Blood Dyscrasias for Primary Care Providers

Introduction:

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0 is pharmacology content.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

•    Identify the laboratory tests needed to evaluate various blood dyscrasias in children.
•    Describe the diagnosis and management for common blood dyscrasia such as iron deficiency anemia, hereditary spherocytosis, thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, thrombocytopenia, thrombophilia, hemophilia and von Willebrand disease. 
•    Implement the important history questions and pertinent physical findings needed when assessing a patient for blood disorders.
•    Differentiate lab testing results to determine common problems handled safely in primary care vs disorders requiring specialty intervention.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
10/20/2016
Course expires: 
10/31/2018
Cost:
$20.00

Terea Giannetta, DNP, RN, CPNP, FAANP: Associate Professor, California State University, Fresno School of Nursing and Hematology; PNP, Valley Children’s Hospital, Madera, Calif.

FACULTY DISCLOSURES

Dr. Giannetta has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.  

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/20/2016
Course expires: 
10/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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