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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the post-cardiac arrest syndrome

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections.

The course comprises three core modules which when completed provide a detailed overview of the management of the critically ill patient with cardiovascular collapse, including post-resuscitation care based upon current evidence for each part of the chain of survival.

The aim is to improve knowledge in this important area, thereby improving patient outcomes in Acute Cardiac Care. 

This content offers the learner a focused and interactive educational experience based on the ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care, 2nd edition 2015 - by Prof J. Nolan.

What’s inside?

4 courses on:

  • Introduction
  • introduction and basic life support 
  • Advanced life support
  • The post-cardiac arrest syndrome

Each course ends with a MCQs test.

How to access online courses?

This topic is free for all.

Make sure to log in with your My ESC account (Username and Password).

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Course Co-ordinator

  • Dr Susanna Price

Course Contributors

  • Dr Mette Marie Madsen
  • Dr Tinne Tranberg