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Help! Is There a Pharmacist in the House? - Pharmacy and EMT Practice

Mark Gruell
CPR/First Aid Instructor

Learning Objectives
  • Define the steps to using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Identify basic steps to performing CPR (NOTE: this is not a CPR certification course)
  • Demonstrate steps to performing the Heimlich maneuver
  • Demonstrate how to stop emergency bleeding

Activity Description

This program consists of 1 video and downloadable resources in PDF format.  To begin, take the ungraded pre-test for the module below.  Review the video and handout(s), then complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. CPE credit will automatically upload to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 

Continuing Education Credit
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.10 CEUs (1.00 contact hour) of continuing education credit. In order to receive 1.00 contact hour of CE credit, the participant must complete the online pre-test (ungraded), watch the included video in its entirety, pass the online post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts), and complete the online evaluation.  Upon successful completion of the course evaluation, continuing pharmacy education credits will automatically be uploaded to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 
Please make sure NABP profile ID and date of birth (month/year) are entered correctly under learner's profile in this system.




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Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists




Help! Is There a Pharmacist in the House?

About the Faculty

Mark Gruell
Firefighter/ EMT
CPR/ First Aid Instructor

Mark Gruell is a CPR Instructor with HOPE CPR. Mark was born in Austin, TX and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2002. Mark has been a firefighter for 16 years and have been a CPR instructor for the last 7 years. HOPEcpr, an organization owned and operated by firefighters and professional first responders since 2012. All of our instructors teach CPR with practical instruction. The goal is for participants be confident when responding to emergency situations. HOPEcpr is a small business with a big heart – a portion of all income goes to the Texas Oncology Foundation to financially assist patients during their treatments.

Disclosure:  Mark Gruell has no relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests or conflicts of interest to disclose.


Activity Number


Release Date: Sep 26, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 1, 2023

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