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.
Total Number of Credit Hours
Supplies or Other Requirements
Internet access* and valid/active e-mail account.
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