Children are not small adults, and infants are not small children. Each are unique and require different interventions and treatment modalities. In today’s managed care and “decreased length of stay” environment, it is imperative that nurses and other healthcare providers in all health care settings-from home to primary care to acute care-be prepared to identify and intervene with respiratory situations as early as possible.
Secondary to both anatomical and physiological etiologies, children with respiratory conditions may present with acute illnesses, flare-ups of chronic conditions or life-threatening complications. As an example: the latest statistics indicate that about 1 in 10 children in the United States have a diagnosis of asthma. Rapid assessment and immediate intervention is oftentimes vital; yet long term chronic mismanagement can lead to significant issues. You will learn practical strategies to integrate symptomology and appropriate diagnostics into your differential diagnosis; enhance your ability to pinpoint etiology by understanding the inter-relationship of respiratory signs and symptoms; and to differentiate when to treat “cause” versus “symptom.”
This seminar will provide you with the knowledge you need to manage numerous respiratory conditions that are the cause for children seeking health care, and oftentimes hospitalization. You will receive the latest information on:
Your speaker Stephen Jones will discuss some of the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments for upper and lower respiratory conditions. He will help you identify the role of appropriate oxygen therapy in numerous situations, and to understand PFT’s and various technologies that are utilized when managing children with pulmonary issues. Discover what the pulse oximeter really signifies! Stephen’s long-standing passion for optimal pediatric care will be evident throughout this presentation.
His vast experiences and clinical management of these children will be shared, in a professional, educational yet fun learning experience. He is excited to share his wealth of knowledge, and help spread the “evidence based” word! In this endeavor, Stephen will provide the skills and knowledge for you to improve the outcomes of these children, and minimize negative sequalae. We know that you will find him positive, upbeat, energetic, full of evidence based information, practical, motivating, humorous, and willing to go the extra mile to make this program as success!
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Stephen Jones, MS, RN, PNP, ET, is a fulltime Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner and Enterostomal Therapist, practicing at The Children’s Hospital @ Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY. In this multidimensional role, Stephen covers all inpatient pediatric units, including the PICU, as well as the pediatric Pulmonary & Cystic Fibrosis clinic. As an Enterostomal Therapist specializing in infants and children, Steve serves as a resource and consultant around the country. He has published articles in numerous nursing journals, authored chapters in several pediatric textbooks, and presented posters at numerous national conferences. Steve was instrumental in establishing the original pediatric transport team, pediatric critical care courses and pediatric core curriculum at his hospital, and initiation of the pediatric PICC program. In addition to his active and busy clinical practice, he is also the founder and principal of Pediatric Concepts, a company dedicated to providing quality educational programs for healthcare professionals.
Stephen has focused his nursing career entirely in pediatrics, previously serving in various staff positions within the PICU and general pediatric units. He continues to be active in all arenas of pediatric nursing, as well as a member of his local state NP association. Stephen holds undergraduate degrees from Union College and Skidmore College, while his graduate degree is from the University of Rochester. He has been on and continues to participate via speakers bureaus for a variety of pharmaceutical companies and continues to lecture extensively to a diverse audience through North America, including healthcare professionals, as well as parents and families. Steve’s long-standing passion for optimal and evidence-based pediatric care will be evident throughout this presentation. You will find him to be practical, informative, entertaining and motivating.
Financial: Stephen Jones is the founder of Pediatric Concepts and has a employment relationship with The Children's Hospital - Albany Medical Center, Albany Medical College and Russell Sage College. He receives a speaker honorarium from Chiesi USA. He on the advisory board of Chiesi, Novartis, Genentech, Mylan. Stephen Jones receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-Financial: Stephen Jones is a member of The Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State.
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