Paediatric education

  • Outreach education program 

    *Currently taking bookings for 2020*

    An Outreach Education program is available to hospitals throughout Victoria, Southern NSW and Tasmania. Contact the PIPER Paediatric Clinical Nurse Consultant for further details and costing.

    A seminar can be tailored to the needs of staff in your hospital. The seminar can include the following topics (but is not limited to these): airway management, fluid resuscitation of children, management of child trauma, asthma protocols, management of the shocked child, preparation for transport, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and care of neurological emergencies. Four experienced PIPER/Paediatric Intensive Care staff members conduct the sessions. It is a lecture-based program with ample opportunity for questions, small group discussions and demonstration of equipment. A practical component can be offered, allowing small group participation in intraosseous needle insertion, CPR, measuring cervical collars, log rolling, and scenario teaching.

    We believe the education sessions are beneficial and relevant to a broad population of health care professionals. We therefore encourage participation of hospital staff that either have limited exposure to treatment of paediatric patients or to those experienced paediatric staff that wish to consolidate or expand their knowledge of the care and resuscitation of severely ill children.

    For further information about Outreach Education contact piperpaediatric.education@rch.org.au.

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    PIPER Paediatric 'Situation Critical' Study Day

    Bookings Open February 2020 - Full Day & Half day programs.  

    The PIPER Paediatric "Situation Critical" at the Royal Children's Hospital will held be on 

    24th April 2020

    24th August 2020

    20th October 2020

    Further details to be released shortly.

    This session is aimed at those working in acute paediatrics and who want an update on current practise to care for unstable children in their department. It may suit nurse educators nursing leads, senior clinicians in acute care areas. We hope you will come away from it with ideas around how to improve care for children in your department

    The Seminar includes lectures, skill stations, and scenarios.

     

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    Cost includes seminar, GST, catering, and information package.

    For further information about PIPER Paediatric Outreach Seminars at RCH contact  Mina.Soukkane@rch.org.au