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Digital Seminar

Caring for Children with Infectious Diseases


Faculty:
Stephen Jones
Duration:
6 Hours 32 Minutes
Copyright :
Oct 16, 2014
Product Code:
POS012325
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • Latest Vaccination Guidelines
  • Principles of Antibiotic Therapy
  • MRSA/MSSA & VRE
  • Asthma
  • “Red Rashes”
  • RSV/Croup
  • Lyme Disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Otitis Media
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Diarrhea/Dehydration
  • Fever versus Hyperthermia

Does your place of practice provide care for children with infectious diseases? Are you exposed to children with childhood illnesses? Do you understand how antimicrobials work? How do you respond to parents and other healthcare professionals when asked “how do vaccines actually work?” What is the best method for treating a fever or diarrhea? Why did my patient’s asthma get worse because of an ear infection? Make plans today to attend this one-day educational event that will provide you with the answers to these questions . . . and many more!

When you know the latest recommendations, you will be able to provide clarity for many of the assessment and treatment concerns that present across different practice settings. Stephen Jones, MS, RN, CPNP, ET, is a nationally-known expert in the field of pediatric care, more specifically pediatric infectious disease. He has earned a reputation for his ability to draw upon his wealth of real-life experiences to deliver engaging presentations and case studies that drive home important concepts. Stephen’s passion for providing optimal pediatric care will be evident throughout this practical and engaging presentation. You will return to work equipped with helpful new insights to immediately impact the care you provide to your pediatric patients.

OUTLINE

The Immune System and Vaccines

  • Inflammatory responses
  • Current vaccine guidelines
  • POSSIBLE Vaccines of the future
  • Microbes: Bacterial, Viral & Fungal

Antimicrobial Therapy

  • Antibacterial medications
  • Anti-fungal medications
  • Principles and medication selection
  • Resistant vs. susceptible organisms

Childhood Communicable Diseases

  • Manifestations, communicability and management of:
    • Measles, mumps, rubella
    • Diptheria, pertussis
    • Tetanus
    • Other “red rashes”: 5th disease, roseola
    • Varicella
    • Influenza
    • Hepatitis, Hib, Kawasaki
    • Lyme disease
    • Urinary tract infections
    • MRSA/MSSA/VRE
    • Cellulitis

Appropriate Isolation Techniques

  • Positive vs. negative pressure rooms
  • Respiratory secretion precautions
  • Contact secretion precautions

Upper Respiratory Tract Conditions

  • Manifestations and management of:
    • Sinusitis
    • Rhinitis
    • Croup
    • Tonsillitis
    • Otitis media
    • Tracheitis

Lower Respiratory Tract Conditions

  • Manifestations and management of:
    • RSV
    • BRONCHITIS
    • Pneumonia
    • Infectious asthma

Upper and Lower GI Tract Conditions

  • Diarrhea/Dehydration
  • Differences between children and adults
  • Fluid maintenance, replacement, output
  • Rehydration recommendations
  • Antidiarrheal medications

Fever/Hyperthermia

  • Underlying physiological processes
  • Protocols for practice
  • Education tools for parents

OBJECTIVES

  • Discuss healthy immune system functioning and defense mechanisms.
  • Explain the most current vaccination guidelines for children.
  • Select and identify the most appropriate antimicrobial medication available to optimize patient. outcomes based upon a specific infectious process.
  • Describe appropriate assessment and management of common childhood infectious diseases.
  • Discuss strategies for both pharmacological as well as non-pharmacological management of respiratory tract infections.
  • Describe the evidence based management for children experiencing both diarrhea and fever.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Stephen Jones, MS, RN, CPNP, ET, is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist who practices full-time at Children’s Hospital-Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. In this role, Stephen cares for children in a variety of pediatric units, including: PICU, general pediatric, and pulmonary/cystic fibrosis. He also consults in the NICU and various outpatient clinic setting. Stephen has served an instrumental role in establishing pediatric helicopter and ground transport teams, pediatric critical care courses, and pediatric core curricula.

Stephen is active in the Society of Pediatric Nurses, and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals including MCN, Pediatric Nursing and Ostomy/Wound Management and authored chapters in for several nursing textbooks including Nursing Care of Infants and Children (Whaley and Wong), Nursing Care of Children Across the Continuum (Bowden and Greenberg) and Nursing Care of Children (Ashwell and Droeske). Additionally, Stephen is the founder of Pediatric Concepts, a company dedicated to providing quality pediatric educational events for healthcare professionals. He has earned a reputation based on his specialty expertise and is a requested national and international presenter on pediatric-related topics.

Disclosures:

Financial: Stephen Jones receives compensation for his role as an Allied Health Care Advisory Board Member for Gilead Sciences and Novartis. He receives speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Stephen Jones has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.


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Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.6 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Faculty

Stephen Jones Related seminars and products: 7

MS, RN, PNP, ET


Stephen Jones, MS, RN, PNP, ET, is a Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner and Enterostomal Therapist who practices fulltime at the Children’s Hospital-Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. In this role, Stephen cares for children in a variety of pediatric units, with both acute and chronic conditions, including the general pediatric units and PICU.

He also manages children with pulmonary conditions in the Pulmonary and Cystic Fibrosis clinics. As an Enterostomal therapist, Steve also consults in the NICU and various outpatient clinic settings for skin/wound/ostomy issues. Within his many roles, he interacts and deals with children with many and varied conditions. Within these roles, a good percentage of Steve’s time is spent in managing children with myriad types of upper and lower airway/pulmonary conditions, from acute to chronic conditions, including asthma, BPD, and Cystic Fibrosis, as well as children with mechanical ventilators.

Stephen is a published author, having written numerous chapters for textbooks and professional journal articles. In addition to his active clinical practice, Stephen is the founder of Pediatric Concepts, a company dedicated to providing quality pediatric educational events for healthcare professionals. Stephen holds undergraduate degrees from Union College and Skidmore College, while his graduate degree is from the University of Rochester.

He has been a frequent presenter on pediatric related topics and serves on speakers bureaus for a variety of pharmaceutical companies. He is a soughtafter speaker who has lectured extensively to diverse audiences throughout North America for over thirty years.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Stephen Jones is the founder of Pediatric Concepts. He has an employment relationship with The Children’s Hospital - Albany Medical Center. Mr. Jones receives speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-Financial: Stephen Jones has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

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Target Audience

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Educators, School Nurses, Public Health Nurses, Physician Assistants

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"great program"

Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

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