Introduction: Emergency care providers are required to demonstrate competency in the management of life-threatening situation. The care provider’s ability to manage an emergency situation depends upon his/her knowledge and skills in basic CPR; and the use of emergency equipment and supplies. The education department at our healthcare facility is responsible for CPR/Emergency Management competency validation of over 2500 employees annually. Historically each employee was scheduled to attend 4 hours of class every year to review the content, complete the post-test and demonstrate skills. It was resource-intensive, time consuming, stressful and often difficult to schedule the 24/7 employees for the sessions. [See PDF for complete abstract]
emergency care, blended learning, web-based
Recommended CitationCitation Information:Abraham, Mary J. MA, "Blended Learning: Integrating an e-Learning Component for Competency Validation" (2007).
DigitalCommons@The Texas Medical Center, Advances in Teaching and Learning Day, Advances in Teaching and Learning Day Abstracts. Paper 18.