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Educational Objectives
After attending the conference, participants should be able to
  • describe information needed to recognize infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest;
  • explain information and strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children;
  • describe the cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest;
Target Audience
Personnel staffing emergency, intensive care or critical care departments; emergency medical providers such as physicians, nurses, emergency technicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other professionals who may respond to a pediatric cardiovascular emergency.

Educational Method
Lectures, Demonstration, and Case Study

Evaluation
A course evaluation form will provide participants with the opportunity to review each session and speaker, to identify future educational needs, and to comment on any perceived commercial bias in the presentations.

Accreditation/Designation
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15.75 category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually attends.

CME Notice
It is the policy of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center that the provider and faculty/presenters disclose any significant financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the activity, or the commercial supporters, if any. M. D. Anderson also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled use or investigational use (not yet approved for any purpose) of pharmaceutical and medical device products. Specific disclosure will be made to the participants prior to the educational activity.