What is EPCCO?

EPCCO is an online course featuring up-to-date, evidence-based and standardized education. Learners are immersed in an integrated blended learning environment featuring rich illustrations, interactive case scenarios and practice activities that enhance knowledge transfer and retention.

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • 1Evaluate assessment data, and implement a plan of care using evidence-based strategies specific to the acutely and critically ill child

  • 2Demonstrate knowledge of common conditions experienced by acutely and critically ill pediatric patients

  • 3Assess the effectiveness of the plan of care for the acutely and critically ill pediatric patient

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Pediatric Learning Solutions prepares new and transitioning staff for the complexities of caring for children. A product of Children’s Hospital Association, this program provides evidence-based, engaging online training for onboarding pediatric and neonatal nurses, respiratory therapists and other neonatal clinicians. New hires gain required knowledge more quickly through application-focused case scenarios and just-in-time job aids, improving their confidence, quality of care and time to productivity. Content is reviewed on a regular cycle, ensuring current and relevant evidence guides clinician practice.

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Course Content

The content is developed in collaboration with clinical content experts and Pediatric Learning Solutions (a product of Children’s Hospital Association) to advance pediatric nursing education. The modules are divided into seven units that cover Patient Care, Cardiovascular Care, Pulmonary Care, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Renal Care, Endocrine and Hematology, and Trauma.

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CE Hours Earned

26.5 CNE contact hours
CE Expire June 30, 2025

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Achieve your pediatric orientation goals and equip your nurses with the knowledge and confidence to care for acutely and critically ill children.

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In support of improving patient care, Children’s Hospital Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Successful Completion

Learners must complete the posttest and CE evaluation associated with each lesson to be awarded contact hours.