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  • 1. GOLISANO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AT STRONG Division of Pediatric Critical Care Presents Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2006 Courses University of Rochester Medical Center* Rochester, NY * Approved American Heart Association Training Center
  • 2. The University of Rochester has a long history of innovation and partnering with outstanding medical and community organizations like the American Heart Association. The University of Rochester Medical Center American Heart Association Training Center is pleased to continue this tradition by bringing participants the latest information on pediatric resuscitation science based on the scientific conclusions of the International Guidelines 2005 Conference on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. There are also new options for obtaining your PALS card. In addition to the traditional 2-day Provider Course and 1- day Retraining Course, providers can now participate in PALS Online. This option offers flexibility for busy professionals by presenting the full Provider Course through a combination of online learning modules and classroom skills testing and can be used for either Original certification or Retraining. (See page 8 for more details.) Another new program being launched this year is PALS “On the Road.” PALS can now be offered to staff on-site at their medical office or hospital. For more information about having PALS come to your facility, please contact Melissa Newcomb, ALS Training Coordinator for URMC TC at mnewcomb@cpe.rochester.edu or 585.275.4392.
  • 3. TRAINING CENTER FACULTY Elise van der Jagt, MD, MPH Sharon Chiumento, BSN, EMT-P Professor of Pediatrics/Critical Care EMS QA/QI Coordinator Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong Department of Emergency Medicine University of Rochester University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry School of Medicine & Dentistry AHA Regional Faculty (PALS) AHA Regional Faculty (PALS/ACLS) Course Description These courses are based on the scientific conclusions of the International Guidelines 2005 Conference on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. They meet the standards of the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics for the training of providers in pediatric advanced life support. The goal of each course is to teach students the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and provide initial management to the seriously ill or injured child. The courses are designed for physicians, nurses, advanced emergency medical care technicians and other health care providers who have occasion to evaluate and treat seriously ill or injured children. Course Objectives At the conclusion of each course, participants should be able to • Recognize impending respiratory failure and shock in pediatric patients • Initiate treatment based on the patient’s physiologic status as identified by rapid cardiopulmonary assessment • Identify and treat common pediatric cardiac (unstable) arrhythmias • Evaluate and stabilize the pediatric trauma victim • Initiate the first 20 minutes of pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS and ALS) Special Services To request disability arrangements, contact the Office of Continuing Professional Education at 585.275.4392 (10 days in advance of the conference). Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Location All courses will take place at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Driving instructions will be mailed with the registration acknowledgement. The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.
  • 4. Fee Information Persons wishing to register should complete and return the Registration Form with payment AS SOON AS POSSIBLE since all classes fill quickly. There is a maximum registration level of 24 persons per course. Registrations will be processed in order of receipt. Please mail or fax registration to: University of Rochester Medical Center Continuing Professional Education 601 Elmwood Avenue  Box 677 Rochester, NY 14642-877 Fax: 585.275.3721 The appropriate registration fee must accompany the Registration Form. Please make all checks payable to Continuing Professional Education. If you are paying by credit card, you may fax your registration form to 585.275.3721. Receipts will be issued at the conference. An administrative fee of $50.00 will be deducted from all refunds for cancellations or transfers made prior to 10 calendar days before the course of attendance. No refunds will be issued for cancellations or transfers made 10 days or less before course of scheduled attendance. No transfers will be permitted between series. No refunds will be issued for international cancellations. U of R CME Voucher Program The CME Voucher Award Program has been developed to recognize the efforts of the Medical School’s community based preceptors, to encourage their continued involvement and to acknowledge the importance of their contributions. Vouchers can be redeemed ONLY for activities registering through the University of Rochester Office of Continuing Professional Education. Instructions for use are on the vouchers. A limited number of Voucher registrations will be available for any given activity. Vouchers are redeemed on a first come – first served basis. U of R Nursing Contact Hour Coupon Award Program This program has been developed to recognize the efforts of the School of Nursing’s preceptors, to encourage their continued involvement, and to acknowledge the importance of their contributions. Coupons can be redeemed for activities registering through the University of Rochester Office of Continuing Professional Education, the School of Nursing, and the Center for Lifelong Learning at the Community Nursing Center at the School of Nursing.
  • 5. RETRAINING COURSE Dates: June 1, 2006 October 20, 2006 December 7, 2006 Fees $195 - ALL Retraining course fees includes attendance at all course sessions, course materials, lunch, beverage, and parking. **Attendees must provide a copy of a current PALS Provider card to register for a Re- Training Course** Course Materials Retraining course attendees will not receive the PALS Provider Manual (© 2002 American Heart Association). This manual was provided to individuals who attended either the PALS Provider or Retraining Course at the URMC Training Center in the years 2002 and 2003. Please take the opportunity to review this manual before attending this session. Participants must use the most current Provider Manual. This manual as well as the current ECC Handbook (© 2006 American Heart Association) is available for purchase through our office. Please contact CPE at 585.275.4392 for more information. Certification/CME The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for 7.5 prescribed hours by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Program Schedule 7:30 am Registration 8:00 Welcome/Course Overview 8:05 Rapid Cardiopulmonary Assessment 8:50 Video Presentations 9:10 Break 9:15 Case Scenario Practice 10:45 PALS Science Update 11:45 Lunch & Pre-Test Review 12:15 pm Testing Stations (Written & Practical) 2:15 Testing Stations (AED) 2:45 Adjourn – OR – Optional Special Module Case Scenarios * * Minimum of 4 registered participants for module to be offered. Please indicate your 1st and 2nd choice on the registration form. (See page 6 for descriptions.)
