Tick Talk: Digging Deeper into Lyme Disease

1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is free to National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) members and non-members.  This course is a record presentation for NAPNAP's 2024 National Conference. 

Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the U.S., with a childhood peak at five to nine years of age. Pediatric-focused APRNs in both high and low incidence areas may encounter patients in whom Lyme disease is a concern. This presentation will provide an in-depth review of Lyme disease testing and interpretation, discuss when (and when not) to treat and examine the current knowledge regarding prolonged symptoms.

NAPNAP was awarded funding for to support this education via CDC’s Mobilizing Pediatric Provider Networks: An Education and Training Initiative to Prevent and Control Infectious Disease Threats federal project.

This archived presentation from our 2024 national conference is available as part of a bundle of courses recorded during our 2024 conference in Denver, CO. Purchase the conference bundle to be enrolled in the full library of 2024 conference sessions, and earn up to 27 NAPNAP Contact Hours, 5.5 Pharmacology,1.25 Psychopharmacology and 2.5 Controlled Substance. 

This continuing education activity is offered at a member-only discounted rate of $199, a cost-savings of more than $60. Non-members may purchase this bundle for $500. Great news - You can join NAPNAP before purchasing to save more than $300. To see the complete listing of courses included in the 2024 conference bundle, click here.

Please note that this program is a recording from a live session from NAPNAP 2024 national conference in Denver, CO. If you earned CE for this session, this course will be a duplicate.

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This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as an agency providing continuing education credit. individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post tests will be awarded 1.0 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners contact hours.

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.

Learning Objectives

• Describe the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of localized and disseminated Lyme disease in pediatrics
• Improve understanding of diagnostic approach for potential Lyme disease cases, including pre-test probability, evidence-based laboratory testing, and test interpretation
• Examine available evidence regarding prolonged symptoms after Lyme disease treatment
• Explore strategies to care for individuals with prolonged, unexplained symptoms and concern for Lyme disease

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Ashley Gyura, DNP, CPNP-PC

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