Continuing Education Opportunities
PNPSourCE - NAPNAPs Online Community for Pediatric Health Care and Nursing Continuing Education. To access PNPSourCE and earn NAPNAP Contact Hours Online, click here!
Members Earn FREE Online CE Credit -- Read JPHC Article "Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia in Infants and Children: Pathophysiology and Treatment " , and take the test online!
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JPHC CE Articles
Journal of Pediatric Health Care (JPHC) Continuing Education Articles
Please visit the JPHC website for these opportunities!
- Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia in Infants and Children: Pathophysiology and Treatment- November 2013- Once you have read this article, please click here to complete the Online Answer Enrollment Sheet. (1.0 contact hours/0.5 pharmacology hours)
- Child Maltreatment: Screeening and Anticipatory Guidance - July 2013 - Once you have read this article, please click here to complete the Online Answer Enrollment Sheet. (1.0 contact hours/0 pharmacology hours)
- "How High Do They Look?" Identification and Treatment of Common Ingestions in Adolescents, March 2013 - Once you have read this article, please click here to complete the Online Answer Enrollment Sheet. (1.0 contact hours/0 pharmacology hours)
- Advancements in the Treatment of Head Lice in Pediatrics, November 2012 - Once you have read this article, please click here to complete the Online Answer Enrollment Sheet. (1.0 contact hours/0 pharmacology hours)
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NAPNAP and Medscape
RSV Bronchiolitis: Prevention, Identification, and Management (expires 1/30/14) and Key Considerations for Treating Adolescent Patients With HAE (expires 6/24/2014) are two free continuing education courses brought to you by NAPNAP and Medscape. Both courses are available on Medscape website offering 0.5 and 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours, respectively.
NAPNAP 2013 Annual Conference
NAPNAP's 2013 Annual Conference is online! A library of many sessions from the conference (including the live audio and the presentation slides) is available. This benefit is FREE to conference attendees and available for purchase for those who did not attend the conference. For instructions on purchasing and accessing NAPNAP’s 2013 conference library and earning continuing education contact hours, visit www.napnapce.org
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an accredited NAPNAP Agency Provider, #A17.
AAP Pediatric Coding Webinars presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Coding Webinar series includes six 1-hour live events filled with pediatric-specific insights, tips and strategies from leading pediatric coding experts. Here is the help you need to meet the most complex pediatric coding and billing challenges. This program is approved for 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx) content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Continuing Education Guidelines. For more information, visit www.aap.org/webinars/coding.
Earn credit and more with the AAPs Online Learning Center, PediaLink
From courses that make the most of your limited time, to in-depth AAP EQIPP quality improvement courses that help you identify and close gaps in practice, the AAPs online learning center, PediaLink, delivers essential education for pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners. Focusing on evidence-based medicine, and using the latest technologies that maximize online learning, every course can increase your professional knowledge and confidence. The AAP is an accredited NAPNAP Agency Provider, #A17. Available in the center (www.pedialink.org) are pediatric-specific educational courses. Several courses are free (others start at $10).
Free courses include:
- Hot Topics: Evidence Based Medicine: Use of Clinical Question (http://bit.ly/mPLO8D)
- Hot Topics: Evidence Based Medicine: Evaluating Therapy Articles (http://bit.ly/rE13d9)
- Hot Topics: Getting Started with Quality Improvement (http://bit.ly/xelTCT)
The AAPs EQIPP Quality Improvement course can help your practice develop a quality improvement team so you can deliver the best care to your patients. Course topics include: Asthma, Medical Home, Bright Futures, Newborn Screening, Safe and Healthy Beginnings, Eliminate Tobacco Use and Exposure, Increasing Immunization rates, and more. For more information visit www.eqipp.org. Discounts are available for group enrollments—email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Follow PediaLink online at www.pedialink.org, Facebook or Twitter for THRIFY THURSDAYS offers that feature deep discounts on select course(s), and other promotions. For more information, visit www.pedialink.org
Dive into the Gene Pool
Feel like you are missing some pieces of the puzzle when diagnosing or treating patients? The American Academy of Pediatrics invites pediatric primary care providers to participate in a cutting edge conference, Dive into the Gene Pool: Integrating genetics and genomics into your pediatric primary care practice, on August 9-10 in Chicago. Visit www.pedialink.org/cmefinder to Dive into the Gene Pool this summer! This program is accredited for 11.25 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx) content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.
Bringing Immunity to Every Community - The purpose of this webinar is to increase immunization competency among nurses by offering practical knowledge and skills on vaccine safety and patient communication. The Colorado Foundation for Medical Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides 2.5 contact hours.
Visit http://cme.medscape.com/cme/nurses for free nursing continuing education provided by Medscape. Medscape is not registered as a NAPNAP approved provider, but is accredited by ANCC to provide continuing nursing education.
Reach Out & Read CME Course
Now available from the Boston University School of Medicine. Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national non-profit organization that promotes early literacy by giving new books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud in pediatric exam rooms across the nation. Doctors and nurses know that growing up healthy means growing up with books. The ROR program provides the tools to help promote children's developmental skills and later school success. For more information, visit http://www.bumc.bu.edu/cme/educational-opportunities/online-programs/.
Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit (PEHT) Training Module
This interactive Web-based module introduces users to the basics of environmental health and explains the purpose and best use of Toolkit materials. It offers health-care providers detailed examples about how to best deliver anticipatory guidance on a range of environmental health issues, especially during well-child visits. Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) for Nurses: 1.5 contact hours. For more information, visit http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/emes/health_professionals/pediatrics.html.
Human Subjects Training
All persons who are responsible for the design, conduct, data analysis or reporting of research that involves human subjects must complete Human Subject Research Protection Training. Thereafter, a Refresher course must be completed every two years. If you have never participated in a human subject tutorial, or it is time for you to complete a refresher course, please click here to visit NIH’s Protecting Human Research Participants.