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American Heart Association (AHA)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Refresher (ACLS-R) Course
Course Background & Details

Starting from 2007, the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine and the American Heart Association have conjoint AHA ACLS Refresher courses in Hong Kong.

The refresher course provides a chance to update the ACLS skills.
Course Test

Practical skills and written examination are required. (The MCQ examination passing rate is 84%).

Successful candidate will be given the AHA ACLS completion card.

Reading Material

The course material including the AHA ACLS Provider Manual guidelines will be ready for collection after successful application.
Early application and collection of course materials is much encouraged.

Course Fee will not include the AHA ECC Handbook. (If any candidate is interested in buying one, the retail price is HK$250)

Course Venue

HKEC Training Centre for Healthcare Management & Clinical Technology
Multi-centre Block B, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital,
3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong

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Course Fee

HK$1,400 for HKCEM Fellows / Trainees and HA Staff (from January 2013 onwards)
(Fees are inclusive of morning and afternoon tea, AHA course materials and certificate,
but exclusive of lunch)

Intended Candidate
Personnel who are working in emergency, intensive care, critical care or acute departments/wards; emergency medical providers such as medical officers, nurses, emergency technicians, paramedics and other professionals who need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency.
Course Pre-requisites

Candidates must possess current AHA BLS certification (or equivalent) and AHA ACLS Provider certification. Please send photocopy of valid certificates together with ACLS-R Application form. Candidates without current certification are encouraged to join BLS Provider and ACLS Provider Course.

CME points available.
CNE points - 5
American Heart Association and Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine
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