Pediatric Emergent/Urgent and Ambulatory Care

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Pediatric Emergent/Urgent and Ambulatory Care

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The Pocket NP

Author: Sheila Sanning Shea MSN, RN, Karen Sue Hoyt PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, FAAN, Kathleen Jordan

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Description 

Fast-track medical settings call for “at-your-fingertips” information. Here is an easy-to-use, quick-reference guide for nurse practitioners and otherhealth care providers in emergency, medical, screening, fast track, and/or primary care settings with pediatric patients. In a concise, optimally organizedformat that includes current, evidence-based guidelines, the resource delivers a wealth of information for assessment and management of the most commonlyencountered problems in these settings.

Concise yet packed with crucial knowledge, The Pocket NP is arranged in a logical head-to-toe format that includes the history and physicalexamination and essential medical decision-making considerations. The material is organized in a true rapid-access format, with salient informationpresented for maximum efficiency and speed of retrieval. A variety of templates for dictation/documentation are provided to assist the clinician with thedevelopment of a concise and logical patient record. These templates can be mixed and matched as needed and, using a specific template for focused patientproblems (e.g., foreign body ingestion), will facilitate assessment fine tuning. Also included are frequently used illustrations for anatomical records aswell as templates to assist in identification of normal and abnormal presentations. Additional helpful features include “Tips” and “Don’t Miss” boxes withbullet points of critical information, a rapid “review of systems,” billing information, and a dedicated page for NP “Survival Information” and notes.

Key Features:

  • Provides ultra-quick access to patient treatment information
  • Offers easy-to-use framework for quickly locating critical information
  • Presents templates for identifying normal and abnormal presentations
  • Contains a rapid ‚Äúreview of systems‚Äù
  • Delivers content in head-to-toe format
  • Includes ‚ÄúTips‚Äù and ‚ÄúDon‚Äôt Miss‚Äù boxes with bullet points of critical information

Product Details 

  • Publication Date January 20, 2016
  • Page Count 152
  • Product Form Spiral bound
  • ISBN 13 9780826134110

About The Author(s) 

Sheila Sanning Shea, MSN, RN, ANP, CEN,

is an emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) with over 30 years of clinical experience. She works in the Department of Emergency Medicine at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California. Ms. Shea established an emergency clinical fellowship for nurse practitioners and physician assistants that includes both didactic and clinical experiences. Ms. Shea is widely published and is an author and reviewer for the

Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal

, and was a contributing author to the

Emergency Nurses Core Curriculum

and

Certified Emergency Nurse Review

. Ms. Shea has taught NPs locally and nationally on a variety of emergent and urgent care topics.

Karen “Sue” Hoyt, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, FAANP, FAAN,

is an emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) and works at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California. She is currently a clinical professor for the NP/DNP Programs at the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science at the University of San Diego. Dr. Hoyt has several peer-reviewed books and publications on clinical practice, research, and management/leadership topics. In 2006, she established the first

Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal

. She conceptualized and has implemented a 2-day course for training ENPs and a train-the-trainer course for NP faculty. She has taught minor procedures workshops for NPs/PAs across the country. As a consultant and educator, she has also written ENP continuing education programs. Dr. Hoyt spearheaded

The Delphi Study on Competencies for NPs in Emergency Care

.

Kathleen Sanders Jordan, DNP, MS, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-BC, SANE-P

, is currently a clinical assistant professor in the Graduate School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, teaching the pediatric didactic and clinical sections in the family nurse practitioner program. Dr Jordan also teaches in the DNP program. She is also employed as an emergency nurse practitioner (ENP-BC) and as a NP with Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medicine Associates in Charlotte. Dr. Jordan has been an advanced practice nurse in emergency care for over 30 years and is an examiner for the North Carolina Child Medical Evaluation Program. She is also a column editor for the

Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal

. She has published numerous articles and book chapters, and has served as the lead editor for the

Core Curriculum for Emergency Nursing

.

Table of Contents 

CONTENTS

Preface

NP Survival Information

Abbreviations

Dictation/Documentation Guidelines

Medical Template

Trauma Template

Review of Systems

Billing Considerations

Skin

Neonatal Jaundice

Skin Rashes/Lesions

Burns

Head

Headache

Head Injury

Eye

Eye Pain

Ear

Earache

Foreign Bodies: Ear/Nose

Face

Facial Injury

Mouth/Throat

Sore Throat

Dental/Intraoral Pain

Neck

Neck/Cervical Pain/Injury

Chest

Cough/SOB

Chest Pain

Congenital Heart Disease

Abdomen

Abdominal Pain

Vomiting and Diarrhea

Foreign-Body Ingestion

Gynecologic/Genitourinary

Genitourinary Pain

Vaginal Discharge

First Trimester Bleeding

Back

Back Pain

Upper Extremities

Shoulder Pain

Elbow Pain

Wrist Pain

Hand Pain

Lower Extremities

Hip/Pelvic Pain

Knee Pain

Ankle Pain

Foot Pain

Child With Limp

Salter Harris Growth Plate Fractures

Wounds

Lacerations/Wounds

Cutaneous Abscess/Cellulitis

Miscellaneous

Pain

Fever

Maltreatment

Syncope

Seizures

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Sickle Cell Disease

Hematologic/Oncologic Disorders

Toxicologic Disorders

Index