The purpose of the Acute Respiratory Distress in Infants and Toddlers: Acute Bronchiolitis educational module is to provide education and resources that can assist providers in recognizing the signs and severity of respiratory distress in pediatric patients who present to the emergency department. This training also reviews appropriate management and supportive therapies for those patients with bronchiolitis. This course is designed to build on existing knowledge regarding the general assessment of infants and children.

It is our hope that pre-hospital and hospital professionals utilize these materials to further enhance their care of children.

This educational activity is being presented without the provision of commercial support and without bias or conflict of interest from the course planners.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the signs of severity of respiratory distress and need to increase support
  • Identify the six supportive therapies for bronchiolitis
  • Discuss appropriate management of the infant/child with bronchiolitis
  • Review appropriate disposition from the Emergency Department based on assessment and response to interventions
This course expires on December 6, 2023
This course has been approved for 0.5 continuing education hours.

Continuing education hours have been approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health Division of Emergency Medical Services and Highway Safety.

The purpose of the Caring for Children During Disasters: Decontamination educational module is to provide education and resources that can assist providers in identifying the needs of pediatric patients before, during, and after decontamination. This course is designed to build on existing knowledge regarding general decontamination procedures and outline specific pediatric components that should be incorporated into an organization’s decontamination plans in order to address the of children. A number of topics will be discussed including:

  • Risk Factors
  • Safety and Security
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs/Children with Functional and Access Needs
  • Communication
  • Prevention of Injury
  • EMS Needs and Challenges
  • Assistive Devices and Service Animals

It is our hope that pre-hospital and hospital professionals utilize these materials to further enhance the care of children before, during, and after disasters.

This course has been approved for 0.5 continuing education hours.
Continuing education hours have been approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health Division of Emergency Medical Services and Highway Safety.
Course Expiration: April 30, 2023




The purpose of the Disaster Mental Health Response for Children educational module is to provide education and resources that can be used as just in time training to prepare providers to identify the needs of pediatric survivors so that they may provide support in a way that helps these children return to pre-disaster levels of functioning.

This course has been approved for 1 continuing education hours.
Continuing education hours have been approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health Division of Emergency Medical Services and Highway Safety.
Course Expiration: January 31, 2023

The purpose of the Pediatric Disaster Triage: Utilizing the JumpSTART Method online educational module is to provide a review of mass casualty incident (MCI) triage concepts and tools such as Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment (START) for adults and JumpSTART for children. This training allows participants to learn about these MCI concepts and tools and apply them through interactive scenarios.

It is our hope that pre-hospital, hospital professionals, primary healthcare providers, school nurses, and public health department personnel will utilize these materials to further enhance the care of children during disasters.

Course Expiration: July 31, 2023

The purpose of the Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) educational module is to enhance the emergency care of pediatric patients who present with DKA. It will discuss a number of topics including appropriate:

  • Assessment
  • Management
  • Prevention of Complications
  • Disposition
  • Patient & Parent/Caregiver Education

It is our hope that healthcare professionals will utilize these materials to further enhance the care of children in their own settings.

Continuing education hours have been approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health: Division of Emergency Medical Services and Highway Safety for 1.5 continuing education hours or 1.5 hours of Category 2 CME.
Course Expiration: October 14, 2023

The purpose of the Pediatric Seizures educational module is to enhance the emergency care of pediatric patients who present with seizure activity.  It will discuss a number of topics including appropriate:

  • Assessment
  • Management
  • Prevention of Complications
  • Disposition
  • Patient & Parent/Caregiver Education

It is our hope that healthcare professionals will utilize these materials to further enhance the care of children in their own institutions.

This course has been approved for 1.5 continuing education hours.
Continuing education hours have been approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health Division of Emergency Medical Services and Highway Safety.
Course Expiration: April 30, 2023