Instructor-led, hands-on class format with an AHA ACLS Instructor You must complete the online Precourse Self-Assessment and Precourse Work prior to attending course.
Alpharetta, Georgia ACLS Provider Course Description
Safeguard CPR offers the ACLS Provider course for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel
in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units such as physicians,
nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other
requirements. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.
The AHA’s ACLS Provider course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
This is a must-have course for paramedics, nurses, respiratory therapists, and physicians. Learn how to lead and run a full arrest.
Walk out with the confidence to take charge and make a difference.
Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.
After successfully completing this 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 early recognition and management of Acute Coronary Syndrome (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
Mandatory Precourse Self-Assessment and Precourse Work Requirements
- All students must complete the Precourse Self-Assessment and achieve a score of at least 70% before taking the ACLS Course.
- Once a student has passed the Precourse Self-Assessment, they will gain access to the Precourse Work video lessons.
- All video lessons must be reviewed before entering the classroom.
- Students must print their successful Precourse Self-Assessment completion certificate and bring it with them
Alpharetta, Georgia ACLS Provider Course Cost
$200.00 (Payment must be received at least 24 hours prior to class time or $25 Walk-In fee applies. If paying less than 24 hours you must call for availability first.) This course is non-refundable.
Alpharetta, Georgia ACLS Provider Course Times
ACLS Provider Course Completion Requirements
You will be using your ACLS Provider Manual throughout the course.
- Pass the Adult High-Quality BLS Skills Test
- Pass the Bag-Mask Ventilation Skills Test with OPA/NPA insertion
- Demonstrate competency in learning station skills
- Pass the Megacode test
- Pass the open-resource exam with a minimum score of 84%
- An open-resource exam allows students the ability to use available resources, such as the ECC Handbook and Provider Manual, posters, algorithms, etc, to process information analytically but also to think independently and creatively with curriculum content.
Alpharetta Georgia ACLS Provider Course Estimated Time
Times are based on a recommended ratio of 6 students to 1 Instructor to 1 manikin or station
ACLS ILT Full Course: 10.25 – 11.25 hours without breaks
Successful completion is based on achievement of the core learning objectives rather than a prescribed instruction time.
Alpharetta, Georgia ACLS Provider Course Location
3442 Francis Rd Suite 110, Alpharetta, Georgia 30004