Paediatric Emergency Care - CRANAplus

  • 14 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
  • All day event
  • $1,000.00 per person
  • Darwin

The CRANAplus Paediatric Emergency Care (PEC) Course is an interactive, practical course that covers aspects of the emergency management of children in the remote and isolated setting. The course aims to increase confidence with paediatric presentations and focuses on team leadership, communication and critical thinking in paediatric emergency situations. It is based on best practice principles and Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines providing the health workforce with:

  • Core paediatric emergency skills required in management of the critically and/or injured child in the remote and isolated setting
  • Core basic and advanced life support skills required for the management of paediatric cardio-respiratory arrest. 

CRANAplus encourages candidates to apply the Paediatric Emergency Care knowledge and skills learnt within the context of the policies of the employing health service.

Do you esperience anxiety with paediatric presentations?

Do you want to improve the emergency management of infants and children in remote and isolated practice settings?

Are you expected to be a competent Paediatric Life Support provider?

Who is this course for?

The course is designed to meet the learning needs of the remote, rural and isolated health workforce (Nurses and Midwives, Intensive Care Paramedics and Medical Officers) who may be required to provide urgent or emergency care to children. This course is at an advanced level.

The CRANAplus PEC course consists of the following components:

  • Online pre-course learning and assessments that must be completed one week before the course
    • Paediatric Life Support online theory modules and assessments - approx. 25 hours of study
  • Attendance at a two day workshop consisting of lectures, skill stations and practical based scenarios
  • An on-course communication and documentation assessment
  • an individual scenario based clinical skills assessment and documentation assessment

The course is designed to meet the learning needs of the remote, rural and isolated health workforce (Nurses and Midwives, Intensive Care Paramedics and Medical Officers) who may be required to provide urgent or emergency care to children. This course is at an advanced level.