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Methodist Children's Hospital Pediatric Outreach Education and Resources


It's the mission of Methodist Children’s Hospital Regional Outreach Program to improve the care of severely ill and injured children throughout South Texas and San Antonio. We provide quality education to health care providers caring for children, emphasizing preventative aspects and patient safety.

Our staff strives to serve as a community liaison for pediatric educational initiatives while collaborating with all healthcare providers to initiate such programs in their communities.


Download the Pediatric Outreach Registration Form:


Important Announcements and Upcoming Classes

Coming Soon:

February

March

April

Multiple dates offered:


Download the Pediatric Outreach Registration Form:


Emergent Therapy for Acute-Onset, Severe Hypertension During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

Individuals and institutions should have mechanisms in place to initiate the prompt administration of medication when a patient presents with a hypertensive emergency. This poster introduces standardized, evidence-based clinical guidelines for the management of patients with preeclampsia and eclampsia, demonstrated to reduce the incidence of adverse maternal outcomes. This poster reflects emerging clinical and scientific advances as of the date issued ACOG Committee Opinion Number 623, Feb 2015.

  • Emergent Therapy for Acute-Onset, Severe Hypertension During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
  • Order sets for Initial First Line Therapy Management with Labetalol, Hydralazine, Oral Nifedipine

Transport

Methodist Children’s Hospital provides two critical care transport teams, capable of extending our outstanding level of critical care to your patients. A pediatric team and neonatal team are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to perform interfacility transports within Texas and throughout the country. Both teams are comprised of a highly skilled and specially trained transport registered nurse and transport respiratory therapist.

Arrange a Transport

To arrange a neonatal/pediatric/maternal transport, just call our toll-free one call center at (800) 277-7428. They will gather some brief information and connect you with a neonatal, obstetrical or pediatric medical specialist for consultation about patient management in your own facility and/or transport. Some information that will be helpful for us to expedite the transport would be:

  • Referring physician name
  • Contact number
  • Requesting facility/contact number/contact name
  • Patient name/age/weight
  • Reason for transport
  • Pertinent lab/procedures
  • Patient’s primary care physician

For neonatal/maternal transports, please include: Gestational age and delivery type/complications.

The referring physician determines the mode of transport. Factors that may influence this decision can be related to patient acuity, weather and distance.


One Call Center

The one call center is available 24 hours a day to facilitate transfers, administrative approval and transport physician consultation. The one call center is staffed by registered nurses and will coordinate your patient’s transfer.

One call does it all for maternal and neonatal transports!

Call (800) 277-7428 for your maternal transport needs.

For further information regarding our program, contact:
Angela Crawford, RN, CCRN, CMTE
Transport Director
Office: (210) 575-6730
Mobile: (210) 269-1534


Pediatric & Newborn Curriculum and Maternal Offerings

Prices will vary based on the cost of each program delivery. Please call pediatric outreach for details.