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Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies (2/3)

  • 90Days
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Description

1.Define the key components of a pediatric respiratory assessment. This includes assessing the child's respiratory rate, rhythm, depth, and effort; listening to breath sounds; and assessing the child's overall appearance and behavior, using the PAT, ETCO2, & Spo2. 2.Identify common respiratory problems in children. This includes asthma, pneumonia, bronchiolitis, croup, and cystic fibrosis, trauma. 3.Learn how to interpret the findings of a pediatric respiratory assessment. This includes being able to distinguish between normal and abnormal findings, and to identify signs of respiratory distress. 4.Develop skills in managing pediatric respiratory problems. This includes administering medications, providing oxygen therapy, and performing suctioning. 5.Gain knowledge of the latest advances in pediatric respiratory care. This includes new medications, treatments, and technologies. Lecturer: Mr. Brian Eveleth, EMTP (bio on "experts page")  This course is approved for 1.0 CE/CME. After completing this lecture, you must complete the posttest and course evaluation to earn credits. All non-EMS providers will also have to write a brief reflection.

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