Critical Care Transport Conference 2017: The Critically Ill Child: Assessment, Stabilization and Transport

Join us for the third annual Critical Care Transport Conference on Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 7:30 AM - 4:15 PM.

This conference, presented by the Critical Care Transport Team at Boston Children's Hospital, will focus on the assessment, stabilization, and transport of critically ill infants and pediatric patients. This full day conference will include topics related to respiratory, cardiac, neurologic, neonatal and toxicology emergencies. 

>>Learn more about the Critical Care Transport Conference

 

Date & Time

Saturday, October 14, 2017 7:30 AM - 4:15 PM Folkman Auditorium at Boston Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

Through lectures, case reviews, hands-on skills stations and Q&A, you will gain the practical knowledge and skills needed to assess, recognize and manage the critically ill infant or child outside of a tertiary care center. 

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • altered mental status
  • non-accidental trauma
  • ingestions
  • pediatric arrhythmias
  • the cyanotic newborn
  • respiratory emergencies
  • infectious disease
  • subtle cues of the critically ill child

 

Target Audience: 
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians
  • paramedics
  • physicians
  • respiratory therapists
  • nurse practitioners
  • physician assistants
 
Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 

  1. Identify common etiologies for acute critical illness in the pediatric population
  2. Discuss the role of the primary survey in pediatric resuscitation
  3. Identify key features in a rapid neurological assessment
  4. Discuss the etiologies of cyanosis in the newborn
  5. Identify the acute medical and pharmacological interventions for arrhythmias in children
  6. Describe on-scene stabilization and transport management of the critically ill child
 
Registration

Early Bird Rate (expires 8/31/17): $99.00

Regular Rate: $125.00

Breakfast and a box lunch included. Parking not included in the price of registration. No refunds after October 5, 2017.

Accreditation

Nurses

Boston Children's Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Associate Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

This course has been approved for 7.0 nursing continuing education hours. 

Emergency Services

Approved for 7.0 continuing education hours (all levels) by Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services

Disclosure Policy

Boston Children's Hospital adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that Boston Children's may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

>>>Learn more and register for the Critical Care Transport Conference

 

Date & Time: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
07:30 to 16:15


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