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Pediatric Competency Part III: High Risk Pediatric Problems

Course Id 210812C
Course Name Pediatric Competency Part III: High Risk Pediatric Problems
Course Catagory Respiratory Care, Nursing and General Healthcare
Course Price 80.50
Course CEU 6

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the morbidity, mortality, incidence, and prevalence of pneumococcal meningitis in two- to five-year olds.
  • Identify risk factors for development of pneumococcal meningitis in two- to five-year olds.
  • Explain the problem of antibiotic resistance as it relates to pneumococcal meningitis.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of an upper respiratory infection.
  • Discuss the possible complications of an upper respiratory infection.
  • Describe bronchiolitis in children and list usual causes.
  • Discuss the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis.
  • Describe ways to perform the AOM-focused history and physical examination.
  • Differentiate mild from severe AOM.
  • Develop an appropriate treatment plan.
  • List the common sources of lead toxicity in children.
  • State the common clinical manifestations of lead toxicity.
  • Define current recommendations for removing lead from the childıs environment.
  • Identify new guidelines for childrenıs immunization, new vaccines and controversies surrounding immunization.
  • Describe indications and contraindications to immunizing children.
  • Understand the factors that contribute to or heighten a familyıs risk of child abuse and neglect.

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