Common presentations in primary care: Don't always look for the zebra


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 .25 is pharmacology content.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the appropriate common differential diagnoses and assessment strategies for children who present to primary care with ear pain, red eye, cough and abdominal pain.
  • Integrate evidence-based management strategies for the above mentioned complaints into their primary care practice.
  • Integrate evidence-based strategies into the education of children and families with ear pain, red eye, cough and abdominal pain.


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
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Dawn Garzon, PhD, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FAANP: Teaching Professor, University of Missouri, St. Louis College of Nursing, O Fallon, Mo.


Dr. Garzon has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 


Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours


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