Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) teaches the student to identify and intervene in cardiac arrhythmia including cardiopulmonary arrest, stroke, and acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The purpose of the training is to increase adult survival rates for cardiac and neurological emergencies. In the ACLS course, the student will learn the appropriate use of:
Basic life support (BLS) survey
ACLS cases for specific disorders
Post-cardiac arrest care.
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