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Maternal Cardiac Arrest: Modifications to BLS and ACLS

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
UICOMP Department of OB/GYN
Location
via Zoom
Virtual
Date
Feb 11, 2021   8:00 am  
Contact
David Haney
E-Mail
dhaney@uic.edu
Phone
309-655-3024

The American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2020 Guidelines addresses cardiac arrest in pregnancy by providing a published algorithm and pregnancy specific modifications for management.  A health care provider’s ability to react prudently in an unexpected situation is one of the most critical factors in creating a positive outcome in this obstetrical emergency.

To be presented by: Mary Ann Liner, APRN, CNP, Labor & Delivery Triage, OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, and Kaleb Jacobs, DO, Assistant Professors of Clinical OB/GYN, UICOMP

Objectives:
1. Understand the physiological changes of pregnancy that affect maternal resuscitation.
2. Describe the modifications in the 2020 American Heart Association algorithm for maternal cardiac arrest.
3. Understand why perimortem cesarean section is beneficial to maternal survival.

ACCREDITATION:

The University of Illinois College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians, residents, medical students, and all other providers.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of (1) AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)TMPhysicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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