ACLS Certification Classes

Building on the foundation of BLS skills, Lifework's ACLS class is an advanced life support course that emphasizes the importance of high-quality CPR and team performance dynamics.  We are official training providers for the AHA and Red Cross with convenient locations across the country. Learn more and enroll in your ACLS class today.

ACLS Certification Course - Doctor performing CPR on patient in Operating Room

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ACLS Program Details | Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

ACLS Course Description

The American Heart Association’s ACLS Course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced, instructor-led classroom course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. The ACLS course also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

You will learn:

  • Basic life support skills: effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask and AED devices
  • Identifying and promptly addressing respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions
  • Airway management
  • Related pharmacology
  • Management of ACS and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
  • In-person classes and blended learning options

Who should take this course?

Our ACLS course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units. The AHA’s course is the premier ACLS Training for Healthcare Providers.

American Heart Association ACLS Provider eCard

ACLS Course Options:

  • Initial
  • Renewal
  • Classroom
  • Hybrid
  • Heartcode®
  • RQI & VAM
  • Skills Sessions
  • ACLS Renewal with BLS

From traditional classroom settings to flexible hybrid formats, we offer the convenience and flexibility to suit your schedule.  With our skilled instructors and hands-on skills sessions, you'll be well-prepared to handle any emergency situation. Find the ACLS class that meets your needs and take the next step towards advancing your medical expertise.

ACLS Class - Advanced Life Support course - Practicing CPR bag mask on a manikin


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ACLS Initial

The AHA designed the ACLS Initial Course to present the skills and information needed to handle a cardiac arrest, events that may lead to a cardiac arrest, and the events that follow. We offer both in-person classroom settings, hybrid or blended learning options with an online course and in-person skills session with either an instructor or an RQI Voice Assisted Manikin. 

ACLS Renewal

The ACLS Renewal Course is designed to refresh your knowledge and the skills required to implement AHA’s ACLS treatment guidelines to renew your current or expiring ACLS certification. Lifework offers both in-person courses and hybrid or blended learning options with a virtual class portion and in-person skills session with either an instructor or a manikin. 

ACLS Skills

Have you already completed the online portion and need to schedule your In-Person Skills Session? Look no further - Lifework offers both RQI voice-assisted manikin skills and instructor led skills sessions, at your convenience. See our location options below.

ACLS Certification Classes - Students practicing CPR compressions on manikin

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Whether this is your first time getting your ACLS certification or you need your ACLS Renewal, Lifework is here to help you with the lifesaving training you need.

ACLS Classes

Interested in a different course?

BLS | Basic Life Support
PALS | Pediatric Advanced Life Support
CPR & First Aid Certification Courses

Note: Continuing education courses are not included within this institution’s ABHES grant of accreditation