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Acute Croup in Children

Acute Croup in Children

Acute Croup in Children

Cheryl Dezotti, R.N., M.Q.I.H.C., Grad Dip Q.I.H.C., A.F.A.A.Q.H.C., M.A.C.N.
Cheryl Dezotti, R.N., M.Q.I.H.C., Grad Dip Q.I.H.C., A.F.A.A.Q.H.C., M.A.C.N.
on behalf of Nurses for Nurses

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Launch date: 28 Jul 2017
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Last updated: 03 Dec 2017

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Description

Nurses working in Emergency Departments and Paediatric Units will find this quiz of interest and provides good reminders. Croup is an often frightening condition for the caregivers and the child.

'Croup is an acute illness characterised by mucosal swelling and inflammation of the larynx, subglottic area and upper trachea (laryngotracheitis)'.

The Clinical Guideline Management of Acute Croup in Children by the SA Child Health Clinical Network is enclosed for you to read. After reading the article, complete the quiz questions.

Objectives

In this session, you will:
Learn about the incidence and aetiology of Croup
In this session, you will:
Gain knowledge regarding the assessment processes for diagnosing Croup and the potentially life threatening conditions Acute Epiglottitis and Bacterial Tracheitis
In this session, you will:
Receive information regarding the varied clinical severity of Croup and the related care management strategies
In this session, you will:
Reflect on your related workplace practices
Cheryl Dezotti, R.N., M.Q.I.H.C., Grad Dip Q.I.H.C., A.F.A.A.Q.H.C., M.A.C.N.

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Cheryl Dezotti, R.N., M.Q.I.H.C., Grad Dip Q.I.H.C., A.F.A.A.Q.H.C., M.A.C.N.
on behalf of Nurses for Nurses

Cheryl Dezotti is a Director, a Nurse Education Consultant, and a Wound Care Specialist at the Nurses for Nurses Network. Cheryl co-created and administers this Network to provide an online platform for Nurses to meet their continuing professional development requirements. She is also the editor, and major contributor, of the Nursing News Blog associated with this Network.

Cheryl’s varied and interesting career highlights include clinical experience in acute surgical, medical, and renal dialysis. The completion of her Master’s degree in Quality in Health Care led to senior management roles in both the acute and aged care sectors, the later leading to her appointment as a Nurse Advisor and Administrator with the Department of Health and Ageing.

Cheryl has worked extensively in the field of education in a number of healthcare and university settings. She has a passion for wound care and has lectured widely on the subject in both Australia and internationally. This passion has led her to author a wound assessment book as well as creating a post graduate wound care course.

As an author, Cheryl’s aim is to provide the reader information that can be easily and practically applied in the clinical setting. As a presenter, Cheryl is known for her ability to deliver the complexities of clinical nursing research in a straight forward and easily understood format that allows attendees to easily apply the content to their individual clinical practice.

Cheryl’s goal is to make a difference to the recipients of health care and she believes that a positive outcome for the patient can only be achieved if Nurses keep up to date with best practice guidelines and their practical application in the workplace.

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