EPC provides a unique approach to pediatric emergency care, offering assessment techniques that can help EMS practitioners rapidly and accurately assess pediatric patients to determine which situations may be life threatening and require immediate intervention. In addition to providing current knowledge and training in proper treatment modalities, the course incorporates family centered care throughout all scenarios. Training encompasses lectures, hands-on skills practice and small group critical thinking discussions.
Non-state licensed and/or non-EMS providers may be admitted at the discretion of the course instructor/coordinator (these outside providers may reach the course instructor/coordinator using contact information provided within the course detail).
- Explain the anatomical, physiological and developmental differences in children and how they affect the child's responses to illness and injury.
- Describe how the Pediatric Assessment Triangle can act as a critical tool to guide the approach to and evolution of pediatric assessment and treatment.
- Discuss the assessment and management of newborns, infants and children suffering from: airway and breathing problems, hypoperfusion and shock, trauma, common medical problems, cardiac disease, special medical needs or child abuse and neglect.
- Describe the principles of family centered care and how they can be applied to benefit children, their families and the medical providers caring for them.
NotesPLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU ARE WAITLISTED FOR A CLASS, YOU WILL BE CONTACTED VIA EMAIL IF THERE IS AN OPENING. YOU WILL HAVE 48 HOURS FROM THE TIME OF THE EMAIL SENT TO ENROLL VIA THE LINK PROVIDED IN THE EMAIL. PLEASE ENSURE THE EMAIL ADDRESS ON YOUR ACCOUNT IS ONE THAT IS CHECKED REGULARLY/DAILY.
If you are a student with a documented disability and have not voluntarily disclosed the nature of your disability so that we may coordinate the accommodations you need, you are invited to contact the Disability Support Services Office (DSSO) in ‘Ilima 107, ph.734-9552, or email email@example.com for assistance. For students whose primary disability is Deaf or hard of hearing, contact the KCC Deaf Center at ph. 734-9210 (V), 447-1379 (videophone), or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: you will need to contact Kapi’olani CC’s DSSO or Deaf Center to request accommodations in a Kapi’olani CC course even if you’ve already registered or are receiving services at another UH campus’s disability support program.PLEASE READ: All courses are first come first served, with preference given to State of Hawaii EMS licensed providers. Non-state licensed and non-EMS providers will be admitted at the discretion of the course director/instructor, with fees additional to the card fee. Often classes fill up quickly; therefore, it is highly recommended you sign up for this class as soon as possible. Those on the “first come-first served” wait list who gain access will be notified by the college prior to the start of class so long as adequate time allows. Non-state EMS providers may be denied admission even after registration based on space availability due to preferential listing of State of Hawaii EMS providers. Confirmation will occur 1 week prior to course date.
Non-State of Hawaii EMS Licensed Providers (out of state license, RN, MD, etc.) fee: $140.00. If you are a non-State of Hawaii EMS Licensed Provider and are interested in enrolling for this class, please contact Mario Fuentes at email@example.com
An exception may be made to this policy in the event that you are scheduled to work four days or less before the start of class. You are responsible to notify Mario Fuentes at firstname.lastname@example.org. Repeated absenteeism may result in exclusion from future CME at KapCC.
Kapi‘olani Community College Refund/Drop Policy:
100% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 10 business days or more prior to start date of course.
50% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 5-9 business days prior to start date of course.
0% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made less than 5 business days prior to start date of course.
To access the online portion: On day 1, or before, students who have been admitted to the course and paid the card fee may access the following website: http://www.jblearning.com/cart/Default.aspx?bc=15802-1&coupon=17PSG25 to pay for the online portion ($29.21). Students must complete the 8 hour online portion prior to day 2. The online portion can be done lesson-by-lesson spread over the given time period as long as all lessons are completed prior to day 2. You will not receive any email codes for this class because you will pay the publisher directly. KapCC will collect a processing fee and Jones and Bartlett will collect for the online portion.
State of Hawaii EMS licensure
There is a requirement to pay for the course on KCC's website prior to day 1 online as part of the course registration process. The fee is $35.
Students must complete the 8 hour online portion prior to day 2. The online portion can be done lesson-by-lesson spread over the given time period as long as all lessons are completed prior to day 2. On day 1, or before, students who have been admitted to the course and paid the card fee may access the following website: http://www.jblearning.com/cart/Default.aspx?bc=15802-1&coupon=18PSG15 to pay for the online portion ($39.95). You will not receive any email codes for this class because you will pay the publisher directly. KapCC will collect a processing fee and Jones and Bartlett will collect for the online portion.