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Common Neurological Disorders in Childhood:
Audio CD
$169.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
6 hr 15 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
CAROLYN ZOOK LEWIS, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC/AC, PMHS
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
11/15/2016
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA071205
Objectives
  1. Describe factors that increase the risk for neurodevelopmental disabilities.
  2. Demonstrate how to recognize the signs of a serious head injury and when to seek medical attention.
  3. Summarize three key factors in identifying concussions.
  4. Explain the basic etiology, incidence, and prevalence of various types of seizures and epilepsy.
  5. Demonstrate essential management strategies to care for patients with headache/ migraine.
  6. Explain the emerging role of genetic testing in children with unexplained neurological disorders.
  7. Compare and contrast the differences in DSMIV® and DSM-5® diagnostic criteria and autism.
  8. List three considerations in working with children and families with developmental disabilities.
Outline

The Developing Brain: Fragile, but Resilient

  • Overview of brain development
  • Brain malformations - causes and outcomes
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy - management and long-term consequences
  • Skull malformations - plagiocephaly or craniosynostosis?
  • Assessment of microcephaly and macrocephaly
  • Evaluation and management of hydrocephalus

Important Clues from the Neurological Evaluation

  • Keys to obtaining a clinical history
  • Helpful hints for the neurological exam
  • Neurodiagnostic, radiologic and laboratory testing
  • The emerging world of genetics

Head and Brain Injuries

  • Recognize mild and more serious head injuries and when to seek medical care
  • Types of head and brain injuries
  • Recognize sports-related concussions and sports in which they most often occur
  • Immediate and long-term effects of concussion
  • Recognize and evaluate infant non-accidental trauma
  • Risk factors and long-term outcomes of non-accidental trauma

Headache and Migraine in Children: What You Need to Know

  • Key components to the physical, neurological and psychosocial assessment
  • Taking a headache history
  • Red flags and when to be concerned
  • Headache triggers and prevention
  • Pharmacologic and nonpharmacological management
  • Rebound headache prevention and management
  • Assessment and treatment of pseudotumor cerebri

Seizures: A Parent’s Worse Fear

  • How to recognize a seizure
  • Current recommendations for evaluation of febrile seizures
  • Education and management after the first seizure
  • Diagnosing and treating epilepsy
  • Establishing a seizure treatment plan

Autism and Intellectual Disability

  • Early signs and symptoms and assessment tools
  • Diagnostic criteria for autism
  • DSM-IV®- DSM-5®changes
  • The evolving role of genetics

Cerebral Palsy

  • Recognition and types of cerebral palsy
  • Treatment options

Complex Care of the Child with Chronic Neurological Conditions and Severe Neurological Impairments

  • Feeding difficulties
  • Management of constipation
  • Behavioral and pharmacologic strategies for promoting sleep
  • Interventions for behavior management
  • Healthcare monitoring
  • Challenges of adolescence
  • Supporting the family
  • Special considerations for the child with severe neurological impairment
Author

CAROLYN ZOOK LEWIS, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC/AC, PMHS

Carolyn Zook Lewis is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner in Child Neurology at The University of North Carolina's Children's Hospital. She is dual certified in pediatric primary care and acute care, and is also certified as a Pediatric Mental Health Specialist. Carolyn has over 28 years of pediatric nursing experience, and has worked as a pediatric nurse practitioner for the last 19 years. She spent 6 years working in pediatric primary care at Duke University prior to her position at The University of North Carolina. She currently cares for patients in the UNC Child Neurology outpatient clinic. The focus of her practice includes children with new onset seizures, epilepsy, headaches/migraines, and developmental delay and autism. She feels that her years in primary care give her unique insight into the holistic care of special needs children.

Carolyn's passion for education shines as she is also an Adjunct Faculty Member at the University of North Carolina, where she lectures on topics such as Child Neurology and Developmental Physiology & Pathophysiology and precepts Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner students. She also lectures and precepts students for the Duke University Acute Care PNP program. She was nominated for the 2009 National NAPNAP Preceptor of the Year Award by Duke University. Carolyn has presented at national, state, and local conferences for the Association of Child Neurology Nurses (ACNN) and NAPNAP. She is a member of both organizations, and is past secretary for NCNAPNAP and a past board member for ACNN.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Carolyn Zook has an employment relationship with The University of North Carolina. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Carolyn Zook is a member of the Association of Child Neurology Nurses.
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