||In this course, students will reinforce skills in the care of pediatric patients experiencing cardiopulmonary arrest including a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, pediatric advanced life support (PALS) treatment algorithms and effective resuscitation team dynamics.
- Recognize interventions to prevent respiratory and cardiac arrest in pediatric patients.
- Describe the systematic approach to pediatric assessment using the initial impression, primary and secondary assessments, and diagnostic tests.
- Describe priorities and interventions for infants and children with respiratory and circulatory emergencies.
- Identify the effect of individual roles and responsibilities and team dynamics on pediatric resuscitation.
- Describe key elements of post-resuscitation management.
- Provide cardiopulmonary resucitation (CPR) when appropriate.
- Perform respiratory managment within the scope of professional practice.
- Select and apply appropriate cardiorespiratory monitoring.
- Select and administer appropriate medications and electrical therapies.
- Establish rapid vascular access to administer fluid and medication.
- Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork as a team leader and team member.
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