One Community Place
South Deerfield, MA 01373-7328
The goal of ACLS EP is improving outcomes in complex cardiovascular, respiratory, and other (e.g., metabolic or toxicologic) emergencies by expanding on core ACLS guidelines using critical thinking and decision-making strategies. Through instruction and active participation in case-based scenarios, students enhance their skills in the differential diagnosis and treatment of pre-arrest, arrest, and post-arrest patients.
The classroom-based ACLS EP course is intended for seasoned healthcare providers who are proficient in performing BLS and ACLS skills, reading and interpreting ECGs, and understanding ACLS pharmacology, and who regularly lead or participate in emergency assessment and treatment of pre-arrest, arrest, or post-arrest patients.
This audience includes:
The course director may also allow other professionals who are deeply involved in the field of resuscitation to participate, including scientists, educators, and researchers.
In order to take this course, students must pass a precourse examination with a grade of 84% or higher. The ACLS EP Exam Key (EC15-1411) must be purchased separately.
Concepts and skills covered in ACLS EP include:
Students who successfully complete the course will be able to:
Providers who successfully complete the ACLS EP course receive a course completion card valid for two years.