What to do with the dizzy or fainting child
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Define syncope and its causes.
- Define POTS (Positional Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) and its causes.
- Discuss what can be done in primary care to evaluate, diagnose and treat syncope and POTS.
- Discuss when referral to specialty services is warranted.
Natalie Van Waning, MSN, ARNP: Pediatric Cardiology, University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa
Ms. Van Waning has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.00 Contact hours