What to do with the dizzy or fainting child

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.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • 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.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
04/26/2017
Course expires: 
04/30/2019
Cost:
$20.00
Rating: 
0

Natalie Van Waning, MSN, ARNP: Pediatric Cardiology, University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa

 

FACULTY DISCLOSURES 

 

Ms. Van Waning has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/26/2017
Course expires: 
04/30/2019

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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