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Special Interest Sessions

Thursday, September 15, 2011
8:00am — 3:00pm

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

John Klatt
American Safety
Santee, CA

Synopsis

This one-day course uses the current American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) curriculum for the emergency evaluation and management of adult patients. The course will focus on the ACLS provider curriculum and certification. The course includes lectures, skills stations, and interactive case-based sessions. Upon successful completion of skills testing and a written exam, the participant will be issued an ACLS provider card. Pre-course preparation is necessary, and study materials will be provided.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. The participant is certified to provide advanced cardiac life support.
  2. At the conclusion of the course, the participant will be able to demonstrate effective communication as a member or leader of a resuscitation team and recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance.
  3. At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to manage cardiac and respiratory arrest until return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC), termination of resuscitation, or transfer of care.

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