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Iowa Western Community College

Cardiac Training

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Initial Class

AHA’s ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?
Healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary
arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency
response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units such as physicians,
nurses, and paramedics.


COURSE COVERS
• 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 ACS and stroke
• Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

Open to EMS Providers, RNs, PAs, and Physicians. 16 CEHs

 

ACLS Adv Cardiac Life Support

The ACLS Course is designed to teach you the lifesaving skills required to be both a team member and a team leader in either an in-hospital or out-of-hospital setting. ACLS is an advanced, Instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. Fee $240

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
EMTEC 810*01 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus FS 07/07/2017 8:00AM-5:00PM Ashley Hall
2 sessions Call 712-325-3255

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EMTEC 810*02 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus FS 08/04/2017 8:00AM-5:00PM Ashley Hall
2 sessions Call 712-325-3255

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ACLS - Renewal

This program is intended to refresh and update healthcare providers in the skills and principles of ACLS as defined by the American Heart Association. Current ACLS certification is required. Fee $125

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
EMTEC 810R*01 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus S 07/22/2017 8:00AM-5:00PM Ashley Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

Register for this Class

EMTEC 810R*02 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus S 08/19/2017 8:00AM-5:00PM Ashley Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

Register for this Class

 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Renewal Class


AHA’s ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?
Valid ACLS Certification is required. This program is conducted to refresh and update healthcare providers in the skills and principles of ACLS as defined by the American Heart Association.

Open to EMS Providers, RNs, PAs, and Physicians. 8 CEHs

 

 

ACLS - Renewal

This program is intended to refresh and update healthcare providers in the skills and principles of ACLS as defined by the American Heart Association. Current ACLS certification is required. Fee $125

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
EMTEC 810R*01 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus S 07/22/2017 8:00AM-5:00PM Ashley Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

Register for this Class

EMTEC 810R*02 - CF17 Council Bluffs Campus S 08/19/2017 8:00AM-5:00PM Ashley Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

Register for this Class