Fostering Hope: Navigating the Care of Children in Foster Care
1.25 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $12.50 for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is $25.
This presentation will highlight needed health and wellness advisory recommendations for children in foster care to ensure best outcomes, as well as strategies to mitigate barriers for providers and families.
NAPNAP Partners for Vulnerable Youth is pleased to support this session.
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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Keywords: Foster care
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
• Discuss the medical, developmental and behavioral health needs of children in foster care.
• Identify barriers for primary care providers caring for youth and children in foster care and potential ways to mitigate these barriers.
• Review health and wellness advisory recommendations for children in foster care.
• Provide resources for primary care providers caring for youth in foster care.
Tracy W. Halasz, MSN, APRN, CPNP, PMHS
Tracy W. Halasz is a CPNP at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) with certification as a PMHS. She graduated magna cum laude with a BSN from Clemson University and with a MSN from MUSC. She has served as the primary care provider for children in foster care at the MUSC Foster Care Support Clinic (FCSC) since 2013. Prior to that, she worked for six years as a CPNP for MUSC Child Abuse Pediatrics (CAP). She has been an invited speaker on topics related to foster care, adolescent health and mental health at the state and national levels. Tracy currently serves as the president of the SC Chapter of NAPNAP, as well as the co-chair for the NAPNAP Partners for Vulnerable Youth Foster Care Initiative.
- 1.25 Contact hours