English | 2021 | ISBN: B09NQF3QV5 | 96 pages | epub | 6.92 MB
This book details Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) content per the current 2020 American Heart Association (AHA) emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) guidelines. This book is supplementary to the AHA ACLS Provider Manual and must not be construed as a primary reference document for ECC guidelines.
ACLS ECC guidelines direct adult oriented patient care, whereby ACLS providers administer medications, navigate treatment algorithms, interpret electrocardiograms (ECG), and communicate effectively with team members. ACLS Fundamentals breaks down the core concepts required to pass the ACLS Provider course. The chapters of this book build on one another to reinforce memory retention.
The ACLS Provider Manual numbers 202 pages and covers a great deal of information. ACLS Fundamentals ideally familiarizes the reader with ACLS in a concise manner. All AHA courses areOPEN RESOURCEand allow for the use of the provider manual, algorithm sheets, and notes. This book is written as a quick read. ACLS Fundamentals utilizes simple diagrams, checks on learning, a pre and posttest, mnemonics, and video links to ensure content mastery. Attempt the ACLS course shortly after reading this book to maximize your success.
The author of this book instructs ACLS per the AHA’s published curriculum, is a Certified Flight Paramedic and Nationally Registered Paramedic with 15 years of experience working in the critical care setting. The proceeding content mirrors the author’s teaching style, which has aided numerous students to pass the AHA’s ACLS Provider course on their first attempt.