2018 AMS Pediatric Series Package

$952.00

AMS - Pediatrics - Critical Care: Fluid and Electrolyte Emergencies; Status Epilepticus/Febrile Seizures; Infants Behaving Badly (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Pediatrics - Critical Care: Fluid and Electrolyte Emergencies; Status Epilepticus/Febrile Seizures; Infants Behaving Badly
Faculty: Mark D. Joffe, M.D., F.A.A.P., John M. Loiselle, M.D., F.A.A.P., Richard J. Scarfone, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Fluid and Electrolyte Emergencies.

Upon completion of this session, using AAP guidelines and evidence-based medicine, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Assess the degree of dehydration in children based on factors evaluated in recent published research.
  2. Utilize oral rehydration and subcutaneous rehydration in appropriately selected pediatric patients.
  3. Discuss the presentations and treatment of children with abnormalities in serum sodium and potassium concentrations.

TOPIC 2: Pediatric Status Epilepticus and Febrile Seizures.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Explain the management of Status Epilepticus in the pediatric patient.
  2. Define appropriate laboratory and imaging studies in the acute care setting.
  3. Choose appropriate anticonvulsant agents for a child in status epilepticus.
  4. Educate parents regarding the prognosis of a child with simple febrile seizures.
  5. Evaluate the child with a simple febrile seizure according to AAP guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Infants Behaving Badly.

Upon completion of this session, using information from review articles, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Develop a complete differential diagnosis for critically ill infants.
  2. Summarize the key management strategies in actual cases of infants presenting to a pediatric emergency department as per the referenced EBM and Guidelines.
  3. Administer appropriate diagnostic studies in the evaluation and management of infants with interesting and uncommon diagnoses.

AMS - Pediatrics - Common Issues: Antibiotics; Too Many Infections; Articles That Change the Way We Practice (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Pediatrics - Common Issues: Antibiotics; Too Many Infections; Articles That Change the Way We Practice
Faculty: Robert A. Belfer, M.D., Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Judicious Use of Antibiotics in Outpatient Setting.

Upon completion of this session, using national Evidence Based Medicine sources including Cochrane Collaboration and published guidelines from sources including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Identify antibiotic prescribing patterns, outcomes, and expenditures for common pediatric conditions.
  2. Differentiate between common pediatric infections and those that require antibiotic treatment.
  3. Develop a clinical approach to the diagnosis and therapy of sinusitis.

TOPIC 2: The Child with “Too Many” Infections.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Perform an office-based evaluation of the child with frequent infections.
  2. Recognize the presentation of the most common causes of recurrent infections in childhood, decide when to consider immune deficiency states, then determine the management issues for physician providing pediatric healthcare.

TOPIC 3: Articles That Change the Way We Practice Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Upon completion of this session, using national Evidence Based Medicine sources including Cochrane Collaboration and published guidelines from sources including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Analyze the latest Emergency Medicine literature to bring improved care to the bedside.

AMS - Pediatrics - Common Cases: Lymphadenopathy; Urinary Tract Infections; Infectious Diseases Cases (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Pediatrics - Common Cases: Lymphadenopathy; Urinary Tract Infections; Infectious Diseases Cases
Faculty: Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P., Rakesh D. Mistry, M.D., M.S., Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Lymphadenopathy in Children: Diagnostic Approach.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Differentiate serious from reactive adenopathy.
  2. Approach patient based on location and tempo of adenopathy.
  3. Use appropriate laboratory aids in diagnosis.

TOPIC 2: Urinary Tract Infections in Children.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Develop an age-based approach to children with urinary tract infections (UTI).
  2. Employ evidence-based methods of risk assessment for occult UTI screening in febrile young children.
  3. Select the most appropriate urine collection methods and diagnostic tests for children with suspected UTI, as delineated by current evidence.
  4. Utilize local bacterial resistance and American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines when forming therapeutic decisions for pediatric UTI.

TOPIC 3: Infectious Diseases Walking Through Your Office Door.

