Western Colorado Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinators Seminar

March 10, 2022

A seminar for both EMS and Emergency Department Pediatric Care Coordinators and for all caregivers ready to advocate for improved pediatric emergency care. 

Target Audience

This course welcomes physicians, nurses, EMS, and other emergency care providers in Colorado.  

Learning Objectives

  • Describe ways to manage stress reactions in children
  • Review how to address distress in children, caregivers/families, and healthcare professionals
  • Discuss techniques for dealing with different behaviors from children and families
  • Explain how to perform medical exams and interpret results on children suspected to have been physically abused
  • Review process of involving Child Protective Service, law enforcement, and a child abuse specialist regarding medical findings
  • Explain the TEN-4-FACES pattern and how to recognize the bruising injuries to the skin
  • Discuss ways to communicate with the family of a child suspected to have been physically abused​​​

Learner Outcome 

After attending this educational program, participants will report increased knowledge in the concept of trauma-based care and how to screen for victims of child maltreatment. 

Completion Requirements

Registration, attendance, and completion of the evaluation are required to obtain contact hours and a certificate of completion. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/10/2022 - 9:00am MST
Event ends: 
03/10/2022 - 1:00pm MST

Dr. Denise Abdoo, PhD, CPNP,
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 
University of Colorado School of Medicine 

Child Protection Team
Children's Hospital Colorado

Jodi Zik, MD
Child Psychiatry, Research, and Psychotherapy
University of Colorado School of Medicine 

Psychiatric Consult Liaison
Children's Hospital Colorado

Financial Disclosure

Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. 

Children's Hospital Colorado is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, as accredit approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. The four nursing contact hours offered for these activities are provided by Children's Hospital Colorado. Only claim hours commensurate with your participation. 

Available Credit

  • 4.00 NCPD


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