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So far Project Heartbeat has created 15 blog entries.
13 05, 2017

Register for our EMSA Pediatric Heartsaver First Aid Courses for Childcare Providers

By |2017-05-18T08:21:19-07:00May 13th, 2017|Classes|Comments Off on Register for our EMSA Pediatric Heartsaver First Aid Courses for Childcare Providers

Audience/Overview Heartsaver First Aid with CPR & AED course is designed to provide a wide variety of community members, child care providers and professionals the ability to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use and AED, relieve choking, and provide basic first aid in a safe, timely and effective manner. Course Content First Aid Basics Common [...]

3 05, 2017

Quick! There are 4 spots open for the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Class on Saturday, May 20

By |2017-05-03T15:41:39-07:00May 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Quick! There are 4 spots open for the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Class on Saturday, May 20

Audience NRP is designed to provide healthcare professionals working with neonatal and newborn infants the ability to participate in the causes, prevention, and management of mild to severe neonatal asphyxia. This course will introduce students through an evidence-based approach to the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation. Click https://projectheartbeat.enrollware.com/enroll?id=1568695 to register Required Online Exam [...]

19 04, 2017

2017 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients with Syncope

By |2017-11-15T09:37:43-07:00April 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients with Syncope

Check out the link below to read more on the new 2017 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Syncope: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines, and the Heart Rhythm Society! http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2017/03/09/CIR.0000000000000499

5 04, 2017

Did You Know: A New Survey Shows Many Americans are Afraid to Perform CPR!

By |2017-04-05T08:32:13-07:00April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Did You Know: A New Survey Shows Many Americans are Afraid to Perform CPR!

Only half of Americans can be depended on to perform CPR on someone in cardiac arrest! Read more about it here: https://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/AHAECC/ecc.jsp?pid=ahaecc.signin&oldUrl=/AHAECC/Courses/ACLS/ACLS/UCM_484184_ACLS---Instructor-Led-Training.jsp&_requestid=288766 Click the link below to check out our upcoming CPR/First Aid and BLS classes: https://projectheartbeat.enrollware.com/calendar  

22 03, 2017

Project Heartbeat now provides weekend classes for CPR and First Aid for non-healthcare providers. For example, if you’re a coach, babysitter, or teacher, register for our Heartsaver CPR/First Aid training to be officially certified!

By |2017-03-22T16:35:52-07:00March 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Project Heartbeat now provides weekend classes for CPR and First Aid for non-healthcare providers. For example, if you’re a coach, babysitter, or teacher, register for our Heartsaver CPR/First Aid training to be officially certified!

Audience/Overview Heartsaver First Aid with CPR & AED course is designed to provide a wide variety of community members, child care providers and professionals the ability to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use and AED, relieve choking, and provide basic first aid in a safe, timely and effective manner. Course Content First Aid Basics Common [...]

20 03, 2017

Project Heartbeat now has Weekly Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Classes!

By |2017-03-20T16:11:29-07:00March 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Project Heartbeat now has Weekly Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Classes!

Audience NRP is designed to provide healthcare professionals working with neonatal and newborn infants the ability to participate in the causes, prevention, and management of mild to severe neonatal asphyxia. This course will introduce students through an evidence-based approach to the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation. Required Online Exam Complete NRP Online Exam [...]

20 03, 2017

Tired of wasting time in ER waiting rooms?

By |2017-03-20T12:55:29-07:00March 20th, 2017|Research|Comments Off on Tired of wasting time in ER waiting rooms?

Value added wait time is a big focus for our patients, they want to get back home ASAP and stop being a patient.  This study from the Annals of Emergency Medicine looks at the effects of waiting room work-ups.  Pretty intuitive...they work! Initiating Diagnostic Studies on Patients c AP in the Waiting Room Decreases Time [...]

17 03, 2017

Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis Howell MD, et al. JAMA 2017 Jan 19

By |2017-03-17T09:23:20-07:00March 17th, 2017|Research|Comments Off on Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis Howell MD, et al. JAMA 2017 Jan 19

This article serves as a counterpoint to my previous post calling into question current dogma around evidence based sepsis protocols. http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2598892

17 03, 2017

Food For Thought “Six myths promoted by the new surviving sepsis guidelines”

By |2017-03-17T08:40:42-07:00March 17th, 2017|Research|Comments Off on Food For Thought “Six myths promoted by the new surviving sepsis guidelines”

I will admit to having been on the Rivers train (EGDT) and many subsequent iterations related to protocolized sepsis therapy for over a decade.  This article by Josh Farkas does a good job of summarizing some different perspectives on the current state of evidence bases sepsis therapy.  What it doesn't address is how protocolized sepsis [...]