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The American Heart Association ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

This Advanced Cardiac Life Support course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS). 

Features
  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage Active participation
  • Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills

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

IMPORTANT: MANDATORY PRECOURSE ASSESMENT

The American Heart Association now requires that students must complete the mandatory precourse self-assessment before they can attend the ACLS course (Please see link below). They must achieve a score of 70% or higher. You have unlimited chances to pass the precourse self assessment, so you can attempt it as many times as neccessary. Students must print their completion certificate and bring it to their ACLS class. This assessment can only be taken on a PC (Mac or Windows). You must print out your results and bring them with you to class to present them to your instructor.

To access the Precourse assesmet, click the link below: 

http://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/AHAECC/ecc.jsp?pid=ahaecc.studentlanding

Enter the code "acls15" in the box on the webpage, to get started with the course. Call us on 347-961-1341 if you have any questions or you can email us at info@easterncpr.com 

 

NEED BLS TOO? No worries, we've got you covered. With the AHA blended learning option, you can complete the knowledge portion of BLS online, and then you'll complete the hands-on practice portion when you come in for your ACLS class, and we will issue you both your BLS and ALCS card the same day upon successful completion. AHA charges $28.50 for the online portion and we charge $55 for the hands-on skills session. Just select "Yes" for "Add BLS skills session" when you register below. Complete the BLS online portion here: https://onlineaha.org/index.html. Bring your BLS online completion confirmation with you to the ACLS class. Feel free to call us on 347-961-1341 if you have any questions or you can email us at info@easterncpr.com 

   

The American Heart Association ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

This Advanced Cardiac Life Support course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS). 

Features
  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage Active participation
  • Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills

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

IMPORTANT: MANDATORY PRECOURSE ASSESMENT

The American Heart Association now requires that students must complete the mandatory precourse self-assessment before they can attend the ACLS course (Please see link below). They must achieve a score of 70% or higher. You have unlimited chances to pass the precourse self assessment, so you can attempt it as many times as neccessary. Students must print their completion certificate and bring it to their ACLS class. This assessment can only be taken on a PC (Mac or Windows). You must print out your results and bring them with you to class to present them to your instructor.

To access the Precourse assesmet, click the link below: 

http://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/AHAECC/ecc.jsp?pid=ahaecc.studentlanding

Enter the code "acls15" in the box on the webpage, to get started with the course. Call us on 347-961-1341 if you have any questions or you can email us at info@easterncpr.com 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ACLS RENEWAL STUDENTS: American Heart Association requires that you have the current textbook - with the 2015 guidelines. The 2010 guidelines are outdated and no longer accepted. You can bring your own 2015 book to the class if you have one. If you do not have it, you can either select "Add textbook" when you register below or you may purchase one when you come to the class. The textbook is a compulsory requirement for participation in the class. If you do have one with you on the day of the class, you will need to purchase one at the class. Price for textbook is $40. 

 

NEED BLS TOO? No worries, we've got you covered. With the AHA blended learning option, you can complete the knowledge portion of BLS online, and then you'll complete the hands-on practice portion when you come in for your ACLS class, and we will issue you both your BLS and ALCS card the same day upon successful completion. AHA charges $28.50 for the online portion and we charge $55 for the hands-on skills session. Just select "Yes" for "Add BLS skills session" when you register below. Complete the BLS online portion here: https://onlineaha.org/index.html. Bring your BLS online completion confirmation with you to the ACLS class. Feel free to call us on 347-961-1341 if you have any questions or you can email us at info@easterncpr.com

This course is for persons outside the medical field who need certification in CPR to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Also ideal for individuals who desire to learn lifesaving techniques.

The audience for this class includes: Fitness trainers, Security personnel and others outside the medical field who need CPR (without First Aid) to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. This class is also ideal for parents, grandparents, babysitters, guardians and anyone else who wishes to learn how to respond to cardiac emergencies (CPR/AED) and breathing problems (choking).

PLEASE NOTE that this class does not cover First Aid and will not meet the requirement for many people who work in childcare and some other professions. If employer or state regulations require you to have First Aid as well as CPR/AED, please click herehere or here

Topics covered include:

  •       High-quality CPR
  •       The Cardiac Chain of Survival
  •       Use of the AED
  •       Relief of choking for Adult, Child and Infant

NOTE: You only need to click on one date. The entire class is completed in one session.

This course covers CPR/AED and First Aid. It is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs certification in CPR and First Aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

The audience for this class includes: child care workers, nannies, daycare staff, teachers, senior care givers, foster care workers, camp counselors, youth organizations and coaches for children’s sports organizations or anyone else outside the medical field who needs CPR and First Aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. The class is also ideal for parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians.

