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ACLS Provider 2-Day Class #39273

  • Categories: CPR Training

About This Event

  • Event Type:CPR Training
  • Max Capacity:16

The American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support course is totally redesigned for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of hospital. Through the ACLS course, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. ACLS emphasizes the importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival; the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions; and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation.

ACLS is based on simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active, hands-on participation through learning stations where students will practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as team leader. Realistic simulations reinforce the following key concepts: proficiency in basic life support care; recognizing and initiating early management of peri-arrest conditions; managing cardiac arrest; identifying and treating ischemic chest pain and acute coronary syndromes; recognizing other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke) and providing initial care; ACLS algorithms; and effective resuscitation team dynamics.

ACLS Pre-course Requirements

-- You must have a current ACLS Provider Manual before class.
-- Print your scores for the pre-course assessment tests and bring them with you to class. (Must bring pre-test to take class)
-- Review and understand the information in the BLS for Healthcare Providers manual. The resuscitation scenarios require that your BLS skills and knowledge are current. You will be tested on adult 1-rescuer CPR and AED skills at the beginning of the ACLS Provider Course. You will not be taught how to do CPR or how to use an AED. You must know this in advance.
-- Review, understand, and complete the ECG and Pharmacology pre-course assessment tests on the ACLS student CD. You will not be taught how to read or interpret ECGs in the course, nor will you be taught details about ACLS pharmacology.
-- Review and understand the information in your ACLS Provider Manual. Pay particular attention to the 10 core cases in Part 4.
-- Complete all items on the pre-course checklist that came with your ACLS Provider Manual.

Course Manuals & Fees

Students should pick up their training manuals at least 72 hours in advance of class.

-- Team Members/Community Members: Pick up is at the CPR Training Center, 2432 Carter Ave., Ashland.

Fees are due at the time manuals are picked up. Fees are non-refundable.

AHA Courses adhere to strict instruction timelines. Therefore, anyone arriving more than 10 minutes late to class will be denied participation.

The ACLS Provider Class is a two-day course. You are registering for both days.

Contact Information:

Kim Howard (606) 408-9297 or

  • Price: $225.00
  • Registration Instructions:

    Course Fees are due at the time manuals are picked up.  Fees are non refundable.  The 2 day ACLS class is a benefit provided to KDMC Team Member's at no charge.

    48 hour cancellation policy.


    Per AHA guidelines a minimum of 3 students is required or we will have to cancel the class.

    KDMC Policy E (37)

    Come to the course on time.  The AHA courses adhere to very strict timelines for instructions and begin within 10 minutes of the class beginning key concepts and hands on learning.  Therefore, team members/students that arrive more than 10 minutes late for the course wil not be allowed to attend.