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ACLS Update Course (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - Yankton

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Aug 11, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Avera Professional Office Pavilion Conference Rm 1

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists and other health care personnel who may have a need to respond to a cardiac emergency.

Registration Details

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Fees & Payment

$170 fee due at the time of registration to attend the course.


The AHA's ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.

Intended Audience:
The ACLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.


Registration is required at 7:45 AM at the Avera Professional Office Pavilion located at 409 Summit Street. Space is limited.

Click the "Register Online" button to register. Call Avera Education & Staffing Solutions at 605-668-8475 with any questions.


Participants must be certified in the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers before taking this course.

You will need to come to this course prepared to:

1) Appropriately manage and direct a team response for the first 10 minutes of a code in a “mock” code situation.

2) Demonstrate use of the basic airway adjuncts, application/operation of an AED and CPR for the Healthcare Provider skills.

3) Successfully pass the written exam.

You are required to bring your completed ACLS Pre-course Self-Assessment with a passing score to class. You will not be permitted to attend class without it. The code is: acls15

Failure to successfully complete this course will then require you to attend a standard ACLS Provider Course – COME PREPARED!

The required textbook for this course is: American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider Manual 2015.

Channing L. Bete Co.

Phone: 1-800-611-6083

Laerdal Medical Corporation

Phone: 1-888-562-4242

WorldPoint ECC, Inc

Phone: 1-888-322-8350

To help you prepare:

  • Complete the pre-course preparation checklist that came with your ACLS Provider Manual.
  • Review and understand the information in your ACLS Provider Manual. Pay particular attention to the 10 core cases in Part 5.
  • Review and understand the information in the BLS for Healthcare Providers Manual. The resuscitation scenarios require that your BLS skills and knowledge are current. You will be tested on adult 1- rescuer skills and AED skills at the beginning of the ACLS Provider Course. In this course you will not be taught how to do CPR, use an AED or how to interpret cardiac rhythms. You must know this information in advance.
  • Review and understand the ACLS algorithms for the cases in the ACLS Provider Manual.

Complete the ACLS Pre-course Self-Assessment on ACLS ECGs and Pharmacology (ACLS Student Website) The code is: acls15

Please wear loose, layered, comfortable clothing. You will be practicing skills that require you to work on your hands and knees and the course requires bending, standing and lifting. If you have any physical condition that might prevent you from engaging in these activities please tell an instructor. The instructor may be able to adjust the equipment if you have back, knee or hip problems.

For successful course completion, students must demonstrate skills competency in all learning stations, pass the CPR AED skills test, bag-mask ventilation skills test and the Megacode test. They also must pass the written test with a score of 84% or higher. Upon successful completion, students receive an ACLS course completion card, valid for two years.

Please make the most of this course by arriving well prepared. If you have any questions about the course please call 668-8475.

For more information on this and other educational opportunities offered by Avera Education & Staffing Solutions visit our website at

Class Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy

Avera Community Training Center reserves the right to require a non-refundable pre-payment for course registration. A case-by-case review for refund or rescheduling requests will be made by the AESS Director and/or ACTC Coordinator. 

For any additional accommodations, please contact our office at 605-668-8475


Avera Community Training Center at 605-668-8475 or send an email

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Tue, August 11 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Avera Professional Office Pavilion Conference Rm 1

Location Details

  • Avera Professional Office Pavilion Conference Rm 1

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