Prerequisites

Team Dynamics

Activity Details
  • Credit Type: Other
  • Credit Amount: 0.25
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jan 5, 2018
  • Expires: Jan 4, 2021
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    15 Minutes
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
    ( Ratings)

Needs Statement

Pediatric healthcare providers need knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children resulting in improved outcomes. Professional healthcare providers use PALS during the stabilization and transportation phases of a pediatric emergency, in or out of a hospital.

The PALS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC.

Target Audience

Healthcare providers who assess and treat pediatric patients in emergency situations.

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics.

Accreditation

Other
UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 0.25 hours of participation.

CE Content Concerns

Policy

Concerns or complaints related to ACPE or ACCME standards may be submitted in writing to the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral by fax to 859-323-2920, or by mail to 2365 Harrodsburg Road, Ste B475, Lexington, KY 40504

Procedures

  • The Director or his/her designee will review, investigate, forward and/or respond to complaints and will put forth a best effort to adjudicate the issue(s), along with CECentral staff members, within two (2) weeks of receipt of the grievance or complaint.
  • If needed, concerns, complaints, or grievances will be brought before the UK HealthCare CECentral Advisory Board.
  • Issues regarding activity content also will be reviewed and addressed by the Activity Director.
  • A written decision will be issued in a timely manner by the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral or his/herdesignee.
  • Grievances will be considered when planning future activities.

Appeal Procedure

  • Persons who wish to appeal a decision should address the appeal by email, fax or in writing to the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral within two (2) weeks of receipt of the response.
  • The Director will bring the appeal to the UK HealthCare CECentral Advisory Board.
  • The results of the appeal will be sent to the participant no later than two (2) weeks following the meeting of the board.