Maria Broadstreet – High Risk Pediatric Care: Current Trends, Treatments & Issues
Courses Content :
- Maria Broadstreet
- Full Day
- Audio and Video
- Oct 20, 2016
- More vaccines? – The latest updates
- Responses to parental concerns
Clues from the Lab Results
- Is that normal & what do we do with it??
- Evaluating CBC results
- Liver tests
Acute Neurological Conditions
- How to identify life-threatening pediatric headaches
- Childhood periodic syndromes: Cyclical vomiting/abdominal migraines are not just made up
- Evaluating new onset seizures: What does it signal?
What you NEED to Know When Assessing for a Concussion
- Essential assessment strategies
- Return to play guidelines
- Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
The “Hypersensitive” Child: Allergies, Asthma . . . and More!
- Why are we seeing such an increase in allergies?
- Evaluating the clinical symptoms is not enough
- Can we prevent asthma?
- Allergy testing you MUST be aware of
Pediatric X-Ray Interpretation Tips
- Cardiac disease
- What is it???
- Evaluating for conditions at risk for sudden death (The Sports Physical)
- EKG results: Making sense of the QRS
- Pediatric hypertension and treatment
- Shock in children: Identifying early warning signs
- Intervention strategies/Conversation tips
- Exploring factors in weight gain
- Trends in teen drug use: Do you know what they are using in your neighborhood?
- Starting the conversation…
Maria Broadstreet, RN, MSN, APN, has over 26 years of nursing experience and has held a certification as an advanced practice nurse for the past 19 years. She currently practices at Modern Med Recovery in Park Ridge, Illinois and treats patients at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. Maria has a special interest in addressing and treating pain and is certified as a Pain Resource Nurse.
As a nurse practitioner at Modern Med Recovery, Maria evaluates patients with opioid addiction, manages inductions into treatment and maintenance visits. Maria believes in both a medical and holistic approach to treating different aspects of the substance abuse cycle. Treatment not only includes medication, but regular maintenance visits, 24/7 support, assistance in seeking therapy and support groups. Maria is one of only about 5% of medical providers that has undergone certification to prescribe buprenorphine to treat opioid addiction.
Financial: Maria Broadstreet has an employment relationship with Lurie Children’s Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Maria Broadstreet is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.