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Vanderbilt Resuscitation Program

Physician Registration

REGISTRATION TIPS:

  • You will receive an e-mail confirmation any time you register, withdraw, waitlist or are registered from the waitlist for a class.
    • Registered: You have been registered for the class. THIS E-MAIL CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFO. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY.
    • Withdrawn: You have been withdrawn from the class
    • Waitlist: You have been placed onto the waitlist for the class. You will be notified by e-mail if you are placed into the class.
    • Registered from the Waitlist: You have been placed into the class from the waitlist. You are confirmed and are expected to attend the class. THIS E-MAIL IS ALSO YOUR COVER LETTER. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY.
  • All courses may not have seats available, but you will be given the option to waitlist. Please limit your waitlist requests to courses you know you will be able to attend. If you are registered for a course and also waitlisted for other courses, you may be administratively removed from those waitlists to give others a chance.

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for course registration links.

CME information for

ACLS and PALS Renewal and Provider Courses

Sponsored by

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Resuscitation Program

Objectives:

Course Faculty:

After participating in the ACLS Provider or Renewal Course, participants should be able to demonstrate in the educational setting the ability to: 

• Recognize and initiate early management of peri-arrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome

• Provide BLS care, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating AED use

• Manage cardiac arrest until return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC), termination of resuscitation, or transfer of care

• Identify and treat Ischemic chest pain and expedite the care of patients with acute coronary syndromes

• Recognize other life-threatening clinical situations, such as stroke, and provide effective initial care and transfer to reduce disability and death

• Communicate effectively as a member or leader of a resuscitation team and recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance

After participating in the PALS Provider or Renewal Course, participants should be able to demonstrate in the educational setting the ability to: 

• Identify and treat problems that place a child at risk for cardiac arrest

• Apply the systematic approach to pediatric assesment

• Use the "evaluate-identify-intervene" sequence

• Use the PALS algorithms and flowcharts

• Demonstrate effective resuscitation team dynamics

•John McPherson, MD Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

• Various VUMC faculty members

Faculty Disclosure:

It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity. Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.

All course directors, planners, and speakers indicated no financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation:

Commercial Support:

 

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This educational activity received no commercial support.

 

Designation of Credit:

ACLS Provider Course:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACLS Renewal Course:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PALS Provider Course:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PALS Renewal Course:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

a. To obtain credit for your participation in today’s activity, complete the Vanderbilt CME Documentation of Attendance form.

b. Place the completed form on the registration desk as you leave today.

c. You will receive email notification of online credit availability 1-2 weeks after data is submitted to Vanderbilt CME.

d. You may access your record of participation at any time by visiting the Division of CME web-site at www.cme.vanderbilt.edu and following the instructions to obtain a transcript.

 

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
·        ACLS Provider
·        ACLS Renewal
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
·        PALS Provider
·        PALS Renewal
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)
Advanced Airway for Physicians
·        Please e-mail sarah.e.bishop@vanderbilt.edu or call our office at 322-0285 to register for the Advanced Airway course.

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