1500 S.W. 10th Ave.
Topeka, Kan. 66604-1353

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(785) 354-5825

PEARS – Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pozez Education Center
1505 S.W. 8th Ave. Topeka, KS 66606

$100 Includes course materials

Pre-registration is required by phone only. Call (785) 354-5825.

Course Description
This American Heart Association course is designed to prepare healthcare providers who may infrequently encounter pediatric emergency situations to recognize the signs of impending respiratory failure or shock, initiate the appropriate treatment and follow recommended procedures for preventing disability and death in children.

CE Contact Hours
7.0 RN, LPN, EMS, RT

Continuing Education – Nursing
Stormont-Vail HealthCare is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 7.0 contact hours applicable for RN and LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0072-0538.

Continuing Education – EMS
Stormont-Vail HealthCare is an approved program provider by the Board of Emergency Medical Services and has approved this program for 7.0 continuing education credits. Identification number: PP-6107.

Continuing Education – Respiratory Care
The Stormont-Vail HealthCare CEU Evaluator has approved this program for 7.0 hours of Respiratory Continuing Education on behalf of the Kansas Respiratory Care Society, a chapter society of the AARC. Providership # KRCS 027. AHA Statement The American Heart Association (AHA) strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the AHA.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
If you are unable to attend this educational offering after you have registered, please let us know immediately so that others may attend.

  • All cancellations must be made in writing.
    • Cancellations post-marked more than 7 days before the event date will be refunded in full (LESS the cost of any manuals/pre-course materials and less a 10% processing fee).
    • Cancellations post-marked less than 7 days before the event date will not receive a refund.
    • You may cancel via email with the same refund/no refund as above. Email
  • If canceling with less than 48-hours notice, please call (785) 354-5760.

Stormont-Vail HealthCare (SVHC) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule this program for any reason. In the event that SVHC must cancel the program, a refund will be provided. 

Returned Check 
Checks are presented once to your bank. If returned for any reason, the charge is $30 plus all collection costs. Attire Recommend layered clothing due to variances in room temperature.

Americans with Disabilities Act 
No individual with a disability is excluded, segregated or otherwise treated differently from any other individual. If you need any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 in order to attend any of these programs, please call (785) 354-5760 at least 48 hours prior to the program.

SVHC employees are to park in their assigned areas. Free parking is available in Stormont-Vail's parking garage located at 9th and Garfield.

CE Coordinator 
Lori Bacon, RN-BC, MSN
(785) 354-6079


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