The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Designed for nursing, medical, para-medical or allied health personnel whose daily occupation demands proficiency and certification in the knowledge of advance cardiac life support skills. Student is able to analyze life threatening cardiac emergencies and apply advanced principles of cardiac and respiratory anatomy and physiology. Curriculum adheres to the American Heart Association Advance Cardiac Life Support standards.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Interpret current cardiology science and practice as it relates to advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) in pre-hospital and hospital environment; and
- demonstrate knowledge and skills required for certification by American Heart Association in ACLS.