Pediatric Emergency Procedures (PEMP)

This course is designed to allow physicians to acquire and review their skills in essential life-saving emergency procedures including:

  • Needle Cricothyrotomy and transtracheal jet ventilation
  • Open Cricothyrotomy
  • Needle Thoracostomy
  • Chest Tube insertion
  • Intraosseous Vascular access
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Central line Vascular access, landmark technique
  • Ultrasound-guided Central line vascular access
  • Crisis Resource Management and cognitive error mitigation

PEMP combines online modules with an intensive immersive hands-on simulation experience that allows for realistic and clinically relevant practice of the procedures followed by integration of the procedures into the overall care of a simulated critically ill child.

Target audience: physicians practicing emergency care

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