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Don’t Let Common Pediatric Symptoms Fool You
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Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
6 hr 0 min
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI HealthCare
5/10/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
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  1. Explain the appropriate utilization of various technologies used with respiratory conditions and their clinical significance.
  2. Recommend appropriate interventions for the child manifesting either an upper or lower respiratory condition.
  3. Determine the essentials necessary for an efficient and comprehensive gastrointestinal assessment and management plan as it relates to the "zones".
  4. Analyze the impact of inappropriate diet and nutrition on the pediatric GI Tract.
  5. Evaluate both the pharmacological and nonpharmacological management of selected non-surgical GI conditions: diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, and "spitting up".
  6. Examine the underlying causes and triggers of temperature dysregulation in determining appropriate evidence-based treatment.
  7. Contrast between causes and symptoms for the child experiencing dehydration and/or diarrhea.
Assessment: Advanced Skills for Pediatric History-Taking and Physical Assessment
  • Developmentally- and age-appropriate techniques for assessment
  • Determining cause versus symptom - and underlying triggers
  • Non-pharmacological and pharmacological choices
  • Laboratory values: System-specific and significance to underlying condition
Best Responses to Early Signs of Acute Respiratory Changes: Recognize and Respond to Early Signs of Distress
  • "5 fingered assessment"
  • Non-pharmacological: Oxygen therapy, mist/humidification, airway clearance, pulse oximeter, technologies to deliver medications
  • Pharmacological choices: OTC versus prescription antimicrobials, "RAD/asthma", and "cold & cough"
  • Apnea: Central and obstructive
  • Upper respiratory/ENT conditions: Sinusitis, tonsillitis, croup, laryngomalacia
  • Lower respiratory conditions: Infectious (bronchiolitis/RSV and HMV; pneumonia) and anatomical (asthma)
Solve the Complexities of the Pediatric GI Tract
  • GI physical examination: Differentiating the "zones" of the GI tract and their functions
  • What about the hygiene hypothesis
  • Diet and nutrition components: Vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, probiotics
  • Underlying triggers: Environmental, infectious, anatomical
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management: "Spitting up", GER and "sensitivities", colic, constipation
Fever, Temperature and Diarrhea in Children: Avoid the Mis-management Mistakes
  • History-taking and physical assessment strategies
  • Non-pharmacological and pharmacological: Antimicrobials, antipyretics, anti-diarrheal
  • Temperature measurement: Pathophysiology of fever versus hyperthermia and "fever phobia"
  • Dehydration: Concepts of fluid and electrolyte management and tonicity
  • Diarrhea: Pathophysiology and evidence-based management guidelines (enteral and parenteral)


Stephen Jones is a fulltime Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist and Enterostomal Therapist, practicing at The Children's Hospital-Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. In this multi-dimensional role, Stephen covers all inpatient pediatric units, including the PICU and outpatient clinics. Additionally, he provides pediatric critical care courses and pediatric core curriculum at his hospital. Over his extensive career, he has published articles in numerous nursing journals, authored chapters in pediatric textbooks, and shares his expertise at conferences throughout North America. 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. His long-standing passion for optimal and evidence-based pediatric care will be evident throughout this presentation, to improve the outcomes of your own patients and minimize any negative sequelae. You will find him to be practical, informative, entertaining and motivating as he takes you on this journey through troublesome pediatric symptoms. 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.
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  • School Nurses
  • Public Health Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Physician Assistants
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