eICU: Delivery of Evidenced Based Targeted Temperature Management

MIami, FL US
May 2, 2017 to May 30, 2017

Patients have shown significant improvements in neurologic function and survival with targeted temperature management (TTM) after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. TTM is now the recommendation in the international resuscitation guidelines. Dr. Louis Gidel and Donna Armaignac will describe the evidence and therapeutic benefits associated with TTM and proper implementation of the TTM protocol as recommended by the American Heart Association. 

Target Audience

eICU Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses.

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize the pathophysiology of reperfusion injury.
  • Describe evidence and therapeutic benefits associated with targeted temperature management (TTM).
  • Effectively identify the criteria for optimal delivery of TTM.
  • Execute TTM protocol as recommended by the American Heart Association.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
04/11/2017
Course expires: 
06/07/2017
Event starts: 
05/02/2017 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
05/30/2017 - 7:00pm
Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N. Kendall Drive
eICU
MIami, FL 33176
United States

Louis T. Gidel, M.D., Ph.D., FCCP
Director, eICU Department
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida

Donna Lee Armaignac, Ph.D., R.N., CCNS, CCRN
Director of Best Practice
Telehealth Center of Excellence
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida

Louis T. Gidel, M.D., Ph.D. indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Donna Lee Armaignac, Ph.D., R.N. indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/11/2017
Course expires: 
06/07/2017
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