Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Course Description:

The ACLS Course is designed for healthcare providers involved in the resuscitation of a patient.through the ACLS course, providers will enhance their skills in the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies.

ACLS emphasizes the importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival, the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation. ACLS is based on simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active hands-on participation through learning stations where students will practice essential skills individually as part of a team and as team leders.

Course Objectives:

    The participants upon completion will be able to:
  • Recognize and initiate early management of peri-arrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in providing BLS care.
  • Manage cardiac arrest until return of spontaneous circulation, termination of resuscitation or transfer of care.
  • Identify and treat ischemic chest pain.
  • Recognize other life-threatening clinical situations, such as stroke and provide effective initial care.
  • Demonstrate effective communication as a member or a leader of a resuscitation team.

Who should attend?

The course is designed for medical providers such as physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, paramedics and other professiionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency.

All course materials and activities follow the most recent Saudi Heart Associatiion guidelines and standards. Saudi Heart Association is afiliated with International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (I.L.C.O.R. ).


Course Title Date Day
ACLS May 26-28, 2015 Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday


1100 SAR

Organized by:

IMC Academy, Saudi Heart Association, Joint Commision International, and International Medical Center

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