Life Support (ACLS & PALS)
Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
The American Heart Association (AHA) defines Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as an algorithmic series of medical procedures and techniques designed for the urgent treatment of cardiac arrest, stroke and similar life threatening cardiac emergencies. ACLS expands upon basic life support with more advanced skills such as defibrillation, IV use, intubation, and ECG analysis. Many hospitals and other medical facilities require this advanced training for anyone who may be working with cardiac patients.
NWTC offers both ACLS Provider and Renewal.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support is a systematic approach to pediatric assessment that goes beyond basic life support for infants and children. Certification in PALS is defined by the American Heart Association as developing the knowledge and skills to manage critically ill infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes. This specialized training is designed for any healthcare provider who responds to emergencies with infants or children, both in and out of the hospital, including emergency responders, ER personnel, pediatric care providers, ICU staff, critical care professionals and others.
NWTC offers both PALS Provider and Renewal.
How to Register:
1.) Click on either icon above or visit https://www.nwtc.edu/admissions/take-a-class
2.) Click on the appropriate button:
Log in and Search Classes (If you have an NWTC log in make this selection)
Search Classes as a Guest (If you do not have an NWTC log in make this selection)
3.) Select the correct term from the drop down
4.) Search by either 'ACLS' or 'PALS'
5.) Click the ‘View Classes’ button
6.) Select the class you want to attend and finish the registration process.