Advanced Emergency Medical Solutions is an authorized provider of the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation's Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Program. Please note that a valid Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support - Health Care Provider certificate is required to attend this program. Please contact us for more details.

HeartCode® ACLS

Please note that Advanced EMS has begun to offer one day HeartCode ACLS courses and one day refresher courses. Please ensure you are registering for the correct course. More information about HeartCode ACLS can be found here.

Course description:

ACLS is designed to help health care providers learn the necessary skills to provide evidence-based care to patients in cardiac arrest or other life-threatening situations.  This course reinforces use of appropriate basic life support and automated external defibrillation, and then extends skills to advanced interventions. 

Topics include: 
  • Safe operation of defibrillation and pacing devices
  • Use of airway and respiratory equipment
  • Management of cardiac arrest
  • Management of stable and unstable tachyarrythmias
  • Management of bradycardias
  • Approach to unstable coronary syndrome and myocardial infarction
  • Initial management of acute stroke