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Philadelphia, PA

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Who should take this course?

Healthcare providers such as: physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency.


ACLS Course

Philadelphia, PA

Philly ACLS Course Content Overview

  • American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device and use of an (AED)

  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest

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

  • Airway management

  • Related pharmacology

  • Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke

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

About Our Philly ACLS Course

The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) course at our Logan Square, Philly location is intended for healthcare workers who direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient.

The course emphasizes the importance of good CPR to patient survival, the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions, and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation. 

Mandatory Pre-Course Requirements

The AHA requires all students taking ACLS to complete the Pre-Course Self-Assessment and Precourse Work.

  • After registration, students will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to do the Pre-Course Work.

  • You can take the exam over until a passing grade is achieved.

  • You MUST print or email a copy of your precourse certificate with your name on it before entering the class. If emailing, please send a copy to:

ACLS In-Person - Philadelphia

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