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ADVANCE CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT: The ABCD of Resuscitation

Ended last 14 December 2011

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.

Program Type: Short Course
Course Methodology: Person-Led
Course Outline

Course 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.

 

Requirement prior to ACLS Course:

BLS Certification of Completion

Basic EKG Course

No. of Days: 3
Course Schedule/s
20 January 2011 - 22 January 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
10 February 2011 - 12 February 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
10 March 2011 - 12 March 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
27 April 2011 - 29 April 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
16 May 2011 - 18 May 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
16 June 2011 - 18 June 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
25 July 2011 - 27 July 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
16 August 2011 - 18 August 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
27 September 2011 - 29 September 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
17 October 2011 - 19 October 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
24 November 2011 - 26 November 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
12 December 2011 - 14 December 2011
Philippine Heart Center P8/F Medical Arts Building Philippine Heart Center East Avenue, Quezon City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines