Acute Abdominal Pain
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
Briefly review the anatomy and physiology of the pediatric abdominal pain.
Identify specific acute pediatric abdominal pain emergencies.
Discuss the differential diagnosis, testing and treatments as well as the management of specific causes of acute pediatric abdominal pain and current evidence-based practice guidelines available.
Michelle Widecan, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC/PC, CPEN: APRN: Program Lead, Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Adjunct Instructor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dr. Widecan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.00 Contact hours