Upon completion of this session, using the evidence-based guidelines from the AAP and the Red Book, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Prepare for common and emerging infectious diseases.
  2. Recognize important symptoms and signs.
  3. Formulate a plan for management.

AMS - Pediatrics - Common Problems: Concussion and Sports; Fever and Rash; Tick Borne Infections (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Pediatrics - Common Problems: Concussion and Sports; Fever and Rash; Tick Borne Infections
Faculty: Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., F.A.A.N.; John M. Loiselle, M.D., F.A.A.P.; Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1:

Concussion and Sports: A Guide for Primary Care

Upon completion of this session, using Cochrane EBM sources and guidelines from the 3rd International Symposium on Concussion in Sports, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Describe the pathophysiology and, using evidence-based medicine, review the emergency treatment of concussion.
  2. Apply an evidence-based medicine approach to decisions regarding imaging after minor head trauma.
  3. Demonstrate use of currently recommended management approaches for assessment, follow up, and return to play.

TOPIC 2:

Fever and Rash – When to Worry.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Employ a standardized approach to a febrile child with petechiae.
  2. Identify distinguishing characteristics of rashes in the child with fever.
  3. Enumerate historical clues that are helpful in evaluating rashes.
  4. Apply the AAP policy regarding use of meningococcal vaccinations in children.

TOPIC 3:

Tick-Borne Infections:  Hot Spots and Bullseyes.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Analyze the epidemiology of tick-borne infections.
  2. Recognize the clinical/laboratory manifestations.
  3. Appropriately prescribe therapy, incorporating recent IDSA guidelines.

AMS - Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine: Foreign Bodies Ingested/Aspirated; Head Trauma; Septic Appearing Infant (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine: Foreign Bodies Ingested/Aspirated; Head Trauma; Septic Appearing Infant
Faculty: Rakesh D. Mistry, M.D., M.S., Richard J. Scarfone, M.D., F.A.A.P., Robert A. Belfer, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Ingested and Aspirated Foreign Bodies.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP ^

  1. Distinguish the differences in clinical presentation between ingested and aspirated foreign bodies in children.
  2. Select appropriate imaging strategies for detection of ingested and aspirated foreign bodies, and subsequent indication for specialty consultation.
  3. Relate the most common complications associated with ingested and aspirated foreign bodies.

TOPIC 2: Let’s Use Our Heads: Head Trauma.      

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Apply a decision rule generated from a multi-center study to manage head injured children.
  2. Manage children who have sustained concussions and apply guidelines from the International Conference on Concussions and other recent publications.
  3. Utilize imaging studies appropriately in the evaluation of head injured children.

TOPIC 3: The Septic Appearing Infant.

Upon completion of this session, using national Evidence Based Medicine sources including Cochrane Collaboration and published guidelines from sources including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Conclude that an infectious etiology is not the only cause of a “toxic” appearing child.
  2. Differentiate neurologic, hematologic, toxin, and cardiac causes of the ill child.

AMS - Pediatrics - Infectious Diseases: Cat Scratch Disease; MRSA; Virus X (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Pediatrics - Infectious Diseases: Cat Scratch Disease; MRSA; Virus X
Faculty: Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P., Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Cat Scratch Disease: Old and New.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Recognize the classic and more recently described clinical presentation of cat scratch disease and the general approach to diagnosis.
  2. Explain the use and limitations of diagnostic laboratory testing options.
  3. Utilize the appropriate treatment for the various clinical conditions associated with Bartonella henselae

TOPIC 2: The Age of MRSA.

Upon completion of this session and using the evidence-based guidelines from the CDC, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and EBM publications, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Describe the emergence and development of drug resistance that led to MRSA.
  2. Discuss the prevalence differences and clinical diagnosis and treatment of community and hospital associated MRSA.
  3. Recognize the importance of accurate and timely diagnosis when confronted with the possibility of MRSA.
  4. Stratify management according to clinical scenario and severity.
  5. Apply practical and proven preventative measures to reduce the risk and incidence of MRSA.

