Timmy McDonnell, 21, was a junior at Rutgers University, was crossing Easton Avenue in New Brunswick last October, when he was struck by a drunk driver. Timmy suffered a severe, life-threatening head injury that left him with a brain bleed and in a coma.
This course is designed to give pediatric nurs-es who work in acute care, critical care, and perioperative areas the foundational, evi-dence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to care for the hospitalized injured child. PCAR covers a wide range of pathophysiologic and nursing concepts and is designed to be a broad, core-level program, rather than an advanced or specialty area-specific course.
"Students Teaching Students About Safety"
Let's face it. No matter how hard we try to prevent them, accidents do happen. And when moments matter, the right hospital means everything. The Pediatric Emergency Department at The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital is a standalone department that treats children of all ages for minor injuries and the most serious and complex cases. It is also home to New Jersey’s ONLY Pediatric Trauma Center.