Online ACLS

HeartCode® ACLS

Advanced Cardiac Life Support-Class


HeartCode® ACLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 uses eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios. Students are presented with a team dynamics lesson, 10 ACLS hospital-based case scenarios, and a written exam. While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on ACLS guidelines, and provide treatment. Successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component, and Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with an AHA ACLS Instructor. Meets the requirements for obtaining an AHA ACLS Provider course completion card.

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

Recognize and initiate early management of periarrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in providing BLS care, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating automated external defibrillator (AED) use
  • Recognize and manage respiratory arrest
  • Recognize and manage cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care
  • Recognize and initiate early management of acute coronary syndromes, including appropriate disposition
  • Recognize and initiate early management of stroke, including appropriate disposition
  • Demonstrate effective communication as a member or leader of a resuscitation team and recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance


This continuing education activity is certified for physicians (ACCME/AMA), nurses (ANCC), pharmacists (ACPE), and EMS Practitioners (CECBEMS).



Register for the class and we will email you a code to get started then take the online course which utilizes eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios.

Call the Echo Hose Community Training Center and set up an appointment for the skills (203-231-3421) practice and skills test. Please make sure you bring a copy of the course completion certificate. And you are done.

Cost of class with Skills is $225


Click here to register for HeartCode® ACLS



*Based on the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.



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