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Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Paediatric Procedural Sedation Course

Advanced Paediatric Emergency Procedural Sedation Course 

Course dates:

February 28, 2017 - Register here

525 University Ave, Simulation Centre, 6th Floor 

Open to everyone - Please email info.pem@sickkids.ca for registration details.

This course is designed for practitioners currently using procedural sedation for children in the emergency setting who are interested in learning about evidence-based strategies to provide effective sedation while minimizing the risk of adverse events. Participants will have an opportunity to refine and practice skills in a simulated environment.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Discuss recent advances in procedural sedation for children.
  • Choose the most appropriate agents for sedation based on clinical indication, safety profile and desired level of sedation. 
  • Recognize and manage potential adverse events from procedural sedation in children.
  • Provide a safe and consistent approach to evaluating and managing children requiring procedural sedation in the emergency setting.

Target Audience: Physicians Nurses Respiratory Therapists
Course director: Suzan Schneeweiss

Prerequisites

  • PALS Certification
  • Airway Management Competency

Participants will receive pre-course study materials, a sedation handbook and pocket card. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Questions regarding this course: info.pem@sickkids.ca