Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS)

Course Information

Course Code

RS827

Instruction Method

In class- Please see prerequisites

Fee

Please see table below

Length

7 hours- 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Please see prerequsites for important course details and information.

Instructor(s)

Dr. Anna Jarvis MB,BS,FRCPC,FAAP (Medical Director)

Learner Outcomes

Hands-on experience and video based simulation help the student to develop the skills necessary in recognizing pediatric distress, with the focus on children with potentially life threatening conditions.

Upon successful completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
• Discuss the “assess-categorize-decide-act” approach
• Explain the purpose and components of the general assessment (pediatric assessment triangle)
• Summarize the ABCDE components of the primary assessment
• Explain the implications of clinical findings during the general and primary assessments
• Evaluate respiratory and/or circulatory problems using the ABCDE model
• Decide if a child has a life-threatening condition

Evaluation Method

• Written evaluation
• Hands-on skills practice
• Practical skills evaluation

Intended For

Healthcare professionals (medical/nursing/paramedic students, residents) with limited medical experience with children.

Please note this course is available by contract for on site delivery , please email ce@michener.ca for details.

Text Book

Not included in course fee. 2010 PEARS Provider Manual, published by the American Heart Association. Order information: PEARS Provider Manual available from Laerdal Medical (USA) vendor code 90-1061.

Location

The Michener Institute For Applied Health Sciences- unless indicated otherwise in the table below

Certificate Program

Upon successful completion of both a written and a practical evaluation, you will receive a PEARS completion card issued by American Heart Association.

Prerequisites

• HSF BLS for HCP (C) Card
Text book: 2010 PEARS Provider Manual, published by the American Heart Association. Order information: PEARS Provider Manual, vendor code 90-1061,  available from Laerdal Medical (USA)

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS)

Courses

CodeCourse TitleFormatTuitionDate(s)Register ByAvailability
RS827-2Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition, Stabilization (PEARS) In Class$239.00Dec-10-2016 to Dec-10-2016Open
RS827-3Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition, Stabilization (PEARS) In Class$239.00Mar-25-2017 to Mar-25-2017Open
RS827-4Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition, Stabilization (PEARS) In Class$239.00Jun-03-2017 to Jun-03-2017Open