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Complex Childhood Conditions: 101 Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

Program Information

Outline

Assessment

Sleep

Anaphylaxis

Respiratory Conditions

The Art of Skin and Wound Care in Children

Sports Related injuries

“Temperature” Issues

Gastrointestinal Conditions

Objectives

  1. Evaluate the key clinical findings required for an efficient and comprehensive multi-system pediatric assessment.
  2. Interpret physical assessment findings and all the “numbers” to begin to understand the presenting pediatric problem.
  3. Determine underlying pathophysiology for multi-system conditions in identifying cause versus symptom.
  4. Discuss the interrelationship of the Immune/Respiratory/GI/Neuro systems and the significance of “linked” symptoms of fluids, mucous, allergies, infections, and reflux.
  5. Describe appropriate management for sports-related injuries, including concussions.
  6. Utilize evidence-based guidelines to successfully identify appropriate interventions for the child experiencing “temperature” issues and diarrhea/ dehydration.
  7. Select the most appropriate strategies to manage childhood asthma, croup and apnea.

Copyright : 12/08/2017

​​Pediatric Crisis: Mastering Rapid Assessment Skills & Unique Treatment Challenges

Program Information

Outline

Abdominal Pain: Appendicitis and Beyond

The Pediatric Airway

ALTE vs. BRUE

Risky Business: Street Drugs, Tattoos and More

Fever in the Neonate

Head Injuries

Bruises & Fractures

When a Rash Becomes a Risk

Lab Values & Blood Gases

Hematologic & Coagulation Disorders

Procedural Sedation

Pediatric Code Blue: Know What to Do

Objectives

  1. Analyze case scenarios to determine acuity and prioritization.
  2. Differentiate between common rashes and those that require immediate intervention.
  3. Interpret lab values and quickly identify potential causes of abnormal values.
  4. Determine the unique pediatric needs during presentation of respiratory distress or failure.
  5. Assess for causes of neurological deterioration in pediatric patients.
  6. Perform sample medication calculations.
  7. Discuss nursing responsibilities during the use of moderate sedation.
  8. Differentiate between clinical characteristics of acute abdominal diagnoses.

Copyright : 12/14/2017