It is necessary to train nursing professionals to acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to approach and manage children in emergency situations in all their dimensions and at all levels of care"

Children represent one of the most vulnerable groups in terms of morbidity and mortality, naturally due to the special conditions in which they find themselves during the perinatal stage and infancy, related to the biological processes of reproduction, growth and development. 

In addition to prevention and family education, emergency care is paramount to maintaining the health status of children, and both emergency departments and the professionals who work in them play a key role in urgent pediatric care.

In addition to their general training, nursing professionals who perform their care function in pediatric patient care services must have acquired the necessary knowledge and skills for their daily practice with Critically Ill Pediatric Patients, and it is essential to update this knowledge and skills through adapted training programs.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Vital Pediatric Emergencies for Nursing is designed to enable nursing professionals to incorporate the advances that are taking place in the discipline, in addition to reviewing the most important aspects of emergency care for pediatric patients and their care.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Vital Pediatric Emergencies for Nursing contains the most complete and updated scientific program on the market"

With a duration of 6 months, this Postgraduate Diploma is designed by a teaching staff with extensive experience and recognized prestige in pediatrics and the area of emergencies and emergencies in children, whose highlights are:

  • Structured in 5 modules and 25 lessons
  • Clinical cases presented by experts. The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice
  • New diagnostic and therapeutic developments in caring for children. Includes pediatric triage in nursing
  • Specific sections in each module on nursing techniques and procedures according to the age of the child: airway aspiration, electrical cardioversion, transcutaneous pacemaker, lumbar puncture, etc.). Management of pediatric arrhythmias, based on the latest ILCOR 2015 recommendations
  • Video lessons on different pathologies and how to approach them
  • Algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the presented clinical situations
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This Postgraduate Diploma may be the best investment you can make in the selection of a refresher program for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge in vital pediatric emergencies, you will obtain a Postgraduate Diploma from TECH Technological University"

It includes in its teaching staff expert nurses and pediatricians of reference, who pour into this training the experience of their work, in addition to other professionals specializing in different areas of care for children and their families.

The multimedia content developed with the latest educational technology will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide immersive training program to train in real situations.

The design of the program is based on Problem-Based Learning, by means of which the nursing professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise throughout the program. For this reason, you will be assisted by an innovative, interactive video system created by renowned and experienced experts in pediatric emergencies with extensive teaching experience.

It includes clinical cases in real simulation situations to bring the program as close as possible to nursing practice"

Don't miss the opportunity to update your knowledge in Frequent Pediatric Emergencies to increase the quality of your care"


The structure of the contents has been designed by a team of professionals knowledgeable about the implications of pediatric nursing education, aware of the relevance of current training in order to provide quality care to pediatric patients and committed to teaching through new educational technologies.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Vital Pediatric Emergencies for Nursing contains the most complete and updated scientific program on the market"

Module 1. Health Care Organization for Pediatric Emergencies

1.1. Equipment in the Pediatric Emergency Department (PED)

1.1.1. Differential Characteristics of PED
1.1.2. Infrastructure, Staffing
1.1.3. Material

1.2. Triage Therapy in Pediatrics

1.2.1. Definition
1.2.2. Classification Systems

1.3. Transport of Critical Pediatric Patient

1.3.1. Intrahospital Transfer
1.3.2. Neonatal and Pediatric Transportation

Module 2. Pediatric Nursing Care in Cardiology Emergencies

2.1. Arrhythmias and Syncope

2.1.1. Bradyarrhythmias Diagnosis and Treatment
2.1.2. Tachyarrhythmias Diagnosis and Treatment

2.2. Congenital Heart Disease

2.2.1. Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease
2.2.2. Non-Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease
2.2.3. Diagnostic Approach
2.2.4. Treatment

2.3. Hypertensive Crisis

2.3.1. Diagnostic Guidance for Hypertension in Children and Adolescents
2.3.2. Therapeutic Guidance for Hypertension in Children and Adolescents

2.4. Heart Failure

2.4.1. Etiology
2.4.2. Diagnosis
2.4.3. Treatment. Mechanical Ventricular Assistance Techniques Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Techniques and Procedures

2.5. Quick Reading of an ECG
2.6. Defibrillation
2.7. Cardioversion and Temporary Pacemaker

Module 3. Nursing Care in Emergency Conditions

3.1. Respiratory Pathology in Recent Newborns

3.1.1. Incomplete Pulmonary Fluid Reabsorption Syndrome
3.1.2. Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
3.1.3. Hyaline Membrane Disease
3.1.4. Pneumothorax
3.1.5. Pneumonia
3.1.6. Apnea in Newborns

3.2. Airway Diseases

3.2.1. Acute Pharyngotonsillitis
3.2.2. Laryngitis or Croup
3.2.3. Spasmodic Croup
3.2.4. Otitis
3.2.5. Sinusitis

3.3. Community-Acquired Pneumonia

3.3.1. Diagnosis
3.3.2. Hospital Admission Criteria
3.3.3. Latest Advances in Treatment

3.4. Managing a Child with a Persistent Cough Chronic cough

3.4.1. Etiology Persistent Bacterial Bronchitis Asthma Gastroesophageal Reflux, etc

3.4.2. Treatment

3.5. Care of the Child with Asthma

3.5.1. Clinical Diagnosis. Functional Diagnosis
3.5.2. Pharmacological Treatment. Non-Pharmacological Treatment
3.5.3. Education for Health

Techniques and Procedures

3.6. Inhalation Techniques Oxygen Therapy
3.7. Thoracentesis and Placement of the Pleural Tube
3.8. Forced Spirometry Bronchodynamic Tests Forced Spirometry, Bronchodynamic Tests, PEF (Peak Expiratory Flow Meter Management)

Module 4. Nursing Care in Neurology Emergencies

4.1. Alterations of Consciousness
4.2. Bacterial and Viral Meningitis
4.3. Febrile Seizures
4.4. Acute Headache

4.4.1. Migraine
4.4.2. Tension Headache
4.4.3. Periodic Syndromes of Childhood

4.5. Epilepsies and Non-Epileptic Seizure Disorders in Childhood

4.5.1. Epileptic Syndromes in Childhood and Adolescence
4.5.2. General Treatment of Epilepsies

4.6. Acute Ataxia

Techniques and Procedures

4.7. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Puncture
4.8. Lumbar Puncture

Module 5. Nursing Care in Infectious Emergencies

5.1. Exanthematous Diseases
5.2. Whooping Cough and Pertussis Syndrome

5.2.1. Pharmacological Treatment
5.2.2. Control Measures

5.3. Febrile Syndrome without Focus
5.4. Sepsis. Septic Shock
5.5. Osteoarticular Infections
5.6. Fever and Neutropenia

A unique, key, and decisive training experience to boost your professional development”