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We are pleased to offer these two new CE Journal articles-
Child Maltreatment Prevention: Essentials for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Child maltreatment is a pediatric health care problem of epidemic proportions. Pediatric health care providers, especially pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs), are uniquely positioned not only to identify potential victims of child maltreatment but also to prevent child maltreatment before its’ occurrence. This continuing education article will discuss practice level child maltreatment prevention interventions, both universal and targeted.
Pharmacological Management of Pediatric Clostridioides difficile Infection: Clarifying the Controversies
Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is a major public health concern for pediatric and adult patients. The management of pediatric CDI poses a challenge to healthcare providers due to lack of strong randomized controlled trials to guide pharmacological management. This continuing education pharmacotherapy review describes available evidence for the safety and efficacy of medications used in the treatment and management of pediatric CDI and aims to clarify discrepancies between pediatric and adult recommendations.