This course is intended for first responders and hospital personnel that may be called upon to respond or treat pediatric patients. There are no prerequisites for this course.
This course provides 8 hours of CAPCE approved continuing education hours from the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) which may be used for National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) EMT / AEMT / Paramedic recertification.
PEPP represents a complete source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children. Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, PEPP is an exciting curriculum designed to teach prehospital professionals how to better assess and manage ill or injured children.
PEPP is a comprehensive, innovative, and highly visual course featuring case-based lectures, live-action video, hands-on skills stations, and small group scenarios.
The Basic Life Support (BLS) course is geared toward the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and the Advanced Life Support (ALS) course is geared toward the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) and Paramedic. The PEPP Course Coordinator should determine which course (BLS or ALS) is most appropriate for an individual. Any health professional who is responsible for the emergency care of children may find this course beneficial.
A student workbook and PEPP course completion certificate from the American Academy of Pediatrics which is valid for two years is included with this training.
$225 – Includes a student workbook and PEPP course completion certificate from the American Academy of Pediatrics which is valid for four years.
Attendance and participation in class activities and successful completion of the written examination are required for PEPP certification.
Certification / CME
Successful completion of this course results in a PEPP course completion certificate from the American Academy of Pediatrics which is valid for four years and 16 hours of CAPCE credit.