Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

A subspecialty certification by the Board of Pediatrics. Practitioners have special competence in advanced life support for children from the term or near-term neonate to the adolescent. This competence extends to the management of life-threatening organ system failure and to the support of vital physiological functions. This provider also coordinates the multitude of treatment plans prescribed for the patient by other doctors and has the responsibility to coordinate and order the priority of health care services provided by the Intensive Care Unit.