Biliary Atresia: Where are we now? Advanced Practice Providers Pediatric Surgery Update 2014

Pediatric Surgery
At the Advanced Practice Providers Pediatric Surgery Update Course in 2014, many distinguished advanced practice providers from around the world address the current evidence based management of the common pediatric surgical conditions. The course was led by directors Jennifer Kreiss, CRNP and Donna Nowicki, CRNP, including faculty of Melanie Brzozka Howard, PA, Latisha DeYoung, CRNP, Karen Rodriguez, CRNP, Lori Luken, CRNP, Anna Frabotta, RN, Monping Chiang, RN, MS FNP, Beverly Bynum Haynes, RN, MSN, and Todd Ponsky, MD.

In this session, Catherine J. Goodhue, MN, RN, CPNP-PC, shares an update on biliary atresia, including review of signs and symptoms of cholestasis, diagnosis of biliary atresia, intraoperative cholangiogram, Kasai procedure, post-Kasai outcomes, post-operative management, and potential stressors.

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