University of Nebraska Medical Center

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

ACLS is a nationally recognized program designed by the American Heart Association for health care 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:

  • Basic Life Support
  • Airway/Intubation
  • Emergency Cardiac Drugs
  • Algorithms
  • Rhythm Identification
  • Mega Code

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


Download the 2024 ACLS Flyer





AHA® ACLS Provider Manual 
(Product #20-1106)

AHA ECC Handbook


AHA® Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care
(Product #20-1100)

Course Information

Why course is right for you?

ACLS Provider

ACLS Provider

A two-day course designed for the health care provider who has never attended an ACLS course.

ACLS Renewal

ACLS Renewal

A one-day course for the health care provider who has a solid understanding of the ACLS Provider content.