ACLS UofT Residents

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Welcome University of Toronto Residents to our ACLS course registration and information page.

Please note:  We will contact U of T to determine your eligibility for tuition coverage once you have submitted your form.

The Michener Institute of Education at UHN offers Advanced Life Support (ALS) training and recertification courses for health care professionals responding to cardiopulmonary emergencies and working in critical care environments. Offering our students the highest standard of learning, we prepare professionals to safely and successfully respond to emergency situations using simulation based learning that is team-based and interprofessional.


HSF BLS Provider Card issued within the previous 12 months (mandatory). You will be required to submit your HSF BLS card prior to  attending the ACLS course. If you wish to register for a BLS Course please see link: Basic Life Support Courses at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN

  • Able to identify ECG rhythms- For those who wish to test/review their ECG interpretation skills please go to ECG STAT Test.
  • 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 Number/Account already).
  • Completion of ACLS Pre-Course Test (Must be presented at the course).

Textbook: Not included in course fee. ACLS Provider Manual (2020)  and HSFC Handbook of Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers (2020) available from Training Materials for HSF courses.

Please note: Heart and Stroke criteria for taking ACLS state that you must have successfully completed a HSF BLS  Provider course within the previous 12 months in accordance with current guidelines, be actively using BLS skills on a regular basis and demonstrate competence in performing CPR.

University of Toronto Residents ACLS Application

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  • (Please print clearly- your number can be found on your HSF BLS card or by accessing your online HSF account)
  • Documentation

  • Please provide the following documentation with your registration:
  • Accepted file types: pdf, docx, doc, Max. file size: 2 MB.
    (Allowed file extensions: pdf,docx,doc)
  • Course Selection

  • As per HSF Guidelines must present a valid HSF BLS card issued within 12 months (current) to attend ACLS Provider and Recertification course. ACLS card issued within the previous 24 months to attend the 1 day recertification.
  • As per HSF guidelines you must present a valid HSF BLS card issued within 12 months and a valid HSF ACLS card issued within 24 months ( current) to attend the 1 day recertification.
  • The personal information on this form and other personal information which forms part of your student record is collected under the legal authority of Ontario FIPPA (Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act) and the (PHIPA) Personal Health Information Protection Act (the “Acts”).
    The information is used for administrative and statistical research purposes of the Michener Institute of Education at UHN (“Michener”) and/or the ministries or agencies of the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada. The information will be protected, used, and disclosed in compliance with those Acts. Except as provided in the foregoing, the personal information collected on this form and other personal information that comprises your student record will not be disclosed to any other person without your written consent. Michener may be required to release a student’s personal information if it becomes aware of compelling circumstances where there is a risk to the health and safety of the student or others.
    1. I, the applicant, declare that all information contained on this Application or Registration form is true and complete and no information has been withheld to the best of my knowledge.
    2. I agree to abide by the rules, regulations and policies of the Michener Institute of Education at UHN.
    3. I understand and agree that Michener reserves the right to modify or cancel any program or course without notice or prejudice.