Advanced Pediatric Emergency Care

This precourse is fully booked


This course will be offered in a hybrid format with a virtual session and a live session.

Virtual session: Monday, September 5 from 14:00 – 16:00 CEST

Live session: Saturday, October 15 from 8:30 – 18:30 CEST in the Berlin Congress center


This course is developed by the Paediatric Branch of the European Society for Emergency Medicine. The branch wants to promote and facilitate the dissemination of knowledge in PEM in Europe and the world through meetings, courses, research, publications, and various clinical activities.

The content of this course will:

cover a broad spectrum of emergency situations (medical/trauma)

present evidence-based knowledge

discuss case scenarios/interactive sessions when possible

enable hands-on skill stations/group discussions for advanced life support


The objective of this course is to provide participating physicians with both knowledge and advanced skills in recognizing and managing a wide spectrum of Pediatric Emergencies.

Learning outcomes

Consolidate up to date knowledge on selected important and relevant topics in Paediatric Emergency medicine

Reflect on current “best practice” in areas of PEM where the evidence base is poor

Develop an understanding of challenges and dilemmas faced in PEM practice

For who

Resident/Postgraduate and every physician taking care of sick children.

The course participant should have some experience of working in an environment where ill and injured children of all ages are seen and treated. And willing to discuss management and challenge tutors in small group discussions.


A more detailed programme will be provided later

  • Lectures on how to recognise a sever sick child
  • Paediatric assessment triangle
  • Reel cases and challenging approaches
  • Challenging the audience (based on their experiences)
  • Providing evidence medicine on specific topics
  • Small discussion groups

Educational material

The educational material will be delivered to you in advance.


The costs for this course are:
€ 270 for physicians
€ 130 for nurses, paramedics and students

Please register through your MyEUSEM account by clicking on the EUSEM Congress registration button. On the pre-course tab you can select the pre-courses you would like to join.


Course Director: Said Hachimi-Idrissi, BE

  • Ruth Farrugia (Malta)
  • Itai Shavit (Israel)
  • Dave Walker (USA)
  • Hezi Waisman (Israel)
TimeDay 1-October 15, 2022
08:30-09:15Introduction/Mentors -Mentees
Q&A:  PAT and ABCDE approach
09:15-10:45  Small groups discussions (2 groups)
Kid with altered level of consciousness/ Kid with breathing difficulties
10:45 -11:15Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:45  Small groups discussions (2 groups)
Kid with breathing difficulties in kids/ Kid with altered level of consciousness  
12:45 – 13:45Lunch Break
13:45-14:45Small groups discussions (2 groups)
Management of traumatic kid/ Radiology quiz  
14:45-15:45Small groups discussions (2 groups)
Radiology quiz /Management of traumatic kid  
15:45-16:15Coffee Break
16:15 -17:00  Small groups discussions (2 groups)
Short cases/ Lab results
17:00-17:45Small groups discussions (2 groups)
Lab results /Short cases
17:45-18:15Feedback and questions
18:15-18:30Close & wrap up