From EMS Training
When a child is injured or ill, many things must be considered when administering care. Through these courses learn about the differences between adult and children patients, reinforce your knowledge on several emergency medical situations, and examine how to interact with the patient’s parents.
- Children with Complex Medical Conditions: Children with complex medical needs are increasingly being discharged into the community to be cared for at home rather than in the hospital. EMS providers need to understand some of these complex conditions and need treatment strategies for responding to these patients. 1h
- Considerations for Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Pediatric cardiac arrest calls are difficult for both the first responder and for the families. In this course, we’ll hear from Steve Whitehead and Dr. David Tan about how to improve communication and awareness during these types of calls. We’ll also discuss two scenarios and examine recommendations for withholding or terminating resuscitation. 1h
- What Would You Do: Baby Turns Blue Steve Whitehead and Dr. David Tan discuss how to respond to an Apparent Life Threatening Event.