AHA ACLS Certification
American Heart Association Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (AHA ACLS) Certification
This is a 2-day certification course for healthcare professionals, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Medical Doctors, etc.
Duration: 5.5 hrs, 2 Days
Contact Hours: 12 CE
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This course includes a lecture portion, and several skills stations. Don’t panic! Our instructors are friendly, and will make the class fun. Once you review our study guides, and ease into the class, you’ll enjoy learning arrhythmias, and their appropriate interventions!
Do you need this course?
Yes, you need this class – if you take care of adult patients, work in the hospital, or you are applying for clinical positions in the adult setting!
You will learn to initiate resuscitation for the adult in cardiac arrest, and designate roles during a Mega Code in the hospital. You will learn to quickly recognize life threatening rhythms on the monitor, and intervene.
AHA ACLS Textbook 2010 ECC
Do I need to purchase the AHA Textbook for my AHA Certification Course?
You need to bring this textbook with you to class. You can borrow it from your hospital/ facility. You can purhcase it online, and our office has copies available.
How do I purchase a textbook from your company?
Call us at 866 266 2229, or place your order ONLINE by clicking on this link. You can choose if you need shipping. You can pick it up at one of our offices.
Study Guides –
FREE Study Guides INCLUDED
[/restab][restab title=”Objectives”][dropcap]A[/dropcap]t the end of the first day of this course, the student learner will be able to:
Identify and locate on a 12 lead ECG a STEMI
Identify a Bundle Branch Block and its location
Identify the basic arrhythmias and their interventions
Identity the signs and symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome.
State the interventions for ischemic chest pain.
State the fibrinolytics that can be used as clot busters.
Discuss the procedures used to improve coronary blood flow.
The student will further be able to:
Identify two types of strokes and their interventions.
Describe the single most important diagnostic test for patients with a possible stroke.
Describe a rapid assessment of a patient suspected of stroke.
Describe the signs and symptoms of a patient suspected of stroke.
Discuss the classifications of strokes.
[dropcap]U[/dropcap]pon the completion of the second day, the learner will be able to:
Simulate a team leader and a team member
Simulate airway management
Verbalize the steps to assist in intubation
Verbalize 5 steps in confirming ET tube placement
Verbalize the definition of ROCS
Verbalize the Hs and Ts with the signs and symptoms and interventions
Verbalize the four interventions for Bradycardia
Verbalize the technique of managing the pacemaker
Discuss an unstable tachycardia and the steps in cardioversion
Discuss a stable tachycardia and appropriate drug interventions
Verbalize the time frame required to initiate stroke interventions
Discuss the signs and symptoms of ACS and interventions
Discuss the signs and symptoms of acute stroke and interventions.
Discuss therapeutic hypothermia.
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