TOPIC 3: Virus X: Ubiquitous, Uncanny, Understandable.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Recognize the diverse clinical manifestations of EBV infection.
  2. Order appropriate laboratory work-up based on the situation and treatment as per the AAP Guidelines.
  3. Anticipate natural history and complications of infection.

AMS - Pediatrics - Urgent Care: Febrile Infant/Toddler; Dehydration; Animal Bites (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Pediatrics - Urgent Care: Febrile Infant/Toddler; Dehydration; Animal Bites
Faculty: Jeffrey A. Seiden, M.D., F.A.A.P., Rakesh D. Mistry, M.D., M.S., John M. Loiselle, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Approach to Febrile Infants and Toddler.

Upon completion of this session, using published guidelines and evidence-based medicine, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Assess the risks of various management strategies of febrile infants less than 2 months of age.
  2. Appraise recent data concerning the clinical approach to febrile young infants.
  3. Appraise data concerning the diagnostic evaluation of febrile children 3-24 months of age.
  4. Recognize the changing epidemiology of invasive bacterial infections secondary to widespread vaccination practices.

TOPIC 2: Evaluation and Management of Dehydration in Children.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Determine the degree of dehydration in children using common clinical findings.
  2. Relate appropriate indications for laboratory evaluation and intravenous fluid therapy for dehydrated children.
  3. Describe the various methods of rehydration for children.
  4. Utilize current evidence to understand the role of anti-emetics and oral rehydration therapy in treatment of children with dehydration.

TOPIC 3: Managing Animal Bites.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Identify those bites that are at particular risk of infection.
  2. Summarize the arguments for and against the use of prophylactic antibiotics in specific bite wounds.
  3. Match specific infecting organisms with the biting animal.
  4. Provide animal bite prevention strategies for your patient families.
  5. Apply ACIP and AAP guidelines when providing Rabies and Tetanus immunizations to patients who have sustained an animal bite.

AMS - Pediatrics - Wellness: Pediatric Immunizations; Medical Decision Making; Medical Errors (Download)

Topics and Objectives

Title: Pediatrics - Wellness: Pediatric Immunizations; Medical Decision Making; Medical Errors
Faculty: Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P.; Richard J. Scarfone, M.D., F.A.A.P.; Rakesh D. Mistry, M.D., M.S.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1:

Pediatric Immunization Update and Challenges of Vaccine Refusal.

Upon completion of this session, using information published by the CDC and AAP, the participant should be able to:GL, COMP

  1. Describe the relevant epidemiology of specific vaccine-preventable diseases.
  2. Appropriately use vaccines according to ACIP and AAP recommendations.
  3. Incorporate and apply the significant changes and updates to the current ACIP/AAP recommendations
  4. Approach the problem of vaccine refusal and provide clinical strategies to effect parental education and cooperation.

TOPIC 2:

Improving Medical Decision Making: Patient Safety and Strategies to Avoid Diagnostic Errors.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Acknowledge that relying on pattern recognition and memory and making snap judgments may lead to diagnostic errors.
  2. Explain the cognitive errors that physicians make most frequently.
  3. Develop an approach to medical decision making that will help prevent committing diagnostic errors.

TOPIC 3:

Medical Errors in Pediatrics.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Demonstrate root cause analysis and perform it on cases of medical errors that involve children.
  2. Assess specific, evidence-based risks for medication errors and strategies to reduce their occurrence.
  3. Review issues in sleep physiology that relate to medical error risks, and make evidence-based recommendations for sleep management.
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Eight American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Pediatrics Modules

Receive eight (8) American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Pediatrics Modules. Each module is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and includes access to download your Audio MP3 &/or Video MP4, stream them from your account portal, a PDF Digital Syllabus and access to Online Testing.

