ACLS classes at 200 Main Street, Redwood City
American Heart Association ACLS course in Redwood City
Location: In Home CPR, 200 Main Street, Suite 200C, Redwood City, CA, 94063
Initial Course: The class is over two days. Day one is 4.5 hours; day two is 8 hours.
Renewal Course: One 8 hour class.
ACLS Skills Session: 1 hour. You must complete the online portion of the course before the skills session. You will pay the AHA $132 for the online portion of the course. This approach to ACLS is not recommended for people who are new to ACLS.
Payment: After registering for a class, please follow instructions and complete payment.
Precourse Test: You must complete the precourse test, receive a score of 80% or better, print it, and bring it to your class. Follow this link to complete the ACLS precourse test. In the field that says, “enter code from manual”, type: ACLS15. This does not apply to ACLS skill sessions.
Study Resource: Whether this is your first time taking ACLS or renewing, many of our students have found the ACLS algorithms course a helpful way to prepare.
Certification card: You will receive your American Heart Association ACLS eCard certification at the end of your class. The certification is valid for two years.
CE Credits: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP16780, for 12 contact hours for the Initial Course; 6 contact hours for the Renewal Course. EMS personnel can receive 9.75 CE credits for this course through CECBEMS.
Course Manual: You must have a current copy of the American Heart Association’s ACLS course manual (2015 guidelines) during the class. You can purchase it as an eBook or have a hardcopy shipped to you from WorldPoint. You can also purchase the manual at our Redwood City classroom on the day of your class for $40.
- 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