You must demonstrate a solid, practical grasp of the mechanics involved in Basic
Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS). The examiner will
provide you with information regarding the scenario and will respond to your questions. Facts about the case will be provided.
The examiner should not provide guidance during the examination. If in the interest of moving the scenario forward, the examiner must provide feedback that guides the examinee, the examiner should mark the examinee's performance as “Needs Improvement” and the examinee should perform the skills check again. The examiner should inform the examinee what steps need improvement before rechecking ACLS