L110322 Midwest EMSC Virtual Pediatric Champions Symposium - ED

November 3, 2022

Midwest EMSC is hosting the second annual Pediatric Champion/PECC Symposium. This session is focused on ED and Hospital Pediatric Champions/PECCs. 

Target Audience

Physicians and Nurses working with pediatric patients in an emergency department. 

Learning Objectives

  • Review pediatric patient assessment
  • Discuss mass casualty preparedness and improvements
  • Explain common mental heath presentations in the emergency department and explore resources for patients and families
  • Share QI project to assist in addressing pediatric care readiness.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 ANCC
  • 4.00 Attendance
    • 4.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/03/2022 - 2:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
11/03/2022 - 6:30pm CDT

2:00 – 2:05pm – Welcome and overview of Midwest EMSC
2:05 – 3:05pm – Talking Peds - Pediatric Patients Back to the Basics: Sarah Rauner 
                           1. Describe how to approach and assess pediatric patients. 
                           2. Recognize ages and stages that relate to pediatric emergency patients. 
                           3. Explore pediatric pearls of wisdom at a basic level. 
                           4. Discuss pediatric assessment common concerns.                    
3:05 – 3:10pm – Transition and intro to next speaker
3:10 – 4:10pm – Disasters: Preparedness and Response, Waukesha: Dr. Mo Luetje 
                           1. Describe how to prepare for a mass casualty incident with little prep time.
                           2. Explain a process and key components for a health care team debrief following a mass casualty incident.
                           3. Express how to initiate mass casualty and disaster plan improvements within attendees’ respective facilities.
4:10 – 4:15pm – Transition and intro to next speaker
4:15 – 5:15pm – Behavioral Healthcare in the ED: Stephen DeLong

                           1. Indicate common mental health presentations to the Emergency Department.
                           2. Identify de-escalation skills.
                           3. Explore mental health supports available to families
5:15 – 5:20pm – Transition and intro to next speaker
5:20 – 6:20pm – Pediatric Readiness - QI in a health system: Dr. Jacques Burgess 

                           1. Explore pediatric workgroups purpose to address pediatric readiness.
                           2. Demonstrate the importance of sharing resources, exchanging information, and collaborating on ideas. 
6:20 – 6:30pm – Q&A for all speakers and brief wrap up


Jacques Burgess, MD, MPH, SFHM
Stephen DeLong, LICSW
Mo Luetje, DO
Sarah Rauner, RN, MSN



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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Children’s Minnesota. Children’s Minnesota is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement:


Children’s Minnesota designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.


Children's Minnesota designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 2.5 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 ANCC
  • 4.00 Attendance
    • 4.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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