The Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) course
PEARS courses are being offered by experienced and highly qualified physicians, nurses and allied health staff working in MCGHealth Children’s Medical Center and caring for critically ill children. The mission of PEARS is for the students to understand the pathophysiology, initial assessment and management of sick children.
PEARS prepare students to assess, categorize, decide and act early to stabilize the child. The main focus of PEARS is prevention, and specifically the assessment, recognition and stabilization of pediatric victims at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress and arrest.
Students are encouraged to read the course material in detail in order to get the maximum benefit from this course and are required to complete the pre test.
Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certification card valid for two years.
Healthcare Provider PEARS Student Manual. Fee does not include the cost of the manual.
Courses will be free for all the Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center employees.
All courses are open to the public.
For more information, please call John Gordon, 706-721-0134.