We offer the following courses:

 

ACLS Provider Course (1 1/2 Days):


This is an introductory ACLS Course directed towards health care professionals interested in learning how to recognize and manage cardiac emergencies and cardiac arrest . The course consists of an interactive review lecture, then small group workshops in airway management, defibrillation/cardioversion/external pacing, dysrhythmia recognition, and simulated cardiac arrest management. Participants successfully completing the course will receive an ACLS Provider Card.

Prerequisites:

1- BLS for healthcare providers
2- Obtain and read ACLS manual
3- Complete the pre-course assessment on HSFC Website
4- Good knowledge of rhythm recognition and ACLS drugs training, basics of ECG and rhythm interpretation.

ACLS Recertification Course (1 Day):


This course is an update for those who have already taken a previous ACLS provider or update course. The latest evidence from the literature as well as any recent changes to the ACLS guidelines will be discussed. Workshops will occur in airway management, dysrhythmias, defibrillator/external pacer use, and simulated cardiac arrest management. Participants successfully completing the course will receive an ACLS Provider Card.

Prerequisites:

1- BLS for healthcare providers
2- Obtain and read ACLS manual
3- Complete the pre-course assessment on HSFC Website
4- Good knowledge of rhythm recognition and ACLS drugs training, basics of ECG and rhythm interpretation.

ACLS Instructor Course (1 1/2 Days):


Prerequisites

  1. Must be an experienced health care provider whose daily occupations or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of ACLS.
  2. Must have successfully completed an ACLS provider course in accordance with current guidelines.
  3. Must be actively involved in providing ACLS skills on a regular basis.
  4. Must have excellent ACLS provider skills and knowledge at an Instructor level.

Course Objectives

  1. To help participants develop teaching and evaluation techniques related to ACLS provider skills.
  2. Introduce participants to the principles and organization of ACLS education.

Course Content

  1. Group discussions on: a) Updated ACLS Guidelines, b) organizing ACLS courses, and c) teaching techniques and
    principles of adult education.
  2. Small group teaching and evaluation workshops in: airway management, electrical therapy, dysrhythmias and simulated cardiac arrest scenarios

Successful Course Completion:

  1. skills and knowledge of ACLS at an Instructor level, and
  2. effective teaching and evaluating techniques

 


 


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