The ACLS Instructor Course is designed to develop proficiency in teaching an ACLS provider course. The ACLS instructor course will introduce the instructor candidate to adult teaching theory including a case based method of teaching.
Participants who complete the class will receive an Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support instructor card. The card is valid for a two-year period. Participants will also receive documentation of appropriate continuing medical education credit. This course is approved for Nursing, Physician, Pharmacy, AANA and EMS credit.
Instructor - One Day (4 to 7 hours)
I. How to make effective presentations of ACLS information and materials.
II. How to function as the leader and participant in all components of an ACLS provider course.
III. Know how to set up and use educational presentation tools including
· 35-mm slide projectors
· Computer-based video projectors
· Overhead transparency projectors
· Posters and flip charts
· Single-sheet handouts
IV. How to create, present, and lead the teaching modules:
· Case-based scenarios
· Case discussion
· Skills instruction and evaluation
· Practice stations
· Remediation stations
· Written annotated examination
V. Understand the educational philosophy of the ACLS program