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Table 1 Emergency pediatric care course agenda

From: Feasibility and integration of an intensive emergency pediatric care curriculum in Armenia

  Morning Afternoon
Day 1 Introduction
Pretest
Understanding children/pediatric assessment
Pediatric shock
Pediatric sepsis
Questions and answers
Respiratory and Cardiac Emergencies
Workshop CPR/defibrillator (6 stations-concurrent/2 of each)
• 1 and 2-rescuer child CPR
• 1 and 2-rescuer infant CPR
• Defibrillator use
Questions and answers
Resuscitation team concepts
Case discussions
• Hypovolemic shock
• Distributive shock
• Obstructive shock
Questions and answers
Day 2 Approach to a trauma patient: Primary survey
Secondary survey
Case : Pre-hospital trauma
Pediatric burns/smoke inhalation
Burn case
Pediatric chest trauma
Chest trauma case
Pediatric abdominal trauma
Pediatric head and neck injuries
Case: head injury
Hands on (group 1)
• Vascular access
• Pediatric airway management (BVM, laryngoscope, LMA, ETT, oral and nasal airway, O2 delivery devices, Magill forceps)
Questions and answers
Day 3 Introduction/recap
Neonatal resuscitation
Surgical emergencies in neonates
Acute abdomen
Questions and answers
American Heart Association guidelines and updates in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Anaphylaxis
Submersion injuries
Coffee break
Rashes
Ophthalmologic and ear nose throat
Questions and answers
Hands on repeated (group 2)
• Vascular access
• Pediatric airway management (BVM, laryngoscope, LMA, ETT, oral and nasal airway, O2 delivery devices, Magill forceps)
Questions and answers
Day 4 Introduction/recap
Toxicologic emergencies
Heat and cold injuries
Pediatric metabolic and endocrine Emergencies
Emergency medical services for children in the world
Pediatric seizures
Questions and answers
Workshop
• Neonatal resuscitation
• Case study (myocarditis, severe croup, anaphylaxis)
• Case study (meningococcemia, DKA, heat exhaustion)
• IV access
• Airway (2 stations)
Questions and answers
Day 5 Post-test, course evaluation
Review and questions
Post test
Course evaluation
Adjourn