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Trillium Health Partners Mississauga Hospital

100 Queensway W

Room CA 7-43 (CA building, MH site) adjacent to the parking lot across form the main entrance of the hospital

Mississauga, ON L5B 1B8

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The Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS®) Provider Course is designed to give students the opportunity to acquire, practice, and demonstrate proficiency in the assessment and management of critically ill pediatric patients. The primary educational methodology used in the course is that of simulation, whether for skill acquisition, complex medical decision-making, or teamwork. Other modalities used are video demonstration and group discussion.

Students will have the opportunity to learn the following:

Skills:

• Performing child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

• Using oxygen delivery and airway management equipment

• Using shock management equipment and a method for giving rapid fluid boluses

Pediatric assessment: A systematic approach

Medical management:

• 4 types of acute respiratory problems

• 2 types of acute circulatory problems

• 2 types of cardiac arrest

Leadership: Communication and other important elements of team dynamics as they relate to resuscitation

Students are required to be tested for competency in child and infant basic life support (BLS).

Course completion card expiration date:
All Heart & Stroke PEARS course completions cards have an expiration date of two (2) years from the date of completion

PEARS Provider Course Prerequisites:
Students must prepare adequately to enable successful completion of the PEARS Provider Course. This course does not teach BLS skills. Thus, before taking the course, students must have a current (taken within the last 12 months and current to the most recent Guidelines) Heart & Stroke BLS course completion card.

Course Material: PEARS Provider Manual

PEARS Course materials can be obtained through the following vendors:

a) Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (www.resuscitation.heartandstroke.ca) [Use the "Shop for Training Materials" button] (paper copy)

b) Laerdal Canada by calling 1-888-LAERDAL. The PEARS Textbook with PEARS Provider Pocket Card is sold under Laerdal Catalogue #90-1061. (paper copy)

Location:

Clinical Administration Building (adjacent to the Mississauga Covered Parking lot)

100 Queensway W, Mississauga, ON L5B 1B8

Room CA 7-43 (CA building, MH site)

If further questions please E-mail: Kathy.Skelly@thp.ca

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Trillium Health Partners Mississauga Hospital

100 Queensway W

Room CA 7-43 (CA building, MH site) adjacent to the parking lot across form the main entrance of the hospital

Mississauga, ON L5B 1B8

Canada

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