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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/201891
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Educating on Pediatric End-of-Life Issues Using Simulation
Abstract:
(41st Biennial Convention) Purpose:In 2004, there were over 53,000 pediatric deaths with three-fouths of these occuring in hospitals and 17% of these in emergency departments.There is limited pediatric palliative care education in nursing and medical schools and limited professional education and/or debriefing.The purposeis to promote ongoing education and support for those those healthcare professionals who may encounter an uenxpected pediatric death, with emphaisis on commuication among healthcare professionals and family members. A second purpose is to promote inter-professional team work. Methods: Lecture on pediatric end of life issues folowed by simulation and role-playing and debriefing with sharing of experiences. Results:Post lecture/simulation evaluations were highly positive and requests for ongoing pediatric end of life education. This has lead to a debreifing session and an all day pediatric end of life conference. Conclusions: Healthcare professions have a need and desire for ongoing pediatric end of life ecducation and debrefing.
Keywords:
Education; Pediatric; Death
Repository Posting Date:
11-Jan-2012
Date of Publication:
4-Jan-2012
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleEducating on Pediatric End-of-Life Issues Using Simulationen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/201891-
dc.description.abstract(41st Biennial Convention) Purpose:In 2004, there were over 53,000 pediatric deaths with three-fouths of these occuring in hospitals and 17% of these in emergency departments.There is limited pediatric palliative care education in nursing and medical schools and limited professional education and/or debriefing.The purposeis to promote ongoing education and support for those those healthcare professionals who may encounter an uenxpected pediatric death, with emphaisis on commuication among healthcare professionals and family members. A second purpose is to promote inter-professional team work. Methods: Lecture on pediatric end of life issues folowed by simulation and role-playing and debriefing with sharing of experiences. Results:Post lecture/simulation evaluations were highly positive and requests for ongoing pediatric end of life education. This has lead to a debreifing session and an all day pediatric end of life conference. Conclusions: Healthcare professions have a need and desire for ongoing pediatric end of life ecducation and debrefing.en_GB
dc.subjectEducationen_GB
dc.subjectPediatricen_GB
dc.subjectDeathen_GB
dc.date.available2012-01-11T10:58:32Z-
dc.date.issued2012-01-04en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-01-11T10:58:32Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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