Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)- Renewal March 25, 2021

March 25, 2021

Pharmacists are required to respond to Condition As and other medical emergencies; need the required training

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

Objective #1: Define systems of care

Objective #2: Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients

Objective #3: Discuss how the use of a rapid response team (RRT) or medical emergency team (MET) may improve patient outcomes

Objective #4: Discuss early recognition and management of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), including appropriate disposition

Objective #5: Discuss early recognition and management of stroke, including appropriate disposition

Objective #6: Recognize bradycardias and tachycardias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome

Objective #7: Perform early management of bradycardias and tachycardias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome

Objective #8: Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team

Objective #9: Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance

Objective #10: Recognize respiratory arrest

Objective #11: Perform early management of respiratory arrest

Objective #12: Recognize cardiac arrest

Objective #13: Perform prompt, high-quality BLS including prioritizing early chest compressions and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use

Objective #14: Perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care

Objective #15: Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team

Additional Information

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Course Video List.pdf392.48 KB
Course Testing.pdf1.05 MB
Course Agenda.pdf391.73 KB
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
03/25/2021
Course expires: 
04/25/2021
Event starts: 
03/25/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/25/2021 - 2:00pm

Pharmacists are required to respond to Condition As and other medical emergencies; need the required training

UPMC Hamot
Erie, PA
United States

Terri Pomorski, RN

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team

Available Credit

  • 6.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
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