CPD Activities

Advanced Cardiac Life Support


Advanced Cardiac Life Support


Starting on :08:00 AM 15 October, 2014 Venue:Nairobi Baptist Church
Ending on :02:00 PM 18 October, 2014 Max Credits:20
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost:17000

Presenters

1. Dr. Dr Kizito Shisanya Asava
BLS,ATLS ACLS Instructor PRIME International Kenya Tutor Consultant General Surgeon SADMS Director of training CMDA-Kenya Naivasha County Referral Hospital
Naivasha

2. Dr. Fred Otieno
ATLS Instructor NRHS (Previously at KEMRI/CDC) CMDA-K INSTRUCTOR
NRHS

3. Dr. Daniel Ojuka Kinyuru
ATLS Instructor General Surgeon Lecturer Department of Surgery UON KNH CMDA-K INSTRUCTOR
KNH

4. Dr. Mike Mulongo
BLS,ACLS,ATLS Instructor Laikipia University
Laikipia

5. Mr. John Njenga
Cardiology Nurse
KNH

6. Miss JOAN MUTHONI
Critical Care Nurse/Emergency Instructor
AGA KHAN CMDAK

Description

Cardiac arrest is a major cause of mortality globally.

The change in lifestyle has led to increase in cardiac dieases.

Reversible causes contribute a significant part of these causes of cardiac arrest..

The interventions at various levels may determine improved patient outcomes.

The role of the first responder / provider is central in this.

Cardiac care in the emergency setting for the healthcare provider ensures they play their role effectively.


Objectives

To perform initial assessment in a systematic manner.

Relevant resuscitation  skills in cardiac arrest patients

To work in teams

To understand specific algorhythms  and to initiate appropriate management

To reevaluate patients appropriately, identify life threatening conditions threatening  and initiate appropriate resuscitation management

Appropriate decision making including investigations and refeerrals.





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