Chest Pain and Syncope 2018


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 0.5 NAPNAP contact hour, 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.

Participants are forbidden to reproduce, republish, redistribute, or resell this course in any other form. For copyright-related questions, please email your question to:

The recording is sponsored by Pediatric Emergency Care SIG.

Copyright 2018 © by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

Keywords: chest pain, syncope

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Review common and not so common causes of chest pain in pediatric and adolescent patients
  • Review definition and causes of syncope
  • Diagnostics for chest pain and/or syncope if noted to be necessary
  • When to refer to a specialist
  • To minimize testing and identify those at risk of having pathology
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 Contact hours
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Michelle Widecan, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CPNP-AC, CPEN: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center APRN Program Lead, Emergency Medicine; Adjunct Instructor, University of Cincinnati 



Dr. Widecan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 Contact hours


Please login or register to take this course.