Advance Cardiac Life Support – ACLS – Initial Course

American Heart Association Training Center Miami Florida

ACLS Initial Course Overview

The ACLS course requires approximately 10-12 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing. ACLS is comprised of training that focuses on information for healthcare professionals who initiate and direct advanced life support in critically ill adult patients. This course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. The course also covers airway management and related pharmacology. Through simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active, hands-on participation through learning stations is where students practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as team leader.

Who Should Attend

Advanced Cardiac Life Support is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.


Must have a current CPR card.

Course Cost

The course fee is $185.00

This is a non-ABHES-accredited, non-credit continuing education course for professionals.


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American Medical Academy

American Medical Academy is a student-centered, Healthcare focused institution, conveniently located in Miami. AMA has a commitment to advanced learning and diverse delivery of education in preparing graduates for success and a lifelong career in the healthcare industry.

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