Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Speciality Cardiology - General/other

Organizer Najeeb Al Othman Othman

CME/CPD Provider Kuwait Medical Training Society

Scheduled date(s):

From 15 April 2021 To 16 April 2021

From 14 April 2021 To 15 April 2021

From 13 April 2021 To 14 April 2021

From 12 April 2021 To 13 April 2021

From 11 April 2021 To 12 April 2021

From 10 April 2021 To 11 April 2021

From 09 April 2021 To 10 April 2021

From 08 April 2021 To 09 April 2021

From 07 April 2021 To 08 April 2021

Aims And Objectives

The American Heart Association’s ACLS Course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced, instructor-led classroom course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. The ACLS course also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

Content Outline

Key changes in ACLS, reflecting the new science from the latest 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 of Rhythm disturbance and electrical therapy • 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

Target Audience

Emergency medical providers such as physicians, nurses EMTs, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other professions who may need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency