You are a Paramedic, arriving at the scene at 8:10am local time. Your initial scene assessment reveals no safety concerns.
You are guided to a small room with a crib against the wall. You find the mother, inconsolable, and the father performing CPR on the infant, on the floor in front of the crib.
Obtain a brief history of events from the mother
Perform a rapid physical assessment of the infant in the Orders
Determine field diagnoses based on findings from history and assessment
Communicate these findings to the mother
Simulation Modality:Virtual gaming simulation / virtual patient
This simulation’s scenario and script were formally peer-reviewed by two external institutions, then the final simulation was pilot tested by several students on a student testing committee then as part of the Virtu-WIL Student Program’s rollout.
Keywords:127e, PCS Spark
La Rivière P. Cardiac Arrest of an Infant. Simulation resource published by Simulation Canada; 2022. Available from https://simulationcanada.ca/scenario/cardiac-arrest-of-an-infant/.Copy Citation
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Undergraduate / post-secondary
Fields / Disciplines:
Emergency / trauma