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ACLS – Anywhere Recertification

AHAheart.torchACLS Anywhere:
In the Center for Emergency Medicine’s courses, students will acquire the most current ACLS knowledge and will develop proficiency in psychomotor skills to assure proper application of ACLS procedures.  All courses are taught to the standards established by the American Heart Association.

In an effort to make recertification in ACLS more accessible to students, the Center for Emergency Medicine is proud to be offering the online ACLS Anywhere HeartCode e-learning system from Laerdal.  This is the official AHA ACLS e-learning program that allows the student to recertify their ACLS at a time that is more convenient for them.  ACLS Anywhere is a great program for anyone needing to recertify in ACLS and has a schedule that makes it difficult to attend classes.

Program Features:

– New state of the art microsimulation technology
– 10 interactive patient scenarios (core cases) and the ACLS written exam
– ECG rythm recognition module
– Additional supplemental materials from the ACLS provider manual
– Intelligent debriefing
* Reviews patient interventions
* Provides suggestions for improvement
* Includes a hyperlink to the American Heart Association reference material
* Shows total score for each scenario

Prerequisites:
– current CPR card
– be able to read and interpret EKG’s
– Understanding of ACLS drugs

Registration:
Click link to register online! ACLSA Online Registration

Cost:
$200

Technical Requirements:
In order to use this program your computer needs to have the following:
– Internet access
– Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
– Adobe flash player 9.0
– RAM 512 MB

Since this is a web based program, you can complete this program using more than one computer.

Textbook:
American Heart Association. Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Ed Richard O. Cummins. Dallas: American Heart Association, 2006.

For more information, or to submit applications or CPR cards, please contact Sarah Potts at (412) 647-4242 or  email her at pottsse@upmc.edu.

Refunds:
Since this is an online course and involves distribution of a license key, this course is non-refundable.

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