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Continuing Education

CPRS200 - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider

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Course Overview

This Heart & Stroke Foundation certified, evidence-based course builds on the foundation of basic life support (BLS) skills. It emphasizes the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR and takes healthcare provider training to the next level, highlighting the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes.

This two-day course introduces diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for the acute cardiac patient through case-based learning. The course is designed for anyone holding current registration as a healthcare professional including physicians, paramedics, nurses, respiratory therapists, dentists, and military levels QL5/DP2 and above.

Prerequisites:
- Current Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada - Basic Life Support Provider card. (CPRS100)
- Current registration as a healthcare professional including physicians, paramedics, nurses, respiratory therapists, dentists and military levels QL5/DP2 and above.

For courses starting after July 1, 2017 the following 2 textbooks are required for the ACLS Provider course. If you do not currently have these, they are available for purchase through Shop at NAIT:
- Heart & Stroke Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Manual - 2015 guidelines
- Heart & Stroke 2015 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers

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