Advanced cardiac life support course can be read online here which is free to read. The content is based as per AHA 2020 guidelines. You may need to login only if you want to record your reading progress.
Intro to ACLS
Let’s get to know the general details about ACLS in this module. Various frequently asked questions are answered here.
LessonsIntroduction to advanced cardiac life support – What is ACLS 2020?
The key to manage a rhythm is to identify the rhythm first with accuracy. Let’s go through each rhythm and learn the management.
LessonsElectrophysiology of ECG Sinus rhythm First degree heart block Second degree heart block Third degree heart block Supraventricular tachycardia Atrial fibrillation Atrial flutter Ventricular tachycardia Ventricular fibrillation Asystole and Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA)
How to manage different rhythm disturbances in the patients you receive?
LessonsBradycardia management – effective 2021 update Managing tachycardia – effective 2021 update Cardiac arrest management – Detailed 2021 update
Return of spontaneous circulation is not the end point of resuscitation. Enough care is needed to prevent a re-arrest.
LessonsPost ROSC management detailed – 2020 guidance
Endpoint of resuscitation
The decision to end the resuscitation attempts is a big one and it must be taken carefully.