PDid-Pediatrics – Infectious Diseases: UTI; Animal Bites; Kawasaki Disease is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS), Inc. This course has been approved for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Original Release Date: July 1, 2020
Expiration Date: July 1, 2023
TOPIC 1: Pediatric Urinary Tract Infections.
Upon completion of this session, using the evidence-based guidelines from the AAP, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP
• Determine the clinical situations in which urinary tract infections should be considered.
• Appraise diagnostic methods for urinary tract infections, characterize their reliability and application, and recognize their limitations.
• Employ the most appropriate treatment options.
• Assess the controversies concerning follow-up and prevention strategies.
TOPIC 2: Bites! Dogs, Cats, Critters, Humans, and Alligators.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP
• Stratify management of bite wounds according to the risk and potential infectious etiologies based on the animal type, bite location, bite severity, and hospitalization risk factors.
• Apply recommendations for wound management in bite injuries and targeted antimicrobial therapy when infection occurs.
• Utilize appropriate antimicrobial and other important prophylaxis for bite wounds and apply these according to evidence-based recommendations.
• Counsel patients and families on bite wound prevention
TOPIC 3: Kawasaki Disease.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP
• Recognize clinical/laboratory manifestations of Kawasaki
• Evaluate and manage patients according to AAP/AHA guidelines.
• Recognize the potential for coronary complications.