Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Course content

  • Advanced airway management
  • Pharmacological intervention
  • Defibrillation/external pacing
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Acute ischemic stroke
  • Cardiac rhythm disturbances
  • Post resuscitation care


  • Required for all Internal Medicine residents GL 2 and 3 and Anesthesia residents GL 2 ,3 and 4 and Pain Management fellows.
  • Desirable for Pediatric residents and fellows, GL 2 and 3.
    *ACLS may be achieved at either Provider or Instructor level.


Two years

Course schedule

Provider and Provider Recertification Courses are held during year; see Life Support Program web page.

Cost of course

  • $175 for Provider Course (texts included) and $50 for Provider Recertification Course ($38 additional for texts)

Additional information

For more information about life support courses and to sign-up, please visit the Patient Safety Training Center website.