Saving Lives

Improving cardiac resuscitation

Whats New in Cardiac Resuscitation: The American Heart Association Guidelines for ACLS and BLS

Accreditation:

This program is approved for 1.0 Contact hour for Nurses and Respiratory Therapists. After watching the video, you may go to http://www.saxetesting.com/sl and register to take the test. Once you have successfully completed the test, you may print out your certificate immediately.

Description:

The first webinar in our series on cardiac resuscitation will provide an overview of the 2015 ACLS an BLS Guidelines.  Topics include AHA’s new approach to the guidelines, CPR recommendations, improving defibrillation events, capnography and the evidence and recommendations behind medications used during cardiac arrest.  The following webinars will go into depth about high quality CPR, capnography and post- arrest care.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discuss the 2015 ACLS & BLS Guidelines
  2. Describe the components of high quality CPR
  3. Recognize the importance of early and effective defibrillation
  4. Discuss the evidence behind recommended medications

Continuing Education for Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, and EMS Professionals

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