When caring for a sick child, situations can go from urgent to emergent in a matter of seconds.
Our new-and-improved online course — The Pediatric Crisis Certificate Course: Quick Assessment & Rapid Action — will guide you through practical strategies to recognize, manage, and even prevent common and emergent conditions with your young patients.
Join pediatric experts Maria Broadstreet, RN, MSN, CPNP, and Stephen Jones, MS, RN, PNP, ET, in this all-inclusive, self-paced training today and:
- Get expert tips for stabilization and critical assessment
- Gain life-saving knowledge to handle Neuro, Cardiac, Respiratory, and many other emergencies
- Learn non-confrontational ways to talk about vaccines with your patients and their families
- Develop the best treatment strategies for concussions and sports injuries
- Master the recognition of anaphylaxis and allergies
- Become your patients’ biggest advocate by understanding your responsibilities when you suspect child abuse
- …And so much more!
You never get a second chance to save a child's life—don't wait another day to enhance your pediatric knowledge and elevate your care!
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- Assessment/Diagnosis of Problems by Age Group
- How to take a thorough history
- Growth & Development: What’s Normal?
- Developmental milestones
- Assessment of development
- Anticipatory Guidance: “What Do You Want to Look Out For?”
- Through the 1st year
- School age
- Teens & beyond
- More Vaccines?
- HPV: It’s not just for girls
- What about autism?
- Pediatric Lab Interpretation
- Identifying baseline testing
- Can an allergy test be done in primary care?
- Interpreting results
Presenting Pediatric Problems
- Failure to thrive: Metabolic disorders, heart disease
- School Age
- Pre-hypertension vs. hypertension
- Causes: Renal, cardiac, lifestyle
- Eval/treatment: Dietary guidelines 2010, medications, link to cholesterol
- Drug Abuse
- Prescription drug overdose
- Street names
- Concussions & Sports Injuries
- New International Guidelines
- Return to play
- Treatment strategies vs. adults
- Symptoms/Long-term complications
- Weight lifting/performance enhancing substances
- New International Guidelines
- Antibiotic Resistance/MRSA
- Energy Drinks
- Life-Threatening Allergies
- Internet Safety
The Joint Commission
- Patient safety goals: What are they?
- Medication safety
- Staff communication
- Preventing infection
- Risk Management: A 7-step approach to protect yourself
- Patient Satisfaction Metrics
- Discharge information
- Essential data to collect
- Primary and secondary survey:
- Assessment and interventions
- Immediate interventions for life-threatening situations
- Hypothermia and its multisystem implications
- Code medications: The “Big 3”
Technology: The Benefits & the Pitfalls
- Respiratory devices: Delivery systems, oxygen therapy,
- Pulse oximeter
- Interpreting key laboratory findings
- EEG and lumbar puncture
Suspecting Child Abuse
- Shaken baby syndrome
- Munchausen by proxy
- Child maltreatment
- Mandatory reporting
- Group b strep
- Bacterial/viral meningitis
- Toxic shock syndrome
- Herpes: Simplex and encephalitis
- Kawasaki disease
- Rheumatic Fever
- Fever and hyperthermia management
Ingestions & Poisoning
- GI decontamination
- “Pharming” implications
- OTC medications: Cold/cough preparations,
- Alcohols, hydrocarbons
- Lead intoxication
- Pyloric stenosis
- Necrotizing enterocolitis
- Malrotation/Bowel obstruction
- Diarrhea and dehydration:
- Evidence-based guidelines
Trauma in Children
- Sports and non-sports related injuries
- Abdominal trauma: Bowel perforation, spleen & liver laceration
- Chest trauma: Pulmonary contusion, pneumothorax, hemothorax, flail chest
- Neurological involvement:
- Head trauma: TBI, cerebral edema and concussions
- Hypertrophy cardiomyopothy
- Prevention & initial/acute management
- Anaphylactic shock
- Optimizing use of the Epi pen
- Croup: Viral and bacterial
Respiratory Emergencies: Upper Airway
- Bronchiolitis (RSV/Non-RSV)
I can’t breathe, my chest hurts, I can’t stop coughing... do these complaints sound familiar?
Children with respiratory conditions may present with acute illnesses, flare-ups of chronic conditions, or life-threatening complications. Stephen Jones, MS, RN, PNP, ET, will provide you with the knowledge you need to manage the numerous respiratory conditions that affect pediatric patients.
$219.99 FREE OF CHARGE when you register now!
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Maria Broadstreet, RN, MSN, APN, currently practices at Modern Med Recovery in Park Ridge, Illinois and treats patients at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. Maria has a special interest in addressing and treating pain and is certified as a Pain Resource Nurse.Click here for information about Maria Broadstreet
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.Click here for information about Stephen Jones
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Register for this intensive training course without risk. If you're not completely satisfied, give us a call at 800-844-8260. We’re that confident you'll find this learning experience to be all that's promised and more than you expected.
Check out these other fantastic pediatric courses from the PESI Healthcare Team:
Using Sign Language with Pediatric Patients: 100 Signs for Easy, Effective Communication in Therapy
— with Sheila Clark, DHED, MS, CCC-SLP
Pediatric Treatment in Acute Care: From Early Mobilization to Discharge Decisions
— with Molly Rejent, MOT, OTR/L
Common Neurological Disorders in Childhood: Recognition, Evaluation and Care
— with Carolyn Zook Lewis, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC/AC, PMHS