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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) was originally developed as an extension of Basic Life Support (BLS) and focused on the resuscitation of individuals found unresponsive in the field. ACLS has been expanded to include immediate care in the emergency department and patients found unresponsive anywhere in the hospital. A-ACLS was created to address the unique aspects of the perioperative/periprocedural setting. Originally created in 2015, this course has been updated to reflect the changes in the 2017 American Heart Association ACLS Guidelines, and updates to the original A-ACLS guidelines. The course includes multiple scenarios where participants have the opportunity to make "first response" decisions to cardiac situations in the OR.
The course is divided into five lessons. Completion of the course includes lessons one through four and three scenarios of your choice from lesson five. The course objectives are to help physician anesthesiologists and care team members explore and resolve OR scenarios that will improve your awareness, knowledge and skills in identifying signs and symptoms, and outlining appropriate measures for managing cardiac situations in the OR.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) have collaborated with the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists (SOCCA) to deliver this A-ACLS program.
Group discounts available for practices, residents and internationals! Interested in purchasing 20+ licenses? Contact Nate Wicks at (847) 268-9214 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about group discounts.
Please Note: This course is NOT part of the American Heart Association’s ACLS Certification.
Activity Release Date:04/24/2018
Activity Expiration Date:04/24/2019
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The course objectives are to help you improve your awareness, knowledge and skills in identifying signs and symptoms, and outlining appropriate measures for managing crisis situations in the OR.
At the completion of the course, you will be able to:
1. Identify rare and...
1. Identify rare and complex, pre-arrest, circulatory crises that require immediate response in the perioperative setting.2. Manage various forms of shock, that may devolve into cardiac arrest.3. Apply principles of monitoring and management of ventilation, gas trapping, and resuscitation to hemodynamic instability and cardiac arrest.4. Outline treatment for common tachy- and bradydysrhythmias, including pump shock, airway management, and hypovolemia.5. Manage special causes of cardiac arrest including anaphylaxis, gas embolism, and malignant hyperthermia.
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