Mariners Hospital Conference Series: 2016 ACLS Update
The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider update is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital. In this course you will review your skills in the treatment of arrest and peri-arrest patients.
Hospitalists, Internists, Family Practitioners, Intensivists, Critical Care Physicians, Cardiologists, Surgeons, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Nephrologists, Pulmonologists, Infectious Disease Physicians, Neurologists, Gastroenterologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and other interested healthcare providers.
- Recognize and initiate early management of peri-arrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome.
- Manage cardiac arrest until return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC), termination of resuscitation, or transfer of care.
- Identify and treat ischemic chest pain and expedite the care of patients with acute coronary syndromes.
- Recognize other life-threatening clinical situations, such as stroke, and provide effective initial care and transfer to reduce disability and death.
- Demonstrate effective communication as a member or leader of a resuscitation team and recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance.
Ken Ahonen, M.D.
Mariners and West Kendall Baptist Hospital
Dr. Ahonen has indicated that he has no relevant financial relationships to disclose and that his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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