STAT! Responding to a Pediatric Code

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STAT! Responding to a Pediatric Code

The first five minutes of any arrest is critical. A child’s condition can deteriorate quickly, and mortality following a cardiopulmonary event is high. Equipment needs to be ready and personnel need to be trained and prepared. Quick intervention and a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of each healthcare member is key to saving lives.

Program Highlights

  • Recognizing signs and symptoms of impending cardiopulmonary arrest

  • Resuscitation team members, including their roles and responsibilities

  • Preparation and use of emergency equipment

  • Assessment process during an arrest

  • Performing a Mock Code, step by step

  • Determining appropriate medications and dosages

  • Debriefing with team members

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Learning Objective

To help healthcare staff develop the knowledge and skills necessary to respond efficiently and effectively to a pediatric code using the APLS and PALS guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Heart Association.

Program Includes
  • Bonus Resource CD
  • Learning Tools Included

Clinical Advisors

  • Thomas J. Abramo, M.D.,FAAP, FACEP

  • Eric Clauss, RN/CCEMT-P

  • Mark Meredith M.D.

  • Barbara Schultz, RN, BSN