Pediatric Emergencies: Scene Management – The Missing Piece.
Pediatric Emergencies are difficult for everyone. Emotions run high for patients, parents, bystanders and yes, even emergency responders. In addition, trying to recall or look-up pediatric-specific vitals, values and medication doses can be tremendously stressful. Because of this, providers often miss the simple steps that can make an important difference in our care. With an approach of “first-things-first” this program will show how to manage the scene of a pediatric emergency with confidence, care and compassion.
-Question and Answer
Learning Objectives: Students will learn:
-Scene management as the priority for pediatric emergencies.
-A team approach to pediatric patient care, including responders, family and bystanders.
-Age group specific methods of assessment.
-Action plans for pediatric acute emergencies, potential emergencies and non-emergencies.