Journal article

Survey of procedural and resuscitation requirements for paediatricians working in a non-tertiary centre: Implications for training.

Andrew Hardy, David G Fuller, Mike Forrester, Kym P Anderson, Chris Cooper, Bernard Jenner, Isaac Marshall, Christine Sanderson, Jane Standish, Janie Worth, Peter Vuillermin, Kathleen McCloskey

J Paediatr Child Health | Published : 2019

Abstract

AIM: There are minimal data to guide the continuing medical education (CME) of general paediatricians working in non-tertiary hospitals. The aim of this study was to determine the procedural and resuscitation skills required by non-tertiary paediatricians and the frequency with which these skills are utilised. METHODS: Over a 12-month period (December 2012 to December 2013), each of the 11 paediatricians involved in acute inpatient care at University Hospital Geelong (UHG) completed a weekly online survey regarding their inpatient clinical experience. This included procedures performed or directly supervised as well as their resuscitation involvement. RESULTS: Each of the 11 paediatricians w..

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