Paediatric Emergency Medicine Crisis Management
Career Medical Officers
Locums in ED
A/Prof Fenton O'Leary
Group bookings by request
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.
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
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
Medium & high fidelity manikin simulators
Pause & discuss scenarios
Problem based learning case simulations
Emergency Team Training