Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification

Course Information

Course Code

RS812

Instruction Method

In class- please see prerequisites

Fee

please see table below

Length

6.5 hours- Start and end times dependant on course location. Please see prerequisites for important course details and information.

Instructor(s)

Dr. Marcos Silva, MD, FRCPC (Medical Director)

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Recognize and initiate early management of periarrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome
  • Demonstrate proficiency in providing BLS care, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating automated external defibrillator (AED) use
  • Recognize and manage respiratory arrest
  • Recognize and manage cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post-cardiac arrest care
  • Recognize and initiate early management of ACS, including appropriate disposition
  • Recognize and initiate early management of stroke, including appropriate disposition
  • Demonstrate effective communication as a member or leader of a resuscitation team and recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance

Evaluation Method

  • Hands-on skills practice
  • Practical skills testing
  • Written evaluation

Intended For

Healthcare professions responding to cardiopulmonary emergencies and working in critical care environments; such as physicians, nurses, respiratory technologists, paramedics.

This course meets the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been approved for MAINPRO+ Certified Group Learning Activity Category credits. Please see CFPC for details.

This course meets the accreditation criteria of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and has been approved for MOC, Section 2 . Please contact RCPSC for details.

Funding maybe available for RNAO members. Please contact RNAO for information.

This course is also available by contract for on-site delivery. Please email ce@michener.ca for information.

Location

The Michener Institute of Education at UHN St Patrick Campus, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto, ON- unless indicated otherwise in the table below

Prerequisites

  • HSF BLS Provider Card within the previous 12 months (demonstration of competency at the course). If you wish to register for a BLS course please link to: BLS Course The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
  • HSF ACLS Provider card issued within 24 months of completer course date
  • Able to identify ECG rhythms
  • Knowledge of primary pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary emergencies
  • Registration with Heart and Stroke for your Heart and Stroke ID number- if you do not have a HSF#/account already.
  • Completion of ACLS pre course test.  Must be presented at the course.

Heart and Stroke criteria for taking ACLS state that you must have successfully completed a BLS Provider course in accordance with current guidelines, be actively using BLS skills on a regular basis and demonstrate competence in performing CPR. Hence we require demonstration of competence for successful completion of the course. Please see Heart and Stroke Information

Textbook: Not included in course fee. ACLS Provider Manual (2015),  and HSFC Handbook of Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers (2015), available from Training Materials HSF Courses .

Registration does not guarantee success.
The most common reason(s) that students are unsuccessful are either lack of preparation prior to the ACLS course and or lack of ECG interpretation skills. Registration in this course does not guarantee success. In the event that you are not successful, the Course Director will recommend at the end of the course that you repeat an entire classroom session on another date (you will be responsible for the entire tuition fee). Unsuccessful participants will not receive a refund of course fees.

Disclaimer: Please note you will be tested on the information that can be found in the 2015 Edition ACLS Manual. The link provided to the ECG STAT test is an additional study resource and does not replace the 2015 Edition ACLS Manual (required reading).

 

Text Book

Not included in course fee. ACLS Provider Manual (2015), and HSFC Handbook of Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers (2015) , available from Heart and Stroke , University of Toronto bookstore.

Certificate Program

Upon successful completion students receive a HSF ACLS course completion Ecard valid for 2 years. HSF will email instructions to access Ecard after successful completion of the course.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification, Continuing Education-RS812

Courses

CodeCourse TitleFormatTuitionDate(s)Register ByAvailability
RS812-YO1Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) RecertificationWorkshop$289.00Sep-22-2018 to Sep-22-2018Closed
RS812-Y02Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification onsite Toronto General HospitalWorkshop$289.00Oct-20-2018 to Oct-20-2018Open
RS812-Y016Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification onsite Humber River Hospital Workshop$279.00Nov-15-2018 to Nov-15-2018Open
RS812-YO3Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) RecertificationWorkshop$289.00Nov-24-2018 to Nov-24-2018Open
RS812-YC8Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification on site at Trillium Health Partners -Credit Valley Hospital-Employees OnlyWorkshop$289.00Nov-24-2018 to Nov-24-2018Open
RS812-Y04Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification onsite Toronto General HospitalWorkshop$289.00Dec-08-2018 to Dec-08-2018Open
RS812-Y05Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) RecertificationWorkshop$289.00Jan-12-2019 to Jan-12-2019Open
RS812-Y06Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification onsite Toronto General HospitalWorkshop$289.00Feb-02-2019 to Feb-02-2019Open
RS812-YO8Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification- includes BLS 7am-9am followed by ACLS 9am-5pmWorkshop$309.00Feb-09-2019 to Feb-09-2019Open
RS812-Y07Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification RN's Only CourseWorkshop$289.00Feb-23-2019 to Feb-23-2019Open
RS812-Y09Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification onsite Toronto General Hospital Workshop$289.00Apr-06-2019 to Apr-06-2019Open
RS812-Y010Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) RecertificationWorkshop$289.00Apr-27-2019 to Apr-27-2019Open
RS812-Y011Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) RecertificationWorkshop$289.00May-11-2019 to May-11-2019Open
RS812-Y012Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification onsite Toronto General HospitalWorkshop$289.00Jun-01-2019 to Jun-01-2019Open
RS812-Y013Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) RecertificationWorkshop$289.00Jun-22-2019 to Jun-22-2019Open
RS812-Y014Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) RecertificationWorkshop$289.00Jul-27-2019 to Jul-27-2019Open
RS812-Y015Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) RecertificationWorkshop$309.00Aug-17-2019 to Aug-17-2019Open


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