Pediatric Acute Care Library

These resources provide 24/7 access to the foundational, clinical information and just-in-time job aids clinicians hired to the acute care setting need to understand and care for their patient population.

Standardized, self-paced learning resources allow educators to focus on application to assist new hires in gaining required knowledge and skills more quickly, improving time to productivity. In addition, educators can add organization-specific information and policies to online topics, creating a personalized solution.

PRINTABLE PDF version: PLS Acute Care Library Course List


Rapid recognition and management is critical when children experience a transfusion reaction. “Transfusion Reaction Management,” Pediatric Learning Solutions’ first mobile performance support tool, assists clinicians in recognizing and managing transfusion reactions in their pediatric patients. All hospitals participating in the Pediatric Acute Care Library are provided access to this tool.

Pediatric Acute Care Library Courses

  • Advanced Medication Calculation
  • Age-Specific Care for Adolescents
  • Age-Specific Care for Adults
  • Age-Specific Care for Infants
  • Age-Specific Care for Newborns
  • Age-Specific Care for Preschoolers
  • Age-Specific Care for School-Age Children
  • Age-Specific Care for Toddlers
  • Anthrax: What Clinicians Need to Know
  • Basic Medication Calculation
  • Blood and Blood Components Administration
  • Blood Components
  • Blood Exchange Transfusion
  • Blood Transfusion Reaction
  • Cardiovascular Laboratory Procedures: Diagnostic and Interventional
  • Care of the Dying Child: Care Issues
  • Care of the Dying Child: Grief
  • Care of the Dying Child: The Dying Process
  • Caring for a Child with a Tracheostomy
  • Caring for the Complex Patient
  • Case Studies in Respiratory Illness ILT
  • Chemotherapy General Principles and Safety
  • Chest X-ray Interpretation
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Clinical Delegation
  • Cystic Fibrosis 
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emergency Response for the Non-ALS Care Provider
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Management: Dehydration
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Management: Dehydration Case Studies
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Management: Laboratory Assessment
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Management: Physical Assessment
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Management: Physiological Differences
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Management: Replacement Therapy
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Management: Replacement Therapy Case Studies
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Management: Water Intoxication and Fluid Shift
  • Health Care Advance Directives: Communicating Wishes
  • Hemophilia: An Overview
  • High-Alert Medications
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Introduction to Pediatric Pressure Injury
  • Lower Airway Diseases
  • Management of MDROs in the Health Care Setting (Clinical)
  • Management of Peripheral IV Complications in the Pediatric Patient
  • Medication Error Reduction
  • Nursing Management of Chest Tubes
  • Organ and Tissue Donation: The Gift of Life
  • PACO Learning and Development Curricula
  • Pain Management: Assessment of Pain
  • Pain Management: Non-Pharmacological Therapies in the Management of Pediatric Pain
  • Pain Management: Pain Pathophysiology
  • Pain Management: Pharmacological Management of Pediatric Pain
  • Pain Technologies: PCA & Epidural Analgesia
  • Pediatric Assessment: Performing a Head-to-Toe Assessment
  • Pediatric Assessment: The Cardiovascular System
  • Pediatric Assessment: The Gastrointestinal System
  • Pediatric Assessment: The Genitourinary System
  • Pediatric Assessment: The Integumentary System
  • Pediatric Assessment: The Musculoskeletal System
  • Pediatric Assessment: The Neurological System
  • Pediatric Assessment: The Respiratory System
  • Pediatric Nutritional Overview
  • Pediatric Peripheral IV Care & Management
  • Pediatric Restraints and Seclusion
  • Pediatric Sepsis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Pressure Injuries in the Pediatric Population: Staging and Care
  • Pressure Injury Staging Assessment
  • Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
  • Preventing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections
  • Preventing Pediatric Falls
  • Preventing Surgical Site Infections
  • Procedural Sedation in the Pediatric Patient
  • Renal Failure in the Pediatric Patient
  • Respiratory Inhalation Medications
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Therapeutic Relationships and Professional Behavior 
  • Tuberculosis