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Arizona Nurse Practitioner Council

Primary Care Pediatrics

Poco Diablo Resort & Spa
1752 State Route 179
Sedona, AZ 86336

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 8:00am MT - 5:00pm MT
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Poco Diablo Resort & Spa
1752 State Route 179
Sedona, AZ 86336


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Topics and Objectives:

Potpourri of Clinical Cases: Critical Thinking

  • Objectives: 1) At the conclusion of the presentation, course attendees will be exposed to a number of challenging pediatric cases which will stimulate them to think more broadly and probe more deeply as to questions necessary for reaching a reasonable diagnosis

Management of the Common Cold – OTC Medications and Alternative Therapies

  • Objectives: 1) Know which cough and cold preparations are not appropriate for use in children 2) Understand the potential adverse complications of particular ingredients within certain cough and cold preparations

Cervical Lymphadenitis and Deep Neck Infections

  • Objectives: 1) Review the differential diagnosis of the most common causes of acute and subacute cervical lymphadenitis 2) Discuss the different appropriate treatment steps for nontuberculous lymphadenitis and cat scratch disease 3) Outline the age and clinical differences in retropharyngeal versus peritonsillar infections

Community Acquired Pneumonia and Bronchiolitis

  • Objectives: 1)Review the agents most commonly associated with community acquired pneumonia by age 2) Highlight the various pulmonary presentations of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections 3)Review most recent guidelines for office management of infants with bronchiolitis

Herpes Simplex Viral Infections in Children

  • Objectives: 1) Review data defining the role of treatment in children with various forms of HSV infection 2) Highlight the clinical presentations of neonatal HSV infection

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections with an Emphasis on MRSA

  • Objectives: 1) Highlight the most common forms of skin and soft tissue infections 2) Determine when S. aureus or S. pyogenes are more likely to cause infection 3) Outline a proposed scheme for managing recurring MRSA infections

Immunizations (Recommendations and Considerations)

  • Objectives: 1) Be familiar with current routine ACIP immunization guideline recommendations for children 2) Determine which immunizations are needed for those children presenting with a select number of challenging health care conditions and what immunizations are needed for those children with incomplete immunization records

Heady Issues: Abnormalities of the Head and Scalp

  • Objectives: 1) Recognize and correctly identify the causes of a number of common and/or less frequent scalp diseases/conditions 2) Know how to approach and manage these various lesions

Atopic Dermatitis: Overview of Presentation and Management

  • Objectives: 1) Know the classic findings of atopic dermatitis specific to the age of the child 2) Be familiar with the best preventive measures to use in the management of children with atopic dermatitis and will know what potent medications are indicated in the treatment of acute flare-ups of the disease

Exanthema of Childhood

  • Objectives: 1) Know what important historical information is needed to diagnose certain pediatric skin or systemic diseases 2) Be able to diagnose certain pediatric diseases based on the classic skin findings and general symptoms of common childhood illnesses

Upper Respiratory Infections: Otitis Media, Sinusitis, Mastoiditis

  • Objectives: 1) Review guidelines for management of acute otitis media 2) Identify the most common complications of sinusitis 3) Discuss the role of various organisms in treating mastoiditis and how that affects management options

Potpourri of Interesting Infectious Diseases Cases

  • Objectives: 1) The audience with share in determining the cause of a variety of interesting and unusual ID cases