Pediatric Respiratory Infections

by Expert Reviewer: Kirtley Ceballos, MSN, RNC-NIC, PCNS-BC; Instructor: Carrie Furberg, BSN, RN, CRN; Instructor: Deborah S. Boroughs, MSN, RN; Instructor: Joan A. Dougherty, RN, BSN, CPN, CSN
Credentialed for: Nursing Professionals

$78.00

i 5.75 CEH

Course Overview

Children frequently develop respiratory infections. This course will inform physicians and nursing professionals about viral and bacterial respiratory infections that affect children, so they can recognize the diseases and provide the most effective care. This course will also discuss respiratory syncytial virus, bronchiolitis, viral croup and associated croup syndromes, epiglottitis, pertussis, viral and nonviral pneumonia, and prevention of pneumonia in the pediatric population.

The goal of this educational program is to provide nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals in acute care settings with information about viral and bacterial respiratory infections that affect children so that they will be able to recognize the diseases and provide the most effective care.

About the Course Author

Carrie Furberg, BSN, RN, CRN. Carrie has over ten years’ experience in radiology nursing, in vascular and interventional radiology as well as all imaging modalities. She is a Certified Radiology Nurse with clinical expertise in procedural sedation, cardiac CT, and radiation safety, and prior experience in critical care, cardiac stepdown, and emergency care. She is a member of the Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing (ARIN) and RAD-AID International.
 

Carrie Furberg, BSN, RN, CRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (16 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    5.80HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    5.80HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 5.8 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    5.80HOURS

    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 5.8 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    5.50HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 5.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Commission for Case Manager Certification

    4.00HOURS

    This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide 4.0 hours of nan continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    5.80HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 5.8 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    5.75HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Relias LLC designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    5.80HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-712110
  • Florida Board of Medicine

    5.75HOURS

    Florida Board of Medicine (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
  • Florida Physician Assistants

    5.75HOURS

    Florida Physician Assistants (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    5.80HOURS

    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
    Nurses will receive 5.8 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    5.75HOURS

    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider # 50-290) This course awards 5.75 contact hours upon successful completion.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    5.50HOURS

    Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 5.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Ohio State Medical Board

    5.75HOURS

    State Medical Board of Ohio (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)
  • Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

    5.75HOURS

    Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)
  • Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure

    5.75HOURS

    Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-60081
  • Hours:

    5.75
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-06-30
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe prevention methods for pediatric respiratory infections; Describe the clinical manifestations of each respiratory infection; Differentiate among several pediatric respiratory infections; Discuss the methods used to make a definitive diagnosis for each respiratory infection; Explain clinical care for each respiratory infection
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Respiratory Syncytial Virus Bronchiolitis
    Overview
    RSV Incidence
    Risk Factors
    Spread of Infection
    RSV-Associated Bronchiolitis
    Diagnosis
    Clinical Course
    Treatment
    Respiratory Therapy
    Outcomes
    Prophylactic Treatment
    Summary
    Section 3: Viral Croup and Associated Croup Syndromes
    Overview
    Incidence
    Pathogenesis
    Diagnosis
    Clinical Course
    Treatment
    Outcomes
    Spasmodic Croup
    Membranous Laryngotracheobronchitis
    Prevention
    Summary
    Section 4: Epiglottitis
    Overview
    Incidence
    Pathogenesis
    Diagnosis
    Clinical Course
    Treatment
    Outcomes
    Summary
    Section 5: Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
    Overview
    Incidence
    Pathogenesis
    Diagnosis
    Clinical Course
    Treatment
    Outcomes
    Summary
    Section 6: Viral Pneumonias of Childhood
    Overview
    Incidence
    Pathogenesis
    Diagnosis
    Clinical Course
    Treatment
    Outcomes
    Prevention
    COVID-19
    Summary
    Section 7: Nonviral Pneumonias of Childhood
    Overview
    Incidence
    Pathogenesis
    Diagnosis
    Clinical Course
    Treatment
    Outcomes
    Prevention
    Summary
    Section 8: Prevention of Respiratory Pneumonias of Childhood
    Overview
    The Immune System
    Vaccination of Infants and Children
    Special Requirements for Pneumonia Prevention
    Trends in Vaccination
    Breastfeeding to Boost Immunity
    Prevention of Community and Nosocomial Transmission
    Summary
    Section 9: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributor
    Resources
    References
     
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Physicians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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