Conferences

Certification Review Courses

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New and soon-to-be grads will benefit by these highly rated interactive review courses led by pediatric healthcare experts. While we think you will benefit by registering for our full conference, you can opt to just register for the review courses. These events will take place at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. 

Onsite check-in begins at 7 a.m. for all courses. 

Sunday, March 10, 8 a.m.—5 p.m. and Monday, March 11, 8 a.m.—5 p.m.

CRC-PC: Primary Care PNP Certification Review Course (15 contact hours)

Join NAPNAP's new faculty team from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences's College of Nursing for this two-day course that will help you prepare for and pass the national pediatric nurse practitioner certification examination. The review will cover major theories of growth and development, diagnosis, treatment modalities, interventions of common pediatric illnesses, health care policy issues and more. An audience response system for practice exam questions will help you identify and analyze strengths and weaknesses. An organized approach will improve retention and recall, while integrating test-taking strategies to help you succeed.
Faculty:
Teresa Whited, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC; Deena Garner, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC; Albrey Berber, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC and Sharon Stevenson, APRN, PPCNP-BC

Registration Fees: NAPNAP member: $300, Non-member: $375. Registration fee includes beverage breaks. Lunch is on your own. There are no refunds for cancellations after Feb. 15, 2019 and no-shows.

Wednesday, March 6, 8 a.m.—5 p.m. and Thursday, March 7, 7—10 a.m.

CRC-PMHS: Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist Certification Review Course (10 contact hours)  

The Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist (PMHS) builds upon the NP or CNS role to provide advanced assessment, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of common behavioral and mental health problems in children and adolescents. The sessions on day one will focus on mental health promotion and screening and a variety of mental health problems seen in the primary care setting. The nonpharmacological and pharmacological treatment of common mental health problems will be reviewed using a case presentation approach. There will be
exam style questions throughout the presentation to improve your ability to analyze questions in preparation for an exam. There will also be sample questions for your review after the course is over. On the second day, we will analyze case scenarios and the differential diagnosis and management, building upon your present skills and reviewing fundamental concepts from the previous day.
Faculty:
Rita Marie John, EdD, DNP, CPNP, PMHS and Laura Kelly, PhD, APN

Registration Fees: NAPNAP member: $200, Non-member: $250. Registration fee includes beverage breaks. Lunch is on your own. There are no refunds for cancellations after Feb. 15, 2019 and no-shows.

Wednesday, March 6, 8 a.m.—5 p.m. and Thursday, March 7, 8 a.m.—5 p.m. 

CRC-AC: Acute Care PNP Certification Review Course (15 contact hours)

This interactive, two-day course is designed to prepare graduates of acute care PNP programs for the acute care certification exam. We will focus on system-based acute care content and the role of the PNP in assessment, diagnosis and management of children with acute, critical and complex pediatric illnesses. Course faculty will integrate practice questions into each content area, using an audience response system, to assist in exam preparation.
 
Faculty:
Andrea Kline-Tilford, PhD, CPNP-AC/PC, FCCM; Catherine Haut, DNP, CPNP-AC/PC, CCRN, FAANP;​ Jennifer L. Joiner, MSN, CPNP-AC/PC and Jessica Diver-Spruit, DNP, RN, CPNP-AC

Registration Fees: NAPNAP member: $300, Non-member: $375. Registration fee includes beverage breaks. Lunch is on your own. There are no refunds for cancellations after Feb. 15, 2019 and no-shows.

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