Prehospital Emergency Pediatrics

(2,0) 2

This course will prepare the Emergency Paramedic to effectively assess and manage the pediatric patient in the emergency setting. Program material will include differentiation between adult and pediatric anatomy and physiology, assessment of the neonatal and pediatric patient, and management of common medical and traumatic conditions experienced by the pediatric patient. Special emphasis will be placed on topic areas including resuscitation skills, pediatric pharmacology, and the special needs of the patient.