Today's lecture will discuss Bronchiolitis. This lecture will Identify the important treatable disorders with similar presentations to acute viral bronchiolitis, Describe the clinical indicators of severe and/or worsening pulmonary status in an infant with bronchiolitis, Describe the role of objective testing for children with suspected bronchiolitis, Outline evidence based management plan for an infant with viral bronchiolitis including criteria for discharge, Describe the mechanism of action of palivizumab, current guidelines for its use and the strength of evidence regarding its efficacy and Educate professionals on the seasonal flu vaccine, the indications, & contraindications
Today's lecture will discuss Preschool Asthma. This lecture will Review current guidelines on diagnosing asthma in preschoolers, Recognize “Red Flags” suggestive of other diagnoses, Discuss evidence-based management approaches.
Today's lecture will discuss Febrile Infant
This lecture will Provide background and epidemiology of fever, Evaluate the utility of newer lab tests for SBI, Review approach to management of fever in neonate, Develop an approach to management of (febrile) 29-90 day infant, Recognize and understand existing practice variation.
Today's lecture will discuss Meningitis.
This lecture will Discuss history and physical examination in patient with suspected meningitis and need further evaluation and diagnostic testing (such as CT scan, lumbar puncture, etc.), Interpret CSF findings typical of bacterial meningitis and recognize that atypical results do not rule out the diagnosis, Initiate treatment in cases of suspected bacterial meningitis BEFORE the definitive diagnosis is made, Target antibiotic therapy to the most likely pathogens based on age and risk factors.
Today's lecture will discuss Upper airway obstruction.
Recognize the signs of impending upper airway loss, Review differential diagnosis and key distinctions between possible etiologies, Discuss key management principles, Discuss decision to proceed with advanced airway insertion, Discuss best practices for advanced airway insertion
Today's lecture will discuss Status Epilepticus and Febrile Seizures. This lecture will Discuss possible causes of status epilepticus in the pediatric patient, Discuss appropriate laboratory and imaging studies in the acute care setting, Discuss the management of Status Epilepticus (algorithm), Choose appropriate anticonvulsant agents for a child in status epilepticus, Educate parents regarding the prognosis of a child with simple febrile seizures.