CE Provider # 50-17535 - Florida Board of Nursing and Nursing Assistant,
District of Columbia Board of Nursing & CNA/HHA,
Georgia Board of Nursing Approved, Alabama State Board
of Occupational Therapy Approved, Other Disciplines are approved see others

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PURPOSE

The purpose of this course is to educate and reinforce the knowledge of Nurses; ARNP, RN, LPN, Therapists and CNA /HHA who are working in the health care environment, as well as other students/ individuals regarding caring for the pediatric population; this course reviews the physiological changes that occur; growth and development, factors to take into consideration when caring for the pediatric patient. Review some common Pediatric injuries such as drowning, poisoning, Burns, injuries from sports, falls and motor vehicle accidents. Review of various preventative and safety measures/ child injury prevention tips. Review of Pharmacology; the absorption, distribution, excretion and metabolism of medication variation through infancy, early childhood and puberty; and review of various ways in which Pediatricians, other health professionals, parents and caregivers can screen teens for risky behaviors.



Objectives/ Goals:

After successful completion of this course the students will be able to:

1. Describe the Growth and Developmental changes that occurs

2. Discuss factors to take into consideration when caring for the pediatric patient

3. Discuss some common Pediatric injuries such as Poisoning, Burns, injuries from sports, fall, motor vehicle accidents, drowning.

4. Discuss various preventative and safety measures/ child injury prevention tips.

5. Discuss Pharmacology; the absorption, distribution, excretion and metabolism of medication variation through infancy, early childhood and puberty.

6. Describe some ways in which Pediatricians and other health professionals can screen teens for risky behaviors.






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