Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

EMS200 - 16.00 Hours

Description

Through the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course, you will enhance your skills in the treatment of adult victims suffering from cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. The American Heart Association's ACLS course emphasizes the importance of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the integration of effective CPR with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions. It also emphasizes effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Through the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course, you will enhance your skills in the treatment of adult victims suffering from cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. The American Heart Association's ACLS course emphasizes the importance of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the integration of effective CPR with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions. It also emphasizes effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • Paramedic certification or higher.

Topics

Basic Life Support (BLS) Primary Survey and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Secondary Survey+Airway Management+Defibrillation+Use of Medications+Cardioversion+Transcutaneous Pacing+1-rescuer CPR and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)+Immediate Post-Cardiac Arrest Care

Suggested Audience

Medical professionals who may be required to respond to a cardiovascular or cardiopulmonary emergency

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

CE through Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

Contact Information

Customer Care

EMS Programs
Phone: (979) 458-2998 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

EMS250+EMS285Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS)Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS)Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS)

Policies

TEEX Policies

All registrations and payments must be received no later than 15 business days prior to the start of class. No refunds will be allowed within 14 days of class.

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