Includes:

MODULE 1: Pediatrics – Critical Care
MODULE 2: Pediatrics – Common Issues
MODULE 3: Pediatrics – Common Cases
MODULE 4: Pediatrics – Common Problems
MODULE 5: Pediatrics – Emergency Medicine
MODULE 6: Pediatrics – Infectious Diseases
MODULE 7: Pediatrics – Urgent Care
MODULE 8: Pediatrics – Wellness

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Topics and Objectives:

MODULE 1: Audio & Video – Critical Care

  • Fluid and Electrolyte Emergencies
  • Pediatric Status Epilepticus and Febrile Seizures
  • Infants Behaving Badly

Title: Pediatrics – Critical Care: Fluid and Electrolyte Emergencies; Status Epilepticus/Febrile Seizures; Infants Behaving Badly

Faculty: Mark D. Joffe, M.D., F.A.A.P., John M. Loiselle, M.D., F.A.A.P. and Richard J. Scarfone, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Fluid and Electrolyte Emergencies
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Assess the degree of dehydration in children based on factors evaluated in recent published research.
  2. Utilize oral rehydration and subcutaneous rehydration in appropriately selected pediatric patients.
  3. Discuss the presentations and treatment of children with abnormalities in serum sodium and potassium concentrations.

TOPIC 2: Status Epilepticus/Febrile Seizures
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Explain the management of Status Epilepticus in the pediatric patient.
  2. Define appropriate laboratory and imaging studies in the acute care setting.
  3. Choose appropriate anticonvulsant agents for a child in status epilepticus.
  4. Educate parents regarding the prognosis of a child with simple febrile seizures.
  5. Evaluate the child with a simple febrile seizure according to AAP guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Infants Behaving Badly
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Develop a complete differential diagnosis for critically ill infants.
  2. Summarize the key management strategies in actual cases of infants presenting to a pediatric emergency department as per the referenced EBM and Guidelines.
  3. Administer appropriate diagnostic studies in the evaluation and management of infants with interesting and uncommon diagnoses.

MODULE 2: Audio & Video – Common Issues

  • Judicious Use of Antibiotics in the Outpatient Setting
  • The Child with “Too Many” Infections
  • Articles That Change the Way We Practice Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Title: Pediatrics – Common Issues: Antibiotics; Too Many Infections; Articles That Change the Way We Practice

Faculty: Robert A. Belfer, M.D. and Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Antibiotics
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify antibiotic prescribing patterns, outcomes, and expenditures for common pediatric conditions.
  2. Differentiate between common pediatric infections and those that require antibiotic treatment.
  3. Develop a clinical approach to the diagnosis and therapy of sinusitis.

TOPIC 2: Too Many Infections
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Perform an office-based evaluation of the child with frequent infections.
  2. Recognize the presentation of the most common causes of recurrent infections in childhood, decide when to consider immune deficiency states, then determine the management issue for physician providing pediatric healthcare.

TOPIC 3: Articles That Change the Way We Practice
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Analyze the latest Emergency Medicine literature to bring improved care to the bedside.

MODULE 3: Audio & Video – Common Cases

  • Lymphadenopathy in Children: Diagnostic Approach
  • Urinary Tract Infections in Children
  • Infectious Diseases Walking Through Your Office Door

Title: Pediatrics – Common Cases: Lymphadenopathy; Urinary Tract Infections; Infectious Diseases Cases

Faculty: Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P., Rakesh D. Mistry, M.D., M.S. and Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Lymphadenopathy
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Differentiate serious from reactive adenopathy.
  2. Approach patient based on location and tempo of adenopathy.
  3. Use appropriate laboratory aids in diagnosis.

TOPIC 2: Urinary Tract Infections
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Develop an age-based approach to children with urinary tract infections (UTI).
  2. Employ evidence-based methods of risk assessment for occult UTI screening in febrile young children.
  3. Select the most appropriate urine collection methods and diagnostic tests for children with suspected UTI, as delineated by current evidence.
  4. Utilize local bacterial resistance and American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines when forming therapeutic decisions for pediatric UTI.

TOPIC 3: Infectious Diseases Cases
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Prepare for common and emerging infectious diseases.
  2. Recognize important symptoms and signs.
  3. Formulate a plan for management.

