This course is intended to provide nurses with knowledge on interventions for pediatric trauma, including injuries to the head, chest, abdominal cavity, and extremities. Interventions for asphyxiation, drowning, burns, and electrical shock will also be presented. This course is the second part of the Managing Pediatric Trauma series. The first course in this series is Managing Pediatric Trauma: Assessment.
This CE activity is accredited for 1.5000 Advanced CEH by Relias LLC, an organization accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).
Tennessee Department of Health: Emergency Medical Services (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Pediatric Trauma and Trauma Management
Prehospital Care of Pediatric Trauma Patients
Field Triage of Injured Patients
Pediatric Care in the Emergency Department
Responding to the Call: Marcus
Section 3: Management of Asphyxiation
Acute Asthma Exacerbation
Foreign Body Aspiration
Section 4: Management of Burns
Section 5: Management of Drowning
Section 6: Management of Electrical Injuries
Assessment and Evaluation of Marcus
Section 7: Management of Head Trauma
Section 8: Management of Thoracic and Abdominal Trauma
Section 9: Management of Trauma to the Extremities
Trauma to the Extremities
Section 10: Clinical Vignette
Case Scenario Questions: Marcus
Section 11: Conclusion
Subject Matter Expert: Daniel Migliaccio, MD, FAAEM
Stephanie was educated and trained in New York State as a Licensed Practical Nurse where she practiced pediatric hematology/oncology nursing at the Children's Hospital of Buffalo and has over 25 years of clinical nursing experience. She earned her Associate in Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nursing Leadership and Administration from Excelsior College. She is a Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certified, and is a former PALS instructor. Her clinical expertise is in acute pediatric medical surgical nursing and case management for children with medical complexity. She most recently worked at Duke Children's Hospital as a Nurse Clinician before coming to Relias.Disclosure: Stephanie M. Smith MS, BSN, RN, CPN has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
Dr. Daniel Migliaccio is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Ultrasound Fellowship Director at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Stanford University. During Residency, Dr. Migliaccio was able to obtain an Honors Certificate in Medical Education from the Clinical Teaching Scholars Honors Program. He was also fortunate enough to be able to focus on his ultrasound skills, leading to an award for Outstanding Achievement in Ultrasound. Dr. Migliaccio is passionate about medical education, point of care ultrasound, and optimizing patient care using current literature. He is currently Vice President of the Young Physician Section of AAEM and is enthusiastic about promoting Emergency Medicine and patient care nationally. Disclosure: Daniel Migliaccio, MD, FAAEM has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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