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APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Course

The Spokane Advanced Pediatric Life Support CME course is an exciting curriculum designed to present the information physicians need to assess and care for critically ill and injured children in the first few hours in the emergency room or office based setting.

September 11-13
Providence Auditorium | Spokane, WA

Providence has assembled an outstanding faculty from the Sacred Heart Children Hospital in Spokane, Washington, to bring you this Continuing Medical Education program developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Use these two days in September to immerse yourself in intense education and training, and come away more skilled, and more confident in your ability to treat infants, children and adolescents. Your registration includes educational materials, 5th edition of APLS text book, continental breakfasts, lunches and beverage breaks. Register today and we will send you the new 5th edition APLS the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource so you can study before the course.

Spokane APLS Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Assess and manage the pediatric patient with signs of life threatening emergencies.
  • Provide appropriate interventions for the pediatric patient with cardiovascular, respiratory, traumatic, surgical, metabolic, toxicological and CNS emergencies.
  • Evaluate and manage emergencies in children with special health care needs.

This Spokane APLS course is recommended for:

  • Any physician who treats pediatric patients–pediatricians, family practice, emergency physicians.
  • Any physician who provides medical services in the community or events involving children.
  • Physicians in training who will be expected to provide timely evaluation and treatment in infants, toddlers, school-age children and adolescents.
  • Any other health care provider who is involved in the treatment of pediatric patients, especially in emergency care or critical care.

Although this course is designed for physicians, other disciplines are encouraged to attend.

CME Accreditation

Providence Health Care is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association CME Accreditation Committee to sponsor continuing medical education activities for physicians.

Providence Health Care designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 hours in Category 1 to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Providence Health Care designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAP Credit

This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for up to 14.5 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the AAP.

ACEP Category 1 Credit

ACEP members participating in the APLS course will qualify to receive 14.5 hours of ACEP category 1 credit.

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