Resuscitation Systems of Care

CME/CE Information
Release Date:  2/6/2018                                  Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
Credit Type:  CME and CPE                 Number of Credits:  1.00

Speaker:  Dr. Michael Kurz, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, UAB

I (and/or immediate family members) do have relevant financial arrangements, or affiliations with the organizations/companies/entities noted below.  The financial arrangements or affiliation are as follows (previous 12 months):

Zoll Medical Corp (VPAC)
Rapid Oxygen Corporation

Management/Course Chair reviewed reported relationships and found them not to be a COI

Off Label:
I will not discuss any pharmaceuticals, medical procedures, or devices that are investigational or unapproved for use by the FDA

Course Director/Planners:

STVHS has selected all faculty participating in this activity. It is the policy of STVHS that all CME/CE planning committees, faculty, authors, editors, and staff disclose relationships with commercial interests upon nomination or invitation of participation. Disclosure documents are reviewed for potential conflicts of interest and if relevant, they are resolved prior to confirmation of participation. Only those participants who have no conflict of interest or who agreed to an identified resolution process prior to their participation were involved in this activity.

Conflict of Interest: 

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, it is the policy of St. Vincent’s Health System to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME/CE activities.  Full disclosure of conflicts and conflict resolution will be made in writing via handout materials or syllabus.

Provider Statement:
Physicians: St. Vincent’s Health System is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Designation Statement: The St. Vincent’s Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of see above AMA PRA Category 1.00 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Ascension Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.   Provider Number: P0340.   This activity is approved for 1.0 Contact Hours continuing education.


The St. Vincent’s Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Completion of this knowledge-based activity provides for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
Define a System of Care and the relevant stakeholders, phases, etc.
Evaluate a System of Care utilizing quantitative metrics
Describe other models of System of Care (i.e. STEMI, Trauma)
Describe the benefit of parallel versus serial processing in time-sensitive disease states

Target Audience
This activity is designed for physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Gap in Knowledge:
Lack of knowledge about the problem(s)
Lack strategies to apply knowledge to practice (competence)

Learning Format:
Case-based, recorded activity including assessment questions

Statement of Educational Method:
The educational information is presented in one written module consisting with a  post-test. Please review and reflect on the Power Point presentation and the written test.  After studying the material, please complete the course posttest and the evaluation.

Statement of Evaluation Instrument:  The activity post- test and evaluation instrument are required for credit.  Learners must earn an 75% correct rate on the post-test to receive credit.

Medium Used: 

The educational information is presented in a, electronic format.   .

Estimated Time to Complete Enduring Material:  

1.0 hours

Confidentiality Statement: 

The Ascension Continuing  Education (CE) Department of St. Vincent’s Health System respects and values your privacy and the confidentiality of the information you choose to share with us. We are committed to protection of this information and will assure your privacy when participating in any CME/CE activities.

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Commercial Support:  No commercial support was accepted for this activity