Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Important Announcement

Released 06/04/20

The UNMC Center for Continuing Education will resume limited in-person classes beginning Wednesday, July 1. Registration for upcoming classes will open June 15.

Following UNMC guidelines, all students, instructors, and staff will be asked to:

If you had previously registered for an in-person class, we will contact you via email to provide you with a class schedule to choose from.

If you need to reach us, please send an email to


ACLS is a nationally recognized program designed by the American Heart Association (AHA) for healthcare providers who are involved in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital.  Through this course, providers will enhance their skills in the management and treatment of an adult victim of cardiac arrest and any other cardiopulmonary emergencies.

After completing this course, you will have learned:

 The material will be covered in small group lectures, demonstrations, evaluation of case-based scenarios, and practice.