Fever in the Young Infant – PediaCast CME 058

Show Notes and CME Information

DESCRIPTION
Pediatric residents, Dr Abha Athale and Dr Daniel Schmitz, visit the studio as we consider fever in the young infant. We review the history of guidelines and clinical pathways and outline a thoughtful approach to this common problem. We hope you can join us!

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SERIES NAME
PediaCast CME

DATE
November 17, 2020

EPISODE TITLE
Fever in the Young Infant

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME 
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Abha Athale
Pediatric Resident
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Daniel Schmitz
Pediatric Resident
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Define true fever and explain how temperature can be affected by home measurements.
  2. Describe significant elements of the history and physical exam important for managing the febrile infant.
  3. Apply a systematic and evidence-based approach to the workup of febrile infants.
  4. Use history, exam findings, and lab studies to develop an initial management plan for a febrile infant.

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PLANNING COMMITTEE
Michael Patrick, MD
William Long, MD
Jessica Dudley, CME Coordinator

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
No one in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

CME INFORMATION
In support of improving patient care, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for the healthcare team. (1.0 ANCC contact hours; 1.0 ACPE hours; 1.0 CME hours)

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid for 2 years from the date of the activity. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Nationwide Children’s Hospital maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits.

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