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Stroke Algorithm Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale (CPSS)

By at November 20, 2011 | 6:17 am | 3 Comments

The American Heart Association has included the suspected stroke algorithm into its Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course curriculum. Continued research provides both members of the community and healthcare providers with detailed information to better facilitate the care of a suspected stoke victim. The for first time ACLS students the American Heart Association more...

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First Time ACLS: 1 Day Only Class Agenda

By at November 18, 2011 | 7:13 am | 2 Comments

First Time ACLS: 1 Day Only Class Agenda and Course Content Sign In Good Morning and Introduction Science Overview ( video and discussion ) ACLS and BLS surveys ( video ) Station #1 - Airway Management -Review airway management - Introduce multiple airways - Intubation - Respiratory Arrest - Group Practice and Skills check Station #2 - CPR with an AED - more...

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What is Broselow Tape?

By at November 14, 2011 | 8:11 am | 0 Comment

Broselow Tape is a complete system used by healthcare providers in critical situations with pediatric patients. Paramedics, nurses, doctors, and others who treat infants and children are trained on how to use the tape. The use of Broselow tape is also covered in the American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Class. Broselow Tape is a color coded more...

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What is PALS?

By at November 13, 2011 | 7:43 am | 0 Comment

PALS stands for pediatric advanced life support. The PALS course was developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) and first released in the 1980's. The course focus is to teach and prepare healthcare providers to manage critical  situations in infants and children. The pediatric population differs from the adult population in that respiratory distress, shock, more...

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PALS Classes | St. Louis | 2010 Updates

By at November 11, 2011 | 9:44 am | 0 Comment

If you are currently a healthcare provider in Saint Louis, Missouri or in Illinois, you might be required to have your American Heart Association PALS certification. PALS is Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Several facilities require that physicians, nurses, paramedics, urgent care doctors, family practice doctors, and emergency medicine practitioners have this more...

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