ERIC Number: ED339897
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-May
Reference Count: 0
Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
Kirkwood Community Coll., Cedar Rapids, IA.
This document contains materials for an advanced college course in cardiac life support developed for the State of Iowa. The course syllabus lists the course title, hours, number, description, prerequisites, learning activities, instructional units, required text, six references, evaluation criteria, course objectives by units, course competencies, equipment and supply requirements, class schedule, testing requirements for performance tests, and American Heart Association course guidelines for certification for advanced providers of cardiac life support. It is followed by 12 instructional units that cover these topics: introduction; myocardial infarction; adjuncts for airway control, ventilation, and supplemental oxygen; adjuncts for artificial circulation; monitoring and dysrhythmia recognition; defibrillation and cardioversion; intravenous techniques; cardiovascular pharmacology; mega code/advanced cardiac life support algorithms; pediatric resuscitation; acid-base balance; and medicolegal aspects. Units contain the following: information on prerequisites, required and recommended references, learning activities, and objectives; a topic outline; and evaluation criteria. (KC)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Cardiovascular System, Course Content, Health Facilities, Health Personnel, Health Services, Heart Disorders, Higher Education, Learning Activities, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Test Items, Transparencies, Units of Study
Iowa Curriculum Assistance Systems, Iowa State University, N008 Lagomarcino Hall, Ames, IA 50011.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Bureau of Career Education.
Authoring Institution: Kirkwood Community Coll., Cedar Rapids, IA.
Identifiers: Emergency Medical Services; Iowa
Note: Several pages are typed on colored paper.