  • 6. PROVIDER COURSE Dates May 4 & 11, 2006 September 28 & October 5, 2006 July 13 & 20, 2006 November 3 & 10, 2006 Fees $195 – EMT/EMTP $275 – All Others Provider course fees include attendance at all course sessions, Course Materials, lunch, beverage, and parking for both days. Course Materials Provider course attendees will receive the most current AAP/AHA PALS Provider Manual and the AHA 2006 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers (ECC Handbook) approximately 3 weeks before the course of attendance. Certification/CME The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry designates this educational activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for 14 prescribed hours by the American Academy of Family Physicians. SPECIAL MODULES To address the needs of specific participant groups, the University of Rochester PALS courses now offer participants the opportunity to register for special modules. These modules, developed to cover key topic areas, are geared towards the enhancement of the participants’ learning experience and utilization of information in their daily practice. Trauma/Spine Immobilization: This interactive module provides an overview of management of pediatric trauma, emphasizing the “ABCDE” format of the primary survey/initial assessment that is performed at the same time the spine is immobilized. Coping with Death: This video-based discussion and interactive session is designed to prepare participants to assist families, coworkers, and themselves in effectively dealing with the death of an infant or child. Children with Special Health Care Needs: This module emphasizes children having or being at risk for chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional conditions who are dependent on technology that creates specific risks, and how to evaluate and treat technology- dependent children. Newly Born: This interactive module is designed to prepare the participant to assess, manage, and stabilize the newly delivered infant in emergency circumstances.
  • 7. PROVIDER COURSE Program Schedule DAY 1 8:00 am Registration 8:30 Welcome/Course Overview 8:45 Rapid Cardiopulmonary Assessment 9:30 Skills Stations: 1. Basic Life Support/Vascular Access 2. Bag-Mask Ventilation/Advanced Airway 3. Rhythm Assessment/AED Use 10:30 Break 10:40 Skills Stations: 1. Basic Life Support/Vascular Access 2. Bag-Mask Ventilation/Advanced Airway 3. Rhythm Assessment/AED Use 12:40 pm Lunch 1:25 Video/Discussion: Respiratory Failure/Shock 2:00 Case Scenario Practice Stations: 1. Respiratory 2. Shock 3. Rhythm Disturbances 4. Unknown 3:20 Break 3:40 Case Scenario Practice Stations: 1. Respiratory 2. Shock 3. Rhythm Disturbances 4. Unknown 5:00 Adjourn DAY 2 8:00 am Registration 8:30 Overview of Day / Pre-Test Review / Q & A 9:15 Special Module Case Scenarios 1* 10:15 Break 10:25 Special Module Case Scenarios 2* 11:25 Special Module Case Scenarios 3* 12:25 pm Lunch 1:00 Testing Stations (Written and Practical) 3:00 Testing Stations (AED) 4:00 Adjourn * Participants must attend 3 Special Module Case Scenarios. Please indicate your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice on the registration form.
  • 8. PALS ONLINE Course Description The PALS Online Course is an approved American Heart Association Program offering flexibility for busy professionals. Participants complete 6 learning modules at their own pace from the convenience of any computer with internet access, such as home, office, or laptop. The modules are available in either EMS or hospital format. To receive an AHA PALS Course completion card, participants must attend a 1-day, hands-on Skills & Assessment Session, where they will be instructed through skills stations and evaluated through scenarios and take a written exam. These courses meet the standards of the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics for the training of providers in pediatric advanced life support. They are based on the scientific conclusions of the International Guidelines 2005 Conference on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course may also be used for recertification. Course Objectives The goals of this program are to provide learners with: • The information needed to recognize infants and children at risk for pulmonary arrest • The information and strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children • The cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock, or cardiopulmonary arrest Online Modules During the web portion of the program, you will complete a pretest followed by 6 learning modules. The learning modules are set up as interactive scenarios. You work at your own pace and have the opportunity throughout the module to go to other resources on the Web and return to the spot where you left off. Each module concludes with a brief test. The modules cover six topics of the course: • Respiratory Failure • Shock from Hypovolemia (Non-Trauma) • Newly Born Resuscitation • SVT/Arrhythmia • Trauma • Cardiopulmonary Arrest Participants are advised to allow 2 hours per module for completion. There is no limit to the number of hours that may be spent to finish the online portion. However, participants must complete the modules, fill out the survey, and print the Part 1 Completion certificate prior to attending the prescheduled 1-day Skills & Assessment Session. Completion certificates are valid for 6 months from the date they are printed. To access PALS Online, go to myamericanheart.org and register. Then search for PALS. The online portion costs $100.00, payable online. Each online purchase is final, and no refunds are available. Please make sure and schedule your 1-day Skills & Assessment Session before purchasing the online portion. Course Materials PALS Online attendees will receive the most current AAP/AHA PALS Provider Manual and the AHA 2006 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers (ECC Handbook) upon registering for the 1-day Skills & Assessment Session.
