Congenital Heart Disease for the General ED Provider

Pittsburgh, PA US
October 13, 2021

General and community emergency departments primarily focus on adult emergency medicine and lack both education and competency in pediatric specific disease recognition, diagnosis, and management. This program will focus on the pediatric patient and congenital heart disease.

Target Audience


Nurse Practitioner


Physician Assistant

Learning Objectives

Following this presentation, the learner will be able to :

Describe the approach to a crashing newborn with congenital heart disease.

Describe the approach to a crashing 2 month old with congenital heart disease.

Identify common surgeries and complications from surgery for pediatric congenital heart disease.

Identify common assessment presentations and diagnoses for pediatric patients with undiagnosed congenital heart disease.

Describe emergency department management of a pediatric patient with congenital heart disease.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/13/2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/13/2021 - 10:00pm EDT
UPMC: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
United States
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