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Emergencies & Complex Pediatrics Conference Available Online

On April 27, Pediatric Home Service hosted the daylong conference Emergencies & Complex Pediatrics, featuring leading Twin Cities health care professionals. The pediatrics conference welcomed over 100 nurses ready to gain a greater understanding of what to do in the instance of an emergency in a medically complex child’s home, including what to expect and how to respond when emergency medical services arrive.

A live recording of the day’s lectures and role playing scenarios is now available through PHS Online Education, and you can register for this 7 CE course at a significantly reduced price of $50. Wondering what information is covered before you purchase?

Lecture topics include:

  • Emergency responders present at the pediatric conferenceCollaborating with EMS: roles, When to Call, and What to Do When EMS Arrives (including role playing scenarios)presented by Amber Lage, Fire Chief of the Minneapolis Fire Department, and Erin Hedge, EMT/ERT Coordinator for HCMC EMS Education
  • Managing the Social and Emotional Complexities of an Emergency – presented by Jody Chrastek, Pediatric Advanced Complex Care Team Coordinator at Fairview Home Care and Hospice
  • How to Respond to Anaphylaxis – presented by PHS staff Steve LaFond, Pharmacist, and Jill Wall, Infusion Educator
  • Sepsis: Signs and Responses – presented by Dr. Steven Baisch, physician at Children’s Respiratory and Critical Care Specialists

Following the completion of the course, you will receive an evaluation and will then be able to access your certificate of completion. Ready to learn about responding to pediatric emergencies in the home?


Register Here


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Originally published: May 5, 2017

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