This course is intended for pre-hospital care providers and is jointly sponsored by Deaconess Hospital and Air Evac Lifeteam.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) 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. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.
ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.
Must have a current CPR for HCP card.
Current Deaconess employees must have approval from Deaconess Employee Education and Development in order to register for this course.