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OVERVIEW AND COURSES

Courses

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Total Modules: 1
  • RACE C.E. Credits: 0.5
  • NY Credits: 0.5

CPR: Basic Life Support Recertification is intended for those who have already taken the the first peer-reviewed small animal CPR course that teaches the essential concepts needed to maximize outcomes in patients with cardiopulmonary arrest. When a cardiopulmonary arrest occurs in your practice, having a well-trained team ready to provide high-quality CPR may be the difference between life and death for your patient.

Authored by Daniel J. Fletcher, PhD, DVM, DACVECC, Associate Professor of Emergency and Critical Care at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, this course teaches the evidence-based Basic Life Support (BLS) guidelines developed by the Reassessment Campaign on Veterinary Resuscitation (RECOVER) Initiative. It is the only BLS course endorsed by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS), and is the only course that provides official certification in veterinary CPR through the American College of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care (ACVECC).

Certification in BLS 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.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Total Modules: 1
  • RACE C.E. Credits: 1.0
  • NY Credits: 1.0

Topics in this recertification module intended for those who have already taken the ALS online certificate course 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 and Kenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), Veterinary Education Simulation Laboratory Manager at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, will help prepare your team and maximize the chance of a successful outcome for your patients.

Reertification 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.

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