ROCCS Course Descriptions

Triage and Initial Management of the Infant with Suspected Congenital Heart Disease 

Objectives: 

  • Recognize common clinical presentation of infants with serious congenital heart disease, including key physical exam characteristics 
  • Be able to recognize signs of poor cardiac output by physical exam 
  • Be able to perform and interpret pre and post ductal saturations in the newborn 
  • Be able to obtain and interpret results of a hyperoxia test 
  • Understand the differential diagnosis of the cyanotic neonate and infant with poor cardiac output
  • Understand the indications, dosing, and common side effects of prostaglandin infusions 

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Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect 

Objectives: 

  • Participants will appreciate the scope of child abuse 
  • Participants will identify physical exam findings that raise concern for child abuse 
  • Participants will gain knowledge how to communicate concerns of abuse and neglect to healthcare providers and to other community partners 
  • Participants will review mandatory reporting of child abuse 

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Recognition of Pediatric Readiness in the Emergency Department and EMS  

Objectives: 

  • Review recognition programs criteria and processes 
  • Increase awareness of the criteria and guidelines that indicate pediatric readiness for emergency service
  • Understand the importance of everyday pediatric readiness 
  • Review and locate available resources to support pediatric readiness

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Pick Your Poison – One Dose Can Kill 

Objectives: 

  • Identify common agents of serious toxicity 
  • Recognize resources for toxicological exposures 
  • Review treatment strategies for exposures and overdoses 

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The Fire’s Out, What Now? EMS Handbook to the Stabilization of the Burn Patient  

Objectives:  

  • Identify the immediate priorities of the initial stabilization following thermal injury.
  • Describe the different mechanisms of thermal injuries. 
  • Explore current burn treatment modalities including the wound healing process. 

Evidence-Based Management (emergent) of Bronchiolitis, Reactive Airway, RSV &  Pneumonia in the Pediatric Patient 

Objectives: 

  • Bronchiolitis Pathophysiology 
  • Bronchiolitis Diagnosis 
  • Bronchiolitis Treatment 

Pediatric Airway Management 

Objectives: 

  • Define DASL-1A and discuss importance for airway management 
  • Discuss options for successful pre-oxygenation 
  • Review optimal positioning for advanced airway management 
  • Review the S.A.F.F.E.R. airway management flow chart