Apr 14, 2021  
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HCA 152 - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)


1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours (1 lec.)

The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) provider course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct, or participate in the management of, cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. Includes didactic instruction and active participation in simulated cases, enhance skills in the recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest, acute arrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

Prerequisite(s): RTH 123 , RTH 123LB , RTH 124 , and RTH 162 .
Corequisite(s): RTH 135LC 
Information: Students must be currently admitted to the PCC Respiratory Care program and obtain consent of the Respiratory Care department before enrolling in this course. A current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association is required for enrollment in this course.



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