Skip to main content

OPEN SLOTS: Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition & Stabilization (PEARS) Courses

By October 7, 2021No Comments

There a few openings remaining for the Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition & Stabilization (PEARS) Courses. Please share this with your contacts.

October 12, 2021 – 9:00am – 3:30pm
Olcott Fire Company
1691 Lockport Olcott Road
Olcott, NY 14028
Register Here

October 19, 2021 – 9:00am – 3:30pm
Olean General Hospital
515 Main Street
Olean, NY 14760
Register Here

October 20, 2021 – 9:00am – 3:30pm
St. Joseph’s Hospital
555 St. Joseph’s Blvd.
Elmira, NY
Register Here

October 27, 2021 – 9:00am – 3:30pm
Upstate NY Life Support Training
1250 Scottsville Road
Rochester, NY 14624
Register Here

This course is set up for healthcare providers
who infrequently see critically ill children and
any healthcare provider who might encounter
pediatric patients. This course is not intended
for those credentialed for advanced pediatric
skills that routinely provide pediatric care.
Course Description:
PEARS teaches providers how to recognize
respiratory distress, shock and cardiac arrest,
and provide appropriate lifesaving
interventions within the initial minutes of
response until the child is transferred to an
advanced life support provider. The goal of
PEARS is to improve the quality of care
provided to seriously ill or injured infants and
children, resulting in improved outcomes.
-Improves competency in pediatric basic life
-Learning stations and practice reinforce
essential skills
-Course video allows students actually see and
hear critically ill children
-Enhances skills in recognizing shock,
respiratory failure and cardiopulmonary
Target Audience: PEARS is for
healthcare providers such as medical and
surgical nurses, school nurses, emergency
medical technicians (EMTs) and any other
healthcare provider who infrequently sees
critically ill infants and children.

Eileen Spezio
Sr. Administrative Assistant, Finger Lakes Regional Training Center
Assistant to Certification, Institute for Innovative Education
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 709
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 758-7640 Mon-Wed; (585) 276-8765 (Thur-Fri), Cell: (585-415-4948), Fax: (585) 756-5098