Title: PDid-Pediatrics – Infectious Diseases: UTI; Animal Bites; Kawasaki Disease
Faculty: Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P., Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Original Release Date: July 1, 2020 Expiration Date: July 1, 2023
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES FOR EACH TOPIC:
TOPIC 1: Pediatric Urinary Tract Infections.
Upon completion of this session, using the evidence-based guidelines from the AAP, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP
- Determine the clinical situations in which urinary tract infections should be considered.
- Appraise diagnostic methods for urinary tract infection, characterize their reliability and application, and recognize their limitations.
- Employ the most appropriate treatment options.
- Assess the controversies concerning follow-up and prevention strategies.
TOPIC 2: Bites! Dogs, Cats, Critters, Humans, and Alligators.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP
- Stratify management of bite wounds according to risk and potential infectious etiologies based upon animal type, bite location, bite severity, and hospitalization risk factors.
- Apply recommendations for wound management in bite injuries and targeted antimicrobial therapy when infection occurs.
- Utilize appropriate antimicrobial and other important prophylaxis for bite wound and apply these according to evidence-based recommendations.
- Counsel patients and families on bite wound prevention
TOPIC 3: Kawasaki Disease.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP
- Recognize clinical/laboratory manifestations of Kawasaki
- Evaluate and manage patients according to AAP/AHA guidelines.
- Recognize the potential for coronary complications.