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The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient in either the pre-hospital or hospital setting. In this course, participants will enhance their skills in the treatment of cardiovascular emergencies through active participation in a series of simulated cardiopulmonary cases designed to reinforce important concepts.

Prerequisites for all ACLS Classes

  1. Participants must have a working knowledge in rhythm interpretation and cardiovascular pharmacology.
  2. Participants must have a current BLS provider card (if class taken outside WFBMC, fax a copy of the card to 336-716-5927 with note stating which class you registered for).
  3. Participants should have a current ACLS Provider Manual. 
  4. It is required that participants complete the pretest at heart.org/eccstudent (code: acls15).

ACLS Classes Offered - Scroll down to register

NOTE: There is a different registration form for each type of class offered, make sure you are registering for the class you need!

ACLS Initial Provider (for those who have not had ACLS within the last five years)

ACLS Update (for those who have had ACLS within the last five years)

BLS/ACLS Combined Update (for those who have had ACLS withing the last five years)

ACLS HeartCode  (part 1 online, part 2 at Life Support Education Department for a skills check

ACLS Instructor

                                                                                                        

  

                                                                                                   

ACLS PROVIDER

This two-day course is designed for participants who have never taken ACLS or for providers who don’t practice the concepts frequently.

Credits

The Wake Forest School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Nursing Education is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participation in this class provides 11.0 CEUs.

Fees 

Outside Students:  $300 (MD, PA) $150 (RN, EMT-P, etc.)

*Refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend this class. Please do not pay for a class unless you are prepared to attend the class date that you have scheduled. If unable to attend your scheduled date, we will gladly move you to a different day that will work with your schedule.

        Employees: No Charge

Class Time: Day 1--8am til 5pm  and  Day 2--8am til 3pm 

 

To see available ACLS Provider dates, please click on the registration link below. 

Click Here to Register for an ACLS Provider Class

 

Click Here to View Course Materials 

 

                                                                                                        


      

ACLS & BLS COMBINED UPDATE

 

This one-day course is designed to allow participants to get both BLS and ACLS in a one day format. Participants must have previously completed ACLS within the last five years (if previous ACLS class taken outside Life Support Education, fax a copy of the card to 336-716-5927).

Credits

The Wake Forest School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Nursing Education is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participation in this class provides 4.5 CEUs.

Fees

Outside Students:  $250 (MD, PA) $130 (RN, EMT-P, etc.)

*Refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend this class. Please do not pay for a class unless you are prepared to attend the class date that you have scheduled. If unable to attend your scheduled date, we will gladly move you to a different day that will work with your schedule.
Employees:  No Charge
BLS/ACLS Combined UPDATE Times: 8am - 5pm 

To see available BLS/ACLS UPDATE dates, please click on the registration link below. 

Click Here to Register for an ACLS & BLS Combined UPDATE Class

Click Here to View Course Materials

                                                                                                        

 

ACLS UPDATE

This course is designed for participants who have previously completed ACLS within the last five years (if previous ACLS class taken outside Life Support Education, fax a copy of the card to 336-716-5927).

Credits

The Wake Forest School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Nursing Education is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participation in this class provides 4.5 CEUs.

Fees

Outside Students:  $200 (MD, PA) $100 (RN, EMT-P, etc.)

*Refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend this class. Please do not pay for a class unless you are prepared to attend the class date that you have scheduled. If unable to attend your scheduled date, we will gladly move you to a different day that will work with your schedule.
Employees: No Charge
ACLS UPDATE Times:  8:00am - 2:00pm

To see available ACLS UPDATE dates, please click on the registration link below. 

Click Here to Register for an ACLS UPDATE Class

Click Here to View Course Materials

                                                                                                        

 

HEARTCODE ACLS

 

 This online-based learning program provides an alternative to traditional classroom instruction. This course uses a simplified, user-friendly design & microsimulation technology to present realistic scenarios from the ACLS core courses.

 

Credits: HeartCode™ ACLS Anywhere is approved by the AACN, ACCME, ACPE & CECBEMS for CME/CEH/CE credits.

E-Learning Steps:

1. HeartCode™ ACLS Part 1- This is the online portion of the course.  Register for the skills testing date you want to attend.  We will then provide you with an access code to complete HeartCode ACLS Part 1 online.  Print your completion certificate and bring it to your registered skills testing date in Life Support Education.

2. HeartCode™ ACLS Part 2- During the skills testing session, each participant will serve as a team leader in a simulated scenario.  The skills testing last approximately one hour and must be completed within 60 days after completion of the online didactic portion.

**NOTE** Please know that e-Learning is not for everyone.  You must have excellent computer skills and a strong knowledge of course materials as well as the ability to navigate online in a video game like environment. 

Fees

Outside Student :
$170 - for online access code and skills check.
$50 - skills check only (for those who have already completed HeartCode ACLS Part 1).

Employees:
No charge for online access code and skills check.  Once you have received a code, you must complete the entire course (online portion and skills check) or you will be charged $120.
No charge for skills check only (for those who have already completed HeartCode ACLS Part 1).

*Refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend this class. Please do not pay for a class unless you are prepared to attend the class date that you have scheduled. If unable to attend your scheduled date, we will gladly move you to a different day that will work with your schedule.

To see available Skills Check dates, please click on the registration link below. 

 Click HERE to Register for an ACLS Skills Check 

 

                                                                                                         

 

ACLS INSTRUCTOR

This course is designed for the ACLS Provider that has demonstrated excellence in ACLS concepts and wishes to achieve instructor status.

 Prerequisites:

1. Completed Instructor Candidate Application indicating your instructor commitment, your acceptance by an AHA Training Center, and your verification of Instructor Potential. This form can be found under the "forms" tab on our website.You will need to contact your most recent ACLS instructor to verify your instructor potential, and you must contact the training center that you would like to join and have them sign TC Alignment section. Please do not send this form until ALL four sections have been filled out.
2. Current AHA BLS  Provider and ACLS Provider cards. 
3. Participants must obtain a copy of a current ACLS Provider Manual (available in LSE).
4. Must obtain a score of 90% or better on a valid AHA ACLS exam on the day of the instructor course.

Fees

Outside Students: $250
*Refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend this class. Please do not pay for a class unless you are prepared to attend the class date that you have scheduled. If unable to attend your scheduled date, we will gladly move you to a different day that will work with your schedule.
 Employees: $100

ACLS Instructor Course Times: 8am - 5pm

Date: March 20, 2017

IMPORTANT: Registration must be received, all forms must be sent, payment must be received, and materials must be picked up by March 14, 2017, or you will not be allowed to attend class.

Click Here to Register for an ACLS Instructor Class

Quick Reference

Life Support Education
Mikell White

Phone 336-716-2800
Fax 336-716-5927

Contact Mikell
miwhite@wakehealth.edu

Rebecca Gregory

Phone 336-716-2888
Fax 336-716-5927

Contact Rebecca
rbgregor@wakehealth.edu

 

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