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ACLS CERTIFICATION WITH ACLS EDU

At the onset of a cardiac emergency, time is life. A heart attack can strike at any moment, and the effects can be devastating. ACLS certification is worth it to provide life-saving care and maximizing a patient's chance of survival. ACLS EDU offers AHA approved and accredited ACLS classes to teach you everything you need to know to help save lives.

ACLS Certification Course Information

ACLS certification is geared towards healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies or personnel in emergency response. Upon successful completion of the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) class, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct ACLS course.

Additional Information

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor-led course teaches students the importance of preventing cardiac arrest. Students will learn advanced medical skills necessary for ACLS certification, including recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS). The ACLS class also outlines working in high-performance teams, administering early and continuous CPR, and delivering high-quality post-cardiac arrest care.

CEU HOURS

The ACLS certification course is a continuing education activity approved by the American Heart Association, a CAPCE accredited organization. CAPCE Activity Number: 20-AMHA-F3-0040 This CE activity is accredited for 9.75 Advanced CEH by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE). Upon completion of the ACLS class, students will be issued Same Day ACLS CEUs, and students may claim the continuing education units via email.

ACLS Class Requirements

Students attending the ACLS certification course must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or with an adult
  • Purchase the 2020 ACLS Provider Manual or eBook
  • Select an instructor-led ACLS class location
  • Provide a First Name, Last Name, Email, and Phone Number
  • Be on time for classes – Tardiness of 15 minutes or less considered
  • Cancel within 48 hours of your class date for a full refund or reschedule twice

ACLS Provider Course Completion eCard, valid for two years

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FAQs

Why Train with ACLS EDU?

At the onset of a cardiac emergency, time is life. A heart attack can strike at any moment, and the effects can be devastating. ACLS certification is worth it to provide life-saving care and maximizing a patient's chance of survival. ACLS EDU offers AHA approved and accredited ACLS classes to teach you everything you need to know to help save lives.


Who needs to become ACLS certified?

First responders and healthcare professionals who work in critical and emergency care are required to be ACLS certified. Although you may not be a cardiovascular specialist, ACLS certification is still valuable in any healthcare profession.


How do I become ACLS certified?

Students must attend and complete an accredited ACLS certification course to become certified. A typical ACLS class curriculum is structured around hands-on exercises and emergency simulations to prepare you for life-threatening, on-the-job situations.

 

How do I get an ACLS certificate?

After completing the ACLS certification course, students are evaluated according to AHA guidelines. Upon passing the evaluation, students are issued an ACLS Provider Course Completion eCard that is valid for two years. 


Where do I take an ACLS certification course?

ACLS EDU offers industry-leading ACLS courses led by award-winning instructors to help you master the skills for ACLS certification. We provide multiple class dates and training sites across southern California to accommodate your schedule. Students may choose onsite training classes or an online ACLS course presented via Zoom in the comfort of your home. Online classes require attending an additional Skills Session to perform skills at a separate training site or at home with required hands-on equipment. Our online ACLS class brings industry-leading training right to your home. Classes are now available in all 50 states to best suit your needs.


How do I renew my ACLS certification?

ACLS certification is valid for two years and requires recertification. If your certification expires, you will need to retake the initial ACLS class. Many healthcare professions will not allow you to work on the unit if your certification has lapsed, so don’t delay your recertification. ACLS EDU takes away the stress of renewing your certification with our ACLS renewal courses, available online and at AHA-approved training sites.

 

Ready to take an ACLS Class?

ACLS EDU provides you with high quality online and in-person training that is taught by experienced healthcare educators. We are dedicated to help you grow in your career and professional development to give you the skills and confidence you need to care for your patients in emergency situations. Take the next step. Contact us today to learn more about our ACLS certification classes and sign up for a course near you.


 

ACLS EDU provides online, onsite, blended and classroom American Heart Association BLS, ACLS & PALS certification courses.