Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course

The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course is a 2-day course designed to enhance your skills in the treatment of arrest and peri-arrest patients through active participation in a series of simulated cardiopulmonary cases. These simulations are designed to reinforce important concepts including, identification and treatments of medical conditions that place the patient at risk for cardiac arrest, the Basic Life Support (BLS) Primary Survey, ACLS Secondary Survey, ACLS algorithms and Effective resuscitation team dynamics. The goal of the ACLS provider course is to improve the quality of care provided to the adult victim of cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies.

To successfully complete the ACLS Course and obtain your card you must, Pass the 1-rescuer CPR/AED, Actively participate, practice and complete all skills and learning stations , Pass the Megacode testing station as a team leader and pass the written, closed book exam with a minimum score of 84 percent.

Target Audience

Healthcare providers who participate in the resuscitation of a patient with a cardiac emergency and/or required to have current credentialing in ACLS.


Participant must be a “Current Healthcare Provider in CPR” and “competent in recognition and Interpretation of basic arrhythmias”. A well prepared student is mandatory. Students are given materials to study prior to class and must be ready to turn in a copy of their Pre-Course Assessment at the start of class.


$225, no charge for first time Saint Francis employees required, by job description, to attend ACLS.

2018 Dates (all classes 8 am-5 pm)

  • November 15/16

To register, call Training and Development at 573-331-5107.

Saint Francis Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Missouri Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

16 contact hours provided.

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