Pediatric Skills Course for Delaware EMS Providers 3/15/24

Wilmington, DE US
March 15, 2024

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.

Target Audience

Delaware EMS providers

Learning Objectives

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

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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.

    Approval #

Course opens: 
11/17/2023
Course expires: 
03/09/2024
Event starts: 
03/15/2024 - 7:45am EDT
Event ends: 
03/15/2024 - 4:00pm EDT
Cost:
$0.00

Agenda

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

Nemours Children's Health Delaware Valley
1600 Rockland Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19803
United States

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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Available Credit

  • 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.

    Approval #

 
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This course is for Delaware ALS and BLS providers ONLY. All participants MUST register for the course.

Please register for only one date. The exact same course will be offered during each date.