mild traumatic brain injury – presentation, diagnosis and course.
thoracic trauma – different specific processes, evaluation of each including imaging, management for selected injuries.
The most recent guidelines for nutritional support of critically ill children and for management of acute pancreatitis in the pediatric population.
Adverse effects of ionizing radiation specific to children, use of the most appropriate imaging modalities for common pediatric respiratory, GI, and renal diseases as well as selected traumatic injuries.
Implementing the most recent guidelines on bronchiolitis into clinical practice.
Use, mechanisms of action, and complications of high-flow nasal cannula in infants outside the neonatal ICU population.
Risks for, presentation, assessment and management of pediatric heart failure.
Risks for, evaluation and management of delirium in the critically ill pediatric population.
Indications for, management of, and complications of central venous catheters in acutely, chronically, and critically ill children.
7.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 2.0 contain pharmacology (Rx) content, (0.5 related to psychopharmacology) (0.5 related to controlled substances).
Answers are due 150 days from order process date.
What references are included?
11 online PDF articles or web resources (included/provided) to support answering all 41 questions.
Q. A school-age child with a history of developmental delay and seizure disorder presents after 2 days of increasing discomfort followed by multiple episodes of vomiting in the past 24 hours. Physical exam reveals mild epigastric tenderness. Acute pancreatitis is diagnosed upon review of lab results. Based on the recommendations provided in the referenced clinical report, the MOST appropriate plan for fluid and nutritional support includes crystalloid intravenous fluid administered at A. maintenance rate and no enteral intake for 72 hours. B. maintenance rate and initiation of at least partial parenteral nutrition within 24 hours. C. 1.5 to 2 times maintenance rate and initiation of enteral nutrition within 48 to 72 hours. D. 1.5 to 2 times maintenance rate transitioning to full parenteral nutrition within 72 hours and no enteral intake for 5 days.