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Evaluation of Staff's Retention of ACLS and BCLS Skills.


PB2007107659

Publication Date 2004
Personal Author Smith, K. K.
Page Count 162
Abstract The purpose of this research project was (1) to evaluate the ability of nursing staff to perform basic and advanced cardiac life support (BCLS and ACLS, respectively) resuscitation for the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or cardiac/respiratory emergencies; and (2) to determine the length of time these participants retain the ability to perform the required skills to standard.
Keywords
  • Cardiac life support
  • Nursing staff
  • Evaluation
  • Cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Cardiac/respiratory emergencies
  • Resuscitation
  • Skill retention
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
Source Agency
  • TriService Nursing Research Program/Uniform Services Univ. of the Health Sciences
NTIS Subject Category
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 44K - Health Services
  • 57E - Clinical Medicine
  • 44P - Health Education & Manpower Training
  • 43D - Police, Fire, & Emergency Services
Corporate Authors Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX.; TriService Nursing Research Program, Bethesda, MD.
Supplemental Notes Sponsored by TriService Nursing Research Program, Bethesda, MD.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 200713
Evaluation of Staff's Retention of ACLS and BCLS Skills.
Evaluation of Staff's Retention of ACLS and BCLS Skills.
PB2007107659

  • Cardiac life support
  • Nursing staff
  • Evaluation
  • Cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Cardiac/respiratory emergencies
  • Resuscitation
  • Skill retention
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • TriService Nursing Research Program/Uniform Services Univ. of the Health Sciences
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 44K - Health Services
  • 57E - Clinical Medicine
  • 44P - Health Education & Manpower Training
  • 43D - Police, Fire, & Emergency Services
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