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​Course Schedules

A variety of options are available for delivering the PEPP Course: 

  • One-day Traditional Onsite BLS PEPP Course

  • Hybrid BLS PEPP Course

  • Two-day Traditional Onsite ALS PEPP Course

  • Hybrid ALS PEPP Course​

The following sample schedules include minimum course content and minimum times. If desired, the course can be lengthened to allow more time for participant practice or discussion.

NOTE: The student-faculty ratio for skill stations should not exceed 6:1. The student-faculty ratio for case-based scenarios should not exceed 10:1.​

    BLS Hybrid Course

    BLS Online Component

    ​Pediatric Assessment

    ​45 min

    ​Respiratory Emergencies

    ​30 min

    ​Resuscitation and Dysrhythmias

    ​30 min

    ​Medical Emergencies

    ​30 min 

    ​Trauma

    ​30 min

    ​Children in Disasters

    ​30 min

    ​Emergency Delivery and Newborn Resuscitation​

    ​30 min 

    ​Child Maltreatment

    ​30 min

    ​4.75 hours of education

    ​BLS Onsite Component ​

    ​Introduction and Course Overview

    ​15 min

    ​Shock Lecture​

    ​30 min

    ​Skills Orientation Video (BLS)​

    ​15 min

    ​Airway Skills Station

    ​30 min

    ​Spinal Stabilization Skills Station

    ​30 min

    ​BREAK

    15 min

    Course Coordinator selects 1-2 cases from each group:

    • Trauma Cases

    • Cardiovascular Emergencies Cases

    • Children with Special Health Care Needs Cases​

    ​30 min

    ​Resuscitation Skills Station

    ​30 min

    Course Coordinator selects 1-2 cases from each grouping:

    • Child and Family Interaction Cases

    • Medical Emergencies Cases

    • Emergency Delivery and Newborn Resuscitation Cases​

    ​30 min

    ​​​Exam

    ​30 min

    ​3.75 hours of education 
    4.25 hours with breaks 
    Total time for BLS Hybrid Course: 8.5 CEU Credits​

    ​​​​

    BLS Onsite Course

    ​Precourse Assessment and Review

    ​30 min

    ​Introduction and Course Overview

    ​15 min

    ​Pediatric Assessment Lecture

    ​45 min

    ​Skills Orientation Video (BLS)

    ​15 min

    ​Airway Skills Station

    ​30 min

    ​Spinal Stabilization Skills Station

    ​30 min

    ​BREAK

    ​15 min

    ​Children with Special Health Care Needs Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​Respiratory Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​LUNCH

    ​60 min

    ​Child Maltreatment Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​Trauma Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​Resuscitation and Dysrhythmias

    ​30 min

    Course Coordinator selects one lecture from the following:

    • Toxicology Lecture

    • Children in Disasters Lecture

    • Emergency Delivery and Newborn Resuscitation Lecture

    Shock Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​Course Coordinator selects 1-2 cases from each grouping:

    • Trauma Cases

    • Children with Special Health Care Needs Cases

    • Cardiovascular Cases

    ​30 min

    ​Resuscitation Skills Station

    ​30 min

    ​BREAK

    ​15 min

    ​Medical Emergencies Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​Course Coordinator selects 1-2 cases from each grouping:

    • Child and Family Interaction Cases

    • Medical Emergencies Cases

    • Emergency Delivery and Newborn Resuscitation Cases​

    ​30 min

    ​Exam

    ​30 min

    ​8.0 hours of education
    9.25 hours with breaks 
    Total time for BLS Onsite Course: 8.0 CEU Credits​

    ​​​

    ALS Hybrid Course

    ALS Online Component

    ​Pediatric Assessment

    60 min

    ​Respiratory Emergencies

    45 min

    ​Resuscitation and Dysrhythmias

    ​30 min

    ​Medical Emergencies

    ​45 min

    ​Trauma

    45 min

    ​Children in Disasters

    30 min

    ​Emergency Delivery and Newborn Resuscitation​

    45 min

    ​Children with Special Health Care needs

    ​30 min

    ​Child Maltreatment

    ​30 min

    ​6 hours of education

    ​ALS Onsite Component ​

    ​Welcome and Course Overview

    ​15 min

    ​Shock Lecture​

    ​30 min​

    ​Skills Orientation Video (BLS)​

    30 min

    ​BREAK

    15 min

    ​Airway Skills Station

    ​45 min 

    ​Vascular Access and Spinal Stabilization Skills Stations

    45 min

    LUNCH

    60 min

    Course Coordinator selects 2-3 cases from each grouping:

    • Cardiovascular Emergencies Cases

    • Children with Special Health Care Needs Cases

    • Trauma Cases​

    75 min

    Resuscitation Skills Station

    60 min

    ​BREAK

    ​15 min
    ​Course Coordinator selects 2-3 cases from each grouping:
    • Child and Family Interaction Cases

    • Medical Emergencies Cases

    • Emergency Delivery and Newborn Resuscitation Cases​
    ​75 min
    ​Exam

    ​30 min 

    ​​

    ​6.5 hours of education 
    8.25 hours with breaks
    Total time for ALS Hybrid Course: 12.5 CEU Credits


    ALS Onsite Course (2 Days)

    ​Precourse Assessment and Review

    ​30 min

    ​​Day 1 ​

    ​Welcome and Course Overview

    ​15 min

    ​Pediatric Assessment Lecture

    ​60 min

    ​Skills Orientation Video

    ​30 min

    ​BREAK

    ​15 min

    ​Airway Skills Station

    ​60 min

    ​Vascular Access and Spinal Stabilization Skills Stations

    ​60 min

    ​LUNCH

    ​60 min

    ​Respiratory Emergencies Lecture

    ​45 min

    ​Children with Special Health Care Needs Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​Shock Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​BREAK

    15 min​

    Course Coordinator selects 2-3 cases from each grouping:

    • Child and Family Interaction Cases

    • Children with Special Health Care Needs Cases

    • Trauma Cases​

    ​​75 min 

    ​​

    ​7 hours of education
    8.75 hours with breaks

    ​​Day 2

    ​Emergency Delivery and Newborn Resuscitation Lecture

    ​45 min

    ​Trauma Lecture

    ​45 min

    ​Resuscitation and Dysrhythmias Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​BREAK

    ​15 min

    ​Resuscitation Skills Station

    ​60 min

    ​Medical Emergencies Lecture

    ​45 min

    ​LUNCH

    60 min​

    ​Course Coordinator selects 2-3 cases from each grouping:

    • Cardiovascular Emergencies Cases

    • Medical Emergencies Cases

    • Emergency Delivery and Newborn Resuscitation Cases​

    ​75 min

    ​BREAK

    ​15 min

    ​Child Maltreatment Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​Toxicology Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​Children in Disasters Lecture​

    ​30 min

    ​Exam

    ​30 min

    ​7 hours of education 
    8.25 hours with breaks 
    Total time for ALS Onsite Course: 14.0 hours of CEU Credits​

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