Please note: This class is now full and is not accepting further registrants.
The Advanced Cardiac Life Support course is an Emergency Cardiovascular Care program of the American Heart Association. The course and the text provide physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals with education on various aspects of advanced life support for adults. The course includes lectures, skills station, and interactive sessions. This is a full certification course.
Prerequisites: knowledge of cardiac arrhythmias, the ability to recognize arrthythmias, and a current Healthcare Provider CPR certification.
Castle Medical Center (lower level)
2 sessions: Thu.–Fri., June 6–7, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
It is recommended that, before taking the class, all attendees read through either the ACLS Provider Manual or the Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care, both published by the American Heart Association. These books may be purchased at the University of Hawai‘i School of Medicine Bookstore at 651 Ilalo Street in Kaka‘ako, or online from WorldPoint ECC, Inc., Channing Bete Company, or Laerdal Medical Corporation. Alternatively, students may borrow one of these books from the library at the Education and Training office on the lower level of Castle Medical Center upon payment of the class fee.
The American Heart Association (AHA) strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in ACLS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in this educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for the course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.
Please call (808) 263-5400 for more information.