Trauma Resuscitation in Kids

TRIK course

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TRIK is a simulation-based course designed for health care providers who manage pediatric trauma patients, with a focus on the roles of team leader and team members. The course includes a mixture of simulation scenarios, group lectures and technical skills sessions for practicing procedures. The format provides healthcare providers hands-on experience in a safe and experiential learning environment.

The course includes a mixture of simulation scenarios, lectures and technical skills sessions for practicing procedures and provides healthcare providers a safe and experiential learning environment.

The course can be offered in the format that following any restrictions within the host institution/sim center while meeting the needs of the participants. The different formats are:

  • In-person course (participants and instructors are in-person in a sim center)
  • Remote simulation (all participants are remote and sim staff are in-person)
  • Remote facilitation (instructors are remote and participants are in-person)
  • Screen based sim (participants and instructors are remote)
  • Intended Audience

    The TRIK course is suitable for emergency physicians, pediatricians, general surgeons, pediatric surgeons, family physicians, critical care physicians, emergency nurses and respiratory therapists.

    Learning Outcomes

    Starting from primary survey and initial resuscitation, the course takes an interactive approach to managing common and uncommon pediatric trauma cases. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to

    • describe the differences between adult and child pathophysiology,
    • conduct a primary and secondary survey for pediatric trauma cases,<
    • recognize, diagnose and manage common trauma-related pediatric injuries,
    • recognize and consider ethical issues related to pediatric trauma,
    • interpret diagnostic images for pediatric trauma cases, and
    • determine the appropriate steps to prepare for the transport of a pediatric trauma patient.

    CME Accreditation

    In-person Course
    This activity is an Accredited Simulation Activity (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Royal College CPD unit. You may claim a maximum of 14 hours 30 minutes (credits are automatically calculated).

    Virtual Course
    This activity is an Accredited Simulation Activity (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Royal College Continuing Professional Development Unit. You may claim a maximum of 11.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

    Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. More information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit is available on the AMA website: www.ama-assn.org

    Endorsement

    TRIK is endorsed by the Pediatric Trauma Society, the Trauma Association of Canada and Accreditation Canada as an equivalent to ATLS (for Pediatric Trauma Centers). Prior training in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is strongly encouraged.

    Upcoming Courses

    • Winnipeg, MB, Apr 29-30, 2022 (in-person). Registration: https://www.cpd-umanitoba.com/events/trik-april-2022
    • Montreal, QC, June 10-11, 2022 (in-person)
    • Columbus, OH, September 8-9, 2022 (in-person). Registration: https://www.nationwidechildrens.cloud-cme.com/TRIK
    • Wilmington, Delaware, November 17-18, 2022 (in-person)

    Authors and Disclosures

    Farhan Bhanji, MD, MSc (Ed), FAHA, FRCPC
    Nothing to disclose.

    Adam Cheng, MD, MSc (Epidemiology), FRCPC
    Nothing to disclose.

    Dr. Angelo Mikrogianakis
    Nothing to disclose.

    Dr. Sonny Dhanani
    Nothing to disclose.

    Fayez Mansoor Al-Harthi, MD
    Nothing to disclose.

    Dr. Sanjay Mehta, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FAAP, FACEP
    Nothing to disclose.

    Natalie L Yanchar, MD, MSc, FRCSC
    Nothing to disclose.

    Time Commitment

    The in-person course runs over 2 days. You are expected to review the TRIK ebook before the course.

    The virtual course includes over two hours of pre-recorded lectures that are mandatory followed by a one-day virtual course. You are expected to review the TRIK ebook before the course.

    Hosting a TRIK Course

    If you are interested in hosting a TRIK course in your institution, please contact the PPI Project Coordinator by email at ppi@royalcollege.ca

    System Requirements

    We have tested the learning environment and modules to function properly on the most up to date version of Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge on desktop and tablet devices. Tablet devices should have a minimum resolution of 2048 x 1536. While the activity may work properly on other systems not described above we cannot guarantee full functionality.

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