This self-study manual enables out-of-hospital and emergency department healthcare providers to increase assessment, diagnosis, and rapid treatment of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). General Overview This manual supports the efforts of American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline(R), a national initiative to improve quality of care and outcomes in heart attack patients by improving healthcare systems' readiness and response to STEMI patients. Intended for use by out-of-hospital healthcare providers, as well as emergency department personnel and other STEMI systems-of-care providers. Based on the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC. Key Features and Benefits This self-study manual emphasizes assessing patients and providing treatment within the recommended 30-minute door-to-needle time and 90-minute door-to-balloon time. Manual includes information on: systems of care for STEMI effective STEMI identification and treatment acute coronary syndromes (ACS) pathophysiology. Includes a "12-Lead Electrocardiogram" section, featuring electrocardiograms (ECGs) with annotations for self-study, plus an ECG ACS Ruler to help healthcare providers read and analyze ECGs. Eligibility for continuing education credit: physicians -- American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM) physician assistants -- AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit from organizations accredited by ACCME nurses -- American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation; the maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.50 contact hours emergency medical services -- This continuing education activity is approved by American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing E
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Book Description American Heart Association, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1616692480
Book Description American Heart Association, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111616692480