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Pediatric Arrest Management NSPE 7920

Nursing Specialty Pediatric Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

A guided learning course addressing nursing care when an infant or child faces respiratory and/or cardiac arrest. Using a case study format, students have the opportunity to develop skills in critical thinking, systematic inquiry and collaboration as they focus on anticipation and prevention in potential and actual arrest situations.




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Learning Outcomes

As a healthcare practitioner, you are expected to follow professional standards of practice throughout all SN programs and courses. In this course, you will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, professionalism, and clinical decision-making. Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Integrate principles of growth and development, knowledge of anatomy and physiology and family­centered care in the assessment and care of pediatric patients at risk for respiratory and/or circulatory failure.
  • Use knowledge of unique pediatric anatomy and pathophysiology, clinical presentation and comprehensive assessment to critically analyze data, form and prioritize conclusions and plan immediate nursing care to optimize oxygen supply and demand for a pediatric patient experiencing facing an actual or potential respiratory or circulatory arrest.
  • Identify areas for change to improve the preparedness of a selected practice area for the management of pediatric arrest situations.
  • Use communication and collaboration skills in order to establish and maintain partnerships with an inter- professional team, families, and pediatric patients during a respiratory or circulatory arrest.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023

Related Programs

Pediatric Arrest Management (NSPE 7920) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Pediatric Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time


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