Simulation Center

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)


AHA’s Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Course contains the 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

~ from Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support – Classroom AHA Website

How to Register

UC employees: log-on to Oracle to complete registration.

Non-UC employees:  Please contact Melissa Cappaert  ph: 773-702-0361

Course dates are listed here: AHA Course Finder

Course Information

Employees – Please refer to Oracle

How to Pay

Payment does not enroll you for the course.  To enroll, please log into Oracle LMS.

Via Credit Card:

For more information on refunds, see the General Refund/Cancellation Policy.

To review the UC Simulation guidelines for credit card processing, click here.

How to Obtain Course Materials

Books will not be included with the registration cost for the ACLS course.

Required reading:  2020 ACLS Provider Manual* (self-assessment required).

*ACLS Provider Manuals are held at the Circulation Desk at the Crerar Library.  Please ask for help at the desk to request a book. You will need a University of Chicago employee or student ID card.

Please visit any of the following locations to either borrow or purchase course materials:

Crear Library

2020 ACLS Provider Manual can be obtained at the CIrculation Desk.