Stabilisation of the Critically Ill Child PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered online on Monday 30 November 2020 free of charge. Due to this it is open to anyone who has an interest in the content (not team specific) and will be presentations and case studies only, no simulation. The content below reflects the standard course, not the online version. To view the course programme click here. No charge for Wessex & Thames Valley Trusts.
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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.