Tustin ACLS Courses

Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive an American Heart Association ACLS Certification.

Course Options

There are four course options for ACLS at our Tustin location:

Option 1: ACLS Full Course

  • Length: 1 day; up to 11.75 hours
  • Full Course is designed for first time students or students with expired cards.

Option 2: ACLS Update/Renewal Course

  • Length: up to 6 hours
  • Update / Renewal Course is designed for students with current or non-expired cards.

Option 3: ACLS Online Fast-Track

  • Length: Online average 10 hours / Skill Session 1 hour

Option 4: ACLS Skills Testing Only

  • Length: 1 hour
  • Skills testing is completion of HeartCode ACLS from eLearning.Heart.org.
  • This option is for students who already have their online completion certificate.

View ACLS Study Guide

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Mandatory Pre-Course Requirements

The AHA requires all students taking ACLS to pass the Pre-Course Self-Assessment exam with a score of 70% or greater.

  • After registration students will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to do the Pre – Course Self-Assessment.
  • You can take the exam over until a passing grade is achieved.
  • You MUST print or take a picture of the passing grade with your name on it to hand to your Instructor before entering the class. If you do not have a printer, please take a picture, and email the picture to [email protected].

View ACLS Precourse Self-Assessment Study Guide

Who should take this course?

Our ACLS course is designed for healthcare workers who direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics.

Tustin ACLS Course Content

  • American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • 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 acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
  • Effective resuscitation team dynamics

About Our Tustin ACLS Course

Our Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) course in Tustin is an advanced, instructor-led class that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care.

It also covers airway management and related pharmacology, as well as the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions and the importance of effective team communication during resuscitation.

The course is designed to build on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

Register for ACLS Courses in Tustin Today:

ACLS Full Course

ACLS Update / Renewal Course

ACLS Online Fast-Track

ACLS Skills Testing Only

ACLS & PALS 1-Day Renewal

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