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CME : 15.75 | Contact Hours : 15.75

Essentials of Critical Care Advanced Practice in Pediatrics (ESCCAPPE)

Oct 21 - 22, 2019   |   Brookline, Massachusetts  United States of America
Specialties : Pediatrics   |   Critical Care Medicine
Conference Brochure

Essentials of Critical Care Advanced Practice in Pediatrics (ESCCAPPE) is organized by Boston Children's Hospital and will From Oct 21 - 22, 2019 at The Inn at Brookline, Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Target Audience:
Nurse practitioners and Physician Assistants (students welcome)

Accreditation:
Physician
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Nursing
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 15.75 contact hours for nurses. Nurse should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants
Boston Children’s Hospital has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 15.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Course Overview:
The goals of this course are to provide the participants with a small group setting to develop advanced clinical skills and understanding. Dynamic instructors will guide the group to explore strategies to resolve clinical situations and intervene effectively within the simulation lab.

Topics include:
• Airway anatomy and grading
• CXR interpretation
• Simulation lab - Airway management and intubation - Basics of ultrasound for vascular access - Vascular access: CVL, arterial lines, UVC and UAC insertion - Suturing central lines
• Principles in management (simulation and lecture) - Acute respiratory distress - Seizures and increased ICP - Pulmonary hypertensive crisis - Procedural sedation - Arrhythmias, pacers and defibrillation

Objectives:
• Apply critical thinking skills to triage, diagnose and treat a pediatric patient admitted to the ICU in respiratory distress
• Demonstrate correct technique when utilizing airway adjuncts and intubating
• Demonstrate correct technique for chest tube placement, stabilization and removal
• Identify common cardiac rhythm disturbances among patients in shock and appropriate interventions for treatment
• Describe the different etiologies of pulmonary hypertension and how this relates to short and long term management and prognosis
• Identify anesthesia considerations when sedating a critically ill patient for procedure
• Articulate management strategy for acute pulmonary hypertensive crisis
• Demonstrate correct technique when obtaining vascular access including central lines, UA/UVC and arterial line in a critically ill patient
• Demonstrate appropriate diagnosis and treatment of a child with sudden onset tachycardia and poor perfusion admitted to the ICU

 

Attending

Bryn  Dhir
Bryn Dhir

Emergency Medicine

Registration Desk

Contact No. : 617-355-6000
Email:
cmedepartment@childrens.harvard.edu

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Venue Address

The Inn at Brookline
1200 Beacon St
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America

Official Hotel

The Inn at Brookline,

1200 Beacon St,

Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America 02446,

+1 617-277-1200

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