Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

The AHA’s ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association the 2020 Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

This course is designed for healthcare providers.

  • For healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary/peri-arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies and for personnel in emergency response


What does this course teach?

  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED

  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest

  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia

  • Airway management

  • Related pharmacology

  • Management of ACS and stroke

  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

The AHA has adopted an open resource policy for exams, including the AHA ACLS Provider manual or our free study guide.

 Need BLS? Choose this option when registering: Online eLearning BLS Provider CPR &  Skills Session.


You can complete your skills session on the day of your ACLS class, which saves time!

A separate fee applies for this course add-on. 


  Initial: $175

Recertification: $125 


**Recertification requires a current/valid AHA ACLS card

Receive your AHA Certification Card immediately after class completion.

Valid for 2 years.