Advanced Cardiac Life Support
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Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Learn ACLS entirely online - anywhere, anytime! Created by physicians and adheres to 2010 AHA guidelines.
4.8 (95 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,118 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
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
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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
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). 

Who is the target audience?
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Medical Students
  • Nursing and Allied Health Students
  • Emergency Responders
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 29 Lectures Collapse All 29 Lectures 02:04:33
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Introduction
1 Lecture 00:00
Introduction
1 page
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ACLS Manual
1 Lecture 00:00
ACLS Manual
73 pages
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Introduction
2 Lectures 01:30
Introduction
01:03

The First Assessment
00:27
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Basic Life Support
3 Lectures 09:55
Basic Life Support
01:46

2010 BLS Guideline Changes
02:05

BLS for Adults
06:04

BLS
7 questions
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Advanced Cardiac Life Support
6 Lectures 14:25
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
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Principles of Early Defibrillation
1 Lecture 02:57
Principles of Early Defibrillation, Using an Automated External Defibrillator
02:57
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Systems of Care
5 Lectures 07:41
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
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ACLS Cases
9 Lectures 13:05
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
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Request form for CME Credits
1 Lecture 00:02
Request form for CME Credits
00:02
About the Instructor
National Health Care Provider Solutions
4.5 Average rating
1,005 Reviews
26,227 Students
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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.