MODULE 4: Audio & Video – Common Problems

  • Concussion and Sports: A Guide for Primary Care
  • Fever and Rash – When to Worry
  • Tick-Borne Infections: Hot Spots and Bullseye

Title: Pediatrics – Common Problems: Concussion and Sports; Fever and Rash; Tick-Borne Infections

Faculty: Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., F.A.A.N., John M. Loiselle, M.D., F.A.A.P. and Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Concussion and Sports
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology and, using evidence-based medicine, review the emergency treatment of concussion.
  2. Apply an evidence-based medicine approach to decisions regarding imaging after minor head trauma.
  3. Demonstrate use of currently recommended management approaches for assessment, follow up, and return to play.

TOPIC 2: Fever and Rash
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Employ a standardized approach to a febrile child with petechiae.
  2. Identify distinguishing characteristics of rashes in the child with fever.
  3. Enumerate historical clues that are helpful in evaluating rashes.
  4. Apply the AAP policy regarding use of meningococcal vaccinations in children.

TOPIC 3: Tick-Borne Infections
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Analyze the epidemiology of tick-borne infections.
  2. Recognize the clinical/laboratory manifestations.
  3. Appropriately prescribe therapy, incorporating recent IDSA guidelines.

MODULE 5: Audio & Video – Emergency Medicine

  • Ingested and Aspirated Foreign Bodies
  • Let’s Use Our Heads: Head Trauma
  • The Septic Appearing Infant

Title: Pediatrics – Emergency Medicine: Foreign Bodies Ingested/Aspirated; Head Trauma; Septic Appearing Infant

Faculty: Rakesh D. Mistry, M.D., M.S., Richard J. Scarfone, M.D., F.A.A.P. and Robert A. Belfer, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Foreign Bodies Ingested/Aspirated
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Distinguish the differences in clinical presentation between ingested and aspirated foreign bodies in children.
  2. Select appropriate imaging strategies for detection of ingested and aspirated foreign bodies, and subsequent indication for specialty consultation.
  3. Relate the most common complications associated with ingested and aspirated foreign bodies.

TOPIC 2: Head Trauma
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Apply a decision rule generated from a multicenter study to manage head injured children.
  2. Manage children who have sustained concussions and apply guidelines from the International Conference on Concussions and other recent publications.
  3. Utilize imaging studies appropriately in the evaluation of head injured children.

TOPIC 3: Septic Appearing Infant
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Conclude that an infectious etiology is not the only cause of a “toxic” appearing child.
  2. Differentiate neurologic, hematologic, toxin, and cardiac causes of the ill child.

MODULE 6: Audio & Video – Infectious Diseases

  • Cat Scratch Disease: Old and New
  • The Age of MRSA
  • Virus X: Ubiquitous, Uncanny, Understandable

Title: Pediatrics – Infectious Diseases: Cat Scratch Disease; MRSA; Virus X

Faculty: Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P. and Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Cat Scratch Disease
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Recognize the classic and more recently described clinical presentation of cat scratch disease and the general approach to diagnosis.
  2. Explain the use and limitations of diagnostic laboratory testing options.
  3. Utilize the appropriate treatment for the various clinical conditions associated with Bartonella henselae infection.

TOPIC 2: MRSA
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the emergence and development of drug resistance that led to MRSA.
  2. Discuss the prevalence differences and clinical diagnosis and treatment of community and hospital associated MRSA.
  3. Stratify management according to clinical scenario and severity.
  4. Apply practical and proven preventative measures to reduce the risk and incidence of MRSA.

TOPIC 3: Virus X
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Recognize the diverse clinical manifestations of EBV infection.
  2. Order appropriate laboratory work-up based on the situation and treatment as per the AAP Guidelines.
  3. Anticipate natural history and complications of infection.