  • 9. Dates Fees for Skills & Assessment June 2, 2006 Session ONLY August 17, 2006 $95 – EMT/EMTP December 1, 2006 $175 – All Others PALS Online course fees include attendance at 1-day hands-on, Sills & Assessment Session, Course Materials, lunch, beverage, and parking. **Attendees must provide a copy of the Part 1 Completion certificate for admittance** Online Certification/CME To receive education credits from the American Heart Association you only need to complete the online portion (Part 1). However, if you want to receive a PALS Provider card you will need to attend the 1-day Skills & Assessment Session. Physicians: maximum 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Nurses: 13.5 contact hours CERP category A, AACN Pharmacists: 11.5 contact hours, ACPE or 1.15 CEUs EMS: 11.5 CEH, CECBEMS Skills & Assessment Session Certification/CME The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Skills & Assessment Session Schedule 7:30 am Registration 8:00 Welcome/Course Overview 8:10 Science Update 9:00 Video Presentations 9:30 Skills Stations: 1. Basic Life Support and IO Access 2. Bag-Mask and Advanced Airway 3. Arrhythmia, AED, and Defibrillation 12:45 Lunch 1:15 Case Scenario Practice Stations: 1. Respiratory Failure & Shock 2. Cardiac Arrest 3. Unknown 3:30 Testing Stations (Written & Practical) 5:30 Adjourn Information For more information or for questions regarding PALS Online, please visit www.americanheart.org or call the AHA Contact Center at 800-AHA-USA1, 24 hours a day, and seven days a week. For more information and for questions regarding PALS Skills & Assessment Session, please contact the Office of Continuing Professional Education by email at office@cpe.rochester.edu or call at 585.275.4392.
  • 10. Interested in becoming an American Heart Association instructor? At the American Heart Association, our time, effort and funding go to research, training and education in emergency cardiovascular care and the prevention of stroke and heart disease. Our courses are universally recognized as the standard in ECC education. Our courses offer the most current materials, based on cutting-edge research. When you sign up to be an instructor, you’ll have the support of the largest, leading organization dedicated to ECC. Because we are a nonprofit organization, you can take pride in the fact that every dollar the American Heart Association receives goes back into the research and support of ECC. Call the University of Rochester American Heart Association Training Center today for more information about becoming an instructor. We’re all in it for life. 585-275-4392 Become an instructor for any of our healthcare provider courses: • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support • BLS-HCP - Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals • BLS - Basic Life Support General requirements to be an AHA instructor: 1. A current AHA provider card for the course you wish to teach. 2. Willingness to teach the scientific and program guidelines of the American Heart Association. 3. Commitment to teach two courses per year according to AHA guidelines.
  • 11. PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT 2006 SERIES Registration Form Please return this form with payment AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Each course has a maximum registration level of 24. Name: Title: Last 4 digits of SSN# (for record keeping only): Affiliation or Institution: Address: City: State: Zip: Telephone: Fax: E-Mail: Food Allergies: PROVIDER COURSE REGISTRATION RE-TRAINING COURSE REGISTRATION (Please check off date of attendance) (Please check off date of attendance) **Attendees must provide a copy  May 4 & 11, 2006  June 1, 2006 of a current PALS Provider card  July 13 & 20, 2006  October 20, 2006 to register for a Re-Training  September 28 & October 5, 2006  December 7, 2006 Course**  November 3 &10, 2006 Special Modules Optional Special Modules Please rank in order of preference (1-4) Please select 2 Modules Trauma/Spine Immobilization Trauma/Spine Immobilization Coping with Death Coping with Death Special Health Care Needs Special Health Care Needs Newly Born Newly Born Fees Fees  $195 EMT/EMTP  $195 All Titles  $275 All Other Titles  $30 Provider Manual (optional) SKILLS AND ASSESSMENT SESSION (in conjunction with PALS ONLINE) (Please check off date of attendance) Fees **Attendees must provide a copy of the Part 1 Completion  June 2, 2006 certificate for admittance to the  $95 EMT/EMTP  August 17, 2006 skills and assessment session**  $175 All Other Titles  December 1, 2006 Method of Payment:  CME Voucher + $ (applicable fee)  NCH Coupon + $ (applicable fee)  Check Payable to: Continuing Professional Education  Credit Card:  MasterCard  Visa  Discover Card Number: Exp. Date: Signature: Please mail completed registration form with payment to: University of Rochester - Continuing Professional Education 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 677 Rochester, NY 14642-8677 If you are paying by credit card, you may fax your registration to 585.275.3721 Copies of this form are acceptable. Please do not reduce this form.