HeartCode® ACLS

AHA Product Number
15-1407
  • Blended and eLearning
  • Online Course
  • Student
  • ACLS
  • CE/CME
Regular Price $132.00 $132.00

After completing the online portion of this course, you must complete a hands-on session (sold separately) with an AHA Training Center to obtain a course completion card. Contact an AHA Training Center in your area for more details or to schedule a hands-on session.

Please note: This product is currently on back order and is expected to ship in 2 to 3 weeks.

Description


Heartcode ACLS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the AHA’s ACLS Course. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on session.  HeartCode ACLS is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. To enter the course, students must complete a precourse self-assessment. Students will then be presented with a team dynamic lesson and 10 In-hospital patient cases, including a BLS case and 2 megacode cases.

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Technical Requirements


*Mobile devices with screens smaller than 7 inches are not supported

Course Exam and eSimulations

  • All course videos must be watched to completion before students can access the exam.
  • All course eSimulations must be passed before students can access the exam.
  • Please note: eSimulations can be taken more than once

Product Specifications


  • Associated Course ACLS
  •    
  • Format Online Course
  •    
  • Product Type Blended and eLearning
  •    

This blended learning course requires prior knowledge of ACLS, and may be better suited to students renewing their course completion card versus those taking an ACLS Course for the first time.

Includes 10 in-hospital patient cases. Individual scenarios within each case may vary depending on the on the learner to maximize the learning opportunities and mimic the variation of real-life scenarios

Videos include

  • Systematic Approach
  • Science of Resuscitation
  • High-Quality BLS
  • Airway Management
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Stroke
  • Team Dynamics
  • Megacode (2)
  • IO
  • Algorithms (4)

eSimulation cases include

  • BLS case
  • 7 cardiovascular, respiratory and stroke cases
  • 2 Megacode cases

  • Summary of critical concepts provided for each eSimulation case
  • Virtual debriefings provided immediately after each eSimulation
  • Provides online access to the ACLS Provider Manual and the 2015 Handbook of ECC
  • Multiple choice, 50-question exam to test cognitive knowledge
  • Certificate of completion available to print after HeartCode ACLS modules, exam, and course evaluation have been completed successfully
  • Students may access all information included in HeartCode ACLS for 24 months (two years) following activation of course

Fulfillment Details


A URL provides accesss to content on eLearning.heart.org.

Continuing Education Information


ACCREDITATION TERMS

Joint Accreditation Term: 05/23/2019 - 05/24/2022
CAPCE Accreditation Term: 05/23/2016 - 05/24/2022

Accreditation Statements

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation - Physicians

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All faculty participating in CME/CE activities sponsored by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience (1) significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of products from the commercial supporter(s) and /or the manufacturer(s) of products or devices discussed in their presentation, and (2) unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentation. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Please note: ACCME/AMA offer Physician CME only to MDs and DOs.

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim for this activity after six months of attending.

Continuing Education Accreditation - Nurses

The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 4.50 contact hours.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the American Heart Association or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim for this activity after six months of attending.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Pharmacists

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Credit: 4.50 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: 0256-0000-16-840-H01-P.

Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following:

  • Students are presented with a Precourse Self-Assessment, team dynamics lesson,
  • 10 ACLS case-based scenarios, and
  • an exam.

While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on ACLS guidelines, and provide treatment.

Once successful completion has been achieved, a CME/CE certificate can be claimed immediately by clicking on the CME/CE link or request button. Complete the series of demographic questions including the selection of your discipline and then click on the Show or Print button to retrieve.

ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of attendance. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after one month of attending.

This document is not valid as proof of an ACPE credit award. Credit award information is transmitted electronically from AHA to NABP and its constituent boards of pharmacy. A pharmacist’s e-Profile ID (ePID) and Date of Birth (DOB) are used to match credit records with the pharmacist’s NABP e-Profile. Official electronic and hard-copy documentation is available through the pharmacist’s e-Profile at nabp.net within 60 days of course completion.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 4.50 Advanced CEHs, activity number 16-AMHA-F3-0318.

By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association, as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation, will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records maybe be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.

**CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after six months of attending.

CE/CME

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Audience


The ACLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This blended learning course requires prior knowledge of ACLS, and may be better suited to students renewing their course completion card versus those taking an ACLS Course for the first time.

Product Details

Description

Heartcode ACLS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the AHA’s ACLS Course. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on session.  HeartCode ACLS is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. To enter the course, students must complete a precourse self-assessment. Students will then be presented with a team dynamic lesson and 10 In-hospital patient cases, including a BLS case and 2 megacode cases.

Technical Requirements

*Mobile devices with screens smaller than 7 inches are not supported

Course Exam and eSimulations

  • All course videos must be watched to completion before students can access the exam.
  • All course eSimulations must be passed before students can access the exam.
  • Please note: eSimulations can be taken more than once

Product Specifications

  • Associated Course ACLS
  • Format Online Course
  • Product Type Blended and eLearning

This blended learning course requires prior knowledge of ACLS, and may be better suited to students renewing their course completion card versus those taking an ACLS Course for the first time.

Includes 10 in-hospital patient cases. Individual scenarios within each case may vary depending on the on the learner to maximize the learning opportunities and mimic the variation of real-life scenarios

Videos include

  • Systematic Approach
  • Science of Resuscitation
  • High-Quality BLS
  • Airway Management
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Stroke
  • Team Dynamics
  • Megacode (2)
  • IO
  • Algorithms (4)

eSimulation cases include

  • BLS case
  • 7 cardiovascular, respiratory and stroke cases
  • 2 Megacode cases

  • Summary of critical concepts provided for each eSimulation case
  • Virtual debriefings provided immediately after each eSimulation
  • Provides online access to the ACLS Provider Manual and the 2015 Handbook of ECC
  • Multiple choice, 50-question exam to test cognitive knowledge
  • Certificate of completion available to print after HeartCode ACLS modules, exam, and course evaluation have been completed successfully
  • Students may access all information included in HeartCode ACLS for 24 months (two years) following activation of course

Fulfillment Details

A URL provides accesss to content on eLearning.heart.org.

Continuing Education Information

ACCREDITATION TERMS

Joint Accreditation Term: 05/23/2019 - 05/24/2022
CAPCE Accreditation Term: 05/23/2016 - 05/24/2022

Accreditation Statements

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation - Physicians

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All faculty participating in CME/CE activities sponsored by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience (1) significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of products from the commercial supporter(s) and /or the manufacturer(s) of products or devices discussed in their presentation, and (2) unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentation. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Please note: ACCME/AMA offer Physician CME only to MDs and DOs.

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim for this activity after six months of attending.

Continuing Education Accreditation - Nurses

The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 4.50 contact hours.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the American Heart Association or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim for this activity after six months of attending.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Pharmacists

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Credit: 4.50 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: 0256-0000-16-840-H01-P.

Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following:

  • Students are presented with a Precourse Self-Assessment, team dynamics lesson,
  • 10 ACLS case-based scenarios, and
  • an exam.

While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on ACLS guidelines, and provide treatment.

Once successful completion has been achieved, a CME/CE certificate can be claimed immediately by clicking on the CME/CE link or request button. Complete the series of demographic questions including the selection of your discipline and then click on the Show or Print button to retrieve.

ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of attendance. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after one month of attending.

This document is not valid as proof of an ACPE credit award. Credit award information is transmitted electronically from AHA to NABP and its constituent boards of pharmacy. A pharmacist’s e-Profile ID (ePID) and Date of Birth (DOB) are used to match credit records with the pharmacist’s NABP e-Profile. Official electronic and hard-copy documentation is available through the pharmacist’s e-Profile at nabp.net within 60 days of course completion.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 4.50 Advanced CEHs, activity number 16-AMHA-F3-0318.

By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association, as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation, will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records maybe be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.

**CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after six months of attending.

CE/CME

Audience

The ACLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need an ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements.

This blended learning course requires prior knowledge of ACLS, and may be better suited to students renewing their course completion card versus those taking an ACLS Course for the first time.

Blended Learning
Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner online, followed by a hands-on session. The hands-on session is completed in person with an AHA Instructor or using a Voice Assisted Manikin (VAM), where available.
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