Full course description

Collaboration Studio Map
1602 N. 15th Street
Tampa, FL 33605  

Date/Time:  Friday, February 17, 2017 from 8:30am - 4:30pm

Who should attend?  ACLS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Paramedics
  • Staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
  • Other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

NOTE:  You must pass the ACLS pre-course assessment to be able to take this course.  Go to https://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/AHAECC/ecc.jsp?pid=ahaecc.studentlanding and use the code "acls15" to begin.  You must bring a copy of your certificate showing that you passed this test.  If you do not pass, or need additional training in EKG, Advanced Airway, and Pharmacology, take our ACLS/PALS prep course found here: 

HCC Students, Faculty and Staff can take this course at a discounted rate ($25).  Contact Lois Cato to receive a promo code.  Proof of HCC employment/enrollment is required.


The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care.

To be successful in any ACLS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. 

Students must review the ACLS course materials and complete a pre-course self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before attending this course.

*You must purchase the American Heart Association Advance Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual for this course. 


eBook ( http://ebooks.heart.org/)

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • Immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • Airway management
  • Rhythm recognition
  • High-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • Effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • Science overview (update course)
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • Identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).

Refunds, Cancellations & Substitution Info

Questions? Please email rschauf@hccfl.edu We are happy to help you!