Class Content, Class Features and Key Benefits:
- Key changes and updates on Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support based on the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) and its foundation, covering CPR, effective chest compressions and the use of air bag mask devices and automated external defibrillators or AED.
- Immediate recognition and management of peri-arrest conditions such as arrhythmias, tachyarrythmias and symptomatic bradycardia.
- Immediate recognition and early management of cardiopulmonary arrest.
- Airway management, ventilation support and drug therapy.
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) and Stroke management
- Effective communication skills and group dynamics for the leader and other members of the emergency response team.
- Instructor led skills training and demonstration.
- Classroom lecture and group activities with Instructor feedback and interaction.
- Learning stations with various simulated clinical scenarios which encourage students to actively practice their acquired skills.
- Skills and knowledge enhancement pertaining to Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support.
- High level of professional competency and standardization.
- Convenient, cost-efficient and up to date.
- This course is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).
- ACLS Training card (valid for 2 years) – given upon successful class completion which includes demonstration and skills competency in all learning stations; passing the CPR and AED skills test, bag-mask ventilation skills test, Megacode test and a written test.
$150 for initial training, $105 for renewal training.