MODULE 7: Audio & Video – Urgent Care

  • Approach to the Febrile Infant and Toddler
  • Evaluation and Management of Dehydration in Children
  • Managing Animal Bites

Title: Pediatrics – Urgent Care: Febrile Infant/Toddler; Dehydration; Animal Bites

Faculty: Jeffrey A. Seiden, M.D., F.A.A.P., Rakesh D. Mistry, M.D., M.S. and John M. Loiselle, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Febrile Infant and Toddler
Upon completion of this session,the participant should be able to:

  1. Assess the risks of various management strategies of febrile infants less than 2 months of age.
  2. Appraise recent data concerning the clinical approach to febrile young infants.
  3. Appraise data concerning the diagnostic evaluation of febrile children 3-24 months of age.
  4. Recognize the changing epidemiology of invasive bacterial infections secondary to widespread vaccination practices.

TOPIC 2: Dehydration
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Determine the degree of dehydration in children using common clinical findings.
  2. Relate appropriate indications for laboratory evaluation and intravenous fluid therapy for dehydrated children.
  3. Describe the various methods of rehydration for children.
  4. Utilize current evidence to understand the role of anti-emetics and oral rehydration therapy in treatment of children with dehydration.

TOPIC 3: Animal Bites
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify those bites that are at particular risk of infection.
  2. Summarize the arguments for and against the use of prophylactic antibiotics in specific bite wounds.
  3. Match specific infecting organisms with the biting animal.
  4. Provide animal bite prevention strategies for your patient families.
  5. Apply ACIP and AAP guidelines when providing Rabies and Tetanus immunizations to patients who have sustained an animal bite.

MODULE 8: Audio & Video – Wellness

  • Pediatric Immunization Updates and Challenges of Vaccine Refusal
  • Improving Medical Decision Making: Patient Safety and Strategies to Avoid Diagnostic Errors
  • Medical Errors in Pediatrics

Title: Pediatrics – Wellness: Pediatric Immunizations; Medical Decision Making; Medical Errors

Faculty: Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P., Richard J. Scarfone, M.D., F.A.A.P. and Mark D. Joffe, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Pediatric Immunizations
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the relevant epidemiology of specific vaccine-preventable diseases.
  2. Appropriately use vaccines according to ACIP and AAP recommendations.
  3. Incorporate and apply the significant changes and updates to the current ACIP/AAP recommendations.
  4. Approach the problem of vaccine refusal and provide clinical strategies to effect parental education and cooperation.

TOPIC 2: Medical Decision Making
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Acknowledge that relying on pattern recognition and memory and making snap judgments may lead to diagnostic errors.
  2. Explain the cognitive errors that physicians make most frequently.
  3. Develop an approach to medical decision making that will help prevent committing diagnostic errors.

TOPIC 3: Medical Errors
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate root cause analysis and perform it on cases of medical errors that involve children.
  2. Assess specific, evidence-based risks for medication errors and strategies to reduce their occurrence.
  3. Review issues in sleep physiology that relate to medical error risks, and make evidence-based recommendations for sleep management.

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AMS - Pediatrics - Critical Care: Fluid and Electrolyte Emergencies; Status Epilepticus/Febrile Seizures; Infants Behaving Badly (Download)

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AMS - Pediatrics - Common Issues: Antibiotics; Too Many Infections; Articles That Change the Way We Practice (Download)

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AMS - Pediatrics - Common Cases: Lymphadenopathy; Urinary Tract Infections; Infectious Diseases Cases (Download)

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AMS - Pediatrics - Common Problems: Concussion and Sports; Fever and Rash; Tick Borne Infections (Download)

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AMS - Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine: Foreign Bodies Ingested/Aspirated; Head Trauma; Septic Appearing Infant (Download)

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AMS - Pediatrics - Infectious Diseases: Cat Scratch Disease; MRSA; Virus X (Download)

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AMS - Pediatrics - Urgent Care: Febrile Infant/Toddler; Dehydration; Animal Bites (Download)

Format

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AMS - Pediatrics - Wellness: Pediatric Immunizations; Medical Decision Making; Medical Errors (Download)

Format

Hardcopy, Download

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