BLS –Basic Life Support
The goal of this activity in intended to provide instructional material to physicians and other healthcare professionals to guide them in how to complete basic life-saving skills. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to analyze a cardiac medical emergency and implement basic life-saving skills to increase victims' chance of survival.
Please note: some organizations require your BLS certification to be completed in person. Please check with your hospital or organization to confirm that this online course is eligible to renew your BLS certification.
This activity is intended for physicians and other healthcare professionals who may need to recognize and treat patients suffering from several life-threatening emergencies.
Identify and apply basic life-saving skills in a cardiac emergency to increase victim survival.
Initiation of chain of survival
Describe BLS algorithms for Adults, Children, and Infants.
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Andrew Prolux, MD - Author
Susanne J. Danis, APRN-C, CDE - Reviewer
Raghavendra Kulkarni, MD - Reviewer
Cyrus Yau, MD - Editor
TeamHealth Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
This course is offered through medtigo.
To take this course you will be redirected to medtigo's website. You must login or create an account with medtigo in order to complete this activity.
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