Heartcode ACLS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for AHA’s ACLS course. Blended learning combines self-directed learning and a hands-on session. HeartCode ACLS for paramedics and nurses is the self-directed portion, a comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology. In addition, this allows students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. To enter the course, students must complete a precourse self-assessment. Students will then complete a team dynamics lesson and 10 In-hospital patient cases, including a BLS case and 2 megacode cases.
The American Heart Association holds accreditation 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.