Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals, Third Edition represents a comprehensive source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children. PEPP is designed to give prehospital professionals the education, skills, and confidence they need to effectively treat pediatric patients. Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, PEPP specifically teaches prehospital professionals how to better assess and manage ill or injured children.
PEPP combines comprehensive medical content with dynamic features and an interactive course to fully prepare prehospital professionals to care for children in the field.
New to The Third Edition:
The textbook content addresses every pediatric-specific competency in the National EMS Education Standards
Shock and resuscitation content is covered in two separate chapters, placing more emphasis on these critical topics
A top-flight EMS author team working in conjunction with AAP physician reviewers ensures exceptional medical content with a "street" focus
The Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT) represents the essence of the PEPP patient assessment method, which includes assessing appearance, work of breathing, and circulation to the skin
The Patient Assessment Flowchart provides students with an easy-to-underztand reference of the pediatric patient assessment process
Case studies provide an opportunity for critical thinking and encourage students to consider how they would treat a similar case in the field
Procedures provide written step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important BLS and ALS pediatric skills
Interactive Course and Flexible Course Options
PEPP Course Coordinators now have the option of offering onsite or hybrid courses
The hybrid course includes engaging, interactive online modules that students complete before attending the onsite portion of the course for scenarios and hands-on skill stations
The onsite course includes case-based lectures, live-action video, small group scenarios, and hands-on skill stations
The BLS course is geared toward Emergency Medical Responders and EMTs, while the ALS course is ideal for AEMTs and Paramedics.