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Activity description

86243 - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (CPR) – Interactive Online Module

Learn EM Pty Ltd

Interactive online e-learning module that provides detailed discussion of all aspects of both basic and advanced CPR in a GP and hospital setting.

Relevance to General Practice

Management of cardiac arrest is a critical skill for all health professionals. Regular updates are essential for maintaining the knowledge and practical skills required for CPR. The course uses the most recent Australian Resuscitation Council recommendations to review the approach to the patient with suspected cardiac arrest.

The course provides detailed discussion of all aspects of both basic and advanced CPR in a GP and hospital setting. All material is consistent with recommended ARC guidelines.

Learning outcomes

  1. Outline the clinical features of cardiac arrest
  2. Demonstrate the sequence of steps in initiating basic CPR – the DRABCD algorthim.
  3. Demonstrate the protocols for managing the shockable and non-shockable arrest rhythms.
  4. Review the dose and indications for emergency drugs used in managing cardiac arrest.
  5. List and explain the rates/ratios for cardiac compression/ventilation in adults and children using the standardised approach of the ARC

Domains of General Practice

D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
  • A significantly ill patient is identified and managed appropriately

D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Rural health
  • Adult health

Session summary

Date

Sunday 1 Jan 2017 12:00am - Tuesday 31 Dec 2019 12:00am

This activity is readily available at any time

URL

http://moodle.learnem.com.au/course/view.php?id=225

Delivery

E-learning

Hours

8.5

Attendees

All attendees welcome

Target Audience

GPs and practice team

For more information contact...

Nikki Crichton
T: 0452129344
E: nikki@learnem.com.au