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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

    Lesson 1: Pediatric Assessment Module

    ​60 min

    ​Lesson 2: Respiratory Emergencies Module

    ​45 min

    Lesson 3: Resuscitation and Dysrhythmias Module

    ​45 min

    ​Lesson 4A: Medical Emergencies Module

    ​45 min 

    Lesson 4B: Medical Emergencies Module

    ​45 min

    Lesson 5: Trauma Module

    ​45 min

    Lesson 6: Children in Disasters Module

    ​45 min 

    ​Lesson 7: Emergency Delivery and Newborn Resuscitation Module

    ​45 min

    ​Lesson 8: Children with Special Health Care Needs Module
    ​45 min
    ​Lesson 9: Child Maltreatment Module
    45 min
    ​Lesson 10: Shock Module
    45 min​
    ​Lesson 11: Behavioral Emergencies Module
    45 min​
    ​Lesson 12: Toxicology Module
    ​45 min
    ​Skills Demonstrations Videos 
    15 min​

    ​10.25 hours of education

    ​BLS Onsite Component ​

    ​Introduction and Course Overview

    ​15 min

    ​Station 1: Airway Skills Station

    ​45 min

    ​Station 2: Trauma Skills Station

    ​45 min

    ​Break

    ​15 min

    Small Group Discussion Part 1: Course Coordinator selects 1–2 cases from each of the following groups:  

    • Children with Special Health Care Needs Cases
    • Child and Family Interaction cases 

    ​30 min

    ​Station 3: Resuscitation Skills Station

    30 min

    Small Group Discussion Part 2: Course Coordinator selects 1–2 cases from each of the following groups: 

    • Behavioral Emergencies cases
    • Cardiovascular Cases

    ​30 min

    BREAK

    ​15 min

    ​Role-Play Activity (Respiratory and Neonatal Cases)

    ​30 min

    ​Course Coordinator selects 1–2 of the following activities:
    • Lecture
    • Small Group Discussion
    • Matching Game
    • PEPP Trivia Game
    ​45 min

    ​​​Exam

    ​30 min

    4.75 hours of education 5.5 hours with breaks​


    ​Total time for BLS Hybrid Course: 15 CAPCE Credits

    ​​​​

    BLS Onsite Course

    Online Precourse Work: BLS Airway Management Video, PAT Video, Skills Demonstration Video Clips and Pre-Test – 45 min

    Introduction and Course Overview

    ​15 min

    ​Pediatric Assessment Lecture

    ​45 min

    Trauma Lecture

    ​30 min

    Station 1: Airway Skills Station

    ​45 min

    ​BREAK

    ​15 min

    ​Station 2: Trauma Skills Station

    ​45 min

    ​Small Group Discussion Part 1: Course Coordinator selects 1–2 cases from each of the following groups:

    • Children with Special Health Care Needs Cases
    • Child and Family Interaction Cases

    ​30 min

    Lunch

    ​60 min

    ​Station 3: Resuscitation Skills Station 

    ​30 min

    Resuscitation and Dysrhythmias Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​Small Group Discussion Part 2: Course Coordinator selects 1–2 cases from each of the following groups:

    • Behavioral Emergencies Cases
    • Cardiovascular Cases

    ​30 min

    ​Child Maltreatment Lecture

    ​30 min

    BREAK

    ​15 min

    Medical Emergencies Lecture

    ​30 min

    ​Role-Play Activity (Respiratory and Neonatal Cases)

    ​30 min

    ​Course Coordinator selects 1–2 of the following activities:

    • Lecture
    • Small Group Discussion
    • Matching Game
    • PEPP Trivia Game

