Is your office staff prepared to handle a pediatric emergency? Are life-saving medications and equipment accessible? In this on-site training, Stephanie Spanos, MD, a specialist in pediatric emergency medicine and simulation, will prepare your office with a readiness evaluation and team training simulations.

Emergency Topics

  • Hypoglycemia
  • Dehydration, hypovolemic shock
  • Seizure
  • Airway foreign body
  • Anaphylaxis, anaphylactic shock
  • Asthma, bronchiolitis, croup, infectious airway obstruction
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Myocarditis, cardiogenic shock
  • Septic Shock
  • Trauma, hemorrhagic shock
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Cardiac and respiratory arrest

Goals

  • Improve front desk emergency recognition 
  • Develop protocols 
  • Algorithms for emergencies: intervention priorities, medications, dosing, timing 
  • Train the office staff to function as an effective emergency response team 
  • Practice: procedure task trainers 
  • Practice: team simulations 
  • Equipment 
  • Medications and Medication Cards 

Accreditation

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Primary Children’s Hospital, and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Primary Children’s Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Schedule a Training

To schedule a training for your office, email: Stephanie.Spanos@hsc.utah.edu