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UASPH-CPHP-20150519 CDR HEPC Pediatric Decontamination


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Archived webcast Video 5/26/2015 to 12/31/2018
Dennis Heon, MD, FAAP  


Course Description

The Pediatric Decontamination training will provide a broad overview of potential care needs for the pediatric patient involved in an emergency/disaster situation. This 1 hour training in part of a 1 day training on Pediatric Emergency Preparedness sponsored by the CRD HEPC. After completing the training, the learner will be able to: 1. Understand the unique needs of pediatric patients during decontamination 2. Plan and train for pediatric decontamination in the field and hospital setting Topics covered in the training include: * Risk factors for exposure/post-exposure * Unique concerns of decontamination of pediatric patients,: ^ Physiological ^ Behavioral/Developmental ^ Logistics * Strategies for implementing decontamination in the field or hospital setting

Course Co-sponsored By

  • Albany Medical Center 2018
  • Prerequisites

    None: