CME and CE Information - Resuscitation Science Symposium

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.

CME CE Disclosure

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities sponsored by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Successful completion of this CME/CE activity includes the following:
To successfully complete this activity, learners must fully participate in the sessions. In addition, learners must provide feedback that will be used for evaluative and outcomes measurement purposes. Learners will check-in onsite for attendance verification purposes and will be required to provide evaluative feedback before CME/CE credit can be claimed.

There is no fee for continuing education credits for this activity.


Credit Claim Instructions 

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  • Select the appropriate Resuscitation, Scientific Sessions 2020, or Sessions ACPE activity.
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