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PACED: Paediatric Assessment of Clinical Emergencies & Deterioration 2024

PACED 2024: Advancing Paediatric Care Excellence

Delve into the critical aspects of paediatric nursing with our in-depth course, designed for healthcare professionals dedicated to improving paediatric care. This course offers a thorough exploration of paediatric emergencies, clinical deterioration, and effective patient assessment.

Key Learning Areas

  1. Paediatric Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding key differences compared to adults.
  2. Pathways of Deterioration in Childhood Illness: Examining how physiological factors lead to deterioration.
  3. Physiological Parameters: Monitoring and interpreting vital signs in paediatric patients.
  4. Common Causes of Hospital Presentations: Identifying and managing frequent paediatric emergencies.
  5. Case Studies: From presentation to deterioration and intervention, including Anaphylaxis scenarios.

Webinar Sessions

  • Paediatric Anatomy & Physiology: Essential Differences
  • Comprehensive Assessment of the Paediatric Patient
  • Understanding and Managing Childhood Illness & Injury
  • "Court's in Session" – Coronial case into Paediatric Emergencies

Paediatric Assessment Course Features

  • Supported Learning: Access to self-paced eLearning and demonstration videos for key clinical skills.
  • Interactive Approach: Engaging case studies and real-world scenarios.
  • Multidisciplinary: Ideal for healthcare professionals seeking to enhance their skills in paediatric assessment and management.

PACED Course Testimonials

What our 2023 participants said about the course:

"The PACED course gave me an increased sensitivity to the awareness of rapid deterioration in the paediatric population, along with really helpful prompts and how to coordinate review and escalation to assist me with confidence to advocate" 

"I liked the visual videos, pictures, and interactions through the polls, it helps to stay engaged, learn more practically and cement the information as I'm a practical learner"

"The PACED course was a fantastic mix of content and material. The structure and delivery are excellent.  I found the knowledge of the presenters and their ability to share their knowledge so well really engaging"


This course is formally accredited with RACGP and ACRRM for 6 Hours - Educational Activity. 

RACGP Activity Number: 495631

ACRRM Activity Number: 29988

Course Educators
Susan Helmrich
Susan Helmrich

Susan Helmrich RN, DipAppScNsg, BN, CritCareCert, CoronaryCareCert, TraumaNsgCareCert, CertIV(TAE), MN(Ed), GradCert(Ldrshp & Mgt) has extensive experience ...

Grace Larson
Grace Larson

Grace Larson, RN, BN, CertIV(TAE), GradDipClinNurs(PaedCritCare), MAdNursPrac(PaedCritCare), has extensive experience in paediatric nursing, with 13 years in Pa...


Recorded Webinar

Available anytime
6 hours of CPD

Educational Activities: 6 hours

Areas Of Interest: Acute Care, Critical Care, General Practice, Paediatrics, Resuscitation


Medical Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Paramedics

Price $300.00 AUD (incl. GST)

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