First Five Minutes | September 21, 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.
This course is open to nursing assistants/patient care technicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, advanced practice providers, and physicians.
- 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
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.
- 3.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 3.00 Attendance