Heartcode ACLS


Directions for taking the American Heart Association (AHA) HeartCode® ACLS course

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 dynamics lesson and 10 In-hospital patient cases, including a BLS case and 2 megacode cases. The cases may be repeated as many times as necessary to pass. Upon successful completion of all the patient cases, students will take a multiple choice exam and must pass with a minimum score of 84%. There are a variety of additional videos as well as the ACLS Provider Manual and the 2015 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care to enhance learning and facilitate successful completion of the patient cases.
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Course cost: $132

Click here to access the HeartCode® ACLS course.

The course will take about 6.50 hours online to complete.

When you complete the HeartCode® ACLS, print the certificate and call our office to schedule a skills check at 205-934-2595 or email bremssctc@uab.edu. Skills checks can be done Monday – Friday between 8:30am – 12:00pm depending on instructor availability, but you must have an appointment. The skills checks will be done at the BREMSS office (address above).  There is plenty of free parking in the gravel parking lot beside the building.  The skills check will be done on an individual basis and will only take about 30-45 minutes of your time.  The cost of the skills check is $30.00, payable only with a check, money order, debit or credit card.  NO CASH!

The American Heart Association Heartcode® ACLS card will be emailed to you immediately upon successful completion of the skills check off.

Please call if you have any questions.