COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an exciting virtual online course for all healthcare providers that presents pediatric emergencies. The course is also scenario based with streaming video, rich multimedia and interactive instruction. The module format utilizes a user friendly, visually interesting interface to navigate through the pages.
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Module Description: A mother presents to the ER with her infant who has poor color, is not breathing well and has facial twitching. The nurse immediately brings the baby to a room and a full resuscitation of a simulator infant in status epilepticus is filmed at the University of New Mexico HSC "Batcave" medical training center. This medical scenario visually instructs medical personnel in the algorithmic steps in the emergency treatment of a pediatric patient in status epilepticus. The use of the pediatric length based resuscitation tape is demonstrated in the scenario to estimate weight and determine equipment sizes. A special video training discussion at the end of the module further describes the importance and demonstrates the proper use of the pediatric length based resuscitation tape.
Module Description: Chelsea, a 16 y.o. known Type 1 diabetic, presents to the Pediatric Emergency Department in Diabetic Ketoacidosis. This emergency scenario, filmed at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center "Batcave" medical training center, visually instructs medical personnel in the emergency treatment of a pediatric patient in diabetic ketoacidosis. An interview discussion, hosted by Dr. Langston Lee, with pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Alex de la Torre, is edited into the scenario as key points and treatment highlights of pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis are discussed.