Advanced Life Support (ALS)

Advanced Life Support (ALS)

Our Advanced Life Support offers life-saving protocols and skills that extend beyond the Basic Life Support services, offering additional support for circulation and to provide an open airway and adequate ventilation.

CHEMS paramedics are trained in these advanced life-saving procedures:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced medication administration through parenteral and enteral routes
  • Cardiac Monitoring
  • Cardiac Defibrillation
  • Intravenous Cannulation (IV)
  • Intraosseous (IO) access and intraosseous infusion
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
  • Rapid sequence induction (intubation)
  • Surgical & Needle cricothyrotomy
  • Tracheal intubation
  • Transcutaneous Pacing