The concept of double sequential defibrillation shocks was initially described in animal literature in a mid-1980s article presented in the Journal of American Cardiology. Using a canine model, investigators delivered single, double and triple exponential shocks to hearts in which v fib and...
$2.50 + HST is charged by the Heart and Stroke Foundation for each student processed on the electronic course roster.
This charge is included in the 2016 course fee and will be reflected on your course receipt
If you require assistance accessing your account, need a password reset or have questions, please contact your provincial Resuscitation Program Team at:
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Information sourced from NEJM Journal Watch:
Deeper Compressions During CPR Lead to Improved Survival
A large prehospital study found that survival was highest when chest compression depths were between 4.0 and 5.5 cm.
In 2010, the American Heart Association (AHA) suggested an increase in the...
WHAT’S KNOWN ON THIS SUBJECT: Low-dose, high-frequency
cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training has not been
rigorously evaluated previously.
WHAT THIS STUDY ADDS: This study is the first to demonstrate
that low-dose, high-frequency CPR training can improve CPR skill
The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) CPR and First Aid Guidelines 2015 will be published in October 2015. The evidence behind these guidelines comes from an international process coordinated by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) of which the HSF is a founding member and...
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In addition to AEDs, medical equipment, CPR manikins or anything else related to Emergency Cardiovascular Care can now be found at the
If you have...
This meta-analysis suggests that mortality is higher
for patients with acute myocardial infarction who present during
off-hours compared with regular hours. This finding may be
partially attributed to longer door to balloon times during
off-hours for patients with ST elevation myocardial...
As HSF has converted to an electronic data base and issues all certificates,
please note that the advanced level courses (ACLS, PALS, NRP) require a
CURRENT BCLS for HCP-C.
This also applies when you register for BCLS HCP-C renewal courses