ACLS

Certification

179
  • Online Certification & PDF Study Guides
  • ACLS Provider Card with Free Shipping
  • Free Instant Email Digital ACLS Provider Card
  • 12 CME Credits for Certification Endorsed by the AEMAA
  • No Classroom Skills Examination Required
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ACLS

Recertification

129
  • Online Recertification
  • ACLS Provider Card with Free Shipping
  • Free Instant Email Digital ACLS Provider Card
  • 8 CME Credits for Certification Endorsed by the AEMAA
  • No Classroom Skills Examination Required
Add to Cart $129

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An example of the nature of the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS Study) Guide materials that are provided to you is:

All Advanced Life Support Certification Courses purchased include our comprehensive ACLS Study Guide. Organized within your account, it is accessible to you wherever you access your ACLS certification program, and is yours to study within your profile, save to your computer, or even print and take as an ACLS Pretest!

An example of the nature of the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS Study) Guide materials that are provided to you is:

Opening the Airway - Manual Maneuvers

  • Tongue may obstruct airway if patient is unconscious
  • Snoring respirations in breathing patients may indicate an obstructed airway
  • Airway obstruction by tongue may be resolved by repositioning head and jaw
  • Maintenance of an open airway is the priority in CPR, BLS, and ACLS
  • If patient is unconscious without gag reflex, insert OPA or NPA

Head tilt-chin life maneuver (Do not perform if neck trauma is suspected)

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  1. Place patient in supine position
  2. With one hand on patient's forehead, apply pressure with your palm to tilt patient's head
  3. Place fingertips under the bony part of patient's chin. Lift and pull patient's jaw forward without applying pressure to soft tissue which may cause obstruction of airway
  4. Open patient's mouth with thumb of hand used to lift chin by pulling downward on lower lip

Once you feel comfortable with the materials, and therefore, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), you will be required to demonstrate your proficiency by taking a 50-question exam. A score of 80% is required to pass the exam. The grading is instant, and your exam results are shown in your account as well as emailed to the email address you have provided. Once you have successfully completed the exam, a digital Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Card is made immediately accessible to you.

Examples of the exam questions that will populate your test are:

The Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale (CPSS) identifies stroke on the basis of the following physical findings EXCEPT:

  1. Facial Droop
  2. Arm Drift
  3. Abnormal Gait
  4. Abnormal Speech

What is the first step in the treatment of persistent tachycardia (heart rate > 150 bpm) causing hypotension, altered mental status, and signs of shock?

  1. Synchronized cardioversion
  2. Obtain a 12-lead ECG
  3. Administer a calcium channel blocker
  4. Defibrillation

What is the only means of identifying ST-elevation MI (STEMI)?

  1. Fibrinolytic checklist
  2. 12-lead ECG
  3. Coronary angiography
  4. None of the above