American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS)

The American Heart Association’s (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) activity provides the foundational knowledge and applied skills for saving lives after a cardiac arrest

2 Category 1 - Up to 10 Category 2 - 4 Category 3

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AP1-01-P35

American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support-HeartCode BLS

The American Heart Association’s (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) activity provides the foundational knowledge and applied skills for saving lives after a cardiac arrest.

QCHP Category 1

2

AP1-OX-PX

American Heart Association (AHA) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) activity is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved medical outcomes.

QCHP 3 Category 1

2

AP1-01-P6

American Heart Association (AHA) Pediatric Advanced Life Support - HeartCode PALS

HeartCode Pediatric Advanced Life Support PALS is a blended learning delivery method that uses a series of videos and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics.

QCHP 5 Category 1

2

API-01-P27

American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support HeartCode ACLS

The American Heart Association’s (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) activity has been updated to reflect the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC).

QCHP 1.5 Category 1-Up to 2 Category 2- 1.5 Category3

2

API-01-P40

Building Trust in Healthcare

Students will discuss techniques for building trust and the importance of establishing trust within a health care setting.

QCHP 3 Category 1

2

API-01-P54

Cardiovascular System

This activity is designed to provide students with an overview of the anatomy and physiology of cardiovascular system. They will learn about the functions of cardiovascular system, the structure of the heart, and the vessels and the blood supply of the heart. They will learn about the conduction system and the systemic and pulmonary circulation of the heart. They will be able to determine normal and abnormal heart functioning. They will examine heart sounds, pulse, blood pressure to determine cardiac function.

QCHP 3 Category 1

2

API-01-P49

Communications in Healthcare

This activity is designed to provide students with an overview of the core components of communication in a health care environment. Students will be introduced to elements of communication, as well as characteristics of effective communication.

QCHP 5 Category 1

2

API-01-P53

Confidentiality and Management of Healthcare Information

This 3 hour CPD activity will focus on confidentiality and health information management as it applies to current issues in health care.

QCHP 3 Category 1

2

API-01-P45

Conflict Management in Healthcare

This activity will focus on different types of conflict, methods of conflict resolution, and strategies for dealing with challenging behavior.

QCHP

2

Dental Hygiene Instrumentation

This activity is designed to teach the fundamentals of hygiene instrumentation function and usage to dental practitioners who provide dental hygiene services to their patients. Dental practitioners will demonstrate the professional and proficient knowledge of dental hygiene instruments through their practical usage. Participants will practice the correct angulation, insertion and instrument strokes for hygiene tools.

QCHP

2

Diabetes and Ramadan

This Continuous Professional Development activity is designed to provide healthcare practitioners with an understanding of best practices and guidelines for managing diabetes during the month of Ramadan in Muslim patients who are religiously observant and refrain from food, liquids and medication during sunlight hours. Topics include the pathophysiology of fasting, risks, and the significance of pre- and post- Ramadan supervision of patients with diabetes.

QCHP

2

Disorders of Cardiovascular System

This activity is designed to teach healthcare professionals the fundamentals of disorders of the cardiovascular system. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death, however most of the complications of these diseases are preventable or can be controlled by proper life style management and treatment. By learning about the structure and functions of the cardiovascular system and the specific disorders of the cardiovascular system, healthcare practitioners can develop a stronger awareness of these serious diseases, and be better able to aid patients to decrease their related morbidity and mortality.

QCHP 5 Category 1

2

API-01-P39

Honesty and Research Ethics

This activity is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of medical research as it pertains to honesty and research ethics. The learner will describe the role of ethics in research as well as the importance of confidentiality, and consent. They will also learn appropriate citation processes.

QCHP 4 Category 1

2

API-01-P52

Infection Control

This activity focuses on the best practices of infection control. Students will review ways to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. They will learn how to break the link in the chain of infection. Students will become familiar with best practices for cleaning, disinfection, and waste disposal.

