Paediatric Emergency Medicine Crisis Management

Clinical Training

Emergency

Target Audience

Emergency Trainees

Career Medical Officers

Rural GPs

Locums in ED

Pre-requisites

Resus4kids

Course Coordinator

A/Prof Fenton O'Leary

Duration
2 days
Price

$1980

Dates

Group bookings by request

Maximum Participants

12

Course Description

Aims

This course aims to prepare doctors working in emergency departments to manage serious acute paediatric problems and to develop skills in crisis management, team leadership, communication and error prevention.

 

Topics include:

  • A systematic approach to the sick paediatric patient in the Emergency Department (ED).

  • Management of common emergencies encountered in the ED: airway obstruction, acute respiratory failure, cardiac arrest, shock, arrhythmias, comas, seizures, electrolyte and environmentally acquired disorders

  • Team-leadership, teamwork and communication, crisis management, human error

 

Skills include:

  • Airway: Intubation in suspected C-spine injury; difficult intubation strategies; surgical airway; Laryngeal Mask Airway

  • Breathing: 02 therapy; positive pressure ventilation via endotracheal tube; BiPhasic Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) ventilation.

  • Cardiovascular: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Defibrillation; Synchronised DC Cardioversion; Transcutaneous Cardiac Pacing; Venous Access

  • Paediatric BLS and ALS

 

Training Technologies

  • Part-task trainers

  • Medium & high fidelity manikin simulators

  • Actors

 

Training Methods

  • Pause & discuss scenarios

  • Problem based learning case simulations

  • Immersive simulations

  • Emergency Team Training

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • LinkedIn Social Icon

© 2018 Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre.