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Category
Credits
Event date
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  • Acute Care
  • Pharmacology CE
  • Contact hours
$30.00
1.5 NAPNAP Contact Hour, 0.5 Pharmacology Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is 15$ for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is 30$. Jennifer Joiner is a dual certified pediatric nurse practitioner who serves as the inpatient nurse practitioner for The Children’s Heart Center at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio for Baylor College of Medicine. Jen has had the privilege of taking care of almost every population of patient in critical care and has been a preceptor and lead of several advanced practice groups. She served as an original test item writer for the PNCB's pilot exam in Acute Care in 2004 and assisted the PNCB by writing acute care pediatric updates for many years.
  • Primary Care
  • Pharmacology CE
  • Contact hours
$20.00
1.0 NAPNAP Pharmacology Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $10 for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is $20. Penicillin allergy, the most commonly reported allergy in a pediatric patient, is associated with increases in cost of care, hospitalization and morbidity, as well as contributing to antibiotic resistance. However, 95% of patients labeled with a penicillin allergy do not have a true allergy. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention has identified improper use of antibiotics to be an important factor that must be addressed for both patient safety and public health. This presentation will identify high-risk symptoms of allergy, differentiate between adverse reactions, IgE-mediated allergic reaction and delayed T-cell reactions, as well as discuss appropriate testing for penicillin allergy. Additionally, the presenter will address alternative antibiotics that can be used until a formal allergy evaluation can be completed.
  • Primary Care
  • Pharmacology CE
  • Psychopharmacology CE
  • Controlled Substances CE
  • Contact hours
$10.00
0.5 contact hour of which 0.5 contain pharmacology content and 0.5 controlled substances.This continuing education activity is offered free to NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is $10. Urine drug screening (UDS) is a laboratory test frequently used to screen for drugs of abuse, monitor for medication compliance, evaluate for suspected drug intoxication or overdose, and in office-based pain contracts (Kale, 2019; Standridge, Adams, & Zotos, 2010). In children and adolescents,UDS may be used to prevent substance use, evaluate for suspected drug use or intoxication, or as part of substance abuse treatment (Levy & Siqueira, 2014). When using UDS as a tool to make clinical decisions about high-risk medications, it is important to understand the differences between UDS testing modalities, common causes of falsepositive or false-negative results, and the detection window of specific medications. There are two commonly used types of UDS available: immunoassay and gas chromatography/ mass spectrometry (GC-MS; Kale, 2019).
  • Primary Care
  • Acute Care
  • Pharmacology CE
  • Psychopharmacology CE
$125.00
7.0 NAPNAP Pharmacology Contact Hour, and 0.75 Psychopharmacology Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $55 for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is $125. Current pediatric prescribing recommendations will be reviewed. An extensive review and update will provide the participant with an improved understanding of therapeutic benefits, as well as potential risks of medications prescribed for children, including efficacy, safety and prescribing recommendations. Drugs abused by adolescents, nutraceuticals used with children, updates on treatment guidelines and changes in drug labeling will be also reviewed.
  • Pharmacology CE
  • Contact hours
$10.00
0.75 NAPNAP Contact Hour of which contains 0.75 pharmacology content.. This continuing education activity is offered free to National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is $10. Magnesium is the second most abundant intracellular cation in the body, and the fourth most abundant cation. Sixty percent of total body magnesium is stored in bone, 20% is located in skeletal muscle and the remaining 20% is distributed in various organ tissues, including the kidney, liver, and heart (Grober, Schmidt, & Kisters, 2015). Approximately 0.3% of magnesium is found in the serum (Grober et al., 2015). Therefore, determination of the serum magnesium concentration remains the best readily available test for magnesium deficiency, although it provides only an estimate of total body magnesium stores.This review article provides an overview of key disease states in pediatric patients where magnesium is part of the treatment. The treatment of hypomagnesemia and hypermagnesemia will be described, with review of dosing and timing of magnesium administration. J Pediatr Health Care. (2021) 35, 564-571.
  • Primary Care
  • Acute Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Immunization
  • Pharmacology CE
  • Contact hours
$10.00
1.0 NAPNAP Pharmacology Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered free to NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is 10$. While sharing the latest CDC immunization information, Dr. Koslap-Petraco will share real life experiences and case studies to engage and challenge you to educate and vaccinate your patient families, especially those who question the need for vaccines.
  • Primary Care
  • Pharmacology CE
  • Contact hours
$10.00
1.5 NAPNAP contact hour of which contain 1.5 pharmacology content and 0.25 controlled substance. This continuing education activity is offered free to NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is $10. Cerebral palsy (CP), a nonprogressive disease of the central nervous system, is the most common motor disability in childhood. Patients with CP often have a multitude of associated comorbidities, including impact on muscle tone. There are four main types of CP, with spastic as the most commonly diagnosed. The American Academy of Neurology and Child Neurology Society released a practice parameter regarding the pharmacological management of CP-related spasticity in 2010. This continuing education review evaluates the available safety and efficacy evidence for oral and parenteral pharmacological agents used to reduce spasticity in children with CP and provides a reference for practitioners managing these patients. J Pediatr Health Care. (2020) 34, 409−509.
  • Acute Care
  • Pharmacology CE
  • Controlled Substances CE
  • Contact hours
$20.00
1.0 NAPNAP Pharmacology Contact Hour, 1.0 controlled substance . This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is 10$ for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is 20$. The opioid epidemic brought to light the extent of opioid use across America. Among hospitalized children, 40% receive an opioid prescription. While acute pain management is essential to hospital care and opioids are a mainstay of treatment, children who receive an opioid prescription have a greater risk of develop opioid use disorder. This presentation will cover the latest evidence-based recommendations for opioid use in management of acute pain, including the first-ever pediatric-focused recommendations. Attendees will have exposure to controlled substance education necessary for ongoing APRN licensure and prescriptive authority.

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