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This Video Learning Activity (VLA) addresses the comprehensive assessment of a child presenting with a fever.

Topics include:

  • The pathophysiology of fever
  • The Paediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT)
  • 'A-B-C, Fluids-In, Fluids-Out'
  • Temperature measurement
  • Fever and serious illness

Target audience

This VLA will be of interest to all nurses and midwives who are involved in the care of infants and children in many areas of professional practice.






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This Video Learning Activity (VLA) focuses on the management of an infant or child presenting with a fever.

 

Topics include:

  • Medications and fever
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Afebrile febrile convulsions

 

Target audience

This VLA will be of interest to all nurses and midwives who are involved in the care of febrile infants and children in many areas of professional practice.






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This Video Learning Activity (VLA) focuses on the holistic assessment and appraisal of an infant or child, with an emphasis on the need to work alongside parents and/or caregivers, when carrying out this assessment. The importance of prioritising assessments, as well as how to assess the weight of a child in an emergency situation, is also explored.

Topics include:

  • Initial assessment
  • Developmental considerations when assessing children
  • 'A-B-C, Fluids-In, Fluids-Out'
  • Assessing a child's weight

Target audience:

This VLA will be of interest to all nurses and midwives caring for infants and children in all areas of practice.






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This Video Learning Activity (VLA) highlights the key components for assessing the cardiac and respiratory function of an infant or child. The clinical features of cardiac and respiratory dysfunction are also examined.

Topics include:

  • Respiratory rate and work of breathing
  • Chest auscultation
  • Oxygen saturation and hypoxia
  • Dehydration
  • Cardiac monitoring and electrocardiogram

Target audience:

This VLA will be of interest to all nurses and midwives caring for infants and children in acute, subacute, and rural and remote areas.






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This Video Learning Activity (VLA) reviews how nurses may assess an infant or child for pain and how to interpret manifestations of pain in infants and children. Skin appearance, renal function, and other assessment scales relating to paediatric care will also be reviewed.

Topics include:

  • Urine output
  • Urinalysis and urine specimens
  • Bruising and rashes
  • The physiological effects of pain

Target audience:

This VLA will be of interest to nurses and midwives who routinely care for infants and children who may become unwell.






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