ACLS RE-CERTIFICATION CHICAGO

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Classroom-Based Course

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DESCRIPTION:
ACLS 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 Renewal Course requires approximately 5-6 hours, including skills practice and skills testing.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
After participating in this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Recognize and initiate early management of periarrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome.
2. Demonstrate proficiency in providing BLS care, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).
3. Recognize and manage respiratory arrest.
4. Recognize and manage cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post-cardiac arrest care.
5. Recognize and initiate early management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS), including appropriate disposition.
6. Recognize and initiate early management of stroke, including appropriate disposition.
7. Demonstrate effective communication as a member or leader of a resuscitation team and recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance.

TARGET AUDIENCES:
Primary Audience:
• Physicians
• Physician Assistants
• Nurses
• Pharmacists
• EMTs/Paramedics

  •  FOR ALL MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS THAT REQUIRE ACLS RE-CERTIFICATION.

THE ACLS TEXTBOOK IS MANDATORY FOR TRAINING. IF YOU OWN A CURRENT 2010 AHA ACLS TEXTBOOK FROM A PREVIOUS TRAINING YOU DO NOT NEED TO PURCHASE ANOTHER TEXTBOOK.

THE REGISTRANT MUST PRESENT:

A VALID ACLS CERTIFICATION TO BE RE-CERTIFIED.

VALID BLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR CERTIFICATION.

WE OFFER AN ONLINE OPTION BELOW FOR AN UPDATED BLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CERTIFICATION IF YOUR BLS CPR CARD IS EXPIRED.