HeartCode ACLS is the American Heart Association’s blended learning delivery method for the AHA’s ACLS Course. Learners first complete the online portion of HeartCode ACLS and then complete a hands-on skills session and practical exam at Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Medical Simulation Center.
The course key to access the online portion is sent to the student one month prior to the instructor-led Classroom session. Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete a hands-on skills session and practical exam at Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Medical Simulation Center (KHMSC).
This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such course, except for a portion of fess needed for AHA course materials; do not represent income to the AHA.