JPHC CE: Cafe au Lait Macules and Associated Genetic Syndromes
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
1. Explain the pathophysiology, characteristics, and types of cafe au lait macules.
2. Identify key features that distinguish genetic syndromes associated with cafe au lait macules.
3. Describe diagnostic criteria and/or testing for several genetic syndromes associated with cafe au lait macules.
4. Discuss appropriate surveillance and referral for individuals with cafe au lait macules.
Sharon Anderson, DNP, APN, NNP-BC, AGNBC Associate Professor and Assistant Dean, Division of Advanced Nursing Practice, Rutgers School of Nursing, Newark, NJ; and Advanced Practice Nurse, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Pediatric Genetics, Child Health Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ.
Conflicts of interest: None to report.
Correspondence: Sharon Anderson, DNP, APN, NNP-BC, AGNBC,
Rutgers School of Nursing, Stanley S. Bergen Building, 65 Bergen St., Ste. 1126, Newark, NJ 07101;
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