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ACLS Megacode Series (Non-member Preview)


Megacode Series (Non-Member Preview)

In this non-member preview of the megacode series, you will be taken through part of a megacode scenario and challenged with questions about interventions as the scenario progresses. This video will help build your rhythm identification skills and will also improve your reaction time with interventions in the ACLS protocol. Turn up the volume and increase the screen size for a more enjoyable experience.

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  43 Responses to “ACLS Megacode Series (Non-member Preview)”

  1. Just completed my 2-day ACLS-I used this site-for my scenarios-and I did great=very pleased with the test questions-I felt very prepared under a very stressful testing

  2. any unstable vtach (pulse or not) should be defibrillated not treated with synchronized shock.

    • According to the AHA ACLS Guidelines, if a patient has a pulse, and unstable with any type of tachycardia, synchronized cardioversion is the first method of choice. If the defibrillator will not sync with the patient’s rhythm, then defibrillation should be attempted.

      Kind regards,

    • Vtach: With a pulse but unstable sync cardioversion; pulseless vtach; defib (unsync)

  3. Lose the music!

  4. good examples of crisis situations that occur with patients in hospital settings where Acls can be used.

  5. Video is wrong must check pulse after rhythm check

    • When advancing through the pulseless arrest algorithm, if pulselessness has been established and VT persists, it is not necessary to recheck a pulse. The VT is indicates the need for defibrillation. A pulse check would be a waste of time since there has been no rhythm change from a rhythm that was already assessed as being pulseless. This same thing would be true for ventricular fibrillation.

      Kind regards,

  6. This rhythm is v tach. ALWAYS check a pulse before shocking v tach. A lot of people fail their mega codes by not checking for a pulse when seeing v tach on the monitor. You don’t need to check a pulse with v fib but v tach can have a pulse, remember. Now go save some lives.

  7. Information like this is what made me join THX

  8. I am so glad to find your web site. I am taking ACLS test for first time in 2 wks, new info to me since I worked mostly OB. I love the dramatic music, helps make the event like a movie and helps me to remember since I enjoy those kinds of films. Thanks for the site.

  9. This site is so well written and informative. so happy i found this. love the megacode simulation!!! I understand so much more and only been on the site for above 2 hrs!!!!

  10. This music is so intense!

  11. This site is remarkable! I am so pleased to be challenged in such a logical and formative fashion.

  12. thanks so much so having this site

  13. this is the best acls teaching i have seen my hospital need this as a teaching method very memorable for much easier recall LOVE IT

  14. PLEASE make a PALS and NALS website…grateful child health providers all over the world…esp in ER’s where there are no pediatric trained personnel…

  15. -C’est Tres interessant , a travers ce site site fantastique j’ai pu devine’ Que Le Cardio est si Facile a Retenir et a le Metriser ….meric

  16. thanks a lot

  17. Thoughts on making a Pals website????!!!! You really should. ;)

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