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CDR HEPC Pediatric Triage

May 19, 2015

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Program Description:
This training will provide a broad overview of potential 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: • Pediatric Disaster Preparedness in Emergency Departments • Unique anatomical and physiological properties in pediatric patients in disasters • Principles of Pediatric Triage • Triage tools & algorithms (START vs. SALT) • PEARLs/Pitfalls of Pediatric triage. CEUs available until May 2018.

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

  1. Recognize the need to prepare for Pediatric disasters
  2. Identify the basic steps involved in pediatric disaster triage
  3. Describe the fundamental difference between adult and pediatric disaster triage

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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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