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

CE314-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Scott DeBoer, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, CFRN, EMT-P and Michael Seaver, RN, BA and Judy Dianna McDaniel, RN, BS, MSN
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Objectives:
 
The goal of this continuing education module is to familiarize physicians, nurses, EMTs and paramedics 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 12/31/2016

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