Pediatric and Gerontological Emergencies

Code: NURS8720

Course description

This course provides an in-depth knowledge of specific emergencies commonly experienced by children and the elderly, special considerations related to various emergencies when experienced by children and the elderly and the clinical management of these emergencies. It includes specialized communications skills, pediatric and gerontological triage and assessment and pathophysiological and pharmacological considerations unique to children and the elderly in an emergency setting. Included in the topics discussed in detail are neglect, abuse, poisoning, medication interactions and infectious diseases of childhood and the principles of PALS. This course is part of the Emergency Nursing program.

Course details

Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 8, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $212.76
 
End date: Nov. 1, 2020
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.