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This course is designed for the experienced healthcare provider who has a firm knowledge base of assessment and management of respiratory failure, shock and cardiac rhythm disturbances with advanced resuscitation of infants and children, including skills in advanced airway management, vascular access, performance of basic life support, cardiac rhythm recognition and electrical and medical therapy. Recommended audience: Physicians and advanced-practice health professionals (ARNP, PA, CNA).
Date: Saturday Sep 7, 8 a.m. to 6:10 p.m. Location: Seattle Children's, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/PALS.
Learn concepts and skills of neonatal resuscitation through guided practice and simulation with expert instructors. All participants register for a Provider course, including those wishing to renew their NRP provider status. All learners take the online NRP examination prior to the course, enabling us to use course time for skills review and team resuscitation scenarios using a state-of-the-art neonatal simulator.
Date: Monday Oct 7 Location: Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies, University of Washington Medical Center Surgery Pavilion, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, WA 98195-6410Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/NRP.
Please join us for this half-day course designed to provide a practical guide to diagnosis and management of pediatric rheumatology and nephrology issues encountered in primary care of children in the office setting.
Date: Saturday Oct 12 Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children's Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105Contact: For more information and to register, visit SeattleChildrens.org/CME.
PEARS is designed for healthcare providers who see pediatric patients but do not take PALS because it is beyond their scope of practice. The main focus of PEARS is prevention and, specifically, the assessment, recognition and stabilization of pediatric victims at risk for shock, respiratory distress and cardiopulmonary failure. The course includes video-based instruction, instructor-led discussions and the opportunity for participants to practice assessment, recognition and stabilization skills using different scenarios in a team concept environment.
Date: Tuesday Oct 22 Location: Seattle Children's, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/pears.
The renewal course is available to those having current AHA PALS provider status with an issue date not exceeding two years through the end of the month in which the card was issued. Current BLS for Healthcare Provider certification is highly recommended for all participants.
Date: Friday Nov 1, 8 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. Location: Seattle Children's, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/PALS.
The American Heart Association 2012 edition Heart Code PALS Online Part 1 is perfect for the experienced pediatric healthcare provider with savvy computer simulation skills and who has class time limitations. It is an appropriate option for the PALS Renewal Course. The online portion takes 6–12 hours. The Part 2 in-class Practical Evaluation for skills and team approach time is 3.5 hours. Because, at this time, our Seattle Children’s computers do not support the minimum strength of system, you need to have access to a personal or alternate work computer. At this time Seattle Children’s contract nurses will continue to register for the one-day PALS Renewal Course.
Date: Saturday Nov 2, 12:30 to 3:45 p.m. Location: Seattle Children’s, NE 70th St. and Sand Point Way NE, SeattleContact: For more information and to register, please visit SeattleChildrens.org/PALS.
Experienced PALS providers train to become new PALS instructors by integrating learning and teaching principles with mentored practice teaching during the concurrent PALS Provider Course. Limited registration. Acceptance only by complete application.
Date: Saturday Nov 2, and Sunday, November 3Contact: To learn more, call Annette Voeller-Starheim at the PALS office at 206-987-5319.
The two-day provider course is for those taking the American Heart Association/American Academy of Pediatrics PALS course for the first time, or for whose provider status has expired.
Date: Saturday Nov 2, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., and Sunday, November 3, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Seattle Children's, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/PALS.
The NRP instructor's role has changed from "teacher" to "learning facilitator." This Hospital-Based Instructor course prepares new instructors to conduct 6th edition NRP Provider courses which use a simulation-based curriculum. Instructor-trainees will learn to guide NRP students through acquisition of resuscitation skills; learn to create and conduct scenarios using tactile, visual and auditory cues; and conduct effective debriefings. The course also covers the administrative tasks within the NRP instructor's role. Registrants must meet eligibility requirements, and complete course prerequisites, as stipulated by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Date: Monday Nov 4, and November 5Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/NRP.
Date: Monday Dec 2 Location: Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies, University of Washington Medical Center Surgery Pavilion, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, WA 98195-6410Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/NRP.
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