    ​45 min

    Post-Test

    ​30 min


    ​8.5 hours of education
    9.25 hours with breaks 


    ​Total time for BLS Onsite Course: 8.25 CAPCE Credits

    ​​​

    ALS Hybrid Course

    ALS Online Component

    ​Lesson 1: Pediatric Assessment Module

    75 min

    Lesson 2: Respiratory Emergencies Module

    60 min

    Lesson 3: Resuscitation and Dysrhythmias Module

    ​45 min

    ​Lesson 4A: Medical Emergencies Module

    ​60 min

    ​Lesson 4B: Medical Emergencies Module

    60 min

    ​Lesson 5: Trauma Module

    60 min

    ​Lesson 6: Children in Disasters Module

    45 min

    ​Lesson 7: Emergency Delivery and Newborn Resuscitation Module 

    ​60 min

    ​Lesson 8: Children with Special Health Care Needs Module 

    ​45 min

    ​Lesson 9: Child Maltreatment Module
    ​45 min
    ​Lesson 10: Shock Module
    ​45 min
    ​Lesson 11: Behavioral Emergencies Module
    ​45 min
    ​Lesson 12: Toxicology Emergencies Module
    ​45 min
    ​Skills Demonstration Videos
    ​15 min

    ​11.75 hours of education

    ​ALS Onsite Component ​

    ​Welcome and Course Overview

    ​15 min

    ​Station 1: Airway Skills Station

    ​75 min​

    Station 2: Trauma Skills Station

    75 min

    ​BREAK

    15 min

    ​Small Group Discussion Part 1: Course Coordinator selects 2 cases from each of the following groups:

    • Children with Special Health Care Needs Cases
    • Child and Family Interaction Cases

    ​45 min 

    ​Role Play Activity (Respiratory and Neonatal Cases)

    45 min

    LUNCH

    60 min

    Station 3: Resuscitation Skill Station

    60 min

    Small Group Discussion Part 2: Course Coordinator selects 1–2 cases from each of the following groups:

    • Behavioral Emergencies Cases
    • Cardiovascular Cases

    45 min

    ​BREAK

    ​15 min
    Course Coordinator selects 1–2 of the following activities:
    • Lecture
    • Small Group Discussion
    • Matching Game
    • PEPP Trivia Game 
    ​45 min
    ​Post-Test

    ​30 min 

    ​​

    ​7.00 hours of education 8.75 hours with breaks


    ​Total time for ALS Hybrid Course: 18.75 CAPCE Credits

    ALS Onsite Course (2 Days)

    Online Precourse Work: ALS/BLS Airway Management Video, PAT Video, Skills Demonstration Videos, and Pre-Test – 45 min

    ​​Day 1 ​

    ​Welcome and Course Overview

    ​15 min

    ​Pediatric Assessment Lecture

    ​60 min

    ​BREAK

    ​15 min

    Station 1: Airway Skills Station

    ​75 min

    Station 2: Trauma Skills Station

    ​75 min

    ​LUNCH

    ​60 min

    ​Trauma Lecture

    ​45 min

    ​Small Group Discussion Part 1: Course Coordinator selects 1–2 cases from each of the following groups:

    • Children with Special Health Care Needs Cases
    • Child and Family Interaction Cases

    ​30 min

    ​BREAK

    15 min​

    Shock Lecture​

    ​​30 min 

    ​Toxicology Lecture
    ​30 min

    ​​

    6.75 hours of education 8.25 hours with breaks

    ​​Day 2

    ​Resuscitation and Dysrhythmias Lecture

    ​30 min

    Child Maltreatment Lecture

    ​30 min

    Station 3: Resuscitation Skill Station

    ​75 min

    ​BREAK

    ​15 min

    ​Role Play Activity (Respiratory and Neonatal Cases)

    ​45 min

    ​Medical Emergencies Lecture

    ​45 min

    ​LUNCH

    60 min​

    Small Group Discussion Part 2: Course Coordinator selects 1–2 cases from each of the following groups:

    • Behavioral Emergencies Cases
    • Cardiovascular Cases

    ​45 min

    ​Course Coordinator selects 1–2 of the following activities:

    • Lecture
    • Small Group Discussion
    • Matching Game
    • PEPP Trivia Game

    ​45 min

    BREAK

    ​15 min

    ​Behavioral Emergencies Lecture
    ​30 min

    ​Exam

    ​30 min


    ​6.25 hours of education 7.75 hours with breaks


    ​Total time for ALS Onsite Course: 13.00 CAPCE Credits

    ​​

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