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ITLS Pediatric

Pediatric-3rd-EditionITLS Pediatric focuses on the special needs of young trauma patients. In 8 hours, you will learn the principles of proper assessment, management, critical interventions, patient packaging, and rapid transport. You also will practice proven techniques for communicating with young patients and their parents. The practical skills you gain will enable you to feel confident and competent when you care for a critically injured child.

Course Content

The course manual is the 3rd edition Pediatric Trauma Life Support for Prehospital Care Providers text.  Buy online now

Course length: 8 hours

The Injured Child
Assessment of the Pediatric Patient
The Pediatric Airway
Pediatric Thoracic Trauma
Pediatric Shock and Fluid Resuscitation
Pediatric Abdominal Trauma
Pediatric Head Trauma
Pediatric Spinal Trauma
Pediatric Extremity Trauma
Pediatric Burns
Pediatric Submersion Injuries
Pediatric Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest
Child Abuse
Death of a Child
Trauma in the Newborn
Children with Special Health Care Needs

Skills Stations:
Patient assessment and management
Airway management and thoracic trauma
Fluid resuscitation
Spinal motion restriction and extrication, with an emphasis on pediatric immobilization devices

Written Exam
Practical Exam