Saving Lives

Improving in-hospital cardiac resuscitation

Improving Cardiac Resuscitation:
Why High Quality CPR Matters

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:

This second webinar in the cardiac resuscitation series will include a review of the American Heart Association’s 2015 ACLS & BLS Guidelines with specific reference to CPR quality.  Critical to improving the quality of CPR, this webinar will address the importance of measuring CPR quality intra-arrest and utilizing post-event CPR reports. In addition, defibrillation interventions such pre and post shock CPR pauses, delayed defibrillation and escalation of energy will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Describe the 2015 ACLS & BLS Guidelines specific to CPR quality
  2. Discuss the importance of measuring CPR quality
  3. Describe methods of providing post event feedback

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. This continuing education activity is approved by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CAPCE).

Support for this educational activity from Stryker

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