Sleep in Children and Adolescents: Health Outcomes and Practice Implications

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 hours, of which 0 is pharmacology content.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the developmental trajectory of sleep across childhood and common sleep challenges that parents may encounter. 
  • Identify the current research evidence linking sleep disruption to adverse physical and mental health outcomes. 
  • Review screening for sleep problems, including chronic sleep loss, in the pediatric primary care setting.
  • Integrate the primary principles of sleep hygiene with interventions to motivate patients and apply sleep management strategies to improve health outcomes. 
  • Outline ways in which pediatric nurse practitioners can advocate for sleep health in the community.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
09/22/2016
Course expires: 
09/30/2018
Cost:
$20.00

Judith Owens, MD, MPH, Director of Sleep Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston

FACULTY DISCLOSURES 

Dr. Owens has received grants/research support from Jazz, UCB; is a paid consultant for Jazz, UCB, Purdue, Rhodes Pharmaceuticals,Teva; has received honoraria from Web MD, Wolters-Kluwer.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/22/2016
Course expires: 
09/30/2018

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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