ACLS Instructor Manual 2015

ACLS Instructor Manual 2015



Updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR & ECC

Product replaces the #90-1011

This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving basic life support (BLS) skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes.

Designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

Used for the initial ACLS Course, Update, and Heartcode ACLS Skills Session

Classroom-based (instructor and video)

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case based scenarios are presented

Includes: Lesson Maps for full, update and HeartCode ACLS; 6 divider tabs; and Instructor CD with supplemental information and tools

3-hole punched; 240 pages