Florida Dental Convention

FDC2023 Session Directory

CPR and AED Certification Renewal for the Health Care Provider

Course Code: CP3-4
Speaker: Mr. Mike Vershel
CE Hours: 2.00
Start: Saturday, July 1, 2023, 7:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 1, 2023, 9:30 AM
Audience: Dentists, Assistants, Hygienists, Practice Administrators, Laboratory Technician, Dental Student, Guest


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This basic life support renewal course is designed to provide a wide variety of health care professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies and provide CPR for victims of all ages, including ventilation with a barrier device/Ambu bag, use an AED and relieve foreign body airway obstruction in a safe, timely and effective manner. This course will teach skills with the American Heart Association’s research-proven, practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills. The course is intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed health care professionals who wish to renew their active CPR/AED certifications. Mr. Vershel offers a repeat of this course (CP5-6) on Saturday, July 1 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Individuals with an expired certification are required to take the four-hour certification course (CP1-2) on Saturday, July 1 from 1-5 p.m. Upon completion of the course, each participant receives a digital Health Care Provider CPR/AED card valid for two years. Attendance is limited to 25.

Learning objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • explain the importance of early high-quality CPR.
  • explain CPR with advanced airway.
  • recall the basic steps of 1 and 2 rescuer CPR for adults, children and infants.
  • explain bag-mask techniques, rescue breathing and relief of choking for adult, child and infant.
  • explain the importance of early defibrillation.
  • recall the basic steps for use of an AED.
  • recall the basic steps to relieve choking for responsive and unresponsive victims over 1 year of age and for infants.
  • explain the importance of each link in the American Heart Association adult and pediatric chain of survival.

Speaker: Mr. Mike Vershel, Public Safety Education Group

About the speaker: Agent, Public Safety Education Group.

Disclosure: Neither I nor members of my immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to this presentation.

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