Pediatric Competency Part III: High Risk Pediatric Problems
|Course Name||Pediatric Competency Part III: High Risk Pediatric Problems|
|Course Catagory||Respiratory Care, Nursing and General Healthcare|
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.