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CDR HEPC Respiratory Problems in the Pediatric Patient

May 19, 2015

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Program Description:
This training will provide a broad overview of potential respiratory care needs for the pediatric patient involved in an emergency/disaster situation. This was part of a 1 day training sponsored by the Capital District Regional Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition. Topics covered include: . Epidemiology • Signs of respiratory distress in children (stridor, asthma, wheezing, ALTE, etc.) • Acute management strategies • Advances in respiratory care (high frequency percussive ventilation and other trials.) • Challenges (including resources). CEUS available until May 2018.

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Identify clinical challenges in critical care of the pediatric respiratory patient
  2. Describe emerging clinical modalities for the care of pediatric critical care patients

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Who Should Attend:
National audience of state and local public health professionals and their partners (e.g., healthcare professionals, EMS personnel, law enforcement, media representatives, etc).

These projects are supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Grant number 5 U90 TP224249-04. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.



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