Common (and Not So Common) Genetic Syndromes

1.25 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is 12.5$ for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is 25$. 

During this presentation, the expert will share images of various dermatological findings and lead a discussion surrounding whether those findings may suggest an underlying genetic condition. If recognized as an associated lesion, there will be an overview of the underlying genetic condition. 

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 will be awarded 1.25 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0 is pharmacology content.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Describe several pediatric genetic conditions caused by chromosome rearrangement and microdeletion/duplication.
  • Describe imprinting defects, skeletal/ connective disorders and sequences.
  • Identify physical features/phenotypes, causes/inheritances and management/ interventions for children with these conditions.
Course summary
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  • 1.25 Contact hours
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 Sharon Anderson DNP, NNP-BC, AGN-BC,CNE
Sharon Anderson has been a nurse for more than 30 years. She is a neonatal nurse practitioner, but for almost two decades her clinical practice has been focused on genetics, more specifically inborn errors of metabolism and newborn screening. She earned a master’s degree (NNP) from the University of Pennsylvania and doctor of nursing practice from La Salle University in Philadelphia. Currently, she is assistant dean and associate professor in the division of advanced nursing practice at Rutgers School of Nursing and maintains a faculty practice in pediatric genetics at Rutgers Health, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours


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