Sensational pediatric care: Helping the child with sensory processing difficulty


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 is pharmacology content.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Identify components of sensory processing challenges in infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children.
  • Discuss sensory processing difficulty as it relates to other disorders such as autism,
  • ADHD, behavioral and mental health disorders and learning disabilities.
  • Apply evidence-based treatment strategies to promote positive developmental/behavioral outcomes in children with sensory processing difficulty.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Contact hours
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Beth Heuer, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Child Development Unit, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.


Dr. Heuer has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours


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