View useful links and resources for healthcare professionals. Literature searches are provided by the ACH Medical Library Staff. 

  • ACH Library Catalog: The UAMS Library Catalog, Koha, is also a catalog of the ACH Library collection of books, journals and videos as well as the UAMS holdings. Searches can be limited to show the ACH library titles.
  • UpToDate**: The database of reviews of published evidence with recommendations for patient care. Includes Lexi-Interact drug interactions analysis tool.
  • ACH eJournals and eBooks.Your ACH or UAMS login id and password will provide off-campus access to most ebooks and journals from the online portal.
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text: CINAHL Plus with full text, is the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature with over 770 full text E- journals.
  • The Cochrane Library: Systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy contains full text articles, as well as protocols.
  • Interlibrary Loan Service: ACH and UAMS Peds staff can order articles and books through UAMS library inter-library loan system, ILLiad, after registration.
  • PubMed: PubMed Medline indexes clinical literature from 1947 to present, with some full text journals.
  • NORD Rare Diseases Database: Pamphlets on genetic and rare diseases with links to national organizations and support groups. Access available on all ACH networked computers.
  • Google Scholar: Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources on the web.
  • Rare Diseases Info Center: the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) helps people find information about genetic conditions and rare diseases. Contact GARD at 1-888-205-2311
Description: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) courses have been developed by the American Heart Association. They emphasize the recognition and treatment of adult (over 10 years of age) cardiac dysrhythmias.

The course is intended for physicians, paramedics, nurses and respiratory therapists.

Course Objectives: The ACLS course is designed to teach participants to manage the first 10 minutes of a witnessed, adult, ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. The participant must manage the patient alone for several minutes, performing basic CPR and automated defibrillation. The participant will also learn to direct members of a team to assist in resuscitation.

For more information, please contact Michele Kassel or the Training Center at 501-364-3246.

In an effort to provide continuous pediatric education, Arkansas Children's has provided the videos below. These videos are for educational purposes only and not for duplication or broadcast.

See all available educational pediatric videos or select videos by choosing a category below:

Description: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) courses have been developed by the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics. They emphasize early recognition of respiratory failure and/or shock and the prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest.

The course is intended for pediatricians, house staff, emergency physicians, family physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics and any others who may treat pediatric patients.

Course Objectives
: The PALS course is designed to provide the participant with: Information needed for recognizing the infant or child at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest. Information and strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in the pediatric patient. Cognitive and psychomotor skills necessary for resuscitation and stabilization of the pediatric patient in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest.

For more information, please contact Michele Kassel or the Training Center at 501-364-3246.

Pediatric Hospital Medicine Service (Hospitalist)

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