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Managing children with raised intracranial pressure resulting from meningitis

Managing children with raised intracranial pressure resulting from meningitis

Managing children with raised intracranial pressure resulting from meningitis

Siba Paul, Joanne Smith, Jessica Green, Adam Smith-Collins and Ravindranath Chinthapalli
Siba Paul, Joanne Smith, Jessica Green, Adam Smith-Collins and Ravindranath Chinthapalli
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

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Launch date: 26 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 30 Oct 2018

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Intracranial pathologies in children need urgent identification and management. This learning module describes intracranial pressure and outlines the features and management of meningitis. It is accompanied by an illustrative case study to give an idea of what nurses might encounter in a child presenting with raised intracranial pressure.

Objectives

After completing this module you should be able to:
Identify the signs and symptoms of raised intracranial pressure.
List the normal ranges of intracranial pressure in children and explain how the body compensates for changes in pressure.
Discuss the risk factors associated with intracranial pathologies in children.
Describe the clinical presentation and management of meningitis.
Siba Paul, Joanne Smith, Jessica Green, Adam Smith-Collins and Ravindranath Chinthapalli

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Siba Paul, Joanne Smith, Jessica Green, Adam Smith-Collins and Ravindranath Chinthapalli
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Siba Paul, Specialty trainee year six in paediatrics, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.
Joanne Smith, Head of children’s nursing, Great Western Hospital, Swindon.
Jessica Green, Specialty trainee, year three in paediatrics, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.
Adam Smith-Collins, Clinical lecturer in neonatal medicine, St Michael’s Hospital, Bristol, and School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol.
Ravindranath Chinthapalli, Consultant paediatrician, Great Western Hospital, Swindon.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours
  • Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  • 1.00 Hours

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