PICU Training Program, Day 1
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Center for Health and Technology Building, Room 3308
Course # DAHS-NCHPTP21D1
The PICU Training Program is for nurses newer to the PICU environment. This including new graduate nurses to nurses with <5 years of experience or adult nurses who care for critically ill children in adult ICUs at UC Davis Medical Center. This class is part one of a five day series. You must register for each session individually if you want to attend subsequent sessions. This course provides participants with a review of in-depth pathophysiology, evidence-based care, and skills through simulation-based scenarios relating to caring for critically ill children. The content for day one includes: vasoactive medications in pediatric critical care, pediatric sepsis/septic shock, chest x-ray interpretation, mechanical ventilation in pediatrics, duchenne’s muscular dystrophy.
Prerequisites and preparation
UC Davis employees are required to complete the following Pediatric Learning Solutions modules which are available through UC Learning Center prior to attending class. Additionally, there are three recommended but not required modules listed. For planning purposes, please note the required modules will take approximately 4 hours to complete. CEUs will be awarded for these modules, separate from the class.
- Case Studies in Respiratory Illness
- Chest X-Ray Interpretation
- Introduction to Blood Gas Interpretation
- Mechanical Ventilation: Introduction to Pediatric Practices
- Caring for the Pediatric Patient in Shock
- Pediatric Assessment: The Respiratory System
- Pediatric Sepsis
- Understanding Abnormal Blood Gases
UC Davis employees must bring proof of completion of all 4 required eLearning modules to class. Participants may bring their CEU certificate, certificate of completion or their UC Learning Center training transcript as proof. Community registrants are not required to complete the PLS modules.
C.E. contact hours
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, for 7.0 contact hours.
Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 20 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.
Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents dated for the date of the class, and mail to:
Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
Sacramento, CA 95820
Registrations are confirmed only if deposit or fee is provided with registration form.
UC Davis employees
$25 registration deposit. Registration deposit is returned upon completion of class. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive deposit refund.
$70 registration fee. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive a full refund. A $25 service fee will be charged after this date.
Persons with disabilities
Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.
Parking is available in parking lots 4, 12 and 17 with a UC Davis parking permit. A daily permit is available for purchase for $6 from the kiosks in lots 14 (2nd Ave. & 45th St.) and 18 (49th St. & V St.).
Michelle Linenberger, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N.c., R.N.-B.C.
Professional Development Specialist