Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Program
Stanford University:  APLS-PALS CME Course
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Day 1 Program

Opportunities for Q&A will be provided at the conclusion of each presentation. Pre-work to be completed before Day 1 includes PALS pre-assessment and PALS videos

Time Topic
7:00-7:30 Registration
7:30-8:30 BLS Competency Skills Station
8:30-9:15 Pediatric Assessment Lecture
9:15-10:00 Pediatric Airway in Health and Disease Lecture
10:00-10:15 BREAK
10:15 -12:15 Skill Stations:
  • Airway Procedures (BMV, Intubation, Foreign body removal, Advanced Airway techniques)
  • Cardiovascular Procedures (Rhythm recognition, defibrillator use, Broselow Cart)
  • Vascular Access (IO, UVC)
12:15-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:30 Toxicology
1:30-3:45 Small group sessions on Core APLS topics: Central Nervous System Emergencies, Medical Emergencies, Cardiovascular Emergencies
3:45-4:00 Break
4:00-4:45 Child Maltreatment Lecture
4:45-5:30 Trauma Lecture



Day 2:

The Course Participants will be divided into 2 groups Group A's schedule will be the following:

Time Topic
7:30-8:00 Simulation Orientation
8:00-10:00 Simulation
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15-12:15 PALS megacode testing
12:15-12:45 Lunch
12:45 -3:00 Small group sessions - Groups to rotate through the following sessions:
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Metabolic Disease
  • Environmental
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-4:15 APLS Course Completion Examination


Group Bís schedule will be the following:

Time Topic
7:30-8:00 Simulation Orientation
8:00-10:15

Small group sessions - Groups to rotate through the following sessions:

  • Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Metabolic Disease
  • Environmental

10:15–10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 APLS Course Completion Examination
11:30-12:00 Lunch
12:00-2:00 Simulation
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-4:15 PALS megacode testing



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