ACLS Instructor Course
The goal of the ACLS Instructor Course is to improve outcomes in complex cardiovascular, respiratory and other (e.g., metabolic, toxicology) emergencies by training Instructors in delivering and teaching core ACLS guidelines and encouraging critical thinking and decision-making strategies. Instructors will learn how to instruct students through Video and Scenario based course delivery and create an atmosphere for active participation in case-based scenarios. Help learners enhance their skills in differential diagnosis and treatment of pre-arrest, arrest and post-arrest patients.
The ACLS Instructor Course teaches information needed to instruct AHA's ACLS classroom courses and to conduct skills practice and skills testing sessions for ACLS. This course include:
- ACLS - Conducting ACLS Learning stations
- ACLS - Conducting Debriefings
- ACLS - Testing Stations
- ACLS - Training Center Specific Policies
ACLS Instructor Course covers planning and preparation for courses, instructing courses, conducting written exams and skills testing and keeping your ACLS Instructor status current. It includes general information about instructing AHA courses, followed by course-specific information.
IMPORTANT: Prior to taking this course, candidates must have a current course completion card in ACLS. Candidates also must have aligned with an AHA ACLS Training Center that is accepting new ACLS Instructors.
Upon successful completion of all steps, candidates receive an ACLS Instructor card, valid for two years. Features:
- Self-directed; available 24/7
- Certificate of completion available to print upon successful completion; certificate must be presented at the in person ACLS Instructor Course
- Access to course content for 12 months following activation of course key
- Course takes approximately EIGHT hours to complete
This course offers continuing education credit for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants and EMS.
There is a 10% fee charged on all class cancellations.
There is no refund for cancellations less than 7 days prior to the class start date.
If Southern Region (SREMSC) cancels the class a full refund will be issued (less any applicable course materials).
There are no fees incurred if the class is rescheduled for anoher date.