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Vanderbilt Resuscitation Program

ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

 
Course Description:
  • Covers skills such as defibrillation, airway management, rhythm recognition, IV access, use of medications, cardioversion, transcutaneous pacing, one-rescuer CPR/AED, and effective resuscitation team dynamics
Audience:
  • Emergency, intensive care, or critical care healthcare providers
Course Format:
  • Classroom based
  • Practice-while-watching video
  • Written examination
  • Skills evaluations
Course Length:
  • Renewal—5 hours
  • Initial—1.5 days
Completion Card & Contact Hours:
  • Completion card issued, good for 2 years
  • Renewal—3.5 contact hours
  • Provider—8.5 contact hours

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