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Electives - Cardiology
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
During an elective, with the supervisor's pre-approval, time off to participate in ACLS or PALS is allowed.
ACLS and PALS cannot be taken during a required course (ACE or Geriatrics Clerkship)
Beginning with the Class of 2011: Students will need to pay for the course
Elective Number: 1640 (arranged)
Rotation Supervisor: 1222 JPA, 5th floor, room 5603
Evaluation: Submit copy of ACLS card in lieu of evaluation form
Restriction: You can only receive elective credit for one course, either ACLS or PALS
Duration: 2 days = 1 elective credit - if add form/email of acceptance is submitted to Jill Clarke prior to taking the class!!!
Available: TBA at: https://www.medicalcenter.virginia.edu/lslc
This elective is not available to visiting students.
Time to Report: TBA
Place to Report: TBA
Attendance: A student may not take time off during this rotation. ACLS cannot be taken during required courses (ACE or Geriatrics Clerkship)
Prerequisite: Participants are required to have a current CPR card before their ACLS card can be released. The following course card is accepted: American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider: (HCP)
If you need to renew your BLS for Healthcare Provider card contact the Life Support Learning Center (924-1765) to receive an access key to the AHA's Online HCP Renewal Course and to schedule a skills session.
Required preparatory reading: Pre-course assignments must be completed prior to class - ACLS Provider text and pretest -
Number of students per rotation: variable
Course Description: Upon successfully completing an ACLS course and for 2 years after, the provider should be able to:
Please note the cancellation policy on the registration forms and on the LSLC web site. Satisfactory completion of the course will earn 1 elective credit, if you completed an Add Form prior to beginning the course.