The Nurse Practitioner's Role in Evaluation of Children and Adolescents with Gastroenterology Concerns

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 1.5 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0.25 is pharmacology content.

Participants are forbidden to reproduce, republish, redistribute, or resell this course in any other form. For copyright-related questions, please email your question to: ce@napnap.org

Copyright 2017 © by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

Explain the epidemiology and pathophysiology of various GI conditions. 
Recognize signs and symptoms of various GI conditions. 
List the diagnostic modalities used in the diagnosis of various GI conditions. 
Describe the medical and surgical management of various GI conditions.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
Course opens: 
07/06/2017
Course expires: 
12/31/2018
Cost:
$0.00

Celicia Williams Little, MSN, CPNP, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, DNP Candidate Spring 2018.

Contributions made by Sharon Dudley-Brown, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Maria Oliva-Hemker, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Lindsay Wilson, MSN, CPNP, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Kathleen Schwarz, MD, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Jolanda Denham, MD, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Orlando, Fl, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and the Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses, GIkids.org, apgnn.org.

Study Details

This program serves as an educational research study regarding specialty preparation after formal Nurse Practitioner education. Sharon Dudley Brown, PhD is the primary investigator and and Celicia Williams Little, MSN, CPNP is the Co-investigator. 

The purpose of this study is to explore the utility of post graduate preparation through the development, implementation and evaluation of a post graduate online education module for Nurse Practitioners. The goal of the educational research study is to improve knowledge in GI among pediatric NPs. Additionally this project will set the groundwork for the development of advanced practice nursing GI competencies for post graduate education programs for NPs. 

A needs assessment survey precedes this module and can be accessed using the following.  link: https://nursingjhu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5aRM69NetEv3Ifr 
In addition to the survey, a pre-test, post-test and module evaluation will be used for data collection.  
This study has been approved by the Johns Hopkins Institutional review board and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. 
Your completion of the survey, module, and evaluation will serve as your consent to be in this research study. 
Thank you for considering this research opportunity. Your participation is appreciated and will assist in future program planning based on the needs of NPs. 
If you would like additional information about this study please call Celicia Williams Little at 410-955-0106 or email at cwill233@jhmi.edu
 

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 1.5 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0.25 is pharmacology content.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/06/2017
Course expires: 
12/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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