First Five Minutes | March 16, 2021

Pittsburgh, PA US
March 16, 2021

This simulation-based educational program is designed for training professional nurses, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare providers in the early recognition and treatment of emergently ill patients prior to code team arrival.

Target Audience

This course is open to nursing assistants/patient care technicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, advanced practice providers, and physicians.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify standardized behaviors for primary responders in a crisis situation
  • Decrease time from patient discovery and identification of a life-threatening arrhythmia to defibrillation
  • Identify appropriate equipment and proper utilization required for crisis situations
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/16/2021
Course expires: 
03/26/2021
Event starts: 
03/16/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/16/2021 - 11:00am
UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
United States

Kristen Killian, MSN, BS, RN
Advanced Clinical Education Specialist
UPMC St. Margaret

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.

This activity is approved for the following credit: ANCC.  Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.00 Attendance
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