Pulseless electrical activity (PEA) is a lethal cardiac pulseless rhythm. It encompasses several types of pulseless rhythms, including idioventricular and ventricular escape rhythms. It results in death if immediate lifesaving measures are not taken. This module provides clinicians with information about the identification and treatment of PEA.
This CE activity is accredited for 1.0000 Advanced CEH by Relias LLC, an organization accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).
Tennessee Department of Health: Emergency Medical Services (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Florida Board of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Alia Lutz, BSN, RN, has over 10 years of experience as a Registered Nurse with a focus on cardiothoracic, respiratory, and coronary care. She has also had experience in Med-Surg, step-down and ICU. Prior to joining Relias as a SME and Content Writer for acute care, she provided virtual education and injection training on injectable biologics to patients, reported adverse events, and was a patient advocate. She has collaborated with peers on creating job aids, writing policies, and improving quality of care and documentation. Alia received her Bachelors in Nursing from Otago Polytechnic in New Zealand in 2011. Disclosure: Alia Lutz, BSN, RN has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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