European Paediatric Advanced Life Support - EPALS (English)

The EPALS course is designed for all healthcare professionals who are likely to be involved, either as a team member or team leader, in the resuscitation of a child, infant or newborn whether in hospital or out of hospital. The course aims to provide caregivers with the knowledge and skills needed for managing a critically ill child during the first hour of illness, and preventing progression to cardiac arrest. Emphasis is given also to team management and non-technical skills. The course takes up 2 full days (or up to 3 days) and includes: Recognition of a critically ill child, Knowledge and skills in assessing and treating problems with the airway, breathing and circulation (including bag-mask ventilation), Intraosseous infusion, Management of shock, Scenario-based training in the management of critically ill children, Basic life support, Treatment of choking, Neonatal life support, Advanced cardiac arrest algorithms, Shockable and non-shockable rhythms, defibrillation, Scenario-based training in the management of (imminent) cardiac arrest, severe trauma and special circumstances; with emphasis on non-technical skills and team approach, Post-resuscitation care and ethics


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