Delivered in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, ACLS was created to help healthcare providers quickly recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies. The ACLS Renewal Course provides a refresh of these vital skills.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 Renewal 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!
"love the practical application role playing. This was a large part of the class and I find it the most useful so ... yay!" - Susan
"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 loved this course! Will absolutely be recommending it to my friends and colleagues" - Ethan
"I enjoyed the real life practical scenarios applied by the instructor. Especially the pregnant patient scenario with two patient codes. - very impressed with course - very efficient and practical application" - Rajinder
"I feel more confident being in situations like these. Great comprehensive full day course!" - Diane
"Non-intimidating delightful environment - conducive to learning. Excellent course - insightful - learned new stuff. Good fun + good quality." - Cathy
"Very engaging + concise. Would recommend this class. Thank you!" - Megan
"I really appreciate how the course is taught more simply - this helps me retain information easier especially during stressful situations." - Phoebe
"Engaging, fun. Lots of time to practice." - Alejandro
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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 Provider Course provides a foundation for anyone who has not taken the course before, or who has not taken the course within 2 years.
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.