PC 3: Advanced Paediatric Emergency Care (APEC)

Course Director

  • Said Hachimi Idrissi (Belgium)

Faculty

Participants

The course is designed for 35 participants. Emergency physicians, Pediatricians and all who are involved in taking care of kids

Course description & learning objectives

To provide physicians participating with both knowledge and advanced skills in recognizing and managing a wide spectrum of paediatric emergencies both in the hospital and pre-hospital settings.

Course format 

A 1,5-day course. During the morning hours of both days, lectures will be presented on the management of a wide spectrum of paediatric emergencies with emphasis on evidence-based literature. During the afternoon hours attendees will actively participate in small group advanced skill stations, case scenarios and simulations designed to provide knowledge and skills relevant to paediatric emergency medicine as well as elicit discussion on the clinical management of common paediatric emergencies. 

Schedule

Saturday 19 September

09:00 Lectures and interactives sessions  
09:00 - 09:30      Introduction to the APEC course/ introduction of the mentors and mentees

Faculty

09:00 - 09:30

Lecture: An Approach to the Seriously Ill Infant and Child 

 
09:30 - 10:00

Interactive session: Fluid Resuscitation in ED

 
10:30– 11:00

Coffee Break

 
11:00 - 11:30 Lecture: Neurological Emergencies

 

11:30 - 12:30

Lecture: Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Children

 
12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

 
13:30 – 14:15

Interactive session: Fever management/recognition of bacterial infection

 
14:15 – 15:00

Interactive session : Abdominal pain, evaluation and investigations

 
15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

 
16:00 – 16:30

Interactive session: ECG interpretation

 
16:30 - 17:00

Interactive session: Urogenital Emergencies

 
17:00 – 17:30

Day 1 summary 

Faculty
 Sunday 20 September    
 09:00

 Introduction to day 2  

 Faculty
 09:00 - 09:30

 Interactive session: Toxicological Emergencies

 
 09:30 - 10:00

 Hands- on: Management of multi-traumatized child
(bleeding cases/ neurotrauma/…) First management and
mitigating the secondary worsening/ massive transfusion
protocol vs. major haemorrhage protocol

 
 10:30 - 11:00

 Coffee Break

 
 11:00 - 11:30

 Hands-on: Capnography in Emergency Department

 
 11:30 - 12:00

 Hands-on: Vascular Access 

 
 12:00 - 12:30

 Course Summary

 Faculty
 12:30

 End of the pre-course