Mar 24th Grand Rounds “Difficult Decisions, Disclosure, and Personal Coping in Pediatric Termination of Resuscitation”

Mar 24th Grand Rounds “Difficult Decisions, Disclosure, and Personal Coping in Pediatric Termination of Resuscitation”

When Mar 24, 2017
from 08:00 AM to 09:00 AM
Where Wade Mountz Auditorium
Contact Phone 502 629 8828
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Mary E. Fallat, MD
Hirikati S. Nagaraj Professor
Division Director, Pediatric Surgery
University of Louisville
Surgeon-in-Chief, Norton Children’s Hospital
Louisville, Kentucky

Learning Objectives: 1) Use available evidence to make improved decisions about when termination of resuscitation is appropriate after out-of-hospital traumatic cardiopulmonary arrest in a child 2) Have a better appreciation for the challenges faced by EMS providers when encountering an out-of-hospital arrest and death in a child 3) Be more confident about their ability to provide compassionate death notification for families in both emergency and non-emergency situations 4) Better comprehend the tenets of bereavement and that parental grief after a child's death lasts for a very long time and is helped by remembering the child 5) Be more confident about recognizing and preventing the secondary trauma in themselves that contributes to provider disability after giving bad news