CPR Certification, First Aid, BLS, PALS and ACLS recertification classes







ACLS Recertification (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)

This ACLS Recertification class is taught by a NREMT-Paramedic and an AHA Program Director. The prerequisites for this class is a current BLS card,(non-expired) ACLS Provider card and working knowledge of cardiac rhythms and ACLS pharmacology.

This is a one day class (approximately 5 hours). One-to-one instruction is available. Although the ACLS manual is not required, it is strongly recommended that the student purchase it before attending the class. The book is titled Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual, AHA, 2015.

ACLS Recertification course topics

  • Introduce the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for ACLS including CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • New science update (BLS and ACLS)
  • BLS skills competency testing (Adult CPR, use of an AED and bag-mask device)
  • Management of respiratory arrest (Airway management)
  • Recognition and early management of cardiac arrest
  • Management of ACS and stroke
  • ACLS pharmacology
  • Review of ACLS team concept approach
  • ACLS megacode/scenario practice
  • Written and practical examination