Small Victims, Big Challenges: Pediatric Triage, Treatment and Recovery for Emergencies

Description: This 2 hour program, presented by Area Health Education Center of Southern Nevada, is designed for physicians, nurses, EMTs and other health care practitioners.  This program will enable health care professionals to increase confidence and competence in carrying out emergency response activities appropriate and sensitive to pediatric populations and their caregivers.  At the conclusion, participants will be able to:·         Identify required and desirable personnel, equipment and infrastructure for pediatric disaster preparedness;·         Demonstrate the ability to triage children who are victims of multiple casualty incidents (MCIs) using internationally accepted criteria (JumpSTART);·         Describe and identify clinical manifestations and appropriate treatment for pediatric victims of natural and human-caused disasters;·         Summarize the mental health needs of infants, children and adolescents in disaster victims;·         Identify key elements for designing an exercise for children and children with special needs; and·         Apply lessons learned into new and updated plans, procedures, treatments, preparedness, response and recovery.

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Name: Roberta Keeley
Phone: (702) 318-8452
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Area Health Education Center of Southern Nevada

1094 E. Sahara Avenue

Las Vegas, NV  89104


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Type of Product: Presentation or Lecture, Quiz
Format: Video
Languages: English
Keywords: pediatric, triage, treatment, recovery, emergencies
Target Capabiltities: Prevent: Information Gathering and Recognition of Indicators & Warnings, Prevent: Information Sharing and Dissemination, Respond: Mass Care (Sheltering, Feeding, Related services), Respond: On-site Incident Managment, Common: Planning, Respond: Triage and Pre-hospital Treatment, Respond: Responder Health and Safety
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Respond, Common
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Analyst/Investigation, Synthesis or Evaluation
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Wed Aug 08 11:15:48 -0400 2007
Last Updated: Tue Oct 16 16:09:55 -0400 2007