Pediatric Updates: Acute Care: Diagnostics

Acute Care: Diagnostics

Imaging and labs and findings, oh my! Are you ready to tune up your diagnostic decision-making skills? Use this module to learn about new or advanced technology and techniques, plus get several refreshers to reinforce your knowledge. Topics covered include:

Imaging for (and findings in)
  • Neurologic emergencies
  • Spine emergencies
  • Stroke
  • Cyanotic congenital heart disease
  • Lung infections (conditions presenting with cough and fever)
  • Neonatal GI emergencies
  • Advanced US techniques
Diagnostic testing
  • New developments in rapid diagnostic testing (for infections)
  • Rapid diagnostic testing for meningitis and encephalitis
  • Novel biomarkers of acute kidney injury
  • Biomarkers of infection
For APRNs, RNs, or those familiar with Acute Care scope of practice. View Content Outline

  • 7.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0 contains pharmacology (Rx) content, (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances).
  • Answers are due 150 days from order process date.
  • 45 questions.
  • What references are included?
    • 11 online PDF articles or web resources (included/provided) to support answering all 45 questions.
    Sample Question

    Q. An adolescent’s echocardiogram is concerning for an anomalous coronary artery. Which of the following diagnostic imaging studies is BEST obtained to confirm the anatomy?

    A. cardiac MRI
    B. cardiac CT
    C. cardiac catherization
    D. ventilation-perfusion scan


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