Advanced Cardiac Life
Support Course

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Continuing Education Course

This advanced course is designed for healthcare professionals who must function as a team to increase chances of survivability in cases of cardiac arrest, acute coronary syndrome (ACS), and stroke events. With a focus on cutting-edge science and new research, the ACLS class will give students the skills they’ll need to utilize when mere seconds count.

Initial Skills Assessments Include:

  • EKG rhythms and dysrhythmias
  • Pharmacodynamics for common ACLS drugs
  • Performance of high quality CPR and BVM ventilations


  • ACLS Initial Course: Approximately 12 hours (two days)
  • ACLS Update Course: Approximately 6 hours

Instructors: All instructors are current ACLS American Heart Association instructors.

Certification: ACLS course completion card is valid for two years.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Life Is Why
Lesson 2: Science of Resuscitation
Lesson 3: Systematic Approach
Lesson 4: High Quality BLS
Lesson 5: Airway Management
Lesson 6: Acute Coronary Syndrome
Lesson 7: Acute Ischemic Stroke
Lesson 8: Team Dynamics
Lesson 9: Megacode
Lesson 10: Post Cardiac Care
Lesson 11: Intraosseous Access