This course was designed to educate new and experienced nurses struggling to identify seriously ill children in need of immediate interventions. This includes children suffering from respiratory distress, shock, and cardiac arrest.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Perform high quality CPR
- Identify patients requiring immediate interventions
- Identify pediatric emergencies, including cardiac arrest, respiratory distress, and shock
- Demonstrate patient reassessment after applying interventions
- Demonstrate effective team dynamics
- Demonstrate initial stabilization of a seriously ill and injured child, including cardiac arrest, respiratory distress, and shock
Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 contact hour(s).
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 4.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 4.00 Attendance