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Pediatric Defibrillation
A Window of Opportunity

11-GANN-F3-0007 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Scott DeBoer, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, CFRN, EMT-P and Michael Seaver, RN, BA
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The goal of this presentation is to familiarize paramedics with issues surrounding pediatric defibrillation. After you study this information, you will be able to —
  • Explain how defibrillation affects a heart in ventricular fibrillation.
  • Identify the two types of waveforms delivered by defibrillators.
  • Recognize at least two concerns regarding the use of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in the pediatric population.

Scott DeBoer, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, CFRN, EMT-P, has declared that he is a consultant for Ossur Medical and Wolfe-Tory Medical.

Accreditation Information
This course is designed for EMTs and Paramedics and is NOT approved as continuing nursing education.
This continuing education activity is approved by OnCourse Learning, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergecy Medical Services (CECBEMS).
CEH Number and Category: 1.0 Advanced

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/10/2014

OnCourse Learning is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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