Evaluation and Management of the Febrile Infant

This course for the interdisciplinary health care team (RN, MD, EMS, APP) provides a review of the clinical pathways for the evaluation, treatment, and management of the febrile infant. The course also includes discussion about how evolving epidemiology and advances in laboratory testing influence evaluation and management of febrile infants.

Estimated time for completion: 1 hour

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Providers, Nurses, Physicians, EMS

Learner Outcomes

As a result of this activity, learners will be able to report new knowledge related to febrile infants in order to provide current, evidence-based care to pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Review current incidence of serious bacterial infections
  • Discuss how changing epidemiology and advances in laboratory testing influence the evaluation and management of the febrile infant
  • Describe up to date management recommendations and how to incorporate new AAP guidelines into practice
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Colorado State EMS
  • 1.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
09/01/2022
Course expires: 
09/30/2024
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO
United States

Faculty Presenter:
Kaitlin Widmer, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine Attending
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Peer Reviewer:
Damon Maes, MD
Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Children’s Hospital Colorado

 

No individuals in a position to control content for this activity have any relevant financial relationships to declare.

Medical
Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nursing
Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 1 nursing contact hour(s) is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

EMS
Children’s Hospital Colorado is a State of Colorado recognized EMS Training Group (CO-049) and will provide 1 continuing education credit(s) for all pre-hospital providers.

Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion of this course.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Colorado State EMS
  • 1.00 NCPD

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

You will need access to the internet, speakers or a headset to participate in this course.