Exclusion Delusion: What to Do with Abnormal Findings During the Sports Preparticipation Physical Examination (PPE)
1.25 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity rate is 15$ for NAPNAP Members and for non- members.
Around 35 million student athletes under that age of 18 receive clearance to participate in sporting activities each year. The findings of past medical history and the physical examination will result in the athlete being cleared for participation, not being cleared or needing further evaluation. The course will explore abnormal findings that indicate when an athlete should not be cleared or requires further evaluation, as well as the next steps in the plan of care.
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 1.25 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0 is pharmacology.
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Identify the essential components of a preparticipation physical examination.
- Describe medical conditions affecting sports participation.
- Describe findings which require disqualification from sports and/or further evaluation.
- Determine appropriate plan of care for individuals disqualified or needing further evaluation.
Deena Garner, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC: Clinical Instructor, UAMS-College of Nursing; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Arkansas Pediatric Clinic, Little Rock, Ark.
Dr.Garner has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.25 Contact hours