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Life-Threatening Pediatric Emergencies
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
$99.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording (6 hours, 51 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
STEPHEN JONES, MS, RN, PNP, ET
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
8/22/2014
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV075995
Objectives
  1. Explain the latest strategies useful in evaluating pediatric life-threatening situations.
  2. Formulate both non-pharmacological and pharmacological options used to manage pediatric life-threatening situations.
  3. Differentiate between various infectious diseases and the most up-to-date interventions for each.
  4. Choose the current treatment recommendations for the most commonly ingested agents.
  5. Apply the latest evidence-based guidelines for optimal treatment of significant diarrhea and dehydration.
  6. Assess a variety of traumatic injuries seen in children and the best practice initial response to make the difference in outcomes.
  7. Determine the optimal and immediate interventions for the cardiac emergencies likely to present in children.
  8. Explain the medication management of distributive anaphylactic shock.
  9. Compare clinical presentation between various lower and upper airway diseases.
Outline

Pediatric Stabilization & Critical Assessment Goals

  • Essential data to collect
  • Primary and secondary survey:
  • Assessment and interventions
  • Immediate interventions for life-threatening situations
  • Hypothermia and its multisystem implications
  • Code medications: The “Big 3”

Technology: The Benefits and the Pitfalls

  • Respiratory devices: Delivery systems, oxygen therapy, mist, humidification
  • Pulse oximeter
  • Interpreting key laboratory findings
  • EEG and lumbar puncture

Suspecting Child Abuse

  • Shaken baby syndrome
  • Munchausen by proxy
  • Child maltreatment
  • Mandatory reporting

Infectious Diseases

  • Group b strep
  • Bacterial/viral meningitis
  • Toxic shock syndrome
  • Herpes: Simplex and encephalitis
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Influenza
  • Fever and hyperthermia management

Ingestions & Poisoning

  • GI decontamination
  • “Pharming” implications
  • OTC medications: Cold/cough preparations, acetaminophen, NSAIDs
  • Alcohols, hydrocarbons
  • Lead intoxication

Gastrointestinal Emergencies

  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Malrotation/Bowel obstruction
  • Appendicitis
  • Diarrhea and dehydration:
  • Evidence-based guidelines

Trauma in Children

  • Sports and non-sports related injuries
  • Abdominal trauma: Bowel perforation, spleen & liver laceration
  • Chest trauma: Pulmonary contusion, pneumothorax, hemothorax, flail chest
  • Neurological involvement:
  • Head trauma: TBI, cerebral edema and concussions
  • Seizures

Cardiovascular Emergencies

  • Hypertrophy cardiomyopothy
  • Cardiomyopathies

Anaphylaxis

  • Prevention & initial/acute management
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Optimizing use of the Epi pen

Tonsillitis

  • Croup: Viral and bacterial

Respiratory Emergencies: Upper Airway

  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchiolitis (RSV/Non-RSV)
  • Pertussis
  • Asthma
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