Topics covered include:

  •       High-quality CPR
  •       The Cardiac Chain of Survival
  •       Use of the AED
  •       Relief of choking for Adult, Child and Infant
  •       Sudden Illnesses - Diabetic emergencies, Allergic reactions, Poisoning, Seizures, Fever, Stroke, Shock etc     
  •       Wounds, Burns, Concussions, Injuries to Muscles, Bones and Joints 
  •       Controlling external bleeding
  •       Heat cramps, Heat exhaustion, Heat stroke
  •       Hypothermia, Frostbite

NOTE: You only need to click on one date. The entire class is completed in one session.

This course is for persons outside the medical field who need certification in CPR to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Also ideal for individuals who desire to learn lifesaving techniques.

The audience for this class includes: Fitness trainers, Security personnel and other professions outside the medical field who need CPR (without First Aid) to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. 

PLEASE NOTE that this class does not cover First Aid and will not meet the requirement for many people who work in childcare and some other professions. If employer or state regulations require you to have First Aid as well as CPR/AED, please click herehere or here

Topics covered include:

  •       High-quality CPR
  •       The Cardiac Chain of Survival
  •       Use of the AED
  •       Relief of choking for Adult, Child and Infant

NOTE: You only need to click on one date. The entire class is completed in one session.

This course covers CPR/AED and First Aid. It is for anyone outside the medical field who needs CPR and First Aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. The class is also ideal for individuals who dont need it for a job, but desire to be trained and certified in lifesaving techniques. 

Topics covered include:

  •       High-quality CPR
  •       The Cardiac Chain of Survival
  •       Use of the AED
  •       Relief of choking for Adult, Child and Infant
  •       Sudden Illnesses - Diabetic emergencies, Allergic reactions, Poisoning, Seizures, Fever, Stroke, Shock etc     
  •       Wounds, Burns, Concussions, Injuries to Muscles, Bones and Joints 
  •       Controlling external bleeding
  •       Heat cramps, Heat exhaustion, Heat stroke
  •       Hypothermia, Frostbite

NOTE: You only need to click on one date. The entire class is completed in one session.

This BLS course is designed for healthcare providers. Topics covered include:

 

  •       High-quality CPR
  •       The AHA Chain of Survival
  •       1-Rescuer CPR/AED for Adult/Child/Infant
  •       2-Rescuer CPR/AED for Adult/Child/Infant
  •       Bag-mask techniques for Adult, Child and Infant
  •       Rescue breathing for Adult, Child and Infant
  •       Relief of choking for Adult, Child and Infant
  •       Intro to CPR with an Advanced Airway

 

The BLS for Healthcare providers course is a compulsory job requirement for most healthcare providers - Physicians, nurses, paramedics, EMTs, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, dentists and dental assistants, physician’s assistants, residents or fellows, medical or nursing students in training, aides, medical or nursing assistants, phlebotomists and other allied health personnel.

This BLS course is designed for healthcare providers. PLEASE NOTE: The renewal course is intended only for students who have an American Heart Association certificate card that is still current, and only wish to take a class to renew it. You must bring your current card to the class as proof. If your card has expired, or this is your first time taking a BLS class, please register for the BLS for Healthcare Providers (original).

Topics covered include:

 

  •       High-quality CPR
  •       The AHA Chain of Survival
  •       1-Rescuer CPR/AED for Adult/Child/Infant
  •       2-Rescuer CPR/AED for Adult/Child/Infant
  •       Bag-mask techniques for Adult, Child and Infant
  •       Rescue breathing for Adult, Child and Infant
  •       Relief of choking for Adult, Child and Infant
  •       Intro to CPR with an Advanced Airway

 

The BLS for Healthcare providers course is a compulsory job requirement for most healthcare providers - Physicians, nurses, paramedics, EMTs, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, dentists and dental assistants, physician’s assistants, residents or fellows, medical or nursing students in training, aides, medical or nursing assistants, phlebotomists and other allied health personnel.

This course covers First Aid instruction and skills practice. It is for anyone who needs certification in First Aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

Topics covered include:

  •       Sudden Illnesses - Diabetic emergencies, Allergic reactions, Poisoning, Seizures, Fever, Stroke, Shock etc
  •       Wounds, Burns, Concussions, Injuries to Muscles, Bones and Joints 
  •       Controlling external bleeding
  •       Heat cramps, Heat exhaustion, Heat stroke
  •       Hypothermia, Frostbite

NOTE: You only need to click on one date below. The entire class is completed in one session. Each session lasts about two and half hours or less.