More than ever, the field of emergency medicine needs trained personnel for a wide variety of career paths. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) references a special set of skills used for treating urgent and life-threatening medical emergencies.
This program will augment your emergency response knowledge beyond basic life support skills like CPR. ACLS includes monitoring heart rhythms, defibrillation, airway management/intubation, emergency drug administration and the initiation of IV lines. You’ll learn interventions for cardiac arrest, stroke and other life-threatening situations.
ACLS skills can be used in many careers where emergency medicine is required, including work in:
Looking to earn more? Knowledge and skills in advanced cardiac life support can start you on the path to a great career in health care.