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Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Experienced Providers

Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Experienced Providers

The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support for Experienced Providers (ACLS EP) Course is designed primarily for seasoned healthcare providers who manage complex cardiovascular, respiratory and other emergencies. Through didactic instruction and active participation in case-based scenarios, learners will enhance their skills in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiopulmonary prearrest, arrest, and postrarrest patients. The goal of the ACLS EP Course is to improve outcomes in complex cardiovascular, respiratory, and other emergencies by expanding on core ACLS​ guidelines with the use of critical decision making strategies.


  • Mastery of ACLS Principles
  • Proficiency in performing BLS
  • Understanding of the ACLS Algorithms
  • Rapid and accurate rhythm recognition and ACLS pharmacology


  • Demonstrate proficiency in providing basic life support care, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).
  • Recognize and manage respiratory arrest.
  • Recognize and manage cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post-cardiac arrest care.
  • Demonstrate effective communication as a leader or member of a resuscitation team and recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance.
  • Apply the systematic approach to assessment, evaluation, and management of complete cardiovascular, respiratory, and other emergencies.


The ACLS-EP Course requires the learner to complete and pass an online ACLS-EP exam prior to coming to Day 1 of class. Upon registering for the class, you will be emailed a link to this online exam. You must bring proof of completion with you to class.


Provider Course - 7.5 hours
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 10612 for the CE contact hours as listed above.
Flagstaff Medical Center is accredited by the Arizona Medical Association to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.
Flagstaff Medical Center designates these live activities for a maximum of (hours as listed per course) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dates and Times

Two-day provider course
Registrants must be approved by AHA Training Center Coordinator to enroll
Day 1:
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Day 2:
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Flagstaff Medical Center:
  • Feb. 10 and Feb. 17, 2020
  • May 4 and May 11, 2020
  • Oct. 21 and Oct. 28, 2020​


At Flagstaff Medical Center, the courses will be held in the Northern Arizona Healthcare Training Center, located at the west end of Fort Valley Shopping Center, 1000 N. Humphreys, Suite 241-242.



Two-day provider course
$175.00 Non-NAH Employee
$145.00 NAH Employee


Due to necessary class preparation, registration for this course will close 10 business days prior to the class date.

To register online, please click the registration button on this page under "Event Details." NAH employees please visit the employee portal,, and go to Education, Login to LMS.

To register by mail or fax, download the class brochure and complete the application form. The class brochure is available on this page under "Event Links and Documents." 

Mail completed registration application to: Northern Arizona Healthcare Education Department 1200 North Beaver Street Flagstaff, AZ 86001.

You also may fax your registration to (928) 773-2430.


Cancellation Policy

Refunds are available less a $80.00 administration fee. No refund is issued if cancellation occurs within five business days of the course.



In the interest of complete disclosure, the speaker(s) and planning committee of this CME Activity has signed a financial disclosure form and has no conflict of interest with any commercial entities or products that may have an interest in this program. This is intended to make you aware of the faculty’s interests, so you may form your own judgments about such materials.
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional material for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.