Heart and Stroke Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
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Breath for Life invites you to take your Heart and Stroke ACLS course in a learner-centered, hands-on and educational environment. This course is delivered in a supportive and team-focused atmosphere with an emphasis placed on success. The ACLS course builds on the foundation of BLS Provider skills and explores, through training and practice, the various ACLS treatment algorithms. It highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics, communication and the recognition and treatment of acute coronary syndrome, cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute arrhythmias and stroke. This course is taught by experienced health-care professionals who will support you in your learning. Check out the renewal course.
The electronic-certificate issued by the Heart and Stroke is valid for two (2) years.
ACLS Course Details
- Time: See times below
- Length: 2 days
- Cost: $375+ GST= $393.75 (Price Includes: Compulsory Manual with Pocket Reference Cards)
- Note: Breath for Life reserves the right to reschedule this course if a minimum number of four (4) students is not met as per Heart and Stroke guidelines.
- Course Topics
ACLS Course Pre-requisites
- Current Heart and Stroke Foundation BLS Provider course completion card: BLS Provider Course Dates
- Complete the Mandatory Pre-course Self-Assessment: You may access the self-assessment by selecting this link. The passing score for the self-assessment is 70% or higher. Students may take the Pre-course Self-Assessment as many times as needed to achieve a passing score or to challenge their previous score.
Learning Outcomes Include:
- Perform high-quality CPR
- Understand and interpret basic arrhythmias – bradycardias, tachycardias and cardiac arrest
- Implement treatment decisions, including medications, for acute coronary syndrome, cardiac arrest, bradycardia, tachycardia and stroke.