What you get by completing this session

  • 30 mins of CPD

    A 20 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like. Includes 10 minute quiz

  • Certificate of Completion

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What you'll learn in this expert session

Fever in children has been estimated to contribute up to 25% of presentations in Primary Care and Emergency Departments. It is important to distinguish children that are well with a fever and those that may be at risk of serious illness, requiring treatment in hospital. Dr Michaela Murray discusses the causes, assessment, treatment and referral of Paediatric patients that present with febrile illness with reference to best practice guidelines.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the common causes of fever in children
  • Assess and monitor a febrile Paediatric patient
  • Recognise the signs of serious illness in a febrile child
  • Refer high risk patients to the local Emergency department or Paediatrics team  

About the Expert

Dr Michaela Murray

Dr Michaela Murray is a Paediatrician currently working at Children's Private Medical Group, Epworth Richmond and the Blackburn Specialist Centre. She is also a VMO at Mitcham Private Hospital.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to complete this course

    • Instructions

  • 2

    Topic: Management of Mild to Moderate Fever in Children

    • Summary and learning objectives

    • Video presentation (20 mins)

    • Quiz: test your Learning (10 mins)

  • 3

    Document your CPD here

    • CPD Documentation and Reflection Activity Tool

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