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EMS Care Chapter 28 | Pediatric Emergencies

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EMS Care Chapter 28 | Pediatric Emergencies and Transport

Description

EMS Care Chapter 28 | Pediatric Emergencies

We begin EMS Care Chapter 28 | Pediatric Emergencies with an introduction to the subject. We subsequently explore these lessons in-depth:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Growth and Development
  • Assessment
  • Specific Pathophysiology, assessment, and management
  • Transportation

The Core Concepts and takeaways from this chapter cover:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Airway compared to an adult
  • Chest and Lungs Compared to an Adult’s
  • Abdominal Difference
  • Difference in Extremities
  • Integumentary Differences
  • Respiratory System Compared to an Adult
  • Nervous System and Spinal Column
  • Metabolic Differences
  • Growth and development – Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Middle Childhood, Adolescence
  • Assessment
  • Specific Pathophysiology
  • Transport

The guidelines covered include

  1. NREMT | NCCP Guidelines pages 55-56 Covering Pediatric Emergencies
  2. NREMT | NCCP Guidelines pages 57-58 Covering Pediatric Transport
  3. NHTSA Guidelines on Pediatric Emergencies and Transport

Important Notes:

  • If you only want to take the online course for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  • This course is part of the EMT Recertification Day 3 curriculum and the New Initial EMT Course.  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course. Click here for scheduled courses.
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all the lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

What Will I Learn?

  • Required credits for Recertification or New Initial EMT, CME Credit

Topics for this course

9 Lessons

EMS Care Chapter 28 | Pediatric Emergencies

Lesson 0 – Chapter 28 Introduction3:12
Lesson 1 – Anatomy and Physiology15:16
Lesson 2a – Growth and Development9:00
Lesson 2b – Growth and Development6:36
Lesson 3 – Assessments9:38
Lesson 4a – Pathophysiology9:15
Lesson 4b – Pathophysiology13:52
Lesson 5 – Pediatric Transport8:59
Lesson 6 – Chapter Review9:48
Chapter 28 | Pediatric Emergencies and Transport | Quiz
$32.50

Requirements

  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all 6 lessons in their entirety and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

Target Audience

  • New Initial EMT Candidates or Current State of CT licensed EMTs who require this (re)certification to retain their license.