Common Pediatric Sports and Overuse Injuries


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 1.25 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0 is pharmacology.

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Keywords: sports injury, athlete, orthopedics, overuse, fractures, spine, back sprains and strains

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the most commonly seen sports injuries in the current U.S. pediatric athlete population.
  • Verbalize understanding of diagnosis, prognosis and treatment (as well as longterm follow up) of common pediatric sports injuries.
  • Describe the treatment for the most common overuse-conditions seen in pediatric athletes. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Contact hours
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Raymond Kleposki, RN, PNP: Pediatric Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Plano, Texas



Mr. Kleposki has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours


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