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 by choosing the CRC only option during the registration process. All review course participants will receive printed materials when they check-in onsite.  

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

Tuesday, March 24, 7:30 a.m.—5 p.m. and Wednesday, March 25, 7:30 a.m.—5 p.m.

CRC-PC: Primary Care PNP Certification Review Course (15.0 contact hours)

Join the 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 offered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB). The review course will cover major theories of growth and development, diagnosis of disease processes, treatment modalities, interventions for 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. This course is also a great opportunity for PNPs seeking to refresh their knowledge and FNPs taking a deeper dive into key pediatric topics to enhance their daily practices.
Faculty:
Teresa Whited, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC; Deena Garner, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC; Albrey Berber, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC and Sharon Stevenson, DNP, APRN, PPCNP-BC

Registration Fees: NAPNAP member: $300, Non-member: $375. Registration fee includes breakfast, beverage breaks and networking lunch on March 24. There are no refunds for cancellations after March 3, 2020 and no-shows.

Tuesday, March 24, 8 a.m.—5 p.m. and Wednesday, March 25, 8 a.m.—5 p.m. 

CRC-AC: Acute Care PNP Certification Review Course (15.0 contact hours)

This interactive, two-day course is designed to prepare graduates of acute care PNP programs for the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) acute care certification exam. Aligning with the revised content outline, 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. A pre-survey will be sent to all registrants to collect information about their exam preparation goals and preferences to further customize the review course to the needs of the participants. Course faculty will integrate practice questions into each content area, using an audience response system. 

Faculty:
Andrea Kline-Tilford, PhD, CPNP-AC/PC; Catherine Haut, DNP, CPNP-AC/PC, CCRN, FAANP;​ Jennifer Joiner, MSN, CPNP-AC/PC and Jessica Spruit, DNP, RN, CPNP-AC

Registration Fees: NAPNAP member: $300, Non-member: $375. Registration fee includes breakfast, beverage breaks and networking lunch on March 24. There are no refunds for cancellations after March 3, 2020 and no-shows.

Tuesday, March 24, 8 a.m.—4:30 p.m. and Wednesday, March 25, 7—10 a.m.

CRC-PMHS: Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist Certification Review Course (10.0 contact hours)  

The Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist (PMHS) builds upon the PNP, FNP 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 breakfast, beverage breaks and networking lunch on March 24. There are no refunds for cancellations after March 3, 2020 and no-shows.

 

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