Sepsis, MIS-C, significant injuries, cardiac concerns, C. diff, and more… it’s essential that you can evaluate for and manage high-acuity diagnoses for children and teens. Walk through PNCB’s popular 2022 learning activity to translate evidence-based practice into daily practice. Topics covered:
New or recently updated national guidelines for sepsis and treatment of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.
Advanced or novel treatment strategies for burns, traumatic brain injuries, and abdominal compartment syndrome.
Evaluation and treatment of cardiac concerns including myocarditis, syncope, and palpitations and differentiate between benign and pathologic causes.
Emerging management of difficult airways and lung injury caused by e-cigarettes and vaping.
Symptoms of and treatment for infections including Clostridium difficile, tickborne illnesses, and musculoskeletal concerns.
7.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 2.5 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?
12 online PDF articles or web resources (included/provided) to support answering all 46 questions.
Q. A toddler who is mechanical ventilated has abdominal distension with evidence of an ileus on radiograph. Intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) is 15 mmHg and mean arterial blood pressure (MAP) is 55 mmHg. The best INITIAL management includes: A. paracentesis B. nasogastric drainage C. neuromuscular blockade D. decompressive laparotomy