Product Detail

Complex Childhood Conditions
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
STEPHEN JONES, MS, RN, PNP, ET
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
12/8/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV077750
Objectives
  1. Evaluate the key clinical findings required for an efficient and comprehensive multi-system pediatric assessment.
  2. Interpret physical assessment findings and all the "numbers" to begin to understand the presenting pediatric problem.
  3. Determine underlying pathophysiology for multi-system conditions in identifying cause versus symptom.
  4. Discuss the interrelationship of the Immune/Respiratory/GI/Neuro systems and the significance of "linked" symptoms of fluids, mucous, allergies, infections, and reflux.
  5. Describe appropriate management for sports-related injuries, including concussions.
  6. Utilize evidence-based guidelines to successfully identify appropriate interventions for the child experiencing "temperature" issues and diarrhea/ dehydration.
  7. Select the most appropriate strategies to manage childhood asthma, croup and apnea.
Outline

Assessment

  • Growth and developmental considerations
  • Oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve
  • Diagnostics considerations
    • Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT)
    • Airway clearance: Techniques & technologies
    • What the chest x-ray is telling you
    • Lab values: Normal vs. baseline
    • Pulse oximetry: What does it really mean?
  • The allergic cascade
    • The concept of linked airways and airway inflammation
  • Hygiene hypothesis
  • Pulmonary non-pharmacological and technological management
    • Oxygen therapy: Devices used for both low and high flow rates
    • Mist/Humidification
    • Medication delivery devices: MDI/spacer, nebulizers, dry powder inhalers

Sleep

  • Patterns of "normal" sleep - influences of disruption
  • Effective management: Nonpharmacological and pharmacological

Anaphylaxis

  • Underlying physiology of how this occurs
  • Effective management strategies: Preventive and acute

Respiratory Conditions

  • Tips for quick identification
  • Critical nonpharmacological and pharmacological interventions for:
    • Apnea
    • Childhood asthma: The "Step Management"
    • Croup: "The Good, the Bad, the Ugly"
    • The 2 Cousins: RSV & Human Metapneumovirus

The Art of Skin and Wound Care in Children

  • Identify underlying causes for skin and wound issues
  • Optimize the healing process
  • Selecting the best product for children's skin issues

Sports Related injuries

  • Assessment and management of The un-"Magnificent 7": Laceration/cuts, hematoma, contusions, strains, sprains, fractures, concussion

"Temperature" Issues

  • Identifying and describing The Big 3:
  • Hyperthermia, hypothermia and fever
  • Evidence-based guidelines for The Big 3

Gastrointestinal Conditions

  • GER
    • Identifying and differentiating "GER" versus GERD
    • The benefits of acid/base balance
    • The 3 steps of appropriate symptom management - and prevention
  • The "opposite" conditions: Constipation and diarrhea
    • Underlying pathophysiology of both conditions
    • Evidence-based guidelines for appropriate management
Author

STEPHEN JONES, MS, RN, PNP, ET

Stephen Jones 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 settings. Stephen has served an instrumental role in establishing pediatric helicopter and ground transport teams, pediatric critical care courses, and pediatric core curricula.

Stephen has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, including MCN, Pediatric Nursing and Ostomy/Wound Management and authored chapters for several nursing textbooks.

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. Speaker Disclosures:

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

Non-financial: Stephen Jones has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

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Audience
Nurses, Physician Assistants, and other Healthcare Professionals