Pediatric Updates: Acute Care: Clinical Cross-Section 2020

Earn 7.5 Contact Hours
September 9, 2020
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*7.5 Contact Hours* Pancreatitis, bronchiolitis, and much more in a single module! Your practice and patients will benefit from the wide range of pediatric acute care content offered. Topics include:

  • TRAUMA:
    • SCIWORA – description, predisposing anatomy in pediatrics, imaging findings & management.
    • mild traumatic brain injury – presentation, diagnosis and course.
    • thoracic trauma – different specific processes, evaluation of each including imaging, management for selected injuries.
  • The most recent guidelines for nutritional support of critically ill children and for management of acute pancreatitis in the pediatric population.
  • Adverse effects of ionizing radiation specific to children, use of the most appropriate imaging modalities for common pediatric respiratory, GI, and renal diseases as well as selected traumatic injuries.
  • Implementing the most recent guidelines on bronchiolitis into clinical practice.
  • Use, mechanisms of action, and complications of high-flow nasal cannula in infants outside the neonatal ICU population.
  • Risks for, presentation, assessment and management of pediatric heart failure.
  • Risks for, evaluation and management of delirium in the critically ill pediatric population.
  • Indications for, management of, and complications of central venous catheters in acutely, chronically, and critically ill children.

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