Advanced Cardiac Life Support

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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Expert Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2014 English

Course Description

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in the adult population with advanced interventions. This ACLS course is based on the latest guidelines which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously with a group process that enables efficiency and minimization of error.

This course will teach participants how to perform advanced emergency interventions as well as review foundation theories including Basic Life Support, Anatomy and Physiology of the Heart, the Resuscitation Team, a Systematic Approach, Life-Threatening Issues, Medical Devices, Bradycardia, Tachycardia, and much more.

The course package includes:

- ACLS Self-Assessments and Review Questions

- ACLS Lectures and Video Presentations

NOTE - This course is for training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). 

What are the requirements?

  • Current basic life support certification helpful (required for certification)
  • Healthcare background is helpful but not required
  • Critical Care experience is helpful but not required
  • No special equipment or materials required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • At the completion of this course, students will be prepared to take the certification examination for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • Learn the theories and techniques required to respond to life threatening emergencies in the adult population
  • Understand the AHA guideline derived algorithms
  • Be familiar with advanced lifesaving interventions such as advanced airway management, medications, and therapies

What is the target audience?

  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Medical Students
  • Nursing and Allied Health Students
  • Emergency Responders

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Curriculum

Introduction
1 page
Section 1: ACLS Manual
ACLS Manual
67 pages
Section 2: Introduction
Introduction
01:03
The First Assessment
00:27
Section 3: Basic Life Support
Basic Life Support
01:46
2010 BLS Guideline Changes
02:05
BLS for Adults
06:04
BLS
7 questions
Section 4: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Normal Heart Anatomy and Physiology
02:39
The ACLS Survey (A - B - C - D)
01:34
Airway Management, Basic Airway Adjuncts and Techniques, Advanced Airway Adjunct
04:52
Routes of Access
01:36
Pharmacological Tools
00:28
ACLS Skills Training Video
03:16
ACLS
8 questions
Section 5: Principles of Early Defibrillation
Principles of Early Defibrillation, Using an Automated External Defibrillator
02:57
Section 6: Systems of Care
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
02:37
Acute Coronary Syndrome
00:55
Acute Stroke
01:37
The Resuscitation Team
01:17
Education, Implementation, Teams
01:15
Systems of Care
6 questions
Section 7: ACLS Cases
Respiratory Arrest
01:39
Ventricular Fibrillation and Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia
01:27
Pulseless Electrical Activity and Asystole
02:08
Post-Cardiac Arrest Care
01:36
Symptomatic Bradycardia
01:20
Stable and Unstable Tachycardia
01:57
Acute Coronary Syndrome
00:50
Acute Stroke
02:08
ACLS Cases
5 questions
Next Steps - ACLS Certification Exam
1 page
Section 8: Request form for CME Credits
Request form for CME Credits
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Instructor Biography

National Health Care Provider Solutions (NHCPS) is the premier online provider of ACLS, PALS, BLS and CPR, AED & First Aid certification and re-certification.

All proceeds from the NHCPS support the efforts of the Disque Foundation, a nonprofit organization with a mission of advancing health care education to the under-served in the US and abroad. With the support of NHCPS, life support training has been made possible to the underserved in areas such as Haiti, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Panama, and the United States.

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