Title: Pediatrics – Infectious Diseases: UTI; Animal Bites; Kawasaki Disease
Course ID: PDid
Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Clinical Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Faculty Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Professor of Pediatrics, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University; Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics and Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, DE
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.