Substance Use and Addictive Disorders
1.25 NAPNAP Contact Hours of which contains 1.25 Controlled Substances. This continuing education activity is part of NAPNAP Cares and is offered free to NAPNAP Members until June 2025. The continuing education activity fee for non- members is $25.
This course will discuss the evaluation, diagnostic decision making, and initial- and ongoing- management of substance use, abuse, and addictive disorders.
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Keywords: Mental Health, substance use, substance abuse, addiction, addictive disorders
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 contains 1.25 Controlled Substances.
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Describe the prevalence of substance use, abuse, and addictive disorders among children and adolescents.
- Identify protective factors and prevention strategies to mitigate adolescent substance use.
- Identify evidence-based screening tools and strategies for evaluating for substance use disorders in adolescents.
- Explain evidence-based interventions for adolescents with substance use and abuse.
- Describe the role of the pediatric nurse practitioner in preventing, identifying, and managing adolescent substance use and abuse utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.
- Identify opportunities for advocacy regarding adolescent substance use.
NAPNAP is excited to bring pediatric mental health continuing education to pediatric-focused APRNs through our educational initiative NAPNAP Cares.
NAPNAP Cares was developed in response to the pediatric mental health crisis in the United States.
We assembled a group of very experienced member experts who will discuss the evaluation, diagnostic decision making, and initial- and ongoing- management of a variety of mental health conditions and health promotion and anticipatory guidance.
- Refocusing the Diagnosis and Management of ADHD (1.25 CE, 0.5 Pharmacology)
- Communication Disorders (0.75 CE)
- Early Identification and Screening for DBMH Conditions (1CE)
- Learning disorders (1.25 CE)
- Feeding and eating disorders, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (1.5 CE)
- Substance use and addictive disorders (1.25CE, 1.25 Controlled substance)
- How to Identify and Treat Depression in Children and Teens (1.25 CE, 0.5 Pharmacology)
- Anxiety in Children and Adolescents (1.25 CE, 0.25 Pharmacology)
- Disruptive, impulse-control, and conduct disorders (1.5 CE, 0.5 Pharmacology)
- Autism Spectrum disorders (1.25 CE)
NAPNAP Cares aims to prepare PNPs and pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to meet the mental and behavioral health care needs of pediatric patients and their families.
NAPNAP Cares is an extensive course library that provides accessible pediatric mental and behavioral health education and is suited for:
- pediatric-focused APRNs interested in expanding their knowledge in specific aspects of pediatric mental health
- pediatric-focused APRNs working towards the Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist (PMHS) certification
- PMHS-certified professionals looking to enhance their mental health knowledge
To support your learning experience, we invite NAPNAP members to join our online community where our subject matter experts will answer your questions and you can engage in conversations with them and with your colleagues. To join NAPNAP Cares community board, click here.
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All courses will be available for free for NAPNAP members for the first 12 months on PedsCESM. Stay tuned for more courses to launch in December 2023 and June 2024. Look for updates in our newsflash and on social media.
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Kellie Bishop, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHS
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 contains 1.25 Controlled Substances.
- 1.25 Contact hours