Peri- Operative Paediatric Life Support ( PPLS)


In Collaboration with the Ministry of Health

 One Day course 



23rd July  

       LRH – Colombo


24th July
25th July
08:00-08:15 Registration & Introduction:
08:15-08:30 Pre-course MCQ
08:30-08:50 Common causes of peri-operative cardiac arrests
08:50-09:10 Recognition of critically ill child (pre-operatively) and optimization

Interactive case discussion

Recognition of the airway at risk
Fluid resuscitation in hypovolemia
Desaturation in recovery room
10:40-11:00 Tea
11:00-11:20 Updates on pediatric resuscitation
11:20-11:40 Effective teamwork during crises

Interactive case discussion

Tight bag
Unexpected cardiac arrest in infant after a caudal
Sudden fall in EtCO2 in infant
13:10-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:40 Recognition and Management of arrhythmias
Skills stations


Recognition & Management of Arrhythmias
Effective CPR skills & teamwork
IV access station
Teamwork in crises (video review)
16:10-17:00 Post-course MCQ / Wrap-up


Course fee– Free for eligible candidates