SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Crossroads Pediatric Education Night

Respiratory Illness and Pediatric IV Therapy

Description

Spring Pediatric Lectures

Thursday April 20, 2017

Crossroads Community Hospital Conference Center

Mt. Vernon, IL

 

Presented by Terry Cuellar, MN, RN, CCRN-K

Pediatric Outreach Educator

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, St. Louis MO

 

4:45pm                       Registration/Dinner sponsored by Crossroads Community Hospital

 

5:00–6:10pm             Respiratory Illness in Children

A review of common pediatric respiratory illnesses and their risk factors, respiratory assessment and parameters to identify respiratory distress and failure in children, and priorities for managing children with respiratory distress, and respiratory emergencies

 

6:10-6:15pm              Break

 

6:15-7:00pm              Pediatric IV Therapy

A review of considerations, insertion sites, equipment, and positioning/assisting techniques when initiating IV therapy in the pediatric patient