Online Registration


Dates: September 21, 2023

Meets: Th from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: FHSU, Stroup Hall

NON-HMC FEE: $150.00

There are 6 openings remaining at this time.

There are 6 openings remaining at this time.


  • Applying the expanded systematic approach (ACLS-EP Survey) to patient assessment, evaluation and management
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies Cerebrovascular Emergencies
  • Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Emergencies
  • Effective communication within a resuscitation team and recognition of the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance
  • High Quality CPR
  • Post-Cardiac Arrest Care
  • Respiratory and Metabolic EmergenciesThe goal of the ACLS EP Course is to improve outcomes in complex cardiovascular, respiratory and other (eg, metabolic, toxicologic) emergencies by expanding on core ACLS guidelines and encouraging critical thinking and decision-making strategies. Through instruction and active participation in case-based scenarios, learners enhance their skills in the differential diagnosis and treatment of prearrest, arrest and postarrest patients.

    ACLS EP has been updated to reflect science from the following:
  • 2020 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC
  • 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF)/AHA Guidelines for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
  • 2012 ACCF/AHA Focused Update of the Guideline for the Management of Patients With Unstable Angina/Non–ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction


  • Current BLS Provider/ACLS Provider Card - please fax a copy of your card to 785-623-5108
  • Access the ACLS EP student website (
  • When you registered, you will be provided a key to access the ACLS Provider exam online.

    Because the ACLS EP Course accomplishes your ACLS renewal and focuses on topics and cases for experienced providers, passing the ACLS Provider exam online before the course is a part of your precourse requirement. With the key below, you will have 2 attempts to pass the exam. If you fail both versions of the ACLS Provider exam, you will need to contact HaysMed Education to obtain a new key.

    Upon successful completion of the ACLS EP Course, the learner will receive an ACLS EP card, which is valid for 2 years. The card signifies that the cardholder has successfully completed the core requirements of ACLS as well as demonstrated the ability to apply the systematic approach in treating complex cardiovascular emergencies.


  • The ACLS EP Course is designed to teach and test the lifesaving skills required of a team leader in an in-hospital, ED, or out-of-hospital setting. Because this course covers extensive material in a short time, you will need to prepare for the course beforehand.


    You should prepare for the course by doing the following:
  • Review and understand the information in your ACLS EP Manual.
  • The resuscitation scenarios require that you use current BLS and ACLS skills and knowledge.
  • You will be tested on your 1-rescuer adult CPR and AED skills, bag-mask ventilation skills (OPA and NPA included), and Megacode skills at the beginning of the ACLS EP Course.
  • Complete the ACLS Provider exam on the ACLS EP Student Website ( Use the code near the front of your ACLS EP Manual to access the ACLS EP Student Website. Click on the "ACLS Exam" link and register. After registering, use the key that was provided to you to access the ACLS Provider exam.


    The ACLS EP Course is for seasoned healthcare providers who are proficient in performing BLS and ACLS skills, reading and interpreting ECGs, and understanding ACLS pharmacology and who regularly lead or participate in emergency assessment and treatment of prearrest, arrest or postarrest patients. This audience includes physicians, paramedics and emergency department or critical care nurses.



    All participants are required to complete and sign a “verification of attendance” form. After the program, a certificate of completion will be provided to activity participants based on documentation of actual attendance time.

    Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education and Hays Medical Center. The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The KU Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    HaysMedicalCenter is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. The course offering is approved for 6.5 contact hour applicable for RN or LPN re-licensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Approved Provider Number: LT0021-1138.


    EMS Hours will be submitted for approval.


    The Hays Medical Center Respiratory Care Continuing Education Evaluator on behalf of the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts has approved this program for 6.5 CRCE hours. Providership #4.

    American Heart Association (AHA) Disclaimer
    The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.
  • Notes:

    CE CERT emailed 4/11/22
    Fee: $150.00

    Fee Breakdown

    Course Fee (Basic)NON-HMC FEE$ 150.00
    Course Fee (Alternate)HMC/PVCH ASSOCIATES$ 75.00
    Course Fee (Alternate)Critical Access Hospitals$ 75.00
    Course Fee (Alternate)SRH ASSOCIATES$ 150.00
    Course Fee (Alternate)GB ASSOCIATES FEE$ 150.00

    FHSU, Stroup Hall

    Stroup Hall
    600 Park
    Hays, KS 67601

    Duane Wright

    RN Education Coordinator


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