For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

ACLS Provider Course

Winter dates coming soon!

ACLS Recertification Course

Dates TBA

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The AHA's ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC). ACLS is for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies and for personnel in emergency response.

The ACLS course teaches:

  • 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

Course Attendance:
Student must show up on time and prepared for class. Any student who is more than 15 minutes late after the start of the class will be not permitted to attend and must re-schedule for another course.

Course Textbook:
Every course requires the student to have a textbook with them. If student does not have a textbook with them for their course, they will not be permitted to attend their course and must re-schedule for another course – no exceptions. The textbook can be a hard copy or an e-book. If using an e-book, make sure to bring your electronic device to the class.

The AHA ACLS Provider Manual can be purchased from:

American Heart Association
https://shopcpr.heart.org/

AED Superstore
https://www.aedsuperstore.com/

Laerdal Medical Corporation
www.laerdal.com

WorldPoint
www.eWorldPoint.com

Amazon
www.amazon.com

Course Cancellation, Refund, Re-Test and Re-Scheduling Policy

A full refund will ONLY be issued if a student cancels two (2) weeks prior to scheduled date. There will be no refunds issued for cancellations with less than a two week notice or for no-shows on the day of the course, for ANY reason.

Retesting:
Retesting of any skills or written portion of any traditional course will be free for any initial certification course. If a second re-test is required a $40.00 fee will be charged and must be paid in full prior to the retest being scheduled. Any failure during a recertification course will require the student to take an initial provider certification course at the full registration fee.

AHA Course Completion Card Replacements and AHA eCard Assistance:

Electronic Certification Card (eCard) Replacement/Assistance – If your eCard was claimed, then we can provide, via email, a PDF or JPG of your card for a $10 fee. If your card was not claimed and 90 days have passed since your certification class, then a $20 fee will be charged for any assistance necessary in order to locate your card. You must provide the date that you took your course/class. When students take ANY certification or class, it is SOLELY the responsibility of the learner to be attentive when eCard instructions are given. It is also the responsibility of the learner to enter an ACCURATE email address when supplying student information. The Drexel University Division of CNE cannot be responsible for errant information passed on by the student. If you do not receive your eCard within two (2) weeks after completing a course, please contact our Department at cnhp-cne@drexel.edu. These fees can ONLY be waived by decision of the AHA Training Center Coordinator.

THE DREXEL UNIVERSITY DIVISION OF CNE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL AND RESCHEDULE COURSES

Questions? Email cnhp-cne@drexel.edu

Fees

$290.00

Drexel faculty, staff, alumni and students contact cnhp-cne@drexel.edu for a discount code.

Hotel and Travel Info

Health Science Building, 60 N. 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Discounted Hotel Rates - Drexel University has discounted rates with hotels in Philadelphia. Please visit our list of Hotels with Drexel University Discount Rates. Please note: discount rates based on availability.

Map of Preferred Hotels of Drexel University
Directions to Drexel's University City Campus
Drexel's University City Campus Map

Speakers

Drexel AHA Instructors

Accreditation

The AHA’s ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC). ACLS is for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies and for personnel in emergency response.


REGISTER

Dates and Registration Coming Soon



SCHEDULE

9am-4pm