Acute Abdominal Pain - 2023

1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $10 for NAPNAP Members. For non-members, this continuing education activity rate is $20. This course is an archived presentation from NAPNAP's Pediatric Seminar: Primary Care Office Emergencies. If you earned CE for this session in Washington, D.C., this course will be a duplicate.

This archived presentation from our Pediatric Seminar is available as part of a bundle of 6 courses recorded during our event. Purchase the Pediatric Seminar bundle to be enrolled in the full library of seminar presentations, and earn up to 7.0 CE contact hours.

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Keywords: abdominal, appendicitis, Intussusception

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as an agency providing continuing education credit. individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post tests will be awarded 1.0 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners contact hours.

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.

Learning Objectives

• 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.

Additional Information

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Course summary
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Michelle L. Widecan DNP, APRN, CPNP PC/AC, CPEN
Clinically Advanced APP – Level IV
APP Clinical Manager
Emergency Medicine
Cincinnati Children's

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours


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