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MDC 211 - Essentials of Pediatric Critical Care

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
MDC 211 09 August 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MDC 211 06 September 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MDC 211 04 October 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MDC 211 01 November 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MDC 211 27 December 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course focuses on the assessment and management of the critically ill child. You will be learning the underpinning theory and management and practicing clinical skills which will help manage and improve outcomes for critically ill children. It gives participants the opportunity to reflect on their current practice and apply in depth knowledge and understanding of anatomy, physiology and therapeutic care and management of the critically ill child and family.

Course Objectives

  • Evaluate assessment data, and implement a plan of care using evidence-based strategies specific to the acutely and critically ill child
  • Demonstrate knowledge of common conditions experienced by acutely and critically ill pediatric patients
  • Assess the effectiveness of the plan of care for the acutely and critically ill pediatric patient

Who Should Attend?

  • Nurses 
  • Doctors 
  • Healthcare providers 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Pathophysiology of the critically ill child
  • Childhood conditions requiring critical care
  • Therapeutic management and care 
  • Nutrition in the critically ill child
  • Multidisciplinary management of the critically ill child

Day 2

  • Acute respiratory failure and mechanical ventilation
  • Cardiovascular evaluation and pediatric shock
  • Fluids, electrolytes, and metabolic disorders
  • Pediatric neurologic emergencies
  • Postoperative management

Day 3

  • Sedation, analgesia, and neuromuscular blockade
  • Acute infections
  • Abusive trauma in children
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Acute upper and lower airway disease
  • Airway management

Day 4

  • Critical care management of the child with congenital heart disease
  • Management of the poisoned child and adolescent
  • Oncologic and hematologic emergencies
  • Noninvasive and invasive mechanical ventilation
  • Pediatric burn injury

Day 5

  • Pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Pediatric emergency preparedness
  • Transport of the critically ill child
  • Trauma injuries in children
  • Supports and communicates with families