Learn to quickly recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies with agility. The ACLS Provider course provides a foundation for anyone who was not taken the course before, or who has not taken it within 2 years.See Available Dates
A team of accredited trainers with the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Peer reviewed and recommended.
Develop agile skills and a solid understanding.
- Understand the 'why' behind these vital skills
- Engage in hands-on stories that fit your context
- Learning strategies to support rapid recognition of and effective response to cardiovascular emergencies
- Basic Life Support (BLS) is required prior to completion of your ACLS course and is an optional add-on in our Vancouver courses. We offer BLS concurrently with every ACLS Provider course outside Vancouver as part of the course tuition.
- We recommend that you come into this course with some ECG knowledge, namely the ability to interpret the most urgent, basic rhythms. If you have NO ECG knowledge, we suggest taking one of our Six Second ECG Essentials courses (1 day) to get you going.
- We also recommend the ACLS Provider Manual, and that you take advantage of the pre-course package that we send you with your confirmation email.
What you'll learn
Learn which actions make the most difference during a cardiovascular emergency.
Most of the course is engaged in hands-on experiential learning to help build your agility.
Explanations of the rationales and research behind the skills you are learning.
Learn to use and manage the resources you have with agility.
Stories and examples customized to fit you and your role.
Simple, flexible learning models that you can build on.
What you'll receive
A list of freely available links and resources come with your confirmation email.
You will earn your Heart and Stroke Foundation ACLS Provider certificate (good for 2 years).
Safe learning environment where you are free to make mistakes.
Our goal is to build your confidence when faced with a cardiovascular emergency.
Your time is valuable and we want to make the most of it.
You are welcome to repeat the same course for FREE within a YEAR of your original course completion date!
"The greatest offer SkillStat has is the focus, not on a test, but on making sure everyone walks away more knowledgeable and confident. To offer attending future courses just to revisit, learn & MASTER skills is brilliant." - Darren
"Definitely motivated to apply ACLS/PALS in practice - always have! I believe every colleague should do it." - Jeff
"Excellent course, appreciate tailoring to student contexts and lots of hands on." - John
"This course took a seemingly complex subject and made it understandable. This course advanced my knowledge tremendously. The book was also excellent. It was a great review tool for me. I leave more confident in my ECG knowledge." - Darren
"The entire course was relevant to our non-hospital surgery center. Excellent content & instruction. Practical & thorough." - A. Denton
"It was more fun/engaging that I thought!" - Taryn
"I am able to confidently identify and interpret ECG strips. I am able to think more critically than before with the 6 Second ECG mastery class." - Titi
Did anything surprise you in the Six Second ECG Mastery course? "How quickly that proper ECG interpretation can be taught and how it can be done in 3 Steps. I thought the course was perfect length and was nicely spread between 3 days. I am very motivated + positive moving forward with ECG monitoring. I feel not only capable in ECGs but a better nurse." - Hayley
"I think all healthcare providers would benefit from ACLS...Instructor very non-judgemental ∴ ↑ learning & ability to ask questions. - supportive environment ++" - Ann
"this ACLS course was so nice with the 'chillax' learning environment so we could really focus on learning... way nicer than the old style 'Mega code' version. Love it." - Kirsten
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COURSES IN THE THOMPSON-OKANAGAN
Live or work in the Thompson-Okanagan? Take advantage of courses conveniently located in Kamloops, Kelowna and other spots in the Thomson-Okanagan.
COURSES IN THE FRASER VALLEY
Live or work in Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford or other locations in the Fraser Valley? Take advantage of courses conveniently located in Langley.
COURSES ON VANCOUVER ISLAND
Live or work on the island? Take advantage of courses conveniently located in Victoria, Nanaimo, the Comox Valley, and other spots on Vancouver Island, BC.
COURSES IN TERRACE
Live or work in Terrace, Kitimat, Hazelton or other spots in the Kitimat-Stikine Region? Take advantage of courses conveniently located in Terrace.
The ACLS Renewal Course provides a refresher for those who have taken the course before. The Heart and Stroke Foundation requires that you must be within 2-years of your last ACLS course to take the Renewal course.
ACLS & PALS PROVIDER COMBO
These are the Heart and Stroke programs that you know well, simply combined into a single registration. We offer the option to combine these courses any time we are offering ACLS and PALS courses back to back.
ACLS & BLS AT PROVIDENCE HEALTH CARE
SkillStat is proud to be partnering with Providence Health Care to provide ACLS Provider and Renewal Courses combined with BLS to Providence Health staff