Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association (AHA)

Certification & Recertification, Online & Onsite Training Courses Available Throughout California (Northridge, Reseda, Granada Hills, and more!)

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – American Heart Association (AHA) 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. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

Choose from our on-site and online training programs, certification and recertification classes. Trainings are available throughout California (Northridge, Reseda, Granada Hills, North Hills, Van Nuys, Mission Hills, Encino, and more!)

Course Fee: $185

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ACLS Course Description

Los Angeles Career College offers American Heart Association Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification course. ACLS is created for healthcare professionals, who participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest. ACLS video-based, instructor-led, advanced course, which builds on the foundation of basic life support (BLS) skills the occupations needing the course include but is not limited to personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units. This class is for healthcare providers, taking ACLS courses for the first time. ACLS course reflects all the American Heart Association Guidelines. The certification course is a 100% classroom based course and takes 12 hours to complete and all the participants will be required to sit through the course. Upon completion of the course students will receive an AHA ACLS Certification Card.
Through instruction and active participation in case-based scenarios, learners will enhance their skills in the differential diagnosis and treatment of pre-arrest, arrest and post arrest patients. The specific and helpful information introduces professionals to utilization and delivery of the Heart and Stroke Foundation ACLS Provider Course. The course highlights the importance of high-performance team work, communication, as well as, systems of care during post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes.

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ACLS Course Content

Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED

Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest

Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia

Airway management

Related pharmacology

Management of ACS and stroke

Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team