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The Designated NYS EMS Program Agency Serving Chemung,Schuyler & Steuben Counties
1058 West Church St. Elmira, NY 14905
Phone: 607-732-2354

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

ACLS is an advanced course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in group sessions and group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation • Hands-on format reinforces skills proficiency.

Course Completion:
ACLS course completion card authorized by the American Heart Association, valid for two years.

Refund Policy:
A cancellation request received 5 or more business days prior to scheduled class is eligible for a refund minus a 5% administrative fee. Cancellations made less than 5 business days prior to the course are subject to a $15.00 cancellation fee.  Students who are a "No Show" to the course are not eligible for a refund. Textbooks are non-refundable.

Optional resources available for purchase:
ACLS Digital Reference Card Set (Digital):
ACLS Pocket Reference Card Set:      


ACLS Provider Renewal
Thursday, August 15, 2019
6:00pm at EMSTAR

Blended Learning Format

This course is offered for initial or renewal training, and the same completion requirements that the classroom ­based equivalent courses do. All the blended learning options include access to the related E-­textbook in the price of the course. Students who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate that allows them entrance into a skills practice and testing session.  You must bring your certificate of completion of Part 1 to your skills session in order to receive your certification card. The online component of the course is only the first step in obtaining your ACLS.​

Register at  and Complete the HeartCode® ACLS for $132.00.

ACLS Skills Session

EMSTAR’s ACLS Skills Session builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Providers CPR skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. EMSTAR ACLS Skills Session also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

ACLS Skills Session Course Tests
Adult BLS skills test
Airway Management skills test 

ACLS Skills Session Course Length
Approximately 1 hour to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.
*Course time based on 1 Instructor: 1 student: 1 manikin

Part 2 & 3
Friday, March 22, 2019
9:00am at EMSTAR