skip to Main Content

Pediatric Accident & Emergency Nursing Course in Ghana

From 10 till 14 September Mrs. Tineke Sportel travelled on behalf of MeduProf-S to Ghana. She conducted Module 5 out of 6 on Accident & Emergency Nursing. Main focus of this module was on pediatric emergencies. Participants were trained on the following subjects:


  • ABCDE differences in children compared to adults
  • Interventions in trauma and non-trauma pediatric patients
  • Triage on the pediatric patient
  • Pediatric CPR
  • Respiratory distress and failure
  • Shock in children
  • Childhood illness (meningitis, convulsion, dehydration, poisoning)


Teaching methods used were lectures, skills training and training on the job at the A&E department. The participants were all very interested, enthusiastic and active.


Back To Top