American Heart Association ACLS Initial Provider

San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Dublin, Brentwood, Concord, Berkeley, Novato, Sacramento

Course Description
The American Heart Association ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

Topics Covered

  • Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation
  • Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning
  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
    Airway management
  • Related pharmacology
  • Management of ACS and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

About Us - Safety Training Seminars

  • STS is an official American Heart Association Training Center (License 20784-CA)
  • Lowest prices in the San Francisco Bay Area Guaranteed
  • Students are issued their certification cards on the day of class
  • Over 40 ACLS courses offered per month
  • Classes offered at your site. Ask about our Group Discounts
  • Safety Training Seminars was founded in 1989. Local 50% Women-Owned Company

About our Classrooms

  • Large classrooms with comfortable chairs & tables
  • Free tea, coffee, granola bars, water
  • Phone/ipad charging station in all classrooms
  • Free Parking (except Berkeley, but BART is close)
  • Friendly, professional, experienced instructors
  • Free rescheduling if you miss your class

Bay Area Course Locations

  • San Francisco
  • Redwood City
  • San Jose
  • Dublin
  • Concord
  • Berkeley
  • Novato
  • Brentwood
  • Sacramento

Registration

Click below to view ACLS prices, class times, and locations. The American Heart Association offers two options to receive the ACLS certification card: ACLS Renewal or ACLS Initial. The Renewal is if your card has not expired or you are confident in your skills. The Initial course is for those who are taking ACLS for the first time or who want a thorough refresher.