CPD Activities

ACLS 3


ACLS 3


Starting on :08:00 AM 11 September, 2018 Venue:The Karen Hospital
Ending on :05:00 PM 12 September, 2018 Max Credits:10.00
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order

Presenters

1. Mr. olwa Were
TOT
Kenya redcross

2. Mr. Martin Kuria
TOT
The Karen Hospital Medical Training College

Description

Advanced cardiac life support or advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) refers to a set of clinical interventions for the urgent treatment of cardiac arrest, stroke and other life-threatening medical emergencies, as well as the knowledge and skills to deploy those interventions

Objectives

1. Recognize and initiate early management of periarrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome 2. Demonstrate proficiency in providing BLS care, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating automated external defibrillator (AED) use 3. Recognize and manage respiratory arrest 4. Recognize and manage cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care 5. Recognize and initiate early management of acute coronary syndromes, including appropriate disposition 6. Recognize and initiate early management of stroke, including appropriate disposition 7. Demonstrate effective communication as a member or leader of a resuscitation team and recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance




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