Door-to-balloon time for STEMI patients has become a national healthcare quality measure, as STEMI patients treated within 90 minutes from onset of symptoms suffer less heart damage and have an improved chance of survival. Join us in developing the people who deliver care and help improve these outcomes for your organization.

Learn:® Rapid STEMI ID supports the efforts of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline®, a national initiative to improve quality of care and outcomes in heart attack patients by improving healthcare systems’ readiness and response to STEMI patients. Learn: Rapid STEMI ID is now updated to reflect 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC.

Key Concepts:

  • Understanding STEMI Systems of Care and STEMI recognition
  • Basics of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and triage of STEMI patients
  • Acquiring high-quality, 12-lead electrocardiograms (ECGs)
  • 12-lead findings that mimic STEMI
  • Coronary anatomy related to 12-lead ECG
  • Indications for activating a Heart Alert System

Course includes:

  • Practice 12-lead ECG test
  • 2-part AHA exam
  • Certificate of completion available to print upon successful completion
  • Access to course content for one year following activation of course key

In addition to Nurses and EMS, Learn:Rapid STEMI ID now offers CE for Physicians and Physician's Assistants.

Please note: continuing education (CE) credit for the previous version of the course, product 80-1473, will expire on March 31, 2012. Students wishing to claim CE for this version of Learn: Rapid STEMI must complete the course and apply for CE by March 31, 2012.

Existing licenses which have not been activated will automatically begin in the new course.

View the Learn: Rapid STEMI ID video presentation:

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 ** Only available in the USA **

** This AHA Learn course is not Mac-Compatible **