Emergency Triage Assessment And Treatment (ETAT+)

doctor treating young boy

Main Objective:

To impact paediatric emergency knowledge, skills and attitudes to health workers in African set up.

Specific objectives:

At the end of the course, the graduate will be able to:

  • Sort out children with emergency in outpatient.
  • Assess the degree of effect of emergency.
  • Treat emergency according to the assessment results.

Course Content:

  • Introduction,
  • Recognition of the seriously ill child,
  • Management of the seriously ill child,
  • Basic life support and use of Bag Valve Mask(BVM),
  • Foreign body  removal (FBAO),
  • Trauma,
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia,
  • Airway Vascular Arrhythmia,
  • Newborn Respiratory Failure, Circulatory Failure
  • Scenario Demonstration.

Eligible Applicants and Number:

Not more than 32 participants including Nurses, Doctors, Clinical officers

The Fee covers:

Tuition, teaching and learning materials, venue, mid-morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a certificate.

Mode of payment:

Money Transfer to Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital Bank Account or by Institutional Cheque


The course will be offered at the Gertrude’s Institute of Child Health and Research, , Muthaiga.

Duration of the Course:

3 Days

Mode of Application:

By filling in the application form and mailing to trainingschool@gerties.org

With Ksh 1000/- Non Refundable application fee


Clinicians and allied professionals involved in the training of healthcare workers on the provision of resuscitation services in Africa.

Mode of delivery:

  • Lectures and tutorials
  • Small group workshops
  • Small group discussions
  • Skills stations demonstrations
  • Skills Stations Closed discussions
  • Open discussions
  • Student-based Self-directed learning/facilitator teaching

Apply now to:

The Principal,

Gertrude’s Institute of Child Health and Research

Muthaiga Road

P.O.Box 42325 -00100

Nairobi Kenya

Tel: (+254) 759297589

Email: trainingschool@gerties.org