The Patient in Room 5: Am I Ready?

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The Patient in Room 5: Am I Ready? - 2023Conf


1.25 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $12.50 for NAPNAP Members. For non-members, this continuing education activity rate is $25. This course is an archived presentation from NAPNAP's 2023 National Conference and is offered free with a coupon for conference attendees until 12/31/23. 

A new version of 2022’s popular interactive session is back—with escalated scenarios! A patient with a developmental, behavioral or mental health condition is waiting in your primary care or subspecialty setting. Increase your practice confidence by learning from a panel of Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialists (PMHSs) to help you work through complex patient scenarios that can surface in primary care.

Please note that this program is a recording from a live and virtual session from NAPNAP 2023 national conference in Orlando, Fla. If you earned CE for this session, this course will be a duplicate.

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Copyright 2023 © by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as an agency providing continuing education credit. individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post tests will be awarded 1.25 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners contact hours.

Keywords: developmental, behavioral, mental health, PMHS

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify resources and strategies to increase confidence in DBMH care.
  • Apply findings from the exam content outline to practice.
  • Advocate for support and recognition of DBMH expertise with employers.
  • Explain PMHS exam requirements and benefits.
Course summary
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  • 1.25 Contact hours
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Adele Foerster, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC/AC
Beth A. Heuer, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS 
Katherine Peppers, DNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS 
Avis Johnson-Smith, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FNP-BC, CNS, FAANP


Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours


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