American Heart Association

Advance Cardio Life Support (ACLS)

The ACLS course is for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies.

This course teaches the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, high-performance teams, continuous high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute dysrhythmias, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS)

  • Updated to reflect new science in the 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR & ECC, as well as the 2019 Update to the 2018 ASA Ischemic Stroke Guidelines

  • This course is designed for healthcare professionals who direct or manage cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies; personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units; physicians, nurses, and paramedics; and others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements

Register for a class: 

You can renew your BLS with your ACLS. Save Time and Money. 

We will incorporate your BLS skills and Test with your ACLS class

Choose Location, Choose Date, Click Book and Do not forget to tick the " BLS Renewal" option during your ACLS  enrollment checkout. Discount applies automatically. 

ACLS Initial Certification

Small class sizes, less breaks, focus and direct to the point topics and discussions. One Day Accelerated. Full course. 

ACLS Re-Certification / Updates

A valid, not expired AHA ACLS card must be presented on the day of the class. 

ACLS Heartcode Online Course

Part 1 - Online Course and Exam  - $160

Part 2 and 3 Practice and Skills Test - $100

Package (part 1-3) - $250

If our schedule does not fit yours, we can work on your availability. 
Sites Physical Address: 
Milford, CT  -  554 Boston Post Rd. Suite 1- The                              Courtyard, Milford, CT 06460  
 
Gainesville, FL -  2531 NW 41st. Street, Suite B                                   Gainesville, FL 32606 
                           
Jersey City, NJ -   658 Newark Avenue Jersey City                                NJ 07306
Bergenfield, NJ - 81N Washington Avenue                                           Bergenfield NJ 07621
Livingston, NJ -    513 W Mt. Pleasant Avenue                                       Suite 222, Livingston NJ 07039
Queens NY -   224-15 Union Turnpike, 2nd Flr.                              Oakland Gardens NY 07039
Long Island NY - 6143 Jericho Turnpike,
                              Suite 301, Commack NY 11725                             

Classes are filling up quickly, so be sure to secure your place by completing the registration process. Class placement is not guaranteed until training fees are paid. Since seats are limited, All Training and Certification Fees are non-refundable. click to see our Cancellation/Refund Policy 
Length of Course: 

 

Initial Certification

Since all our classes are small sizes, and 1:1student-manikin ratio, skills check is faster. 

Our instructors are excellent and focusing on the important key points to help you easily understand ACLS. 

  • 1-day accelerated: The 1-day Accerated ACLS course  covers all the skills requires the  student to study, review the videos and  take the pre-test prior to class. Shorter breaks. We offer this course more regularly. 

 

ACLS Renewals/Updates done in 3-4 hours, depending on class size. 

The 1-day ACLS Renewal/Update program is for students renewing with current or recently expired cards (less than a year expired) who wish to remain certified. All renewals must present proof of valid or recent expired AHA ACLS card/ecard/certificate

Audience: 

 

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.

The ACLS courses cover:

  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED use

  • Science Overview

  • Team Dynamics

  • BLS and ACLS Surveys

  • Immediate Post-Cardiac Arrest Care

  • Airway Management/Respiratory Arrest

  • Peri-arrest Rhythms (Tachycardia, Bradycardia)

  • Arrest Rhythms (VF, PVT, PEA, Asystole)

  • Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)

  • Stroke

  • Megacode treatment

Coverage:

Course content: After completing the course, students should be able to:

  • Define systems of care

  • Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients

  • Discuss how the use of a rapid response team (RRT) or medical emergency team (MET) may improve patient outcomes

  • Discuss how the use of a rapid response team (RRT) or medical emergency team (MET) may improve patient outcomes

  • Discuss early recognition and management of ACS, including appropriate disposition

  • Discuss early recognition and management of stroke, including appropriate disposition

  • Recognize bradycardias and tachycardias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome

  • Perform early management of bradycardias and tachycardias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome

  • Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team

  • Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance

  • Recognize respiratory arrest

  • Perform early management of respiratory arrest

  • Recognize cardiac arrest

  • Perform prompt, high-quality BLS including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use

  • Perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care

  • Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team

Students must hold a Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider card to take the course. Students must pass a written exam and megacode skills test in order to qualify for an ACLS Provider Course Completion Card. 

Approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 12.00 Advanced CEHs, activity number 17-AMHA-F2-0119.

Continuing Education

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course; ECC Training Network

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 9.75 Advanced CEHs, activity number 16-AMHA-F2-0309.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Classroom-Based Update Course, ECC Training Network

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 4.75 Advanced CEHs, activity number 16-AMHA-F2-0310.

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills; emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

 

Please note that ACLS Initial by American Heart Association regular program is 10-12 hours. With Healthforce we try our best to complete the discipline within a day (6-10 hours),  depending on class size and shorten breaks. For classes more than 6 students may take 8-10 hours.  Usually we cater small class sizes, so expect to finish training in an average of 6-8 hours for initial, and 4-6 hours for renewal. To check out the expected class size on a certain schedule, clarifications or questions please do not hesitate to call us at 1-866-277-9593. 

 

The ACLS Initial course covers:

  • Basic life support skills

  • Early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest

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

  • Airway management

  • Related pharmacology

  • Mangement of acute coronary syndroms (ACS) and stroke

  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team and effective team dynamics

Textbook is required for the class. Any student who does not have the correct book or does not bring the book will have to purchase one on the day of the course. You have the option to purchase the required printed version OR the eBook (eBooks can take up to 24 hours to receive).

 

2020 AHA ACLS Provider Manual

SKU: 20-1106

 

Course teaching the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, high-performance teams, continuous high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute dysrhythmias, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS)

  • This manual includes the systematic approach to a cardiopulmonary emergency, effective team communication, and the ACLS cases and algorithms.

  •  Includes the ACLS Reference Card Set (#20-1120; also sold separately).

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HealthForce Training Center provides high quality training and the latest American Heart Association programs customized for health and non-health care providers. Our mission is to provide a fun and stress free learning experience that can equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to be confident with their medical care and emergency situations.

AHA Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA materials, do not represent income to the Association.

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