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ACLS Course

$225.00

Meriter Hospital Community Training Center
2015 – ACLS for Health Care Providers Registration Form                              

Complete and return this form with your payment to reserve your class enrollment.
Payments can be made via check or credit card – more details can be found on the next page.

Indicate which date you wish to attend.
Registrations received after the registration ends will not be considered.
                              
Description
The course will present the information standards and skills developed by the American Heart Association for Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification and recertification.  The material will be presented through the use of lecture, interactive discussions and skills sessions.  Participants will complete both written and performance examinations.

Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to direct a team of health care providers in a simulated cardiac arrest situation.  In addition, participants will learn such skills as airway management, defibrillation/ cardioversion and use of an AED, application of therapeutic modalities based on recognition of dysrhythmias.

Registration
This class is offered through our partner, Center for Healthcare Excellence and Simulation. To view the class schedule and register, please visit www.CHESwi.org.

Intended Audience
Physicians, nurses and paraprofessionals involved in critical care/emergency care situations.

Admission Requirements:      
• ECG interpretation skills required.  Must be able to identify static and dynamic rhythms.
• All applicants should have a current Health Care Provider CPR card at registration.  If you are not current in CPR, please arrange to do so as soon as possible, hopefully before your ACLS course.
• All renewal candidates need to submit a previous ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) card.  This can be presented at registration.
• It is necessary that the renewal participant be thoroughly familiar with all ACLS concepts.   The focus of the renewal portion of the course is designed toward an update of current ACLS protocols and skills and successful skills demonstration / validation.

Class Materials
Class materials will be mailed upon confirmation of payment to the address indicated on registration form above .

Location
This course will be held at the Meriter Hospital Campus, in Classrooms, located on the basement level of McConnell Hall (1010 Mound Street).

Course Accreditation
Statement of Accreditation:  Meriter Hospital is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA/PRA Designation Statement:  Meriter Hospital designates ACLS Recognition for a maximum of 16 hours in category 1 credit and ACLS Renewal for a maximum of 8 hours in category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.  Participants should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in ACLS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose.  Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the association.

 


 


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