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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 2020 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
  • EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2021
  • Pick up a current ACLS book (2020)
  • Go to web site www.elearning.heart.org
  • Go to Courses and choose Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Scroll down to ACLS PRECOURCE SELF-ASSESSMENT
  • Click the Launch this course Button
  • You must create an account with American Heart to take the test
  • Complete online test with a minimum score of 70% and print
  • Bring Pre-Test and Book with you to 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
  • EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2021
  • Pick up a current ACLS book (2020)
  • Go to web site www.elearning.heart.org
  • Go to Courses and choose Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Scroll down to ACLS PRECOURCE SELF-ASSESSMENT
  • Click the Launch this course Button
  • You must create an account with American Heart to take the test.
  • Complete the online test with a minimum score of 84% and print
  • Bring your current Card, Pre-Test and Book with you to 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.

Ballad Health is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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 $50 Book / $10 card

ACLS renewal

  • If you need the book: $200
  • If you have the book: $160
  • EMS $50 Book / $10 card

Pay online

Contact: 

(423) 431-7147

Sessions

Session Start Date Time Location Register
ACLS Renewal (January 21) West Park Professional Building Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Limit 2 registrants
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(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (Janruary 25) Monday, January 25, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (January 28 - January 29) West Park Professional Building
( 2 part series )
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Friday, January 29, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (February 3) Wednesday, February 3, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (February 4 - February 5) West Park Professional Building
( 2 part series )
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Friday, February 5, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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(423) 431-7147
ACLS Provider (February 11 - February 12) MKT ST
( 2 part series )
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Friday, February 12, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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(423) 431-7147
ACLS Renewal (February 15) West Park Professional Building Monday, February 15, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (February 22) BRMC Monday, February 22, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (February 22) Monday, February 22, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (February 25 - February 26) MKT ST
( 2 part series )
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Friday, February 26, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (March 2 - March 3) West Park Professional Building
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (March 4 - March 5) MKT ST
( 2 part series )
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Friday, March 5, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (March 8 - March 9) BRMC
( 2 part series )
Monday, March 8, 2021
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (March 15 - March 16) MKT ST
( 2 part series )
Monday, March 15, 2021
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (March 18) Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (March 19) West Park Professional Building Friday, March 19, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (March 22) BRMC Monday, March 22, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (March 25) Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (March 25 - March 26) West Park Professional Building
( 2 part series )
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Friday, March 26, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (March 29 - March 30) West Park Professional Building
( 2 part series )
Monday, March 29, 2021
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (March 31) West Park Professional Building Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (April 1 - April 2) MKT ST
( 2 part series )
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Friday, April 2, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (April 5 - April 6) BRMC
( 2 part series )
Monday, April 5, 2021
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (April 7) West Park Professional Building Wednesday, April 7, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (April 8) BRMC Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (April 15 - April 16) West Park Professional Building
( 2 part series )
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Friday, April 16, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (April 19) Monday, April 19, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (April 20) BRMC Tuesday, April 20, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (April 21) West Park Professional Building Wednesday, April 21, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (April 26) West Park Professional Building Monday, April 26, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (April 27) BRMC Tuesday, April 27, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (April 29) Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (May 3 - May 4) West Park Professional Building
( 2 part series )
Monday, May 3, 2021
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (May 3 - May 4) MKT ST
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (May 7) West Park Professional Building Friday, May 7, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (May 10 - May 11) BRMC
( 2 part series )
Monday, May 10, 2021
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (May 17) West Park Professional Building Monday, May 17, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (May 17) Monday, May 17, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (May 18 - May 19) MKT ST
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (May 18) BRMC Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (May 20) West Park Professional Building Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (May 20) Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (May 27 - May 28) BRMC
( 2 part series )
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Friday, May 28, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (June 7 - June 8) MKT ST
( 2 part series )
Monday, June 7, 2021
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (June 14 - June 15) MKT ST
( 2 part series )
Monday, June 14, 2021
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (June16 - June 17) West Park Professional Building
( 2 part series )
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Thursday, June 17, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (June 16- June 17) BRMC
( 2 part series )
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Thursday, June 17, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (June 17 - June 18) MKT ST
( 2 part series )
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Friday, June 18, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (June 24) BRMC Thursday, June 24, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Renewal (June 30) BRMC Wednesday, June 30, 2021 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (july 6- July 7) BRMC
( 2 part series )
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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ACLS Provider (July 15- July 16) BRMC
( 2 part series )
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Friday, July 16, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
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