Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Guidelines
What are the key issues and major changes in the 2015 Guidelines Update recommendations for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) that Palm Desert Resuscitation Education will review during your classroom-based or online initial and renewal course?
Vasopressors for Resuscitation: Vasopressin
End-tidal CO2 (ETCO2) for Prediction of Failed Resuscitation
Post-cardiac Arrest Drug Therapy: Epinephrine & Lidocaine
Post-cardiac Arrest Drug Therapy: Beta Blockers
Other Post-Cardiac Arrest Care key issues and major changes in the 2015 Guidelines Update recommendations for ACLS include topics in coronary angiography, targeted temperature management, continuing temperature management beyond 24 hours, out-of-hospital cooling, hemodynamic goals after resuscitation, prognostication after cardiac arrest, and organ donation.
In addition, Palm Desert Resuscitation Education ACLS instructors will delve into Acute Coronary Syndromes key issues and major changes in the 2015 Guidelines Update recommendations, which encompasses pre-hospital ECG acquisition and interpretation, reperfusion, troponin to identify patients who can be safely discharged from the emergency department, and other interventions.
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