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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York Presbyterian Hospital - Emergency Medical Service | Evaluated Learning Experience

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS - AHA)

16 hours (2 days).
New York Presbyterian Hospital EMS Training Center, New York, New York.

Version 1: February 1997 - August 2000. Version 2: September 2000 - December 2014.

Learner Outcomes: 
Version 1 or 2: Provide advanced cardiac life support in cardiac and respiratory emergencies.
Version 1: Monitoring and dysrhythmias; defibrillation and cardioversion; cardiovascular pharmacology; airway adjuncts and endotracheal intubation; intravenous and invasive techniques; EKG recognition; therapeutic modalities; mega-codes; sudden cardiac death; myocardial infarction. Version 2: Monitoring and dysrhythmias; defibrillation and cardioversion, external cardiac pacing, and AED; cardiovascular pharmacology; basic and advanced airway adjuncts; intravenous and invasive techniques; mega-codes; sudden cardiac death; myocardial infarction; treatment for strokes
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1 or 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Health Science or Physical Education (11/97) (5/03 revalidation) (5/08 revalidation).