The two day ACLS Provider Course provides the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of an adult ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT) arrest.
Who should complete this course?:
Target audience are Registered Nurses, Doctors, Paramedics and community dental Physicians’.
Providers are expected to learn to manage 10 core ACLS cases: a respiratory emergency , four types of cardiac arrest (simple VF/VT, complex VF/VT, PEA and asystole), four types of pre-arrest emergencies (bradychardia, stable tachycardia, unstable tachycardia and acute coronary syndromes) and stroke.
- Recognition, intervention and prevention of periarrest conditions such as
- Lethal arrythmias
- Myocardial Infarction
- Stroke and its complications
- Advanced airway management
- Arrhythmia recognition
- Defibrilation and Cardioversion
- Cardiac Pharmacology
- and much more !
This experience is invaluable to any field of medicine.
Prerequisites : Current certification of Basic Life Support (BLS) is requried for entry.
If needed the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados will arrange for certification or re-certification in BLS, upon registration for an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course
All courses include a reference manual, and American Heart Association (AHA) certification card.
Advance your skills with ACLS.