Pediatric Primary Care Headache Evaluation
1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour, 0.25 Pharmacology Hour. This continuing education activity rate is 10$ for NAPNAP Members and for non- members.
This course will feature an exemplar, a clinical pathway to guide initial pediatric headache evaluation and management in primary care. The clinical pathway is a clinical decision support tool to bridge the evidence to practice gap, using evidence-based therapies to provide appropriate, consistent treatment interventions, while improving the quality of care. The step-by-step process of the development and implementation of the clinical pathway will be illustrated.
Introduction: 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 hour, of which 0.25 is pharmacology.
IMPORTANT: This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. You must be logged in using your NAPNAP Username and Password to be recognized as a Member of NAPNAP. If you are a current member of NAPNAP, and you are being asked to purchase this activity at the Non-Member rate, please contact the NAPNAP National Office at (877) 662-7627 to request assistance prior to entering any payment information.
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Recognize the value that a clinical pathway offers to guide pediatric headache management for pediatric primary care providers.
- Recognize three “red flags” that require further headache assessment.
- Demonstrate use of clinical pathway by using real-life virtual patients, using additional links as necessary.
Elizabeth Rende, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC: Assistant Professor, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, N.C.
Dr. Rende has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.00 Contact hours