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Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals: Course Coordinator Orientation. Objectives (1 of 2). At the conclusion of the Course Coordinator Orientation, the participants will be able to: Prepare to conduct a PEPP Course Select and recruit Faculty for a PEPP Course.

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objectives 1 of 2
Objectives (1 of 2)

At the conclusion of the Course Coordinator Orientation, the participants will be able to:

  • Prepare to conduct a PEPP Course
  • Select and recruit Faculty for a PEPP Course
objectives 2 of 2
Objectives (2 of 2)

At the conclusion of the Course Coordinator Orientation, the participants will be able to:

  • Conduct a PEPP Course
  • Submit appropriate PEPP paperwork to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
overview of orientation
Overview of Orientation
  • PEPP Course materials
  • PEPP Resource Manual Administrative Section
  • Teaching the PEPP Course
  • PEPP Website
  • Questions and Answers
pepp course materials
PEPP Course Materials
  • PEPP Textbook
  • PEPP Resource Manual
  • PEPP Toolkit CD-ROM
  • PEPP ALS and BLS DVD
  • PEPP Written Test
pepp resource manual
PEPP Resource Manual
  • Administration
  • Educational Principles
  • Lectures
  • Scenarios
  • Skill Stations
  • Appendices
responsibilities of pepp course coordinator 1 of 3
Responsibilities of PEPP Course Coordinator (1 of 3)
  • Maintain integrity of program
  • Select and communicate with a PEPP Medical Advisor
  • Select appropriate Faculty
  • Ensure participant and Faculty evaluations for course are completed
responsibilities of pepp course coordinator 2 of 3
Responsibilities of PEPP Course Coordinator (2 of 3)
  • Maintain direct communication with the AAP
  • Coordinate logistical issues
  • Manage course budget
  • Address educational principles within the structure of the course
responsibilities of pepp course coordinator 3 of 3
Responsibilities of PEPP Course Coordinator (3 of 3)
  • Be present for entire course and supervise all aspects of the course
  • Submit completed course rosters to the AAP
  • Ensure the safety of participants
pepp course coordinator requirements
PEPP BLS Course Coordinator can teach:

PEPP BLS Course

PEPP BLS Course Coordinator Orientation

PEPP ALS Course Coordinator can teach:

PEPP BLS Course

PEPP ALS Course

PEPP BLS or ALS Course Coordinator Orientation

PEPP Course Coordinator Requirements
pepp medical advisor requirements
PEPP Medical Advisor Requirements
  • Physician (MD or DO)
  • Current responsibilities in the local or regional EMS system
  • Know local and/or regional EMS jurisdictional protocols
responsibilities of pepp medical advisor 1 of 2
Responsibilities of PEPP Medical Advisor (1 of 2)
  • Provide direction and advice for the Course Coordinator
  • Review the course content
  • Recommend potential Faculty if needed
responsibilities of pepp medical advisor 2 of 2
Responsibilities of PEPP Medical Advisor (2 of 2)
  • Identify and clarify jurisdictional and protocol issues to be addressed in the course
  • Serve as a Faculty member if possible
pepp faculty requirements
PEPP Faculty Requirements
  • Health care professional
  • Appropriately trained for the course and audience that they are teaching
responsibilities of pepp faculty
Responsibilities of PEPP Faculty
  • Facilitate learning process
  • Be familiar with course structure and material
  • Work with PEPP Course Coordinator and other Faculty
  • Read materials related to PEPP Faculty
pepp course requirements 1 of 2
PEPP Course Requirements (1 of 2)
  • Course size
    • 1:6 Faculty to participant ratio
    • Enough equipment for Skill Stations
  • Room requirements
    • Large room for Lectures
    • Four breakout areas
pepp course requirements 2 of 2
PEPP Course Requirements (2 of 2)
  • Audiovisual Equipment
    • LCD projector and screen
    • Computer with CD-ROM drive
    • DVD player
    • Monitor
continuing education credit
Continuing Education Credit
  • At this time, the AAP does not award continuing education credits for PEPP Courses
  • Course Coordinators should work with the appropriate agency in their area to arrange for securing continuing education credits
publicizing the pepp course on the pepp website
Publicizing the PEPP Course on the PEPP Website
  • Go to www.PEPPsite.com and complete the online course notification in the Course Coordinator Only section or
  • Complete the Course Notification Form in the Appendices of the Resource Manual and mail it to the AAP
budget considerations
Budget Considerations
  • Promotion
  • Faculty expenses
  • Equipment Purchase and Rental
  • Facility Expenses
  • Course Supplies
  • Copying
  • Postage
pepp tests bls als versions
PEPP Tests (BLS/ALS versions)
  • Pretests
    • Online
    • On site, paper and pencil
  • Post-test
    • On site
      • Test 1
      • Test 2
pepp post test
PEPP Post-Test
  • Obtaining Tests
  • Test Security
  • Philosophy
pepp post test administration
PEPP Post-Test Administration
  • Preparation
    • Photocopy test and answer sheet
    • Make pencils available
  • Implementation
    • Faculty assistance
    • 80% correct to pass
    • Remediation
    • All tests must be returned to Course Coordinator
pepp successful completion
PEPP Successful Completion
  • Participate in the complete course
  • Pass Post-Test
  • Course Completion Card valid for 2-years
pepp evaluation
PEPP Evaluation
  • Participant evaluation form
  • Faculty evaluation form
  • Course Coordinator must submit these forms to the AAP for the first course they coordinate and are encouraged to submit the forms for subsequent courses
pepp paperwork 1 of 2
PEPP Paperwork (1 of 2)
  • Complete online for no charge at www.PEPPsite.com
  • Mail or fax to the AAP with a processing fee
pepp paperwork 2 of 2
PEPP Paperwork (2 of 2)
  • Course Notification Form
  • Course Roster
  • Evaluation Forms
  • Course Coordinator Application
pepp course components
PEPP Course Components
  • Lectures
  • Skill Stations
  • Scenarios
  • Video
answer pepp bls vs als courses
PEPP BLS Course is 7 hours and is intended for BLS providers

