14 ACPE Credits
14 MOC (Part II) points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
14.0 Contact Hours
Course Fees:$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Pharmacists, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Students & Others
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The learner will be able to recognize sepsis early and intervene appropriately. The learner will gain a basic understanding of asthma and how to treat it. The learner will gain tools to treat DKA effectively.
Additionally, the breath and depth of the field of pediatric critical care will be explored. Controversial topics such as brain death, vaccinations, and ethics will be covered and explored. Lastly, the topic of congenital heart disease and repair will be covered.
- Pathophysiology and Treatment of Sepsis
- List the current treatment goals for sepsis to be delivered in the early hours of therapy.
- Vaccine-preventable Illnesses and their ICU Manifestations
- Describe the clinical manifestations of several vaccine-preventable illnesses.
- Severe Asthma Management: From Home to the PICU
- List the most important treatments for severe asthma
- Death by Neurological Criteria: Diagnosis and Management
- Describe the criteria for the clinical diagnosis of brain death
- Ethical Issues in the PICU
- Discuss relevant ethical issues commonly encountered in the PICU
- Endocrine Emergencies in the ICU: Case Studies in DKA, Thyroid Storm and Adrenal Insufficiency.
- Discuss the appropriate management of endocrine emergencies in the PICU.
- Congenital Cardiac Malformations and Repair
- Discuss the anatomy and repair of common congenital heart lesions
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