This full-color manual is the required student text for the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) course.
This student manual for the instructor-led, classroom-based ACLS course is an essential resource for training physicians, nurses, and emergency medical care providers in ACLS. Also useful as a pre- and post-course reference book. Based on the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.
Key Features and Benefits
This classroom- and video-based, instructor-led course builds on the foundation of lifesaving skills from the Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers course. In the ACLS course, skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. Manual includes information on:
- the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR
- team dynamics and communication
- systems of care
- immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
- airway management
- related pharmacology.