Boost your knowledge in key areas for chronic, complex, or life-threatening illnesses seen in pediatrics with this all-new acute care CE module! You’ll review select CNS, hematologic, cardiovascular, and renal topics, plus ED management of children requiring critical care. Click the “Learn More” link to see the full range of content. Topics include:
Traumatic brain injury – ED management and updated consensus guidelines
Abusive head trauma
Transfusion recommendations for critically ill children
7.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 1.5 contain pharmacology (Rx) content, (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0.25 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 44 questions.
Q. An otherwise healthy child presents for acute onset of headache accompanied by irritability and multifocal sensory and motor deficits including ataxia and visual loss. The history is positive for an upper respiratory tract infection approximately 2 weeks prior to these symptoms. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis reveals mild pleocytosis, predominantly lymphocytic, and increased protein. MRI of the brain reveals large, poorly demarcated, multifocal hyperintense lesions in the subcortical white matter and deep gray matter. Recommended FIRST-LINE therapy is: A. rituximab B. corticosteroids C. plasma exchange D. intravenous immune globulin