CME and CE Information - Resuscitation Science Symposium

Resuscitation Science Symposium 2022
Nov. 5–6, 2022 | Chicago, Illinois

Joint Accreditation Statements

Jointly Accredited Provider(TM) Interprofessional Continuing Education  American Heart Association

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians
The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 15.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
**AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. Credit will no longer be available to claim after May 6, 2023.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 15.5 contact hours.

**ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CE credit will no longer be available to claim after May 6, 2023.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 15.5 Advanced CEHs, activity number 22-AMHA-F1-0048.

By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.

**CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after May 6, 2023.

Disclosure Policy
All persons in a position to control educational content of a CE activity provided by the American Heart Association must disclose to the audience all financial relationships with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. The presence or absence of all financial relationships will be disclosed to the audience in activity materials. All unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed will also be disclosed to the audience. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated prior to the commencement of the activity.

Credit Claim Instructions 

1) Log In

  • Go to AHA's Lifelong Learning Center at
  • Click Activities in Progress.
  • Enter your Username and Password and Sign In.
  • If you do not remember your Username or Password, click the Forgot Password link. If you are not a registered user, click Create an Account to enter your account information and create your new Username and Password

2) Select Event and Activity

  • Select the appropriate Resuscitation, Scientific Sessions 2020, or Sessions ACPE activity.
  • Review the Activity Overview, scroll to the bottom and click Continue.
  • View the contents of Activity Materials and click Continue.
  • Pharmacists will select the specific sessions attended.

3) Claim Credit

  • Complete the conference evaluation, which is required to claim credit. Once complete, click Submit, and Continue.
  • Click the Claim button for the appropriate accreditation.
    • ACCME, ANCC, and CAPCE allow claiming of variable credit. You can claim all or part of the activity credit according to your user profile.
  • Select the credit amount before clicking the Claim button.
  • Click Continue to generate your certificate.
  • Move your cursor into the Preview window to display links to print or save the certificate.
  • Click Finish. The activity is stored under Transcript.

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Learning Objectives

  • Identify new treatment recommendations and treatment updates provided by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), as well as health disparities in CPR.
  • Discuss current research regarding the short- and long-term implications of using vasopressors during cardiac arrest.
  • Identify new guidelines regarding the management of septic shock and sepsis-associated organ dysfunction in children.
  • Assess research regarding the use of double sequential defibrillation (DSD) to treat refractory ventricular defibrillation.