The 8 hour Pediatric ITLS class focuses on the special needs of young trauma patients. During the class learners will explore the principles of proper ITLS Logoassessment, management, critical interventions, patient packaging, and rapid transport. Learners also will exercise proven techniques for communicating with young patients and their parents. Through simulated skills learners will feel confident and competent to care for a critically injured child.

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ITLS Pediatric Didactic Segment

• The Injured Child
• Assessment of the Pediatric Patient
• The Pediatric Airway
• Pediatric Thoracic Trauma
• Pediatric Shock and Fluid Resuscitation
• Pediatric Abdominal Trauma
• Pediatric Head Trauma
• Pediatric Spinal Trauma
• Pediatric Extremity Trauma
• Pediatric Burns
• Pediatric Submersion Injuries
• Pediatric Traumatic Cardiopulmonary Arrest
• Child Abuse
• Death of a Child
• Trauma in the Newborn
• Children with Special Health Care Needs

Common ITLS Pediatric learners include EMTs, Paramedics, Nurses, Physicians and any health professional who may be responsible for the emergency care of children.