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Electronic equivalent to the ACLS Instructor Manual provides information for teaching the ACLS Course on an initial or update basis, including classroom-based and blended-learning options.

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This course teaches the importance of preventing cardiac arrest, high-performance teams, continuous high-quality CPR, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest care, acute dysrhythmias, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS)

Updated to reflect new science in the 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR & ECC, as well as the 2019 Update to the 2018 ASA Ischemic Stroke Guidelines
Electronic equivalent to the ACLS Instructor Manual provides information for teaching the ACLS Course on an initial or update basis, including classroom-based and blended-learning options.
This course is designed for healthcare professionals who direct or manage cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies; personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units; physicians, nurses, and paramedics; and others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements
Course contents:
After completing the 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 how the use of a rapid response team (RRT) or medical emergency team (MET) may improve patient outcomes
Discuss early recognition and management of 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