Pediatric Patients: Updates for Non-Pediatric Nurses

  • Date: Sept. 30, 2020 - Oct. 30, 2020
  • Format: online
  • Continuing education units: 7
  • $99.00
  • This course is offered by:
    Nursing Outreach

Pediatric Patients: Updates for Non-Pediatric Nurses Conference Opens September 30, 2020 and will be available on-demand until October 30, 2020.

What is on-demand? On-demand learning allows you to tune-in to any of the recorded sessions at any time day or night from the comfort of your home or other location.

Purpose: Prepare nurses for occasional or emergency care and transport of pediatric patients.

Who should attend? RNs and LPNs working in any healthcare setting or clinical specialization. Managers and educators may also benefit from this conference.

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Pediatric Patients: Up-Dates for Non-Pediatric Nurses

Available September 30-October 30, 2020

Session 1. 

75 minutes, 1.25 contact hours 

Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation: Fluid, Blood, and Prayers, Oh My!

David Seastrom, BSN, RN, Outreach & Education Coordinator, Department of Surgery - Trauma Services, Children’s Mercy Kansas City, MO

This session covers resuscitation of children, differences between pediatric and adult resuscitation, and evidence-based guidelines for pediatric resuscitation.

 

Session 2.

60 minutes, 1 contact hour

Emergency Care Considerations for Pediatric Patients with Special Health Care Needs

Trish Casey, RN, EMS, STARS Program Coordinator, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Introduction of providers to common transport challenges during emergency situations and provides information to troubleshoot the challenges that occur during care.  

Session 3.

60 minutes, 1 contact hour

Transport Considerations for Pediatric Patients

Laura Kemerling, MSN, RN, C-NPT, Coordinator, Transport and EMS Relations, Children’s Mercy Critical Care Transport, Children’s Mercy Kansas City, MO 

Overview of transport logistics, operations, and levels of care that are crucial to the clinical outcomes of pediatric patients.

 

Session 4.

60 minutes, 1 contact hour

The Sweet Life

Angie Giegerich, MSN, RN, FNP-C, TCRN,
Director of Trauma Services, Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, MO

Told from both a clinical and personal perspective, this lecture reviews the challenges that children face with Type 1 Diabetes.

Session 5.

60 minutes, 1 contact hour

Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies

Erin Kuhl, BSN, RN; STAT Nurse and Co-Coordinator, PSANE Program, University of Missouri Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Columbia, MO

Participants will learn to distinguish respiratory distress from respiratory failure, identify causes of upper and lower airway compromise, and plan treatments for airway emergencies.

Session 6.

30 minutes, 0.5 contact hour

Math is Hard. Make it Easy, Save a Kid

Liz Kendrick, EMT-P, EMSC Emergency Medical Services for Children, Program Coordinator, University of Missouri Hospital, Columbia, MO

Participants will learn methods of eliminating dosing errors and feel empowered to make personal and system changes to create safe and effective care settings for pediatric patients.  

 

Session 7. 

60 minutes, 1 contact hour

Not for Human Consumption

Angie Giegerich, MSN, RN, FNP-C, TCRN,
Director of Trauma Services, Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, MO

Review of classes, clinical manifestations, and treatment options for common street drugs used by kids.   

 

 

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