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Avoid These Common Pediatric Mistakes

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Avoid These Common Pediatric Mistakes

Victor Chou, MD 

1 hour recorded audio and power point 

Recorded on September 24, 2015

We all know that kids are not just little adults. Pediatric patients sometimes present with their own unique medical issues that adults do not have, or the evaluation and treatment of some conditions may differ based on the age of the patient. In this presentation, we'll go over 4 recently published guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (acute bacterial sinusitis, acute otitis media, RSV bronchiolitis, and urinary tract infection) and how to incorporate the recommendations in these guidelines in a typical, non-pediatric urgent care clinic.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recite current guidelines for treatment of acute otitis media in the pediatric patient.
  • Discuss the treatment of RSV bronchiolitis based on the newest guidelines from the AAP.
  • Evaluate a febrile child for urinary tract infection in an algorithmic way.
  • List the differences between the newest treatment guidelines for evaluation of urinary tract infection and RSV bronchiolitis versus previous guidelines.
  • Recognize diagnostic criteria for acute bacterial sinusitis in the pediatric patient

Faculty Bio: 

Dr. Victor Chou has been a full-time urgent care practitioner for the past 8 years. He currently works with Lake After Hours in Baton Rouge, LA. He has served as both Lead Physician and Assistant Medical Director during his time with Lake After Hours. Dr. Chou holds active licensure in the states of Louisiana and Texas and active board certifications in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. He has presented over a dozen lectures at a half-dozen UCAOA conferences in the past few years.

Financial Disclosures:  The above faculty has no financial disclosures

Credit Information:

Designation Statement
The Urgent Care Association of America designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Credit for this course is good for 1 year after purchase.

Submitting for Credit:  

If you would like to submit for either of the credit above, once you complete the activity you must submit for credit you will need to complete the 5 question exam.  You must answer 3 out of 5 correctly to receive credit.  Your credit will be placed in your profile under Professional Development or click on "My Credits".  Email with questions.  

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