Pediatric Emergencies

Return to Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Utilize diagnostic guidelines and decision-making criteria to diagnose and manage common ENT infections.
2. Evaluate pediatric fever in order to identify those at high risk for serious bacterial illness.
3. Initiate and adjust asthma care for pediatric patients in accordance with clinical practice guidelines.
4. Support pediatric patients who present with neurologic abnormalities.
5. Evaluate and manage pediatric airway emergencies.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016

Kelly Sinclair, MD, FAAP, FACEP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Division of Emergency and Urgent Care Services; Section on Child Abuse and Neglect; Children’s Mercy Hospital; Kansas City, Missouri

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/16/2013
Course expires: 
09/15/2016
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