JPHC CE: Caring for the Digital Generation: Understanding Electronic Aggression

1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered free to NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is 10$. We live in a technology-saturated world, evidenced by widespread, global use of the Internet and other forms of technology. Technology offers nearly limitless connectivity, information-sharing, and communication. Unfortunately, with these opportunities come risks, especially for children, and pediatric healthcare providers have a responsibility to be aware and informed of these risks and how to respond. This article provides a breakdown of the broad phenomenon of electronic aggression and offers practice implications for healthcare providers. J PediatrHealth Care.(2020) Volume 35, Issue 1, p132−140.
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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 0.0 is pharmacology content.

Keywords: Adolescents, bullying, mental health, technology

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

1. Differentiate between cyberbullying and other forms of electronic aggression.
2. List three potential health outcomes associated with electronic aggression.
3. Describe at least two criteria needed for effective intervention programs.

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Melvina Brandau, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

Snehaa Ray, Graduate Student, School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

Conflicts of interest: None to report.
Correspondence: Melvina Brandau, PhD, RN,

School of Nursing, Ohio University

Grover Center E337

1 Ohio University

 Athens,OH 45701


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