The ACLS Update Course (1 day), taught according to the 2015 guidelines, is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, have completed at least one ACLS Provider Course, and are required to renew their ACLS certification for their job description or job requirement.

This course will focus on strengthening and enhancing the team leader skills of the healthcare provider in various cardiac and respiratory scenarios. Instruction includes cognitive and performance standards of emergency cardiac and respiratory care through simulation scenarios, practical hands on experience, and team leader practice. Classes fill up quickly! If you know that you are due to renew, we suggest that you register for a class as soon as possible. If you are an EMMC employee, please contact your unit educator for a book.

Requirements for taking this course:

  1. Current ACLS Provider Card

  2. Current AHA CPR Healthcare Provider Card

  3. Course Preparation Checklist

  4. Bring completed Pre-Test to the Course (must present at registration to gain entry to course)

If you are unable to attend you must submit a request in writing by fax, e-mail or mail to Clinical Education at least 10 days before the class to have the course tuition reimbursed. A refund processing fee of 15% will be deducted from the paid tuition for all refunds. Manuals that have been sent to participants and have been opened are not refundable and the cost of the book will not be refunded. Those who do not cancel may request to have their tuition transferred to another class providing there is space and all prerequisites are met as outlined above.