This is an intensive one-day course designed for DELAWARE EMS providers who would like more experience in managing pediatric scenarios. We will provide hands on training in critical pediatric assessment and procedure skills. This will include pediatric specific airway management techniques, vascular access, immobilization, and resuscitation procedures. Using high fidelity simulation, this course will also focus on the crisis resource management skills needed to successfully manage a critically ill pediatric patient.
Delaware EMS providers
Discuss the initial and ongoing assessment of the pediatric patient including system specific interventions
Determine priorities of care for the pediatric patient
Discuss pediatric specific physiologic and developmental milestones
List unique features of the pediatric airway
Use appropriate adjuncts to secure a pediatric airway
Describe techniques to obtain vascular access in neonatal and pediatric patients
Identify indicators of illness and injury in the pediatric patient
Use appropriate medications in pediatric resuscitation
Discuss the newest recommendations for pediatric basic and advanced life support
Develop an approach to common and unusual pediatric illnesses encountered during transport
Work effectively as a member and a leader of a healthcare team
7:45 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Course Overview
8:10 a.m. Is This Kid Sick? A Case Based Pediatric Assessment Review
8:50 a.m. Introduction to Skills
9:00 a.m. Pediatric Skills Stations
10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:45 a.m. Pediatric Skills Stations
12:15 p.m. LUNCH
12:45 p.m. Overview of Simulation Sessions
1:00 p.m. Simulation Sessions
2:00 p.m. BREAK
2:15 p.m. Simulation Sessions
3:45 p.m. Wrap-up and Questions
4:00 p.m. Adjourn
This program will be held in the third floor Lecture Hall and the Nemours Children's Institute for Clinical Excellence Simulation Center at Nemours Children's Hospital, located at 1600 Rockland Rd. in Wilmington, Delaware.
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This activity has been submitted to the Delaware Office of EMS for approval to award 7.0 contact hours.
- 7.00 Delaware EMS BLS/ALS
The Delaware Office of Emergency Medical Services has approved this course for 7.00 BLS credits and 7.00 ALS credits.