Course Agenda

Instructor-Led

Sample BLS Course Outline

 

Approximate Course duration: 4 hours

 

Pre-course Preparation

Course Introduction

*Life Is Why (Optional Lesson)

1 –Rescuer Adult BLS

AED and Bag-Mask Device

2-Rescuer Adult BLS

Team Dunamics

High Performance Teams Activity

*Local Protocols Discussion (Optional Lesson)

Child BLS

Infant BLS

Special Considerations

Adult and Child Choking

Infant Choking

Conclusion

Celebration of Knowledge

Adult CPR and AED Skills

Infant CPR Skills

**Remediation (Variable)

Sample ACLS (Initial) Course Outline

 

Approximate Course duration: 16 hours

Welcome, Introductions and Course Administration

ACLS Course Overview and Organization

The Science of Resuscitation

Systematic Approach

 Practice/Testing Station: High-Quality BLS Practice

Learning/Testing Station: Airway Management

Technology Review

Learning Station: Acute Coronary Syndromes

Learning Station: Acute Stroke

Team Dynamics and Megacode

Learning Station: Cardiac Arrest

*Learning Station: Vascular Access (Optional)

*Learning Station: Coping with Death (Optional)

Learning Station: Bradycardia

Learning Station: Tachycardia, Stable and Unstable

Learning Station: Immediate Post-Cardiac Arrest Care

Learning Station: Megacode Practice

Megacode Test

Celebration of Knowledge

**Remediation (Variable)

Sample ACLS (Renewal) Course Outline

 

Approximate Course duration: 9 hours

Welcome, Introductions and Course Administration

ACLS Course Overview and Organization

The Science of Resuscitation

Systematic Approach

Testing Station: High-Quality BLS Practice

Testing Station: Airway Management

Technology Review

Team Dynamics and Megacode

Learning Station: Megacode Practice

Megacode Test

Celebration of Knowledge

**Remediation (Variable)

Sample Family & Friends CPR Course Outline

 

Approximate Course duration: 2 hours

 

Pre-course Preparation

Course Introduction

*Life Is Why (Optional)

Adult Hands-Only CPR and AED

*Adult CPR with Breaths (Optional)

*Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Adult (Optional)

*Child CPR and AED (Optional)

*Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Child (Optional)

*Infant CPR (Optional)

*Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Infant (Optional)

Conclusion

Course Agenda

Blended Learning

Sample HeartCode BLS Course Outline

 

Approximate Course duration: Varies


1st COMPONENT: Online Portion

Pre-course Preparation

Course Introduction

*Life Is Why (Optional Lesson)

1 –Rescuer Adult BLS

AED and Bag-Mask Device

2-Rescuer Adult BLS

Team Dunamics

High Performance Teams Activity

*Local Protocols Discussion (Optional Lesson)

Child BLS

Infant BLS

Special Considerations

Adult and Child Choking

Infant Choking

Conclusion

 

2nd COMPONENT: Instructor Led Hands-On Skills Session

Adult CPR and AED Skills

Infant CPR Skills

**Remediation (Variable)

Sample HeartCode ACLS Course Outline

 

Approximate Course duration: Varies

1st COMPONENT: Online Portion

Welcome, Introductions and Course Administration

HeartCode ACLS Course Overview and Organization

The Science of Resuscitation

Systematic Approach

Technology Review

Team Dynamics and Megacode

Learning Station: Acute Coronary Syndromes

Learning Station: Acute Stroke

Learning Station: Cardiac Arrest

*Learning Station: Vascular Access (Optional)

*Learning Station: Coping with Death (Optional)

Learning Station: Bradycardia

Learning Station: Tachycardia, Stable and Unstable

Learning Station: Immediate Post-Cardiac Arrest Care

2nd COMPONENT: Instructor Led Hands-On Skills Session

Practice Station: High-Quality BLS Practice

Learning Station: Airway Management

Technology Review

Learning Station: Megacode Practice

Testing Station: High-Quality BLS Testing

Testing Station: Airway Management Testing

Megacode Test

**Remediation (Variable)

Course Agenda

Skills Session

Sample HeartCode BLS Hands-On Skills Session Course Outline

 

Approximate Course duration: 1 hour

Course Introduction

1-Rescuer Adult BLS Practice

AED and Bag-Mask Device Practice

Adult CPR and AED Skills Test

 

2-Rescuer Adult BLS Practice

 

High Performance Teams Activity

 

Child BLS Practice

1-Rescuer Infant BLS Practice

2-Rescuer Infant BLS Practice

Infant CPR Skills Test

 

Adult and Child Choking Practice

Infant Choking Practice

Adult and Child Choking Skills Test

Infant Choking Skills Test

 

Conclusion

**Remediation (Variable)

Sample BLS Skills Session Course Outline

 

Approximate Course duration: 1 hour

Course Introduction

1-Rescuer Adult BLS Practice

AED and Bag-Mask Device Practice

Adult CPR and AED Skills Test

 

2-Rescuer Adult BLS Practice

 

High Performance Teams Activity

 

Child BLS Practice

1-Rescuer Infant BLS Practice

2-Rescuer Infant BLS Practice

Infant CPR Skills Test

 

Adult and Child Choking Practice

Infant Choking Practice

Adult and Child Choking Skills Test

Infant Choking Skills Test

 

Conclusion

**Remediation (Variable)

Sample HeartCode ACLS Hands-On Skills Session Course Outline

 

Approximate Course duration: 1 hour

 

Welcome, Introductions and Course Administration

Practice/Testing Station: High-Quality BLS Practice

Learning Station: Airway Management

Technology Review

Learning Station: Megacode Practice

High-Quality BLS Testing

Airway Management Testing

Megacode Test

**Remediation (Variable)

Sample ACLS Skills Session Course Outline

 

Approximate Course duration: 1 hour

 

Welcome, Introductions and Course Administration

Practice/Testing Station: High-Quality BLS Practice

Learning Station: Airway Management

Technology Review

Learning Station: Megacode Practice

High-Quality BLS Testing

Airway Management Testing

Megacode Test

**Remediation (Variable)

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Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.