ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.
Completion of the pre-course MCQ and preparation checklist included on the student CD enclosed in the ACLS provider manual.
Students must also have an in date Basic Life Support provider certificate or equivalent CFR advanced certificate.
It is intended for participants who provide critical care to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and pre-hospital locations.
These healthcare providers may include (but are not limited to) Consultants, Registrars, Senior House Officers, Interns, Medical Students, General Practitioners, Dentists, Clinical Nurse Managers, Nurses, Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, Cardiac Technicians, Cardiac Rehabilitation Staff, Respiratory Therapists, Physiotherapists and other Allied Healthcare Personnel.
Participants, who successfully complete the course, including the written examination and skills evaluation, will receive an American Heart Association / Irish Heart
Foundation ACLS provider course completion card (credential). This accreditation is recognised in over 50 countries throughout the world.