2019 Strive to Revive:  Where Are We Going With Cardiac Arrest? 

This program is designed to provide emergency and critical care clinicians and resuscitation professionals with the most recent resuscitation science and research. Our goal is to reach providers across the region to support resuscitation efforts and share knowledge of recent science, with the aim of improving resuscitation processes and survival rates.



Friday, March 8, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. EST
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m.


Marriott Griffin Gate Resort
1800 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY  40511

Individual Registration Fee: $50

REGISTER for the Strive to Revive: Where Are We Going With Cardiac Arrest? (link opens in new window)


• Save the Date Flyer  
• Symposium Brochure 
Exhibitor Prospectus


Next Steps in CPR - Demetris Yannopoulos, MD
Pediatric Arrests: What Can We Do to Save a Life? - Landon Jones, MD 
Managing Pediatric Resuscitation - Erin Powell, MD
Resuscitation Strategies - Walter Lubbers, MD
Mechanical CPR in the Prehospital Setting - Matt Ward, EMTP
Drug Shortages - Stephanie Bethay, PharmD
Use of MCS Devices in Cardiac Arrest and Refractory Shock - Rajasekhar Malyalya, MD
Toxic Codes: One Pill Can Kill - Peter Okpunonu, MD 
Use of ECCO in Cardiac Arrest - Sanja Dhar, MD 
Resuscitation Stations - Ashley Montgomery-Yates MD


Hospital clinicians and medical professionals with an interest in resuscitation, such as: 

• Emergency Medicine Physicians, Nurses and Advance Care Providers Physicians
• Cardiologists, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Hospitalists and Critical Care Specialists 
• Critical Care Nurses and Advance Care Providers  
• MET, RRT, Resuscitation & Code Team members 
• Resuscitation Educators and CPR Instructors  
• Quality Improvement staff 
• Administrators and other hospital-based staff that interface with emergency response in their facility


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians
The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 5.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
**AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. Credit will no longer be available to claim after September 8, 2019.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 5.5 contact hours.
**ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after September 8, 2019.

ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists
ACPE Credit: 5.5 Contact Hours.  Universal Activity Number: JA0000134-0000-19-001-L04-P
**ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of participation. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after April 8, 2019.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 5.5 Advanced CEHs, activity number 19-AMHA-F1-0001.

By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a
password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.

**CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after September 8, 2019

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity.  In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.  Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.  


For more information please contact Amy Graham at amy.graham@heart.org or Meighan Hodgson at meighan.hodgson@heart.org