CCNAPI ACLS Training Schedule January – March 2011

CCNAPI

Critical Care Nurses Association of the Philippines (CCNAPI) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Training (The ABCD of Resuscitation) Schedule January – March 2011.

SCHEDULE: (Dates are subject to change without prior notice.)

  • January 20 – 22, 2011 (Thursday – Saturday)
  • February 10 – 12, 2011 (Thursday – Saturday)
  • March 10 – 12, 2011 (Thursday – Saturday)

Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The course is designed for nurses who participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital. Through this course, the nurses will enhance their skills in assisting during the treatment of the adult victim of a cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. This course on the ACLS: The ABCD of resuscitation will emphasize the importance of basic life support – CPR to patient survival; the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions; and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation. This ACLS course is American Heart Association (AHA) – aligned program and will apply simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active; hands-on participation through various learning stations. This methodology will provide the participants with more practice sessions that is essential in building skills individually, as part of a team, and as team leader.

OBJECTIVES:
Through the realistic simulations, this program aims to provide the participants with the opportunity to reinforce the following key concepts:

1. Proficiency in basic life support care;
2. Recognizing and initiating early management of per-arrest conditions;
3. Managing cardiac arrest;
4. Identifying and treating ischemic chest pain and acute coronary syndromes;
5. Recognizing other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke)
6. Providing initial care; ACLS algorithms; and effective resuscitation team dynamics; and
7. Identifying important concepts in post-resuscitation care.

Requirements:
1. BLS Certification of Completion
2. Basic ECG training

CPE Credit Units (CUs):
PRC: 21.5 Credit Units
CCNAPI: 24 Credit Units

For INQUIRIES, refer to the following contact information:

Critical Care Nurses Association of the Philippines, Inc. (CCNAPI)
(02) 925-2402 local 3823; (02) 426-4394
(0918) 944-6897; (0922) 817-3210
Mondays to Fridays 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

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