AHA ACLS 1 Day Initial Certification AHA ACLS 1 Day Initial Certification January 22, 2019 (INCLUDES the New 2015 Provider Manual and FREE BLS!) 9 AM to 9 PM at Saving American Hearts, Inc. 6165 Lehman Drive Suite 202 Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Initial Certification class of the American Heart Association is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. We will teach you all the information you need to successfully manage a cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, heart attack and stroke. The cost of this course is $275. Please register and pay for your class at: http://www.savingamericanhearts.com/ahaadcalisua9.html You'll learn the ACLS Algorithms, drug dosages and usage, how to successfully perform cardioversion, defibrillate and perform external pacing as well as basic CPR, using a bag mask device and an AED. The course includes watching the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) full course video, learning stations for Basic Life Support (BLS), CPR and the use of an AED. You will actively participate in the learning stations for the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) algorithms, review of medications used in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, how to manage respiratory emergencies and insert and manage advanced airway devices. You will practice hands on techniques before taking the written exam and the hands on skills testing portion of the class. At the end of the class you will take a written test of 50 questions and successfully perform as a team leader in a case scenario. Upon completion of the course, learners will receive an American Heart Association ACLS Provider course completion card via mail from our American Heart Association training center within 5-7 days. Skills to be practiced during the course include: • BLS and ACLS Surveys • Airway Management • Rhythm Recognition • Defibrillation • IV Access (information only) • Use of Medications • Cardioversion • Transcutaneous Pacing • 1-rescuer CPR and AED • Team Resuscitation Concept (Team Leader and Team Member) • Immediate Post-Cardiac Arrest Care • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED use • Science Overview (Update Course) • Team Dynamics • Respiratory Arrest • Peri-arrest Rhythms (Tachycardia, Bradycardia) • Arrest Rhythms (VF, PVT, PEA, Asystole) • Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) • Stroke • Megacode treatment • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device and use of an AED • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team • Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics • Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest • Related pharmacology The American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed to teach you the lifesaving skills required to be both a team member and a team leader in either an in-hospital or an out-of-hospital setting. Because the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course covers extensive material in a short time, you will need to prepare for the course beforehand. Pre-course Requirements: You need to take the Pre-course Self-Assessment on the Student Website (www.heart.org/eccstudent). Then print your score and bring it with you to class. If you have printer issues, just take a picture with your phone and bring that to class. I can print it. If you have any questions about the course please call or email Catherine Brinkley at [email protected] or call (719) 551-1222.