2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 01, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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PMED 280 - Advanced Cardiac Life Support


Credit(s): 1
Contact Hours: 1

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course is designed to provide instruction with a focus on highlighting the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. This course utilizes both didactic and simulation methodologies to provide coverage of cardiac emergencies and commonly encountered dysrhythmias in addition to airway management and management of patients with acute cerebral vascular pathology (stroke) and the initial care, management and related pharmacology in both the pre and in-hospital settings. This course provides teaching and evaluation in keeping with standards of care and current guidelines as set forth by the American Heart Association. Prerequisite: Acceptance into Paramedic Associate in Applied Science following the course sequence and “C” or better in all program courses, or permission of the Instructor. Co-Requisite: PMED 270 , PMED 284 , PMED 282 .



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