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Pediatric Defibrillation - CE314-60
Pediatric Defibrillation
A Window of Opportunity

CE314-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Meaghan O'Keeffe, RN, BSN
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The goal of this continuing education module is to familiarize physicians and nurses with issues surrounding pediatric defibrillation. After studying the information presented here, 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


Author Scott DeBoer has declared that he is a consultant for Ossur Medical and Wolfe-Tory Medical.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 4/4/2019

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