Fact Sheets

Resources

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Care of the Small Baby PLS Course Detail
October 23, 2020

This course provides an overview of physiological differences and specific care management considerations unique to the small baby.

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The Effects of Drug Shortages on Children's Hospitals and Their Patients
September 24, 2020

How children's hospitals are facing drug shortages.

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Caring for the Perianesthesia Patient PLS Course Detail
August 24, 2020

This course reviews basics of the GI tract, age-specific factors to consider when evaluating pediatric patients, conditions patients may present with, and treatment procedures for abdominal emergencies. Learn more about this course below and see related courses on the Pediatric Learning Solutions PICU Library page.

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Pain Management: Pain Pathophysiology PLS Course Detail
July 27, 2020

This course discusses the symptoms, types, causes, co-morbidities and management strategies associated with anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) seen in the pediatric population.

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Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder PLS Course Detail
June 29, 2020

This course discusses the symptoms, types, causes, co-morbidities and management strategies associated with anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) seen in the pediatric population.

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The Deadly Triad PLS Course Detail
June 2, 2020

This course discusses the three components of the deadly triad of trauma including manifestations and resuscitation interventions.

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Pediatric Trauma and Preventable Injuries PLS Curriculum Detail
June 2, 2020

This course reviews basics of the GI tract, age-specific factors to consider when evaluating pediatric patients, conditions patients may present with, and treatment procedures for abdominal emergencies. Learn more about this course below and see related courses on the Pediatric Learning Solutions PICU Library page.

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Pediatric Mood Disorders PLS Course Detail
April 20, 2020

This course will review assessment, manifestations, treatment and therapeutic strategies for children with depressive and bipolar disorders. By learning more about mood disorders the pediatric clinician will be better prepared to support the child and family with a mood disorder.

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Abdominal Emergencies PLS Course Detail
March 19, 2020

This course reviews basics of the GI tract, age-specific factors to consider when evaluating pediatric patients, conditions patients may present with, and treatment procedures for abdominal emergencies. Learn more about this course below and see related courses on the Pediatric Learning Solutions PICU Library page.

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Hand Hygiene PLS Course Detail
March 19, 2020

This course reviews proper procedures when using alcohol-based hand rubs and soap and water, based on CDC and WHO recommendations, hand hygiene moments, and identifies how hand hygiene can protect patients and clinicians.

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Health Care Coverage Sources for America's Children
February 7, 2020

Children receive health care coverage through an array of programs that protects our nation's kids, and investment in that system remains critical.

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Kids Rely on Medicaid
February 7, 2020

Medicaid helps our kids lead better lives and was designed with kids in mind.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) PLS Course Detail
January 31, 2020

Children with autism may present challenges to the health care provider due to communication and behavioral issues (as well as frequent co-occurring diagnoses).

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Arrhythmia Recognition Electrophysiology PLS Course Detail
January 27, 2020

This course discusses the principles of cardiac electrophysiology.

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Tobacco and E-cigarettes: 2020 Key Issues
January 17, 2020

Curbing the use of tobacco and e-cigarettes by youth is a bipartisan effort going into 2020.

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Building Effective Teams PLS Course Detail
August 29, 2019

This course will describe an effective ‘team,’ including the structure of a team, development of the team and the roles and responsibilities of the members.

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Status Asthmaticus PLS Course Detail
July 3, 2019

Asthma is one of the most common chronic illnesses of childhood. This course will help learners recognize the presenting signs and symptoms of acute asthma exacerbation and assess the effectiveness of treatment and the patient's readiness to wean.

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Introduction to Workplace Diversity PLS Course Detail
July 1, 2019

This course is designed to introduce the concepts of workplace diversity, including aspects of bias, inclusion and cultural humility.

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Caring for the Pediatric Patient in Shock - PLS Detail Course
June 27, 2019

Shock is a complex process characterized by decreased tissue perfusion resulting in an inadequate supply of oxygen and nutrients to cells. Many hospitalized children may be at risk for developing shock. This course helps clinicians recognize and differentiate obstructive, cardiogenic, hypovolemic and distributive shock, explain the management strategies for each type of shock, and follow the pediatric-specific national guidelines for septic shock management.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Federal ECP Petition
June 21, 2019

This set of Frequently Asked Questions provides key information to children’s hospital staff charged with completing/updating the 2021 federal Essential Community Provider (ECP) petition.

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Pain Management: Assessment of Pain PLS Course Detail
May 31, 2019

Pain Management: Assessment of Pain discusses assessment as the foundation of pain management. Specifically addressed are the elements of a complete pain assessment, pain intensity scales and the role of critical judgment in managing patients’ pain effectively.

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Thrombocytopenia: ITP and HIT/T PLS Course Detail
May 31, 2019

This course reviews the risk factors, presenting signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of two types of thrombocytopenia―immune thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP) and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia/thrombosis (HIT/T).

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Introduction to Finance PLS Course Detail
May 31, 2019

To effectively manage revenue and expenses in health care operations, personnel must understand and be comfortable with financial information and the factors that impact health care economics. This course will review basic financial concepts and provide examples of practical applications in the workplace.

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Caring for the Complex Patient PLS Course Detail
May 30, 2019

Caring for the complex patient involves an interdisciplinary team to coordinate care across specialties as well as involvement from the family and caregivers. The goal of inpatient care is to have a successful transition to home. We will follow a long-term assisted ventilated patient via tracheostomy throughout this course.

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Care of the Pediatric Patient with Suicidal Ideation PLS Course Detail
May 30, 2019

Pediatric suicide is a serious health concern. By being familiar with warning signs, risk factors and screening tools, you can help ensure the interventions needed for the child and family are identified and provided.