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ACLS Provider | Saskatoon - June 3, 2024

ACLS Provider | Saskatoon - June 3, 2024

Regular price $450.00 CAD
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Please register for this course on the Heart and Stroke Portal here BEFORE registering for your course through SIMS to avoid booking into a full course.

PLEASE NOTE: Current Heart & Stroke BLS Provider certification required (Current within 12 months)

 Course Overview

9:00am - 4:00pm

ACLS Provider is designed specifically for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies, and who will regularly use ACLS skills within their scope of practice. This advanced course builds on skills and knowledge acquired on our Basic Life Support (BLS) course. The course gives students the opportunity to practice and demonstrate proficiency in continuous, high-quality CPR, high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes. Students practice the application of these and other skills in simulated cases and will practice both team leader and team member roles.

An advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team management of a cardiac arrest, team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. This course gives you an opportunity to practice and develop proficiency in resuscitation skills in both team lead and team member roles.

Course Content

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to practice and demonstrate proficiency in the following skills used in resuscitation:

  • Total course takes approximately 14-16 hours
  • The first portion of the course will be completed via online videos
  • Manuals are available at an additional cost
  • 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

Intended Audience

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies.

This course is designed for personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for their job or other requirements.

Prerequisites

  1. Current Heart & Stroke BLS Provider certification required (Current within 12 months)
  2. ACLS pre-course self-assessment certificate. Requires a passing score of 70% or higher to print certificate. (Must be completed prior to attending the in-person class)
  3. ACLS Videos

Course Completion Card

  • Course Completion Card is issued by the Heart & Stroke Foundation
  • Completion card expires two years from date of issue
  • Completion card is accessible by logging onto student account on Heart & Stroke Portal

CME/CPD Credits

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

    Eligible for two (2) credits per hour under Section 2 of the MOC Program as “Traineeships”.

  • College of Family Physicians of Canada

    Eligible for two Mainpro+ Certified credits per hour.

  • Other Colleges / Regulatory Bodies

    Heart & Stroke courses are recognized across Canada. We are committed to continuous assessment and accreditation. Check with your college or professional affiliation to see if this course is eligible for credits.

This course is for the Saskatoon location ONLY. If you want to take the course in Regina, please go to this page and look for the correct course.

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