CATEGORY: ALS_OD

Post Resuscitation Care ALS

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Course Description

This course provides the fundamental knowledge necessary to rapidly provide post-resuscitation care following cardiac arrest. The following additional topics will be covered:

  • Identification, assessment, and management of patients before and after the Return of Spontaneous Circulation (ROSC).
  • Definitions, epidemiology, anatomy, and pathophysiology principles.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support recommendations (AHA guidelines).
  • Common causes of cardiac arrest and basic principles.
  • Identifying and managing specific EKG changes.
  • Scene safety and scene size-up.
  • Special considerations.
  • Cardiac medications.
  • Capnography.

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