Assessing and Managing Fever– Define temperature ranges associated with fever, list the most common causes of fever and be able to assess fever in patients with special focus on the pediatric patient. Describe the various techniques used to measure fever. List the advantages and disadvantages associated with different fever measuring sites, including oral, ear, behind the ear, forehead, underarm and rectal. Name factors that may affect fever management, including accuracy. Explain the current clinical guidelines for fever management and be able to provide appropriate guidance and treatment options to patients, parents and caregivers.
1.5 Free CEUs for Nurse Practitioners which includes 0.2 Hours of Pharmacology