The American Heart Association’s ACLS Prep: Pharmacology Course is a self-directed eLearning course designed for students preparing to take an AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Course. This course is also ideal for healthcare professionals who require basic drug interaction understanding related to the ACLS algorithms. This includes non-critical/emergency nurses, emergency medical services personnel, respiratory therapists, physician assistants, non-critical/emergency physicians, and dentists.
After completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Understand basic ACLS drugs and their usage
• Understand drugs, doses, and routes of administration during cardiovascular emergencies
• Apply basic pharmacology into the ACLS algorithms