ACLS Pre-course Study Links

This page contains various external links to assist participants with their pre-course studies such as pharmacology, EKG review, defibrillation and BLS.

 

The following external ACLS sites may provide useful references for review. These do not replace the information in your texts or handbooks:

 

Heart & Stroke Foundation  ACLS  Student Website (includes Online Pre-Course Self Assessment):

https://resuscitation.heartandstroke.ca/resources

 

NEW APRIL 2016 Heart & Stroke Foundation ACLS  2015 Online Pre-Course  Self Assessment:

As a new pre-requisite to taking an ACLS course, participants must pass this online assessment (70% minimum)The Pre-course Self Assessment helps evaluate knowledge necessary to be successful in the ACLS Provider Course and determines the need for additional review and practice. There is no limit to the number of times you can take the Pre-course Self Assessment. Once a score of 70% or higher is achieved, each student must print his or her certificate displayed on the ACLS Student Website. This certificate must be presented to the ACLS instructor before a student can take an ACLS Provider Course.

 

To access the pre-course assessment go to https://cpr.heartandstroke.ca/s/?language=en_US and log in using your Heart and Stroke ID number like the example below. Once logged in click on the top tab "Programs."

 

 

Scroll down to the Healthcare section, select Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS.) Once Clicked this will take you to the choose the ACLS Pre-course Self Assessment Page

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select Pre-Course Self Assessment. Once  chosen, a separate Java Script window will run allowing access to additional resources. Scroll to the bottom as shown in the example below and click the "Launch"  button  to start the online pre-course self assessment.

 

 

 

 

2015 Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care in Circulation Journals:   (Part 5, 7, 8, 9, 10) Individual chapter links below.

Main link is:

https://www.ahajournals.org/toc/circ/132/18_suppl_2

 

 

Part 5: Adult Basic Life Support and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Quality: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/132/18_suppl_2/S414.full.pdf+html

 

 

Part 7: Adult Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/132/18_suppl_2/S444.full.pdf+html

 

 

Part 8: Post–Cardiac Arrest Care: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/132/18_suppl_2/S465.full.pdf+html

 

 

Part 9: Acute Coronary Syndromes: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/132/18_suppl_2/S483.full.pdf+html

 

 

Part 10: Special Circumstances of Resuscitation: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/132/18_suppl_2/S501.full.pdf+html

HSF Covid-19 Interim Resuscitation Algorithms https://files.constantcontact.com/af8bfc64301/4461e2c0-c206-48f5-8d86-970233d336e6.pdf

ILCOR Covid-19 Guidelines : https://www.ilcor.org/covid-19

 

EKG study Sites:

http://www.skillstat.com/tools/ecg-simulator    (Learn, Play, Review – interactive)

 

http://www.rnceus.com/ekg/ekghowto.html

 

RAPID REVIEW OF ALOGRITHMS(www.aclscertification.com):

 

FUN VIDEO(www.aclscertification.com):

 

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INTRAOSSEOUS :

EZ-IO Intraosseous Education Link:    https://www.teleflex.com/en/usa/ezioeducation/index.html