Topics include use and interpretation of important monitoring equipment, how to diagnose the ECG arrest rhythm, and drug therapies and other advanced interventions that can improve the likelihood of saving a life.
After completing both courses, you'll have an understanding of the entire CPR algorithm. Cardiopulmonary arrest happens. This course, authored by Daniel J. Fletcher, PhD, DVM, DACVECC, Associate Professor of Emergency and Critical Care at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, will help prepare your team and maximize the chance of a successful outcome for your patients.
Certification in ALS by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care will be conferred upon completion, and a certificate suitable for display in your practice will be provided. Available credits upon completing the 1-module course: 3.0 NC Credits, 3.5 NY Credits, 3.5 RACE C.E. Credits.
Daniel J. Fletcher, PhD, DVM, DACVECC is Associate Professor of Emergency and Critical Care at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. He is co-chair of the RECOVER Initiative, which published the first evidence-based veterinary CPR guidelines in 2012, and has taught CPR courses all over the world.
Benefits to the Learner
- Choose the most useful monitoring devices for patients in cardiopulmonary arrest
Read and interpret the data from the various monitoring devices
Rapidly diagnose the arrest ECG rhythm to help choose the best ALS therapies for your patient
Administer the most effective drugs and other adjunctive therapies for patients with cardiopulmonary arrest
Perform life-saving procedures such as venous cutdowns, intraosseous catheter placement, and open chest CPR
CPR: Advanced Life Support is targeted at veterinarians, veterinary technicians and students in all veterinary practice settings. A good working knowledge of the CPR algorithm, including drug therapies and important procedures, is essential for all medical staff in your clinic to help maximize patient outcomes.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- CPR Package: Basic & Advanced Life Support for Veterinarians : Required Courses
- CPR Package: Basic & Advanced Life Support for Veterinary Technicians and Students : Required Courses
- CPR: Advanced Life Support : Required Courses