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Continuing Medical Education Accreditation

American Resuscitation Council (ARC) offers continuing education credits for our BLS, ACLS, PALS, and Neonatal certification courses.

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Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) and American Resuscitation Council.

At ARC, we offer accredited, evidence-based online education that conforms to your schedule. All courses provided by ARC are developed by board-certified physicians and adhere to the latest ILCOR Standards and Guidelines and are Joint Commission (JCAHO) compliant. Join the more the 100,000 clinicians around the world who trust ARC for their bi-annual certification.

Continuing Education Credit

  • American Resuscitation Council
  • Release date: June 1, 2020
  • Expiration date: June 1, 2023
  • Estimated time to complete activity: 8.0 hours certification
  • To contact PIM please go to www.pimed.com
  • Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institue for Medicine and American Resuscitation Council

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with acute life-threatening situations.

Educational Objectives

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

  • Recognize the specific needs of a patient in an acutely life-threatening situation (e.g. cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest)
  • Respond with the appropriate life support algorithm
  • Provide appropriate care in response to rapidly changing patient needs
  • Identify normal and abnormal electrocardiograms
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the types and dosages of medications used in ACLS and PALS
  • Apply skills related to working as part of an interdisciplinary team

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Join Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and American Resuscitation Council. 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.

BLS 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 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 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.

Neonatal 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.

Pharmacy Accreditation Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

BLS Certification
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 8 contact hour(s) (0.8 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

ACLS Certification
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 8 contact hour(s) (0.8 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

PALS Certification
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 8 contact hour(s) (0.8 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Neonatal Certification
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 8 contact hour(s) (0.8 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Nursing Accreditation Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

BLS Certification
This educational activity for 8 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

ACLS Certification
This educational activity for 8 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

PALS Certification
This educational activity for 8 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Neonatal Certification
This educational activity for 8 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

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 providership efforts between Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and American Resuscitation Council.

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.

Concerns or complaints about a CE Provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.

BLS Provider Manual
8.0 ADA credits Certification Credit

ACLS Provider Manual
8.0 ADA credits Certification Credit

PALS Provider Manual
8.0 ADA credits Certification Credit

Neonatal Provider Manual
8.0 ADA credits Certification Credit

Hardware/Software Requirements

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  • Mozilla Firefox 4 (or higher)
  • Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Adobe Acrobat 6.0 (or higher)
  • Screen resolution 1024 x 768

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 activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

American Resuscitation Council faculty have nothing to disclose.

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.