Pediatric Puzzler: Acute Abdominal Pain
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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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Briefly review the anatomy and physiology of the pediatric abdominal pain.
- Identify specific acute pediatric abdominal pain emergencies.
- Discuss the differential diagnosis, testing and treatments as well as the management of specific causes of acute pediatric abdominal pain and current evidence-based practice guidelines available.
Michelle Widecan, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC/PC,CPEN, APRN Program Lead, Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dr. Widecan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.25 Contact hours