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.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
- Paramedic certification or higher.
TopicsBasic 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
Medical professionals who may be required to respond to a cardiovascular or cardiopulmonary emergency
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsCE through Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)