop necessary knowledge, skills, and confidence to provide and direct lifesaving interventions as a lead emergency medical responder. 

Course Content:

Lesson 1: HeartCode ACLS Course Overview and Organization

Lesson 2: Practice Station: High-Quality BLS Practice

Lesson 3: Learning Station: Airway Management

Lesson 4: Technology Review

Lesson 5: Testing Station / Megacode Pratice

ACLS T: High-Quality BLS Testing

ACLS T: Airway Management Testing

ACLS T: Megacode Test