Management of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease


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 hours, of which 0.25 is pharmacology content.

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Offered in collaboration with the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA)

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

• Describe clinical symptoms and diagnostic testing for the pediatric patient suspected of having inflammatory bowel disease.
• Discuss medical and surgical treatment plans, including clinical monitoring for the pediatric patient with inflammatory bowel disease.
• Identify psychosocial concerns prevalent in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease, including psychosocial issues, self-management and transition of care. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Contact hours
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Maureen M. Kelly, MS, RN, CPNP, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 
Suzanne Kujawa, MSN, CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Suzanne Kujawa has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
Maureen M. Kelly has disclosed that she works as consultant to AbbVie.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours


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