ACLS

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Who Needs ACLS:

Healthcare professionals that are either leading or participating in cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes professionals in emergency medicine, emergency response, intensive care and critical care units.
We offer American Heart Association certified local ACLS classes in North Florida and South Georgia including Jacksonville FL, Fernandina Beach FL, Saint Mary’s GA, and all surrounding areas.
  • Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • 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 acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
  • Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics
You must hold a current BLS certification. You must also complete the Pre-Course Work (see below).
  • You must complete this online Pre-Course Self Assessment Work
  • Visit the following website: www.heart.org/eccstudent
  • Enter Code: acls15
  • Enter your name
  • Complete the Pre-Course Self Assessment.  You need a passing grade or 60%. This may require you to take this pre-course assessment several times.

Course Details

  • Cost:
    $135
  • Duration:
    7 - 8 hr.
  • Location:
    Jacksonville office
  • Group Rate:
    Contact us
  • Student and Military Discount
  • Same Day Card with Advanced Payment

Calendar Details

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What other says

Please read what our past students have to say about us, register for a class, and come and experience the best CPR class in North East Florida.

Xhindoli Lela
Xhindoli Lela
16:19 15 Dec 19
This was a great training. The instructor was very informative. She kept the class engaged and was enthusiastic about the materials that she shared. This was the most interesting and well organized CPR/First Aid class that I have attended in quite a while. I highly recommend this training to others.
Silvana Cook
Silvana Cook
15:01 15 Dec 19
The instructors I had (Nikki & Tina) are great. They are hands on and enthusiastic. The time flew by and I enjoyed the class (BLS). I continue to renew my BLS with First Coast CPR because they make the experience enjoyable. Thank you, see you in 2 years 😉
EC Maddox
EC Maddox
14:33 13 Dec 19
Carlos was very motivated with getting the class involved hands on. It helped me to retained important steps by getting up and moving. Pairing off in pairs with a classmate made the simulation come real. Carlos was very helpful and I very appreciative with his method of training.
Shirili Murphy
Shirili Murphy
20:55 11 Dec 19
qlaticia
qlaticia
13:49 11 Dec 19
Awesome class! I missed all of the recert classes at my hospital and was panicking about getting recertified by the time my card expires. First Coast CPR...
Megan G.
Megan G.
06:08 11 Dec 19
This class is the best hands on CPR/AED class I have ever been to in my 10 years of being certified. Carlos is amazing and knows how to keep you awake and intrigued. I would highly recommend this class to anyone who needs it.... Which is everybody.
Kayla Price
Kayla Price
15:20 10 Dec 19
Randall Hopf
Randall Hopf
18:05 09 Dec 19
Carlos, the instructor instructed the most exciting CPR, 1st Aid, & AED training I have ever experienced.I laughed so .much as I learned even when I was the subject of the joke. It was a mandatory class for my job and it was worth my time to attend.
Patris LaShun Wright-Kitchen
Patris LaShun Wright-Kitchen
13:08 09 Dec 19
The class was fun and also the most informative CPR courses I have attended. I feel like a learned and will retain more from this class than from any other CPR class I have taken. Carlos was funny, serious and extremely helpful. Can't wait to renew.
Tonya Barnes
Tonya Barnes
02:46 09 Dec 19
It feels good to come prepared for the skills test. Their online course made it easier for me to understand and practice what I've read and work them on to hands-on practice.
Christie Corpuz
Christie Corpuz
21:28 08 Dec 19
ATTENTION healthcare staff, child care workers, and anyone who just wants to be prepared ….. this was actually a FUN class! Anyone in a field required to have a BLS CPR and/or ACLS certification, has spent countless hours of the same instructions and dated video’s, with a few revisions of compression counts, breathing, etc. If you're awake long enough to pass your practice skills on the “dummy”, you didn’t become one! Carlos kept everyone engaged with laughs in the right areas, but held your attention when serious points were addressed. The equipment is modern and intuitive, where it determines adequate compression pressure, time intervals, as well as positioning for good airway assessment. I’ve learned something new every time I’ve been there and have taken BLS CPR for over ten years, in two different states! This was my second session with First Coast and with BLS, CPR/AED, ACLS, etc. class options, I don’t see any good reason to go anywhere else. There are even online options (with a 30 minute in-person skills session) for those too busy to do it fully in house. They have a motto “ We are more than just a class, we are a Hero Training Center” and they truly bring that to every class they teach. Bravo Carlos (with a standing ovation) for thinking outside the AHA instructors box to make learning retainable and fun!  Book classes online and get a discount for return attendees!
Dawn Pranis
Dawn Pranis
18:44 08 Dec 19
Awesome instructor... I learned a lot in the CPR class. Definitely will be returning!
Danisha Cummings
Danisha Cummings
17:19 07 Dec 19
Well run by Carlos. Does great job of making the class interesting and enjoyable. Explains well and thoroughly.
Jimmie Thomas
Jimmie Thomas
13:34 02 Dec 19
Very efficient and thorough. Explained well and made the class enjoyable.
Jimmie Thomas
Jimmie Thomas
13:29 02 Dec 19
Awesome learning experience. Will definitely return for renewal and refer coworkers.👍🏾👍🏾
Nedra Bennett-Rowe
Nedra Bennett-Rowe
11:40 01 Dec 19
Rebecca Walden
Rebecca Walden
03:34 01 Dec 19
THE BEST CLASS I'VE EVER TAKEN !!!!
Fuchsia Artis
Fuchsia Artis
14:19 29 Nov 19
Great training with great people. You leave with confidence of an actual scenario.
Kosi Jones
Kosi Jones
21:16 28 Nov 19
It was a fun and informative way to learn CPR and first aid. Carlos was great.
Vicki Edwards
Vicki Edwards
15:43 27 Nov 19
Love this place. So professional, clean, and organized. The instructors are always great. And make the class enjoyable. I’ll be back here every 2 years for my recertification.
Kaitlyn Ward
Kaitlyn Ward
13:13 25 Nov 19
Latelsa Wilcox
Latelsa Wilcox
15:53 22 Nov 19
Great experience! Ms. Lynn does a Wonderful Job delivering the material and making sure you're competent and confident with your skills.Thank you!
Mexi Mama
Mexi Mama
19:16 21 Nov 19
Jeannette Meralus
Jeannette Meralus
01:17 21 Nov 19
Garron Stultz
Garron Stultz
19:18 19 Nov 19
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