The purpose of this course is to educate healthcare personnel working with adults on the risks, strategies, and skills necessary to handle cardiopulmonary emergencies.

The ACLS Provider Course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of an adult ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia (VF/VT) arrest.

ACLS Initial Course

Courses are offered year round.

This course is for Physicians, Nurses, Emergency Medical Providers and other allied health professionals who may have a need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency. All participants must have a current (not expired) Health Care Provider BLS card. 
$225
Cost for ACLS Initial
Methodist, Jennie Ed employees and NMC students can verify their employee or student status at checkout for course discount.

Before Your Class

Required Student Text: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual, 2010 Edition (©2011)
 
MHS Employees and NMC students can pick up their borrowed text at the Clark building front desk. You do not need to contact us prior to picking up, for front desk hours please call 402-354-7000. **ALL borrowed texts MUST be returned to the instructor the day of class. 
 
WOMEN'S HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES: Please call 402-815-1895 to arrange a book pickup.
 
JENNIE ED EMPLOYEES:  Please contact Lisa Joy at [email protected] or at 712-396-6035.
 
NMHS Employees, NMC Students, and external participants have the option to purchase a text for $40 (includes S&H). Purchased books will be mailed to the address provided during registration.
 
Precourse Self-Assessment: Students MUST complete the precourse self-assessment prior to attending the course.
Password: acls15
*Please bring a copy of your results to the first day of class.

Links

American Heart Association ACLS Course Information

ACLS Renewal Course

Courses are offered year round.

This course is for Physicians, Nurses, Emergency Medical Providers and other allied health professionals who may have a need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency. All participants must have a current (not expired) Health Care Provider BLS card and an ACLS Provider card.
$135
Cost for ACLS Renewal
Methodist and Jennie Ed employees can use their health system promo code for a 100% discount.

Before Your Class

Required Student Text: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider Manual, 2010 Edition (©2011)
 
MHS Employees and NMC students can pick up their borrowed text at the Clark building front desk. You do not need to contact us prior to picking up, for front desk hours please call 402-354-7000. **ALL borrowed texts MUST be returned to the instructor the day of class. 
 
WOMEN'S HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES:  Please contact Rachael Travalik at [email protected] or at 402-815-1895.
 
JENNIE ED EMPLOYEES:  Please contact Lisa Joy at [email protected] or at 712-396-6035.
 
NMHS Employees, NMC Students, and external participants have the option to purchase a text for $40 (includes S&H). Purchased books will be mailed to the address provided during registration.
 
Precourse Self-Assessment: Students MUST complete the precourse self-assessment prior to attending the course.
Password: acls15
*Please bring a copy of your results to the first day of class.

Links

American Heart Association ACLS Course Information

Additional Course Details

Book
The American Heart Association requires you bring the text to class with you. Please return your borrowed text to your instructor immediately following class.
 
Pretest

Upon successful registration for the course, students are required to complete the American Heart Association ACLS Pretest. Directions to obtain this assessment are in the course confirmation email. Completion of a 70% or higher on the pretest is required. Printed results from the pretest must be brought to the class and given to the instructor.

Course Cancellations
We reserve the right to cancel class due to insufficient registrations. If you have questions regarding class cancellations due to weather, please call 402-354-7222.
 
Participant Cancellations
Should you need to cancel, you must do so at least five business days prior to your scheduled course. No call, no show will be required to pay for a rescheduled course.
 
Licensure

If you are using this course toward your licensure, please keep a copy of your card/certification in your personal file. Nebraska Methodist College does not award continuing education units for AHA courses. In order to determine the amount of credit offered/accepted, you will need to contact your state licensing board.

Health Issues
The manikins are latex and could cause an allergic reaction. Please inform the instructor if accommodations need to be made.
 
Additional Questions
Please contact the NMC Division of Professional Development at 402-354-7100 or e-mail [email protected]

Course Location

All Nebraska Methodist College courses are taught on campus:

Nebrasks Methodist College
The Josie Harper Campus
Classroom B241
Lower Level, Clark Building

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Parking
During the school year, our parking lots are occasionally full around the main campus. Please take advange of our lower south parking lot.