When a Mass Disaster Involves Kids, How Do We Tailor Our Response?
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Pediatrics, Crisis Management, 2020
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2020 Critical Care Congress held February 16-19, 2020, in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the tools available for triage and their limitations in a pediatric mass casualty event
  • Discuss techniques and priorities of keeping families together and, if they must be separated, how to ensure that they reunite in a timely fashion
  • Formulate communication strategies for separated families, particularly when the parents may also be injured and neither party is able to communicate
  • Delineate just-in-time educational strategies for adult providers for optimizing pediatric outcomes in mass casualty events

Pediatric Triage in a Mass Critical Care Event

Matthew A. Borgman

Keeping the Family Together During a Disaster

Karin Reuter-Rice

Education in a Pediatric Mass Critical Care Event

Jeffrey S. Upperman

Meta Tag
Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Pediatrics
Knowledge Area Crisis Management
Knowledge Level Foundational
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Membership Level Professional
Membership Level Associate
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Tag Communication
Tag Education
Year 2020
mass disasters
pediatric triage
triage algorithms
communication strategies
family reunification
emergency plans
education in mass critical care
technology in education
improving disaster response


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