CHOP Open-access Medical Education: Emergency Medicine Course Presentations

This seminar focuses on pediatric emergency medicine and was delivered in Salzburg, Austria, from January 21 – 27, 2018. The lectures are prepared by staff from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in weeklong modules that are prepared in affiliation with the American Austrian Foundation Open Medical Institute. The lectures of this seminar are presented in the order of the live event.

Where the Guidelines End

Where the Guidelines End

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to define the epidemiology of pediatric CPR, outline the American Heart Association's (AHA) CPR guidelines major changes and explain new research findings regarding the improvement of CPR quality.

Emergencies in the First Month of Life

Emergencies in the First Month of Life

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to recognize neonatal norms, demonstrate a framework for differential diagnosis of the critically ill newborn, recall select critical neonatal conditions and reproduce emergency department management on critical neonatal conditions.

Worrisome Chief Complaints in Pediatrics

Worrisome Chief Complaints in Pediatrics

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to describe the importance of vital signs in pediatric assessment, recognize that early goal directed therapy is important for shock, perform a general approach to evaluate an ill child and assess worrisome diagnoses.

Visual Diagnosis Cases

Visual Diagnosis Cases

During this session, participants will evaluate a number of visual cases to determine potential causes and diagnoses. At the conclusion of this lecture, participants will have a heightened ability to visually diagnose an array of conditions.

Child Abuse: The Silent Crime

Child Abuse: The Silent Crime

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to outline definitions and epidemiology associated with child abuse and approach abuse victims appropriately through a number of patterns and risk factors.

Pediatric Oncologic Emergencies

Pediatric Oncologic Emergencies

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to recognize disease processes unique to the oncology patient population and apply appropriate initial management and treatment options for specific oncologic emergencies.

Abdominal Trauma in Children

Abdominal Trauma in Children

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to identify different types of abdominal injuries found in trauma patients, classify high-risk mechanisms for trauma injuries and demonstrate proper management for repair.

A Night in the Emergency Department

A Night in the Emergency Department

During this session, participants will review a number of visual cases to determine potential causes and diagnoses. At the conclusion of this lecture, participants will have a heightened ability to visually diagnose rashes and lesions.

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