Newborn Screening for Lysosomal Storage Disorders
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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 0.5 contain pharmacology content.
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
1. Describe the pathophysiology of lysosomal storage disorders.
2. List the lysosomal storage disorders for which newborn screening is available and those included in the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel.
3. Discuss the differences and similarities between these conditions.
4. Explain current and potential future treatment options for lysosomal storage disorders.
5. Identify the mode of inheritance, clinical course, and available treatment options for at least two of the most common conditions.
6. Identify key (differentiating) features for at least two lysosomal storage disorders.
Sharon Anderson, Advanced Practice Nurse
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Pediatric Genetics, Child Health
Institute of New Jersey New Brunswick, NJ and
Professor, Rutgers School of Nursing
Conflicts of interest: None to report.
Correspondence: Sharon Anderson, DNP, NNP-BC, APNG,
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Pediatric Genetics, Child Health Institute of New Jersey
89 French St, New
Brunswick, NJ 08901
- 1.00 Contact hours