CATEGORY: General Education

UTRGV Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2024

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is a course specifically designed for healthcare professionals, like Physicians, EMR/EMT/Paramedics and Respiratory Therapists, who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular  emergencies. Students will be equipped with the ability to manage a patient’s airways, read and interpret electrocardiograms, and understand emergency pharmacology. The goal of ACLS Course is to improve outcomes for patients of cardiac arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies through early recognition and interventions by effective, responsive, and high-performance teams.