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Friday, December 06, 2013 - Elkhart General Hospital Emergency Medical Services Offering Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course

Goshen, Ind. – Elkhart General Hospital Emergency Medical Services is offering an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 19 and Friday, December 20, 2013 at the Elkhart General Health Education Center, located at 2222 Rieth Blvd., next to the Lowe’s on US 33 in Goshen.

The two-day course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to evaluate and manage an adult cardiac arrest and other acute cardiopulmonary emergencies by integrating critical BLS skills with ACLS interventions. Team interaction and effective communication are emphasized through simulated clinical scenarios and hands-on learning stations involving the 10 ACLS core cases and treatment algorithms. This program is intended for physicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, respiratory therapists, advanced level EMS providers and any healthcare provider responsible for emergency cardiac care.

Course fees are $100 for affiliated providers and $125 for non-EGH affiliated providers. Courses are open to the public. For more information, call Elkhart General Emergency Medical Services at 574- 875-6430. To register online, visit www.egh.org.