Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

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ACLS Registration

The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of hospital. In this course, the participant will enhance their skills in the treatment of arrest and peri-arrest patients through active participation in a series of simulated cardiopulmonary cases.

ACLS Provider course

The ACLS Provider course is intended for first time participants. The course lasts for two days, with Day 1 from 8 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. and Day 2 from 8 a.m.-2:15 p.m. BLS certification is strongly recommended. The next available classes are :

  • September 21 &22
  • November 6 & 7

ACLS Update course

The ACLS Update course is intended for anyone currently certified in ACLS who wishes to renew their certification. BLS certification is strongly recommended. The course lasts one day from 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m. The next available classes are:

  • August 15
  • Ocotber 26
  • November 8
  • December 14
Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Nursing Staff Development (Clinical Education & Informatics) is an approved provider #PA149 of continuing education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

  • Provider Course 12.0 Contact Hours Program #160627
  • Update Course 6.5 Contact Hours Program #160728

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