Caring for the Complex Patient Course Overview

Caring for the Complex Patient Course Overview

This course prepares learners to understand the effect of a chronic illness on the child and family, to address their needs while the child is inpatient, transitioning to home and across the care continuum.
Quick Takes

  • 0.5 CNE contact hours, 1 CRCE contact hour, and 0.5 PDU contact hours.
  • 35 minutes to complete.
  • Appropriate for clinicians working in the NICU, PICU, ED and medical/surgical units.
  • This is an Intermediate PACO course.

Caring for the complex patient involves an interdisciplinary team to coordinate care across specialties as well as involvement from the family and caregivers. The goal of inpatient care is to have a successful transition to home. We will follow a long-term assisted ventilated patient via tracheostomy throughout this course.


  • Scenarios and knowledge checks throughout
  • Interactions that incorporate several design elements presented in a new and different way
  • A scenario is woven from the beginning of the course to the end so we can see how Claudia Joy moves out of the hospital to her environment

Note: This course is only available to staff at PLS Participating Hospitals through their Learning Management Systems. 


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Learn more by participating in a live session or viewing course demos.

For more information, contact:

(913) 981-4187

About PLS

Pediatric Learning Solutions’ online education provides the foundational knowledge clinicians need to master the competencies and skills for safe and effective patient care.

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