CME Activity

SWA Strive to Revive


Sarah Perman, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Comilla Sasson, MD, PhD

Guideline Transformation and Optimization Program Consultant
American Heart Association, Veteran’s Administration

Paul Chan, MD, MSc

Professor of Medicine
Saint Luke’s Mid-American Heart Institute

Tanya Truitt, RN, BSN, MSN

Sr. Manager QSI Programs and Operations
American Heart Association

Trudy Orona, MS, RN, CCRN

Life Support Supervisor, University of CO Hospital

Floyd Salazar, Paramedic

Director of Emergency Medical Services
University of CO Hospital

Ryan Morgan, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Physician
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Cherie Boxberger, MS, MBA, CPHQ

Regional VP, QSI, American Heart Association

David Bressler

Chief Paramedica, Banner Health

Accredited by

American Heart Association

Course Description

At the completion of this online course, the learner will be able to:
- Discuss at least two emerging trends in sudden cardiac arrest management.
- Discuss two strategies to improving pre-hospital cardiac arrest survival.
- List at least two strategies for improved cardiac survival in the pediatric population.
- Discuss when and how prognostication tools can be combined with the neurological examination to improve outcome prediction in the post-cardiac arrest population.
- Explain the unique challenges of resuscitation in the non-urban environment and ways to collaborate with urban hospital partners.
- Describe the methodology for the Risk Standardized Cardiac Survival report and identify methods to use this information for process improvement.
- Explain options for Code Blue team creation and give an example of how to use a team for continual quality improvement.
- Explain the science behind poor quality CPR and it’s identification as preventable patient harm.
- Explain issues shared by resuscitation survivors/caregivers into consideration when establishing policy.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME / CE
Credit Amount:4.25 Credits
Release Date:2018-Jul-02
Expiration Date:2021-Jul-02
Estimated Time for Completion:6 hours and 30 minutes
Registration Required:Yes
System Requirements:
Internet Explorer 7 or greater, Firefox (Latest Version), Google Chrome, Windows 7 or above, Safari (Latest Version), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Internet Explorer is not supported on the Macintosh, Mac OS 10.4

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