Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) is a video-based, Instructor-led, advanced course, builds on the foundation of basic life support (BLS) skills. It emphasizes the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR and takes healthcare provider training to the next level highlighting 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.

  • Systematic approach
  • High-quality BLS
  • Airway management
  • Rhythm recognition
  • Defibrillation
  • Intravenous (IV)/intraosseous (IO) access (information only)
  • Use of medications
  • Cardioversion
  • Transcutaneous pacing
  • Team dynamics

Target audience: Healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies.

For Oct. 26 & 27 dates, please register with Cathie Roth at acls.iemea@gmail.com.

For Nov. 16 date, please register at ubccpd.ca/course/acls-apls-2017.

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