Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome: Children in Crisis
Leanna Miller
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Describe the underlying pathophysiology of multiple organ dysfunction.
  • Analyze diagnostic findings to determine presence of organ failure.
  • Formulate a multidisciplinary plan of care for a child with multiple organ dysfunction (MOD).

Continuing Education Information

This test is FREE to both member and nonmember CE customers
CE ID: GE06114
Total Contact Hours: 1.25
Pharma Hours: 0.25
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 5/1/2014


Critical care practice has seen an increase in the development of multiorgan dysfunction syndrome (MODS). This presentation discusses the definition of MODS and the most common causes that predispose the pediatric patient to its development. A superficial discussion of the pathophysiologic mediators involved occurs; however, the presentation focuses on the signs and symptoms of the syndrome and its appropriate interventions. This presentation is designed for the nurse who cares for pediatric patients predisposed to the development of MODS. The nurse attending this session will be able to identify pediatric patients at risk for the development of MODS. The level of material covered is intermediate to advanced.

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Additional Information

Funded in part by a grant from GE Healthcare
This webcast was captured at the 2011 NTI held in Chicago, IL

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