Title: PDwe-Pediatrics – Wellness: Child Physical Abuse; Pain Management; Foreign Body Aspirated/Ingested
Faculty: John M. Loiselle, M.D., F.A.A.P., Richard J. Scarfone, M.D., F.A.A.P., Mark D. Joffe, M.D.
Original Release Date: July 1, 2020 Expiration Date: July 1, 2023
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES FOR EACH TOPIC:
TOPIC 1: Clinical Clues to Detecting Child Physical Abuse
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL
- Identify findings that are characteristic of physical abuse.
- Distinguish physical findings often confused with physical abuse.
- Formulate further evaluation based on the most recent AAP guidelines.
TOPIC 2: Pain Management in the Office and ED
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP
- Employ the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American College of Emergency Physicians fasting guidelines for procedural sedation.
- Manage the pain associated with specific illnesses or injuries commonly seen in an office setting.
- Manage the pain and sedation needs of children with specific illnesses or injuries commonly seen in an ED.
TOPIC 3: Dilemma of the Foreign Body – Aspirated or Ingested
Upon completion of this session, using evidence-based medicine, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP
- Distinguish the epidemiology and clinical presentation of aspirated versus ingested foreign bodies.
- Analyze the rationale for radiographic evaluation of children with a history of foreign body ingestion.
- Review the diagnostic approach and radiographic interpretation of children with aspirated foreign bodies.