Pediatric Emergency Medicine Procedures Course

Course providers

1 day course

Intended for:

  • Emergency physicians
  • Pediatric emergency physicians
  • Residents
  • Rural physicians

Accreditation: 15.0 MainPro-M1 | 15.0 Section 1 credits

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Format: hands-on course with pre-course learning module. Limited to 24 participants with practice on animal and realistic synthetic models

Based on:

Equipment used: needle cricothyrotomy, powered IO devices, ultrasound probes

This course is offered in Vancouver at UBC’s Centre of Excellence for Simulation Education and Innovation (CESEI) and at the St. Paul’s Emergency Update conference.

Topics covered:

  • Needle cricothyrotomy and transtracheal jet ventilation
  • Open cricothyrotomy
  • Needle thoracostomy
  • Chest tube insertion
  • Intraosseous vascular access
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Central line vascular access, landmark technique
  • Ultrasound-guided central line vascular access
Learning objectives:

Procedural skills learned:

Essential life-saving emergency procedures in pediatrics

Affiliated with:
UBC Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) – This course is offered at the St. Paul’s Emergency Update conference
Northern CME (NCME)