Learn to assess and manage critically ill children during the first hour of presentation in the emergency department. Use simulation team-based crisis resource management principles and take part in high fidelity simulation pediatric resuscitation scenarios and skills stations. Some core content objectives are presented in didactic style. The topics include initial assessment, PALS life support, airway emergencies, respiratory failure, shock, maltreatment, ER radiology, surgical emergencies, trauma, transport, and toxicological and metabolic emergencies. Course instructors include pediatric intensivists, emergency room pediatricians, and emergency physicians.
Participants must then successfully complete the APLS Course Completion Examination. (Approximate Times: Friday 0800 - 1600)
Maximum Enrollment: 24
The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This activity is an Accredited Simulation Activity (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program (MOC) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by UBC CPD. You may claim a maximum of 16.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated). This Assessment program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 16.0 Mainpro+ credits. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.