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Pediatric Sedation and Emergencies

Pediatric Sedation and Emergencies

Pediatric Sedation and Emergencies

Dr Dillon Atwood
Dr Dillon Atwood

$350.00 $ 350.00 $ 350.00

$350.00 $ 350.00 $ 350.00

$ 350.00 $ 350.00 $ 350.00
$ 350.00 $ 350.00 $ 350.00
Normal Price: $350.00 $350.00

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Launch date: 03 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 25 May 2017

Reference: 169356

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This is a 4-hour discussion to better prepare you for in-office pediatric sedation. It is tailored to the practitioner who has completed a pediatric residency, surgery residency, or who routinely sedates children in the office. It covers preparedness, diagnosis and treatment of emergencies, morbidity and mortality cases in pediatric sedation, and the use of capnography in pediatric practice.

Objectives

This course will cover the following:
a. The 10-Minute Emergency Airway Support for Pediatric Patients
-Be regimented in your diagnosis and treatment of pediatric airway emergencies.
-Understand the stress response experienced by practitioners in an emergency situation, how it affects decision making, and how one can overcome it in order to treat emergencies efficiently.
-Learn the equipment and medications that are necessary to have in the operatory, and which ones will clutter your thought process without providing benefit.
-Review videos of real-life airway emergencies and corrective maneuvers.
b. Understanding Bad Outcomes in Pediatric Practice.
-Learn about morbidity and mortality cases in pediatric practice. What happened, and what can we learn from the mistakes of others?
c. Capnography
-Understand the uses and limitations of Capnography in pediatric practice.
-Learn how this monitor of ventilation gives you more information and better diagnostic capability than any other.
-Appreciate the essential differences between oxygenation and ventilation.
-Understand the cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology relevant to safe sedation of the pediatric patient.
-Learn what to look for when buying a Capnometer.
d. Update on AAPD and NC Sedation Guidelines
-Understand what is considered the minimal acceptable level of preparation in your practice.
-Discuss the benefits and shortcomings of various emergency protocol manuals and discharge criteria protocols.

Dr Dillon Atwood

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Dr Dillon Atwood

Dr. Dillon Atwood is a Board Certified Dentist Anesthesiologist, and is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He studied at Davidson College and attended the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry before completing his postgraduate training in Anesthesiology at Lutheran Medical Center in New York City. During that time he practiced pediatric anesthesia in Arizona and special care anesthesia at Helen Hayes Hospital in New York. He owns North State Anesthesiology, a mobile anesthesia practice in North Carolina.

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