Advanced Cardiac Life Support Simulation Training-Fall 2019

Chicago, IL US
July 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
AHA’s ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.
This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in providing high quality care to patients suffering from cardiac arrest.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participatants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate high quality CPR automated external defibrillator per AHA Basic Life Support recommendations;
  • Differentiate between patients who do and do not require immediate CPR intervention;
  • Recognize signs of cardiopulmonary arrest quickly in order to begin CPR within 10 seconds;
  • Describe techniques to work effectively with other members of the healthcare team during patient cardiac arrest;
  • Recognize differences between respiratory distress and failure in order to demonstrate early interventions;
  • Perform early interventions for the treatment of shock;
  • Distinguish between unstable and stable patients with arrhythmias;
  • State how to implement post cardiac arrest management.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Ana Mebane
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.25 Participation
Event starts: 
07/01/2019 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
12/31/2019 - 4:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
UCM Simulation Center
5814 S. Maryland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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Joseph Reid, MSN, RN, CCRN
Assistant Patient Care Manager
Rescue Care
University of Chicago Medicine

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: Credit is only available to University of Chicago and NorthShore University HealthSystem affiliates.The credit claiming process will close one month after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after one month will be subject to additional fees.
Registration: Internal participants can register in Oracle.
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