NR602 Week 5: Homework-Website Exploration

NR602 Week 5: Homework-Website Exploration

NR602 Week 5: Homework-Website Exploration

Please go in and look at each of these websites and become familiar with them. You will use them this week and throughout the remainder of the course.
  • Society of Pediatric Nurses Position Statements: (Particularly the one on Temperature Measurement)
  • National Guidelines Clearinghouse – Best Evidence Statement (BEST). Children with Croup and the Use of Steroids in the Emergency Department:


Week 5: References
  • Adibelli, Z., Songu, M., & Adibelli, H. (2011). Paranasal sinus development in children: A magnetic resonance imaging analysis. American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy, 25(1), 30-35.
  • Burns, C.E. (2020). Pediatric Primary Care (7th ed.). Saunders Elsevier
  • Craig, J., Lancaster, G., Taylor, S., Williamson, P., & Smyth, R. (2002). Infrared ear thermometry compared with rectal thermometry in children: a systematic review, 360(9333), 603-609.
  • Ettinger, A. S., Ruckart, P. Z., & Dignam, T. (2019). Lead Poisoning Prevention. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice25, S1-S2. doi:10.1097/phh.0000000000000902
  • Hay, W., Levin, M., Deterding, R., & Abzug, M. (2018). Current diagnosis and treatment: Pediatrics (24th ed.). McGraw Hill.
  • Kliegman, R., Stanton, B., St. Geme, J., & Schor, N. (2015). Nelson textbook of pediatrics (20th ed.). Elsevier Saunders.
  • Lieberthal, A. S., Carroll, A. E., Chonmaitree, T., Ganiats, T. G., Hoberman, A., Jackson, M. A., … & Schwartz, R. H. (2013). The diagnosis and management of acute otitis media. Pediatrics131(3), e964-e999.
  • Marcdante, K., & Kliegman, R. (2019). Nelson essentials of pediatrics (8th ed.). Saunders.
  • Mitchell, R. B., Archer, S. M., Ishman, S. L., Rosenfeld, R. M., Coles, S., Finestone, S. A., … & Lloyd, R. M. (2019). Clinical practice guideline: tonsillectomy in children (update). Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery160(1_suppl), S1-S42.
  • Pryluma, R., Siegrist, C., Chlibek, R., Zemlickova, H., Vackova, M., Smetana, J.,… Schuerman, L. (2009). Effect of prophylactic paracetamol administration at time of vaccination on febrile reactions and antibody responses in children: two open-label, randomized controlled trials. Lancet, 374, 1339-1350.
  • Society of Pediatric Nurse (2007). Position statement for measurement of temperature/fever in children. Retrieved from,126/index.pdf
  • Sullivan, J., Farrar, H. (2011). Fever and antipyretic use in children, Pediatrics, 127 (3), 580-587
  • Quintero, D., Brueck, N., & Kump, T. (n.d.) Cystic fibrosis management: A partnership with primary care providers. Retrieved from
  • USPSTF (2011). Vision screening for children 1 to 5 years of age: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Pediatrics, 127(2), 340-346


  1. Complete the week 5 module content prior to starting the iHuman assignment.
  2. Access iHuman by clicking the link provided below. Clicking the blue bar will launch the activity in a new browser window.
  3. Complete the case titled Case 3.
    • This week, a 16-year old female who comes to the clinic for difficulty breathing after minimal exertion and a cough for three weeks. The cough started with a runny nose and congestion, however the other symptoms resolved after one week and the cough has persisted.
  4. Once you complete the case, click “Submit.”
  5. You will submit your iHuman Case Study completion score sheet to the corresponding iHuman submission assignment.

In NR602, iHuman assignments will be assessed on the following areas: History Taking, Physical Exam, Differential Diagnoses, Rank diagnoses, MNM (must not miss) Diagnoses, Order tests, Final Diagnosis, Management Plan. A score of 80% or better is your target with this assignment. You will have (2) two attempts; the highest score of two attempts will be taken as the final grade.

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