(Edmonton) ACLS Experienced Provider Course (July 9, 2020 | 8:30 am to 4:00 pm)
(Edmonton) ACLS Experienced Provider Course
Course Date & Time: July 9, 2020 | 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Course Location: Holiday Inn & Suites – 1100 – 4 Street – Nisku Alberta – T9E 8E2
Registration is Open!
WHO SHOULD TAKE AN ACLS EXPERIENCED PROVIDER COURSE?
The ACLS Experienced Provider Program builds on skills and knowledge gained through previous ACLS Provider and/or ACLS Provider Renewal courses and real-world experience to deliver an upgraded certification. Designed for healthcare providers who are regularly called on to manage complex cardiovascular, respiratory, and other emergencies, the course emphasizes critical thinking and decision-making. Learners will actively work through scenarios and, with the option of more than 60 case studies, will apply their ACLS knowledge on relevant and challenging topics.
The ACLS EP Course is designed to challenge learners in an interactive format, which requires a comprehensive understanding of ACLS algorithms and practice skills. Learners are strongly encouraged to self-evaluate their knowledge and skill level before the ACLS Experienced Provider course and in preparation for the ACLS EP Entrance Exam, through:
- Active review of the ACLS Resources
- Completing the ACLS Pre-Course Self-Assessment
- Studying the ACLS Provider Manual & ACLS EP Provider Manual and Resource Text
WHAT ARE THE PRE-REQUISITES FOR THE ACLS EXPERIENCED PROVIDER COURSE (1-DAY COURSE)?
Have A Current Heart & Stroke Foundation BLS Course Completion Card.
Have A Current Heart & Stroke Foundation ACLS Provider Completion Card.
Complete The Online ACLS Experienced Provider Entrance Exam. Requires a passing score of 84% or higher to print the certificate. (There is a fee charged by the HSF to take the exam).
Every ACLS Experienced Provider Student Should Be Proficient In The Following…
- Performing High-Quality BLS Skills
- Extensive ACLS Experience
- Reading & Interpreting Electrocardiograms (ECGs)
- Be Able To Identify Rhythms Associated With Bradycardia’s, Tachycardia’s, & Cardiac Arrests (Ventricular Fibrillation, Ventricular Tachycardia, Asystole)
- Effective Airway Management & Use of Adjuncts
- Knowledge of Cardiac Pharmacology
- Case Management Experience
- High-Performance Team Skills
ACLS EXPERIENCED PROVIDER DELIVERY METHODS
The ACLS EXPERIENCED PROVIDER is delivered using experienced practitioners who deal with cardiac emergencies on a regular basis. The course will be presented using case studies, lectures, skill stations, simulations, and other interactive delivery methodologies. Learning strategies have been selected to help the participant learn both cognitive (rhythms, drugs, algorithms) and psychomotor skills (compression’s, ventilation’s, basic and advanced airway management) to emphasize the course objectives.
HOW AM I EVALUATED?
To complete this course, you must actively participate in, practice and complete the Learning Stations in the course. This consists of a skills station in 1-rescuer CPR and use of an AED, Airway Management & BVM use, as well as a Megacode skills station. In addition, you must also achieve a minimum grade of 84 percent on the online written evaluation.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
You will be required to complete some pre-reading. Allow at least eight hours to prepare and review the materials which include: the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Professional Provider Manual (2015 Canadian Edition) & the ACLS Exper.
WHAT CERTIFICATION WILL YOU EARN AT THE END OF THE ACLS EXPERIENCED PROVIDER COURSE?
When you complete the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s ACLS EXPERIENCED PROVIDER course, you will receive the coveted, official ACLS EXPERIENCED PROVIDER course completion card From The Heart & Stroke Foundation Of Canada.
If you are taking advantage of our combined BLS & ACLS Program, you will also receive the official BLS Provider completion card from the Heart & Stroke Foundation Of Canada.
Your ACLS completion card expires two years from the date of issue.
Your BLS completion card expires one year from the date of issue.
You can access your completion card(s) by logging into your student account on the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s Portal – https://resuscitation.heartandstroke.ca/portalaccess
WHAT CME CREDITS WILL YOU EARN AT THE END OF THE ACLS EXPERIENCED PROVIDER COURSE?
MAINPRO Credits (College of Family Physicians of Canada)
When you complete your ACLS Provider / Renewal / Experienced Provider Program, you are eligible for 0.5 Mainpro-C Credits per hour of participation. A copy of your Heart & Stroke Foundation’s, ACLS Experienced Provider completion card will need to be submitted. For more details, please visit the College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro website – http://www.cfpc.ca/mainpro
MAINPORT Credits (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons)
When you complete your ACLS Provider / Renewal / Experienced Provider Program, you are eligible for credits under Section 2 (Self-Learning Activities) “Traineeship.” Enter the number of hours you participated in the course (these will be doubled in your credits). For more details, please visit the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Mainport website – http://www.royalcollege.ca/rcsite/home-e