ACLS-EP goes beyond core ACLS training by offering critical thinking opportunities
for advanced, experienced healthcare professionals who use ACLS on a regular
basis. The goal is to improve outcomes in complex cardiovasular, respiratory
and other (e.g. metabolic, toxicologic) emergencies. Through cooperative
learning and active participation in case-based scenarios, learners enhance
their skills in the differential diagnosis and treatment of preaarest,
arrest and postarrest patients.
About the Course:
The ACLS EP class reflects 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular
Care. THe ACLS EP course has continued basis on:
- 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation/AHA Guidelines for Management
of ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
- 2012 ACCF/AHA Focused Update on Management of Patients With Unstable Angina/Non-ST-Elevation
Who Should Take This Course:
This course is for seasoned healthcare providers proficient in performing
BLS and ACLS skills; reading and interpeting ECG's; understanding
ACLS pharmacology; and who regularly lead or participate in emergency
assessment and treatment of prearrest, arrest or postarrest patients.
- Uses case-based scenarios to move beyond algorithms showing learners how
to apply critical thinking to reach a differential diagnosis and effectively
- More cases and info on pharmacology, toxicology, respiratory, and metabolic disease.
- Includes 68 scenarios: prehosital; ED; and inhospital scenarios, allowing
the course to be customized to meet needs of learners
- ACLS Provider exam is to be completed online on the AHA website before
class, you need to print certificate off and bring to class with you,
this allows learners more time to share and learn from peers.
This course is free for paramedics; King's Daughters RNs; and medical
staff members.The fee for all others is $250. Medics, RNs should have
at least 3 years experience.
You must turn in certificate from online test, successfully complete BLS,
Megacode and airway skills checkoffs at the beginning of class to be able
continue in class.
Students should pick training manuals up at least 72 hours in advance to
class. There is a minimum of 3 students per AHA guidelines or we will
have to cancel the class.
Team Members: Pick up is at CPR Training Center, 2432 Carter Ave. Ashland. You will need
to sign book out (Payroll deduction forms have to be filled out when checking
book out) If you fail to turn book back in at end of class you will be
charged for the book.
ACLS-EP is a benefit provided to King's Daughters Team Members at no charge.
Community: Pick up is at CPR Training Center, 2432 Carter Ave. Ashland. Course Fees
are due at the time manuals are picked up. Fees are non-refundable.
Tardiness: AHA courses adheres to strict instruction guidelines. Therefore, anyone arriving more than 10 minutes late to class will be denied