April 5

* April 12

April 20

April 29

May 3

May 10

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Capacity: 24 / * 10

Class dates in red are full.

Course description

The PICU/PCICU Training Program provides community and UC Davis participants with in-depth pathophysiology and hands-on skills experiences required when caring for the critically ill child. This educational program reflects the practice standards of the UC Davis Medical Center's PICU/PCICU. Attendee's may register for any number of sessions.


Date & Topic

C.E. Hours

Course #

April 5 - Respiratory Assessment, Tracheostomies & Associated Discharge Teaching, Mechanical Ventilation and CXR Interpretation



April 12 - Pediatric ECG Interpretation, Asthma patient scenario, Respiratory Viral Illness infant scenario, GT Tubes, Ostomies and care, Tube feedings and breast milk & VAP/CLABSI/CAUTI issues



April 20 - Cardiac Arrhythmias, Vasoactive Medications, Peer Support, Sepsis, ABG Interpretation, Medications/Lines in the Critically Ill Pediatric Patient, Temporary Pacemakers



April 29 - Pediatric Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury Case Study, Brain Tumors, Seizures, Meningitis/Encephalitis, Hydrocephalius/VP Shunt Malfunction, Dealing with the Chronic Patient and their Parents and Palliative Care



May 3 - Diabetes Insipidus, SIADH, Tumor Lysis Syndrome, Hem/Oncologic Emergencies, DKA, Transition to a Diabetic lifestyle, Blood Product Administration, DIC, BSI, CAUTI, Renal Failure, PD/CRRT



May 10 - Burns, CXR Interpretation, Ingestions, Snake bites, Wound care, Ostomies, Wound Vacs, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Interventions for the Decompensating Pediatric Patient



C.E. contact hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, as noted above contact hours.

Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 20 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.


Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents dated for the date of the class, and mail to: 

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
Sacramento, CA 95820

Registrations are confirmed only if deposit or fee is provided with registration form.

UC Davis employees

$25 registration deposit. Registration deposit is returned upon completion of class. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive deposit refund.

Community registrants

$60 registration fee. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive a full refund. A $25 service fee will be charged after this date.

Persons with disabilities

Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.


Parking is available in parking lots 14 and 17 on 2nd avenue or lot 25 on 50th Street adjacent to the MIND Institute. Park with a UC Davis parking permit, or purchase a daily permit for $6 in lot 14 or 25.