Stabilisation of the Critically Ill Child The course aims to enhance the skills of multi-disciplinary teams from hospitals throughout the region who are involved in the stabilisation and management of critically ill children.
Who is the course suitable for Team based (eight teams per course and up to five people per team). Team members should include:
one paediatric doctor
one senior nurse
one junior nurse or doctor
one optional choice.
Course aims and learning outcomes The course aims to cover:
the blue baby
management of the septic child
waiting for the retrieval team
management of the child with a difficult airways
traumatic brain injury
use of intraosseous needles
melbourne strapping technique
By attending in multi-disciplinary teams, you will be able to undertake the scenarios whilst fulfilling your normal clinical roles with your own work colleagues.
By the end of this course, you will be able to demonstrate a greater understanding of the management of critically ill children prior to the arrival of the PICU retrieval team.
On successful completion of the course you will receive PIER certification.
Course duration One day.
Course fee £15 per person with teams of five, making the total price per team £75. Lunch, refreshments and parking are included.
Cancellation policy No refund will be given if cancellation is within one month of course start date.
Other faculty members Kim Sykes, Phil Hyde, Gareth Jones and Andrew Baldock.
Dates and location of course The Stabilisation of the Critically Ill Child course is a team training event for multidisciplinary practitioners. It relies on local teams coming together to learn how to manage the care of acutely unwell children. In view of this, booking is only available in blocks of 5 to ensure teams are evenly represented.