ACLS, PALS, and BLS Online Course Accreditation

Continuing Education Accreditation

ACLS, PALS, & BLS

 

Jointly Provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and United Medical Education

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) courses are certified for CME and CNE credit through Joint Providership between United Medical Education (UME) and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM).

 

Target Audience

This activity is intended for healthcare providers engaged in the care of patients experiencing cardiac arrest in both the out-of-hospital and in-hospital settings and also healthcare providers delivering primary care to adolescents and adults.

 

Educational Objectives

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

·      Identify cardiac arrest, life threatening cardiac arrhythmias, and respiratory failure.

·      Perform proper emergency interventions relating to specific cardiac arrhythmias.

·      Understand the fundamentals for respiratory management in the event of respiratory failure.

 

Joint Accreditation Statement

joint providership accreditationIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and United Medical Education.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

ACLS Provider Manual Certification Credit
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.

ACLS Provider Manual Recertification Credit
Credit Designation:
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PALS Provider Manual Certification Credit
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.

PALS Provider Manual Recertification Credit
Credit Designation:
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

BLS Provider Manual Certification Credit
Credit Designation:
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

BLS Provider Manual Recertification Credit
Credit Designation:
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Dental Association CERP Recognition Statements

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 United Medical Education.

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.

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

ACLS Recertification
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for 4.0 continuing education credits.

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

PALS Recertification
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for 4.0 continuing education credits.

BLS Certification
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for 4.0 continuing education credits.

BLS Recertification
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for 2.0 continuing education credits

Continuing Nursing Education

ACLS Provider Manual Certification Credit
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 8.0 contact hours.

ACLS Provider Manual Recertification Credit
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 contact hours.

PALS Provider Manual Certification Credit
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 8.0 contact hours.

PALS Provider Manual Recertification Credit
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 contact hours.

BLS Provider Manual Certification Credit
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 contact hours.

BLS Provider Manual Recertification Credit
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2.0 contact hours.

Faculty

Brian Clark BSN, MSNA

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.

Faculty

The United Medical Education faculty, Brian Clark BSN, MSNA declares they and their spouse/life partner do not have any conflicts of interest to report. This includes financial relationships and/or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of these activities.

Planners and Managers

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The United Medical Education planners and managers, Brian Clark BSN, MSNA have nothing to disclose.

 

Method of Participation and Request for Credit

During the period 03/31/2017 through 03/31/2020, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity.

PIM supports Green CME by offering your Request for Credit online. If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please complete the post-test and evaluation in your student account.  Upon registering and successfully completing the post-test with a score of 80% or better and the activity evaluation, your certificate will be made available for immediate download in your online student account. Processing credit requests online will reduce the amount of paper used by nearly 100,000 sheets per year.

Media

Internet

 

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.