Accreditation and Continuing Education

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ProACLS is approved to provide CEU credits through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and ProTrainings.


Faculty

Roy Shaw

Roy Shaw, EMT-Paramedic

Training Director

Jody Marvin

Jody Marvin, EMT-S

Training and Compliance Manager

Jody Marvin

Dr. Eric Egeler, MD

Medical reviewer


Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of healthcare providers involved in the care of patients in cardiac arrest.


Educational Objectives

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

  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills associated with performing resuscitation
  • Apply the knowledge gained from the education delivered by ProTrainings in the use of BLS, ACLS, and PALS skills.
  • Recognize life threatening cardiac emergencies and perform appropriate interventions based on current scientific guidelines
  • Follow the ACLS assessment and management recommendations in the ACLS algorithms.
  • Apply skills to more effectively save lives as a resuscitation team member or leader in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Identify normal and abnormal electrocardiograms
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the types and dosages of medications used in ACLS and PALS
  • Change the loss of knowledge and proficiency over time by reviewing the cognitive education in manageable time allotments more frequently than the required two-year certification period.

Credit Hour Information

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and ProTrainings. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

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

Accreditation Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Credit Designation

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 8.0 contact hours (0.8 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. (Universal Activity Number - 809-9999-17-620-H01-P)

Accreditation Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

This educational activity for 8.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Accreditation Statement

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint sponsorship efforts between Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and ProTrainings.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of the credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Credit Designation

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for 8.0 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE Provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at http://www.ada.org/cerp.


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 CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The ProTrainings faculty — Roy Shaw, Jody Marvin — hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner have no financial relationships, relationships to products or devices, or other commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity of any amount during the past 12 months.


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.


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.