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Pediatric Acute Care Education


Trauma Resuscitation in Kids

Trauma Resuscitation in Kids (TRIK) is a two-day simulation-based course. It is designed for health care providers who manage pediatric trauma patients, with a focus on the roles of team leader and team members.


Target Group

This is an excellent course for physicians that may not see pediatric trauma regularly!

The TRIK course is suitable for emergency physicians, pediatricians, general surgeons, pediatric surgeons, family physicians, critical care physicians, emergency nurses and respiratory therapists.


TRIK is an accredited Section 1 and 3 learning activity as defined by the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification Program.


We recommend that participants have certification in and/or knowledge of advanced trauma life support (ATLS) before taking this course.

What You Will Learn

Starting from primary survey and initial resuscitation, the course takes an interactive approach to managing common and uncommon pediatric trauma cases.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the differences between adult and child pathophysiology,

  • Conduct a primary and secondary survey for pediatric trauma cases,

  • Recognize, diagnose and manage common trauma-related pediatric injuries,

  • Recognize and consider ethical issues related to pediatric trauma,

  • Interpret diagnostic images for pediatric trauma cases, and

  • Determine the appropriate steps to prepare for the transport of a pediatric trauma patient.

Approximate length of course

Two day in-person course (7:30am - 4:30pm)

Upcoming Courses

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