Trauma continues to be the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the 10-44 age group, killing more young Americans than cancer, heart disease, and stroke combined. Trauma claims a life every six minutes and is responsible for serious disability every three seconds. Yet more people are surviving critical injuries than ever before. This is due to the training of expert trauma care providers with advanced trauma skills.
We are pleased to coordinate professional educational opportunities for trauma physicians, nurses, and emergency medical professionals.
Southeastern Med is a Central Ohio Trauma System (COTS) member. This program is coordinated with the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), which is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The continuing education of our community health care professionals is part of our ongoing commitment to ensure that Cambridge has access to the highest quality medical care in the southeastern Ohio region.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
For information on Advanced Cardiac Life Support classes, please call 740.439.2170, or visit our events calendar for a list of upcoming registration events. The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of an adult patient, whether in or out of the hospital. The goal of the ACLS Provider Course is to enhance skills and quality of care in the treatment of arrest and peri-arrest patients through active participation in simulated cardiopulmonary cases.
Contact hours are provided through Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center (OH-116/4-1-15), an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Primary Course for New ACLS Providers
This is a two day course, designed for healthcare providers who have never attended an ACLS Provider Course, or as a renewal course for ACLS providers who are not as comfortable with the ACLS content and skills.
Update Course for Current ACLS Providers
This one day course is recommended for renewal of ACLS Providers who use skills frequently.
This is an online course. Skills verification is available. Call Terri Sabo at 740.429.8167, or Denise Phillips at 740.435.2710 to inquire.
All ACLS Course Completion Requirements
The current AHA ACLS textbook is included in the course cost. The ACLS book, criteria for course completion, course prerequisites, and course agenda will be provided upon receipt of registration form.
This course is designed to educate the average person – perfect for workplace training, day care employees, baby sitters, firefighters, police, and security personnel. You’ll be provided with a card verifying your training upon completion of the course.
Course content includes:
- Signs of arrest and chocking
- CPR and use of AED
- Relief of foreign body obstruction
- Chain of survival
- Prevention of common fatal injuries
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio, March 4, 2011 – With most recipes designed for two or more people, cooking for one can be challenge. Southeastern Med and the Guernsey County Homemakers will offer a cooking for one class on March 14 at 9:30 a.m. at Southeastern Med, located at 1341 Clark St., in Cambridge. Participants will learn tips for preparing tasty, nutritious and affordable meals for one.
The session is free and open to the public. To register, please call Chelsea Dierkes, RD, LD, Community Dietitian at Southeastern Med, by March 10 at 740-439-8941.
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio, Nov. 3, 2010 – November is American Diabetes Month, and to celebrate, the diabetes educators at Southeastern Med will present Celebrate Diabetes and the Holidays on Monday, Nov. 15 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., in Southeastern Med’s Morrison, Amos and Deddish rooms.
The evening will begin with a Diabetes Fair from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, featuring vendors from diabetes supply companies and area programs and services of interest to people with diabetes. The fair is free and open to the public.
After the fair, join Southeastern Med’s Outpatient Dietitian and Diabetes Educator, Sharon Graff-Harrison, MS, RD, LD, CDE, at Celebrate Diabetes and the Holidays Too to learn how to prepare healthy versions of traditional holiday recipes and sample new recipes.
“Think healthy lifestyle, not restrictions to build a healthier body,” said Graff-Harrison. “Those with diabetes can eat, drink and be merry in appropriate portions and moderate amounts. Although you may have diabetes, everyday can still be a holiday celebration.”
Registration is required for the Celebrate Diabetes and the Holidays Too portion of the evening and participation is limited. For more information or to register, call the Wellness Resources Department at Southeastern Med at 740-435-2946.
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