Saving Lives

Improving cardiac resuscitation

The ABCs & CABs of Resuscitation: Are we causing harm with assisted breathing and ventilation techniques?


This program is approved for 1.0 Contact hour for Nurses and Respiratory Therapists. After watching the webinar, you may go to and register to take the test. Once you have successfully completed the test, you may print out your certificate immediately.


Learning Objectives:

After cardiac arrest a combination of basic and advanced airway and ventilation techniques are used during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and after a return of spontaneous circulation. While airway and assisted ventilation have long been a mainstay of treatment during cardiac arrest, newer recommendations and evidence have led to compelling questions of the use of advanced airways during resuscitation.  This webinar will examine the evidence behind assisted breathing and ventilations during resuscitation events with the goal of improving resuscitation outcomes.


Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the current ILCOR and AHA recommendations regarding assisted ventilations during resuscitation
  2. Describe recent hospital- and EMS-based research regarding the placement of an advanced airway during resuscitation events
  3. Discuss the integration of capnography for high risk patients & during resuscitation events.

Continuing Education for Nurses, Respiratory Therapists.

This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association of Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. . This education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour. Provider approved by California Board of Nursing, Provider # 14477 and the Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032.

Support for this educational activity from Stryker