Pediatrics - Emergencies

$134.00

5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
$134.00
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Title: PDem-Pediatrics – Emergencies: Trauma/Fractures; Appendicitis; Visual Diagnosis

Faculty: Robert A. Belfer, M.D., Mark D. Joffe, M.D., Richard J. Scarfone, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2020  Expiration Date: July 1, 2023

TOPIC 1: Trauma in the Pediatric Patient

Upon completion of this session, using evidence-based medicine and guidelines from the 4th International Symposium on Concussion in Sport, the participants should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Describe the pathophysiology and, using evidence-based medicine, develop clinical strategies for the emergency treatment of head injury/concussion in childhood.
  2. Apply an evidence-based medicine approach to decisions regarding obtaining a CT scan in children after minor head trauma.
  3. Recognize the signs and symptoms of concussions in pediatric patients.
  4. Recognize common pediatric fractures and learn how to manage them and when to refer to Orthopedics.

TOPIC 2: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Appendicitis in Childhood

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

  1. Review the pathophysiology of appendicitis.
  2. Associate the pathophysiology of appendicitis with the signs and symptoms.
  3. Analyze various diagnostic approaches to appendicitis in childhood.
  4. Criticize the care provided in several cases of appendicitis missed at the time of initial ED evaluation.

TOPIC 3: Visual Diagnosis

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

  1. Demonstrate the ability to identify diagnoses in children by simple visual inspection.
  2. Discriminate among common pediatric diagnoses by asking appropriate historical questions.
  3. Employ Evidence Based Medicine and Guideline based management of diseases such as Lyme, Bell’s Palsy, DKA, and other commonly seen disorders.
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    Title:Pediatrics – Emergencies: Trauma/Fractures; Appendicitis; Visual Diagnosis

    Course ID: PDem

    Faculty: 

    AMS - Scarfone

    Richard J. Scarfone, M.D.

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Medical Director, Emergency Preparedness, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

    AMS - Joffe

    Mark D. Joffe, M.D.

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Director, Community Pediatric Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

    AMS - Belfer

    Robert A. Belfer, M.D.

    Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; and Director, Children’s Emergency Department, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia at Virtua, Voorhees, NJ

    Original Release Date: July 1, 2020  Expiration Date: July 1, 2023

    TOPIC 1: Trauma in the Pediatric Patient

    Upon completion of this session, using evidence-based medicine and guidelines from the 4th International Symposium on Concussion in Sport, the participants should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

    1. Describe the pathophysiology and, using evidence-based medicine, develop clinical strategies for the emergency treatment of head injury/concussion in childhood.
    2. Apply an evidence-based medicine approach to decisions regarding obtaining a CT scan in children after minor head trauma.
    3. Recognize the signs and symptoms of concussions in pediatric patients.
    4. Recognize common pediatric fractures and learn how to manage them and when to refer to Orthopedics.

    TOPIC 2: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Appendicitis in Childhood

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

    1. Review the pathophysiology of appendicitis.
    2. Associate the pathophysiology of appendicitis with the signs and symptoms.
    3. Analyze various diagnostic approaches to appendicitis in childhood.
    4. Criticize the care provided in several cases of appendicitis missed at the time of initial ED evaluation.

    TOPIC 3: Visual Diagnosis

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

    1. Demonstrate the ability to identify diagnoses in children by simple visual inspection.
    2. Discriminate among common pediatric diagnoses by asking appropriate historical questions.
    3. Employ Evidence Based Medicine and Guideline based management of diseases such as Lyme, Bell’s Palsy, DKA, and other commonly seen disorders.