The phrase "children are not just little adults" is utilized frequently in pediatrics, and it is also true concerning pediatric critical care transport. With the development and expansion of regional pediatric critical care and subspecialty centers nationally, the transport of critically ill children has become a core component of regionalized healthcare, and it is essential to neonatal and pediatric patients due to the clustering of intensive care, trauma, and other specialized services at regional children’s centers.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Pediatric Critical Care Transport (Trauma CME)focuses on interfacility transfers and reviews the current literature and evidence concerning the transport of the critically ill or injured pediatric patient.
You can also earn 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM -- at no extra charge.
Table of Contents:
Critical Appraisal of The Literature
Emergency Medicine Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA)
Modes Of Critical Care Transport And Team Composition
Considerations Before and During Transport
The Future of Transport
Derya Caglar, MD, FAAP
Assistant professor of pediatrics, University of Washington; Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA
Kelly D. Black, MD, MSc, FAAP
Assistant professor of pediatrics, Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota; Attending Physician, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Sanford Children’s Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD
Stephen John Cico, MD, MEd, FAAEM, FAAP
Assistant professor of pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Thomas J. Abramo, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor, Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Director, Division of Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of Pediatric Transport Interim Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Monroe Carell Jr Children’s Hospital, Nashville, TN
Calvin G. Lowe, MD, FAAP
Medical Director, Children’s Emergency Transport Team, Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine and Transport, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Number of CME credits: 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CME credit expiration date: August 1, 2016