Pediatric Updates: Acute Care: Clinical Cross-Section 2023

 2023 Current Concepts

Injuries, infections, interventions, inborn errors of metabolism, and more! This edition in PNCB's popular series for acute care offers a variety of topics to keep your practice knowledge agile for children with a range of special conditions. Content will support you to:

  • Evaluate and discuss the treatment of traumatic craniomaxillofacial injuries and recognize emergencies in hematologic and oncologic disorders and in children who are technology dependent.
  • Diagnose organic acidemias and other inborn errors of metabolism and anticipate appropriate treatment strategies.
  • Explore cranial disorders, including Chiari malformations and advanced monitoring technologies for neurologic injuries.
  • Identify infectious diseases including emerging and re-emerging infections, meningitis, and neonatal sepsis, and prescribe appropriate anti-infective therapies.
  • Explain the pathophysiology, adverse effects, and interventions for acute liver failure in children.
  • Describe noninvasive and invasive respiratory modalities for children with neuromuscular diseases.
For APRNs, RNs, or those familiar with the Acute Care scope of practice. View Content Outline
  • 7.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 2.0 contains pharmacology (Rx) content, (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances).
  • Answers are due 150 days from order process date.
  • 43 questions.
  • What references are included?

    • 12 online PDF articles or web resources (included/provided) to support answering all 43 questions.

    Sample Question
    Q. An infant presents with lethargy, poor feeding, and seizures. Physical examination reveals macrocephaly and a CT scan demonstrates subdural hemorrhages. PRIORITY diagnoses for evaluation include nonaccidental trauma and:

    A. glutaric aciduria type 1 (GA1)
    B. maple syrup urine disease (MSUD)
    C. methylmalonic acidemia (MMA)
    D. propionic acidemia (PA)

Order #: SAE_AC_CCS23

Your Price: $85.00