15 questions on PEPP Post-Test

PEPP ALS Course is 13 hours and is intended for ALS providers

25 questions on PEPP Post-Test

AnswerPEPP BLS vs. ALS Courses
pepp course schedule options
PEPP Course Schedule Options
  • BLS
    • One-day course = 7 hours
    • Modular course = 3:15/3:45
  • ALS
    • Two-day course = 13 hours
    • Modular course = 4/2:30/3/3:30
required bls course lectures
Required BLS Course Lectures
  • Child Development: Applying the Triangle
  • Child Maltreatment
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Trauma
optional bls course lectures
Optional BLS Course Lectures
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Emergency Delivery and Newborn Stabilization
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Death of a Child
  • Toxic Exposures
required als course lectures
Required ALS Course Lectures

All lectures included in the BLS Course, plus:

  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Emergency Delivery and Newborn Stabilization
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Course Coordinator’s Choice of 1 Optional Lecture:
    • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Death of a Child
    • Toxic Exposures
delivering pepp lectures
Delivering PEPP Lectures
  • Case-based to enhance learning
  • Presentations available on Toolkit CD-ROM
  • Faculty script included in Resource Manual
  • ALS content is highlighted and may be removed if conducting a BLS course
pepp skill stations
PEPP Skill Stations
  • Two BLS Skill Stations
  • Two ALS Skill Stations
  • Participants rotate through Skill Stations
bls course skill stations
BLS Course Skill Stations
  • Skill Station 1: Airway Management
    • Airway adjuncts (oral and nasopharyngeal airways)
    • Bag-mask ventilation
    • Foreign body obstruction
  • Skill Station 2: Spinal Stabilization
    • Length-based resuscitation tape
    • Spinal stabilization
als course skill stations 1 of 2
ALS Course Skill Stations (1 of 2)
  • Skill Station 1: Airway Management
    • Airway adjuncts (oral and nasopharyngeal airways)
    • Bag-mask ventilation
    • Endotracheal intubation
    • Confirmation of endotracheal placement
    • Foreign body obstruction
    • Tracheostomy management
als course skill stations 2 of 2
ALS Course Skill Stations (2 of 2)
  • Skill Station 2: Spinal Stabilization and Vascular Access
    • Length-based resuscitation tape
    • Intraosseous needle insertion
    • Spinal stabilization
pepp scenarios
PEPP Scenarios
  • 6 Scenarios
    • 30 minutes each for BLS course
    • 45 minutes each for ALS course
  • Conducted in small groups and participants rotate to various Scenario stations
pepp scenario topics
PEPP Scenario Topics
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • Child and Family Interaction
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Emergency Delivery and Newborn Stabilization
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Trauma
pepp video
PEPP Video
  • Available on DVD
  • Four-segments
    • Segment 1: Pediatric Assessment Triangle (BLS and ALS)
    • Segment 2: Airway Procedures (BLS)
    • Segment 3: Airway Procedures (ALS)
    • Segment 4: Spinal Stabilization (BLS and ALS)
    • Segment 5: Vascular Access (ALS)
pepp course coordinator orientation 1 of 2
PEPP Course Coordinator Orientation (1 of 2)
  • On site orientation
    • Taught by PEPP Course Coordinator
    • 70 minutes classroom orientation
    • No examination required
pepp course coordinator orientation 2 of 2
PEPP Course Coordinator Orientation (2 of 2)
  • Online orientation
    • Course Coordinator (open book) examination at www.PEPPsite.com
qualifications to attend course coordinator orientation
Qualifications to Attend Course Coordinator Orientation
  • Physician, registered nurse, physician assistant, paramedic, or EMT
  • Successfully complete the PEPP provider course for the level for which they wish to coordinate courses
  • Experience in teaching EMS or experience in coordinating another standardized course
www peppsite com 1 of 2
www.PEPPsite.com(1 of 2)
  • Resources available:
    • Online submission of records
    • Online Course Coordinator Orientation
    • Continuing education credit information and forms
    • Online ordering of materials
    • Newsletter
    • Bulletin board
www peppsite com 2 of 2
www.PEPPsite.com(2 of 2)
  • Resources available:
    • Pretest
    • Glossary
    • Web links
    • Additional scenarios
    • Online PEPP Renewal Course
summary
Summary
  • The AAP will send you a Course Coordinator card, a Course Coordinator ID number, and PEPP tests
  • Thank you for your participation.
  • Enjoy teaching the course!
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