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Pediatric Trauma and Disaster

URL 1: http://lms.southcentralpartnership.org/course/viewguest.php?id=203

Date Developed: Unknown. Source: South Central Public Health Partnership. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

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This online course addresses specific topics in pediatric trauma care, hospital disaster preparedness, and response for incidents involving children. The course provides an overview of early hospital responder care for pediatric trauma and disasters with an emphasis on hazards and response capabilities. The curriculum covers emergency department preparedness for receiving multiple pediatric patients, and conducting an acute assessment, diagnosis and stabilization of the severely injured child. Examples and lessons learned from responding to pediatric injuries resulting from the 2011 Alabama tornado outbreak are discussed.

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