QCHP 4 Category 1

2

API-01-P9

Introduction to ECGs

This activity is designed to promote practitioners' skills in reading and interpreting ECG rhythms. Students will learn about electrophysiology, gain a basic understanding of waves and measures and learn the key steps in analyzing ECG rhythms. They will learn about lethal arrhythmias and to recognize shockable rhythms. These fundamental ECG skills are beneficial for medical professionals.

QCHP 9 Category 1- 3 Category 3

2

API-01-P34

Management of Hypertension in Patients with Diabetes

This activity addresses the management of hypertension in individuals with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Participants in this activity will have the opportunity to study the pathogenesis of hypertension, as well as the assessment and treatment strategies for the condition in patients with diabetes.

QCHP 9 Category 1

2

API-01-P50

Medical Terminology

This activity is designed to provide students with an overview of best practices for approaching medical terminology. Students will gain an understanding of how to interpret medical terminology used specifically within healthcare settings. Students will be introduced to elements of the language of medicine, the history of medical terminology, the components of medical words, and atypical medical words. Students will learn to analyze the importance of root words, suffixes and prefixes to garner meaning of medical terminology. Word theory will be learned and reinforced with practical application so allow students to develop skills with regards to medical terminology.

QCHP 5.5 Category 1- 10.5 Category 3

2

API-01-P51

Nutrition Counselling for Dental Professionals

This activity is designed to provide students with an overview of best practices for dental professionals with regards to nutritional counselling. Practitioners will learn about nutrition and health, nutrients, Canada’s Food Guide, and oral health. Learners will acquire methods to improve patients’ oral health via diet analysis and nutritional counselling. Though the promotion of healthy eating, practitioners will learn to promote patient oral healthcare.

QCHP 1 Category 1- Up to 9 Category 2-7 Category 3

2

API-01-P42

Nutrition for Dental Professionals

This activity provides an introduction to basic nutrition theory such as major classes of nutrients, food guides, RDA’s /DRI’s, and the interpretation of food labels. Participants will study dietary assessment tools used by dental professionals to collect nutritional data that is relative to oral health. Students will use appropriate professional forms to analyze dietary data and prepare an appropriate nutritional counseling plan relative to dental practice.

QCHP 3 Category 1

2

API-01-P38

Occupational Health and Safety Committees

Occupational Health and Safety Committees (OHSC) promote health and safety awareness in the workplace by helping to create a positive health and safety culture through their involvement with Occupational Health and Safety programs and policies. This training will assist the OHSC in becoming aware of the roles they play.

QCHP 6 Category 1

2

API-01-P37

Pain Management

This activity addresses the common types of pain that are managed within the healthcare setting. Participants will have the opportunity to study the pathology of common types of pain, as well as the techniques used in the assessment and management of pain. Special emphasis will be placed on managing pain using pharmacological agents, including narcotics and non-narcotics.

QCHP 4 Category 1

2

API-01-P55

Post-Operative Oral Hygiene Instructions

This activity is designed to promote practitioners' skills in delivering post-operative instructions to patients after most of the common dental procedures in various dental settings. These skills will be beneficial for all dental professionals with regards to giving oral health education, post-operative instructions. The activity offers dental professionals an opportunity to demonstrate and improve their patient communication skills while roleplaying and participating in experiential learning activities.

QCHP 1 Category 1- Up to 9 Category 2-7 Category 3

2

API-01-P42

Principles of Occupational Health & Safety

This activity introduces healthcare practitioners to the basic principles of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S). Healthcare practitioners will gain knowledge and applied skills to minimize the risk of occupational injuries within their medical practices. Topics include: sources and techniques for hazard identification, risk assessment, and risk control.

QCHP 3 Category 1

2

API-01-P36

Promoting Empathetic Behavior in Healthcare

This activity will teach practitioners the basic components of developing and using the skill associated with empathetic behavior within healthcare settings. Research regarding empathy within healthcare settings will be analyzed in reference to current healthcare practice. Practitioners will learn about empathy, its barriers, and benefits to empathy. They will practice ways to demonstrate empathetic behavior through modeling techniques. Through theory and experiential learning, the practitioners will gain an understanding of the therapeutic benefits of empathy with regards to healthcare.

QCHP 6 Category 1

2

API-01-P32