This course is the abbreviated version of the APLS - 2-days. It consists of an introductory lecture, practical skills stations and case-based discussions. Practical sessions cover advanced airway and cardiovascular skills. Case-based discussions include CNS diseases, pediatric trauma, medical emergencies, and neonatal scenarios.
Course Length: 1 day (8 hours)
This course is intended for physicians who already have advanced skills in the care of critically-ill or injured children. These include emergency room physicians, pediatricians, and senior emergency medicine and pediatric trainees.
PALS course within previous 2 years required
APLS course within previous 2 years strongly recommended
• APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource, Revised Fourth Edition - Required
American College of Emergency Medicine (ACEP) Certificate
Note: In order to obtain the ACEP certificate, the participant is required to complete 6 online modules (US $15/module) prior to the course.
This program meets the College of Family Physicians of Canada for mainpro M1 credits. This course is an accredited Group Learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the maintenance of certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Written exam (must achieve 70% or better)