The Healthcare Training Academy presents:
ECG & Emergency Pharmacology (ACLS and PALS Pre-Course)
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About: The ECG and Pharmacology course is an excellent introduction to the ACLS and PALS curriculum. The ACLS and PALS courses no longer teach ECG and Pharmacology; students must know ECG and Pharmacology before attending these courses. This is a perfect course to bring you up to speed on ECG rhythm recognition, cardiac physiology, and pharmacology dosage and administration. Even if you are a practicing medical professional or fresh out of school, this course will boost your knowledge and confidence in dealing with cardiac emergencies. This program prepares you for the pre-test for both of the ACLS and the PALS courses. The AHA requires you to score a 70% or higher to gain entry to their ACLS or PALS program(s). Remember, if you're not taking an ACLS or a PALS course, this is a perfect review for you to brush up on your ECG and Emergency Pharmacology skills!
Upon course completion, you will receive 2 certificates (ECG and Emergency Pharmacology).
• Heart anatomy
• Basic electrophysiology
• Normal ECG measurements
• Basic Arrhythmias
• Basic ACLS drugs and usage
• Drugs, doses, and routes of administration during cardiovascular emergencies
• Integrating basic drug pharmacology into ACLS algorithms
Audience: RNs, NPs, PAs, interns, students, and more.
Continuing Nursing Education (CNE): 6.5 hours awarded upon program completion; no partial credit is awarded.
Note: This is the prerequisite program for the American Heart Association's (AHA) Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), which will prepare you for the pre-test and your ACLS/PALS course. This program is the same as the classroom version and has been recorded as an online video-instructor-led-lecture. Contact hours certificates are emailed upon completion of this program. Program duration: approx 6.5 hours. Contact hours & completion certificate for ECG and Pharmacology issued upon completion of the entire program.