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ACLS 2015

ACLS 2015

Starting on :07:00 AM 13 May, 2015 Venue:Aga Khan University Hospital
Ending on :06:00 PM 14 May, 2015 Max Credits:20
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order


1. Dr. Benjamin Wachira
Full time Faculty Emergency Physician
Aga Khan University Hospital


Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.


·   Key changes in advanced cardiovascular life support, reflecting the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

·   Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device and use of an (AED)

·   Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest

·   Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia

·   Airway management

·   Related pharmacology

·   Management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and stroke

·   Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

·   Effective Resuscitation Team Dynamics

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