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Complex Childhood Conditions:
Audio CD
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Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours
Length:
6 hr 47 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
STEPHEN JONES, MS, RN, PNP, ET
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
12/8/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA077750
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 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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Audience
Nurses, Physician Assistants, and other Healthcare Professionals