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Advanced: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

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The Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider Course is designed for health care providers (MD, PA, NP, EMT-P, RN, LPN, Respiratory Therapists/Technicians, Pharmacists) who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in the hospital or pre-hospital setting.

Through didactic instruction and active participation in simulated cases, students will enhance their skills in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiopulmonary arrest, acute arrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

Concepts covered include:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Survey
  • High-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • ACLS Survey
  • ACLS Algorithms (Pulseless Arrest, Bradycardia, Tachycardia, Acute Coronary)
  • Syndromes, Acute Ischemic Stroke and Return of Spontaneous Circulation
  • Effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • Immediate post-cardiac arrest care

Course details

Course is 12 to 16 hours and requires the 2015 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider Manual. The Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care is also recommended.

Requirements

ACLS full provider

  • Must bring a current ACLS manual (copyright 2016).
  • Bring the results of the pretest (found on page ii of the ACLS manual) when you attend class.

ACLS renewal

  • Must show a current American Heart Association ACLS card.
  • Bring the results of pretest (minimum score 84% – instructions found on page ii of the ACLS manual.
  • Bring a current ACLS manual (copyright 2016) when you attend class.

Card type: Electronic Course Completion Card

Competency: Maintain current provider status on a 2-year cycle.

Behaviors / skills:

  • Recognize and initiate early management of periarrest conditions
  • Demonstrate proficiency in BLS skills, including chest compressions and use of AED
  • Recognize and initiate early management of acute coronary syndromes and acute ischemic stroke
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills as a team member or team leader in a resuscitation event utilizing AHA guidelines and algorithms. Skills covering Mega Code Team Leader and BLS performance and a written test will be given. Must score at least 84%.

Contact Hours and CME Credit are offered.

To learn more and sign up

For more information email Robert.Morton@balladhealth.org.

Registering online

To sign up, all class participants must first pay for the class and then fill out the class registration form. After you have paid for the class, you will need your payment confirmation number to register for the class.

Pay for a class

ALL BALLAD HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS MUST REGISTER FOR CLASSES ON MY LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE (FROM THE BALLAD HEALTH INTRANET).


Accreditation

Ballad Health is an approved provider of nursing professional development by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation: Ballad Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT STATEMENT: Ballad Health CME designates this live activity for a maximum number of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for ACLS Provider and 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for ACLS Renewal. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

 

Classes & Programs

Cost: 
235.00

ACLS provider full class

  • If you need the book: $235
  • If you have the book: $190
  • EMS $45 Book / $10 card

ACLS renewal

  • If you need the book: $200
  • If you have the book: $160
  • EMS $45 Book / $10 card

Pay online

Contact: 

(423) 431-7147

Sessions

Session Start Date Time Location Register
ACLS Renewal (October 5) West Park Professional Building Monday, October 5, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM Holston Valley Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (october 6 - October 7) West Park Professional Building
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Holston Valley Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (October 13) Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (October 13) West Park Professional Building Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM Holston Valley Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (October 14 - October 15)
( 2 part series )
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Thursday, October 15, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (October 27 - October 28) BRMC
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Bristol Regional Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (October 29 - October 30)
( 2 part series )
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Friday, October 30, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (November 3 - November 4)
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
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Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (November 10) BRMC Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM Bristol Regional Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
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Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (November 11 - November 12) BRMC
( 2 part series )
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Thursday, November 12, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Bristol Regional Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (November 13) Friday, November 13, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
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Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (November 16 - November 17) West Park Professional Building
( 2 part series )
Monday, November 16, 2020
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Holston Valley Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
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Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (November 18) West Park Professional Building Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM Holston Valley Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
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Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (November 20) Friday, November 20, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
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Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (November 24 - November 25)
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
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(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (December 1 - December 2) BRMC
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Bristol Regional Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (December 3) BRMC Thursday, December 3, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM Bristol Regional Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
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Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (December 4) Friday, December 4, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
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Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (December 7 - December 8)
( 2 part series )
Monday, December 7, 2020
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
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Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (December 14) West Park Professional Building Monday, December 14, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM Holston Valley Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (December 15 - December 16)
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (December 15 - December 16) West Park Professional Building
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Holston Valley Medical Center
Limit 2 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (December 21 - December 22)
( 2 part series )
Monday, December 21, 2020
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (December 23) Wednesday, December 23, 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 5 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147