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ACLS is for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of a hospital. Through the ACLS course, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies.

The Provider course is held over a two day period. It is intended for students who do not currently hold an ACLS card or who have let their card lapse. It is required that students attend both days of class.

The Renewal course is intended for students who have a current ACLS card. An ACLS card is considered current through the last day of the month as listed under expiration date (on the front of your card).

During the ACLS class, students will be responsible for understanding and completing the following ten core modules:

  • Respiratory Arrest
  • VF Treated with CPR & AED
  • VF/Pulseless VT
  • Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA)
  • Asystole
  • Bradycardia
  • Unstable Tachycardia
  • Stable Tachycardia
  • Acute Stroke

The current version of the ACLS Provider textbook being used was copyrighted in 2006. It contains 2005 CPR ECC Guidelines. We anticipate that AHA will release a new version of the ACLS Provider textbook in 2011.


Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a two year American Heart Association ACLS Provider Card.

Excerpts have been taken from the American Heart Association’s website.

ACLS is for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of a hospital. Through the ACLS course, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies.

The Provider course is held over a two day period. It is intended for students who do not currently hold an ACLS card or who have let their card lapse. It is required that students attend both days of class.

The Renewal course is intended for students who have a current ACLS card. An ACLS card is considered current through the last day of the month as listed under expiration date (on the front of your card).

During the ACLS class, students will be responsible for understanding and completing the following ten core modules:

  • Respiratory Arrest
  • VF Treated with CPR & AED
  • VF/Pulseless VT
  • Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA)
  • Asystole
  • Bradycardia
  • Unstable Tachycardia
  • Stable Tachycardia
  • Acute Stroke

The current version of the ACLS Provider textbook being used was copyrighted in 2006. It contains 2005 CPR ECC Guidelines. We anticipate that AHA will release a new version of the ACLS Provider textbook in 2011.

Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a two year American Heart Association ACLS Provider Card.

Excerpts have been taken from the American Heart Association’s website.

AMR San Diego offers both the Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider Initial and Renewal courses.

The BLS Healthcare Provider course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals.

Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider is the highest level of CPR that can be attained through American Heart Association. The other two courses Heartsaver CPR and Friends & Family are not currently offered at AMR.

The Provider course is held over a six hour time period. It is intended for students who do not currently hold a BLS card or who have let their card lapse.

The Renewal course is intended for students who have a current BLS card. This course is only four hours long. A BLS card is considered current through the last day of the month as listed under expiration date (on the front of your card).

During the BLS class, students will be responsible for understanding and completing the following core modules:

  • CPR for Adults & Children (1 & 2 rescuer sequences)
  • CPR for Infants (1 & 2 rescuer sequences)
  • Adult and Child Bag Mask Technique and Rescue Breathing
  • Relief of Choking
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)

The current version of the BLS Healthcare Provider textbook being used was copyrighted in 2006. It contains 2005 CPR ECC Guidelines. We anticipate that AHA will release a new version of the BLS Healthcare Provider textbook in 2011.


Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a two year American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider Card.

Excerpts have been taken from the American Heart Association’s website.

AMR San Diego offers both the Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider Initial and Renewal courses.

The BLS Healthcare Provider course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals.

Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider is the highest level of CPR that can be attained through American Heart Association. The other two courses Heartsaver CPR and Friends & Family are not currently offered at AMR.

The Provider course is held over a six hour time period. It is intended for students who do not currently hold a BLS card or who have let their card lapse.

The Renewal course is intended for students who have a current BLS card. This course is only four hours long. A BLS card is considered current through the last day of the month as listed under expiration date (on the front of your card).

During the BLS class, students will be responsible for understanding and completing the following core modules:

  • CPR for Adults & Children (1 & 2 rescuer sequences)
  • CPR for Infants (1 & 2 rescuer sequences)
  • Adult and Child Bag Mask Technique and Rescue Breathing
  • Relief of Choking
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)

The current version of the BLS Healthcare Provider textbook being used was copyrighted in 2006. It contains 2005 CPR ECC Guidelines. We anticipate that AHA will release a new version of the BLS Healthcare Provider textbook in 2011.


Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a two year American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider Card.

Excerpts have been taken from the American Heart Association’s website.

Patient Assessment, CC, common answers, safety issues, Assessment of Pain.

 

PALS Provider course is designed for healthcare professional who initiate and direct advanced life support beyond basic life support through the stabilization or transport phases of a pediatric emergency, either in or out of a hospital. In this course, students will enhance their skills in the evaluation and management of an infant or child with respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise or cardiac arrest.


Textbooks for this class are required. Students have the option of obtaining their own textbooks OR purchasing them with the course. If the student chooses to purchase the textbooks through AMR, he/she will receive:

  • PALS Provider Manual


Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a two year American Heart Association PALS Provider Card
Excerpts have been taken from the American Heart Association

PEPP represents a comprehensive source of prehospital medical information for the emergent care of infants and children. Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, PEPP is an exciting curriculum designed specifically to teach prehospital professionals how to better assess and manage ill or injured children.

Textbooks for this class are required. Students have the option of obtaining their own textbooks OR purchasing them with the course. If the student chooses to purchase the textbooks through AMR, he/she will receive:

Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) foscuses on prinicples and evidence-based apprioach to learning. By focusing on principles of good trauma care and promoting critical thinking. PHTLS is commited to the following: Rapid and accurate assesment, identification of shock and hypoxemia, initiation of the right interventions at the right time, and timely transport to the right place