Advanced Cardiac Life Support

January 7, 2020

WINTER: February 20 & 21, 2020

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SUMMER: July 7 & 8, 2020

Jamaica Hospital
134-20 Jamaica Ave.
Axel Building, 4th fl.
Jamaica, New York 11418


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The ACLS Full Provider Program is designed to provide healthcare professionals the essential knowledge and skills for a successful resuscitation of an adult patient by performing BLS and ACLS based on the AHA 2005 guidelines.

Pre-requisites for taking ACLS through 1199 Office of Continuing Education

▶ All registrants must have knowledge of basic EKG rhythm strip interpretation or work in an area caring for patients

requiring cardiac monitoring on a daily basis

▶ All registrants must be able to attend the complete program on both days from 8AM to 5PM. Participants must arrive between 7:30 AM and 8:00 AM to check-in. No one is allowed to enter the class once it begins.

▶ All registrants must have and bring to class a current American Heart Association BLS Provider Card on the first day of the class.

▶ All registrants who are registering to take this class free must be employed at least 1 year with an 1199 Institution whose employer contributes to the RN Training and Job Security Fund. You must be able to present proof of current membership (current, dated hospital photo ID). You must produce your current Id on the first day of the class before you will be permitted to enter the class.

▶ BOOK FOR CLASS: All registrants must call Jamaica Hospital Medical Center (718-206-8050) to arrange to purchase the text (cost: $40) and pick it up at least 2 weeks in advance of the class. Once you have your book please call Isabel Rodriguez @ (212-857-4315) and let her know. If you do not confirm that you have your book by ten days prior to the class, you risk being dropped from the class and your check returned to you. Reimbursement to you for the cost of the book will be made in a timely manner after you have successfully completing both days of this course AND with the presentation of the ORIGINAL of your receipt of purchase. Participants will need to get their text at least two weeks in advance in order to prepare for this course. If you do not have the current appropriate edition, you will not be allowed to take the class. Nurses who do not qualify for this free class will not be reimbursed for the cost of their books as well as the cost of the course.

FOR DIRECTIONS & INFORMATION on obtaining your textbook: Call the Staff Development Reception desk (718) 206-8050

FOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Call Isabel at (212)857-4315

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