Accreditation and CME Certificates

Jointly Provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and American CPR Care Association.

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for Healthcare Professionals, Physicians and Registered Nurses delivering primary care to adult, children, and infants.

Joint Accreditation Statement

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and American CPR Care Association. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Estimated time to complete activity: 2-8 hours.

CPR First Aid Courses

Continuing Nursing Education 

Online Healthcare CPR/AED Course

  • The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 contact hours.

Online First Aid Course

  • The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2.0 contact hours.

Healthcare CPR/AED & First Aid Combo

  • The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 6.0 contact hours.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Recognize when there is a victim of cardiac arrest.
  • Identify when a person may be choking.
  • Assess the scene for responder safety.
  • React immediately by activating emergency response systems – call 9-1-1.
  • Begin chest compressions on unconscious adult, child or infant in cardiac arrest.
  • Follow depth of chest compression and rescue breath guidelines while responding.
  • Assist individuals who need assistance in basic first aid emergencies.
  • Use an AED device following standardized guidelines.

Release Date: July 1, 2020 Expiration Date: July 31, 2022

ACLS and PALS Courses

Continuing Nursing Education

ACLS

  • The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 8.0 contact hours.

ACLS Recertification

  • The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 contact hours.
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PALS

  • The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 8.0 contact hours.

PALS Recertification

  • The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 contact hours.   

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Describe the BLS Primary Survey and ACLS Secondary Survey with critical actions.
  • Describe the BLS Primary Survey and PALS Secondary Survey with critical actions.
  • Describe specific assessment and management that occur with each step of the systematic approach. 
  • Explain why the foundation of successful resuscitations includes both mastery of basic skills and effective team dynamics.
  • Describe the important elements of effective resuscitation team dynamic.
  • Employ key science that drives increased patient survival.

Release Date: TBD

Expiration Date: TBD

 

Physician Continuing Medical Education 

ACLS

  • The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACLS Recertification

  • The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PALS

  • The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PALS Recertification

  • The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers,and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

98% Acceptance Rate

Faculty / Planners & Managers

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Dr. Mehreen Hooda, MD has nothing to disclose.

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. American CPR Care Association planners and managers have nothing to disclose

 

Computer System Requirements:

Media, Internet

Internet Explorer 8.0+ for Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, or Windows 7, 8, or 10

Google Chrome 18.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux

Mozilla Firefox 13.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux

Safari 4.0+ for Mac OSX 10.5+

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners.Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Request for Credit

During the period of [date] through [expiration date], participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. In order to receive CE credit, participants must also complete the post study material evaluation quiz. Upon registering and successfully completing the quiz with a score of 75% or better, you may request for a certificate.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

98% Acceptance Rate