Registration Not Required

03-05-2014-Evaluation of Fever w/o Localizing Signs in Infants and Children

Mar
5
Wed
Mar 5, 2014
Wednesday
12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Bessie Myers Auditorium
Ames, IA

This lecture will address how to effectively recognize those infants and children that have a serious bacterial infection and apply practice interventions for their detection and effective treatment.

Registration Details

Registration is not required.

Description

At the conclusion of the activity, learners will be able to:

1)    understand the epidemiology of serious bacterial infections in febrile young children

2)    apply recent research findings related to the detection of serious bacterial infections that is relevant to this population

3)    use evidence-based recommendations (when available) in the evaluation and treatment of fever in infants and children

The professional practice gap to be addressed: In the pediatric practice, we encounter many infants and children presenting with fever to the office or emergency rooms. This lecture will address how to effectively recognize those infants and children that have a serious bacterial infection and apply practice interventions for their detection and effective treatment.

Target audience: Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses

Instructor(s)

  • Luis Castagnini, M.D.

Contact

DeArliss Karsjen at 515-239-2135 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Wed, March 05 12:10 PM to 1:10 PM Bessie Myers Auditorium Luis Castagnini, M.D.

Location Details

  • Bessie Myers Auditorium
    1111 Duff Avenue
    Ames, IA 50010

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