Is This Cancer? When to Refer to a Pediatric Oncology Provider

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.

IMPORTANT: This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. You must be logged in using your NAPNAP Username and Password to be recognized as a Member of NAPNAP. If you are a current member of NAPNAP, and you are being asked to purchase this activity at the Non-Member rate, please contact the NAPNAP National Office at (877) 662-7627 to request assistance prior to entering any payment information.

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Copyright 2017 © by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Identify two of the most common types of childhood cancer you are mostly likely to encounter in the practice setting.
  • Describe the typical presentation of a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
  • List the differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with a concern for a brain tumor..
  • Describe the initial diagnostic work-up for a patient presenting with a concern for cancer.
  • Identify when to refer to hematology/oncology.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
04/27/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2019
Cost:
$20.00

Meghan Belongia, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, CPHON: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Children’s Hospital of
Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc.
Amy R. Newman, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, CPHON: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Children’s Hospital of
Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc.

 

FACULTY DISCLOSURES 

 

Ms.  Belongia has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Ms. Newman has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/27/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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