When the Shunt Hits the Fan…Pediatric Cardiac Disorders

When the Shunt Hits the Fan…Pediatric Cardiac Disorders

Theresa Bowden

Have you ever been dispatched to a call, to find a pediatric patient in distress with a “unknown cardiac history” and a surgical scar on their sternum? This class will review common pediatric cardiac conditions and discuss treatment modalities for EMS providers.

Learning Objectives:

1. Recognize signs and symptoms of cardiac disorders in pediatric populations.

2. Discuss management of pediatric cardiac patients in EMS.

3. Review available resources for EMS providers responding to pediatric cardiac emergencies.

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Sun 12/6 Cont.
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Theresa Bowden

Have you ever been dispatched to a call, to find a pediatric patient in distress with a “unknown cardiac history” and a surgical scar on their sternum? This class will review common pediatric cardiac conditions and discuss treatment modalities for EMS providers. 

Learning Objectives:

Recognize signs and symptoms of cardiac disorders in pediatric populations.

Discuss management of pediatric cardiac patients in EMS.

Review available resources for EMS providers responding to pediatric cardiac emergencies.