March 23 Agenda - NAPNAP

March 23 Agenda

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8–9 a.m. (1.0 contact hour) Early Riser Sessions – Select Only One

  • 201: A Pediatric Febrile Illness in the Era of a Pandemic (AC)
    Tresa E. Zielinski, DNP, RN, APRN, CPNP-PC
    In the era of a pandemic, a pediatric patient presenting with a fever poses new and more complicated differential diagnoses to consider. We must always consider and plan for further evaluation, especially if there is a treatment failure. The presenter will review and guide a workup, testing and diagnosis, as well as treatment options of a pediatric patient that presents with a fever for greater than 24 hours.
  • 202: Evidence-Based Approach to Pediatric Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders
    Elizabeth Burch, MSN, RN, CPNP
    Pediatric chronic abdominal pain can be debilitating to the patient and a challenge for providers managing the child’s care. This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of pediatric Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders (FAP Disorders), tailored to APRNs to instill confidence in treating this population. The presenter will focus on understanding pathophysiology, the biopsychosocial model and the components of an evidence-based multidisciplinary treatment plan.
  • 203: Nursing Education & Training Clinical Roundup
    Advancing Practice: Lessons Learned in Post-graduate Training Program Development -Allison Clark Young, MSN, APN, CPNP-PC
    Implementation of an Advanced Practice Professional Mentoring Program for Novice APRNs and PAs in a Pediatric Tertiary Care Setting – Goldie Benz, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
    Preparing APRN Students to Transition Youth with Special Health Care Needs – Virginia J. LaMothe, CPNP, DNP
    Utilizing a Video Interactive Simulated Clinical Experience to Prepare PNP Students for Entry to Advanced Practice – Tedra S. Smith, DNP, MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, CNE

10-11:15 a.m. (1.25 contact hours)

General Session 204: 2022 Immunization Update(Rx)
Mary Beth Koslap-Petraco, DNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP, FAANP
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.

11:25 a.m.-12:25 p.m. (1.0 contact hour)

General Session 205: COVID-19 Pediatric Health Panel
Update on NAPNAP’s study: Exhausted and Burned Out: COVID-19 Emerging Impacts Threaten the Health of the Pediatric Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Workforce – Jessica L. Peck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CNL, FAANP, FAAN and Jennifer T. Sonney, PHD, APRN, PPCNP-BC, FAANP
Epidemiology of COVID-19 and Evolving Data on Length of Symptoms and Long Term Outcomes, How is COVID changing in Younger Children – Kerry Shields, MSN, CRNP, MBE
Diagnosis and Management of Children with MIS-C in the Acute and Primary Care Setting: Latest Recommendations Related to Caring for MIS-C – Teresa M. Whited, DNP, RN, APRN, CPNP-PC and Albrey Berber Love, DNP, APRN, PNP-PC
Cardiac Burden in Children with COVID-19 – Riza V. Mauricio, PhD, APRN, CPNP-AC,FCCM
COVID-19 and Dysautonomia – June Bryant, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC

1:45–3 p.m. (1.25 contact hours) Concurrent Sessions – Select Only One

  • 208: The Rx on ASD: Treatments for Challenging Behaviors (Rx)
    Albrey Berber Love, DNP, APRN, PNP-PC
    This session will include key concepts in the pharmacological management of challenging behaviors in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Discussion of clinical practice guideline strategies to evaluate ADHD, anxiety and problem behaviors, along with an understanding of the properties of behavior medication management such as general uses, dosing, side effects and switching drugs, will enhance the nurse practitioners’ knowledge of their role in caring for problematic behaviors experienced with ASD.
  • 209: The Good, Bad and Ugly: Pediatric Trauma Wounds (AC)
    Catherine J. Goodhue, MN, CPNP and Brent Reel, BSN, RN, CWOCN, CWS
    This session will utilize case study presentations and a review of the literature to highlight management of a variety of complex trauma wounds.  
  • 210: Fostering Hope: Navigating the Care of Children in Foster Care
    Tracy W. Halasz, MSN, APRN, CPNP, PMHS
    This presentation will highlight needed health and wellness advisory recommendations for children in foster care to ensure best outcomes, as well as strategies to mitigate barriers for providers and families.
  • 211: Navigating the Psychosocial and Cultural Barriers Impacting Breastfeeding Among African American Mothers
    Kathleen Logan, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, IBCLC
    African American mothers (AAM) have the lowest breastfeeding rates in the U.S. with only 17.2% of infants exclusively breastfeeding at six months. Many AAM want to breastfeed for the health benefits but have unique challenges in initiating and sustaining breastfeeding. During this session, the provider will learn of the cultural and psychosocial barriers that impact the mother’s breastfeeding experience including racial bias and discrimination. Case scenarios will explore assessments and interventions that address low breastfeeding self-efficacy, maternal stress and depression, social support and misconceptions about breastfeeding to assist the mother in navigating the challenges to meet her breastfeeding goals.
  • 212: Reinventing your Pediatric-focused NP Journey: Sowing the Seeds for a Beautiful Career
    Beth A. Heuer, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS
    This session describes evidence-based information on career satisfaction and job possibilities for pediatric-focused NPs, with the focus on growth and reinvention.
  • 213: Tele-etiquette and Webside Manner: Keys to a Successful Telehealth Encounter
    Kelli M. Garber, MSN, APRN, PPCNP-BC and Katherine Chike-Harris, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, NE
    Telehealth etiquette and webside manner are essential skills necessary to enhance the quality of virtual encounters and that of the patient-provider experience. Too often, these skills are incorrectly assumed to be intuitive. This session will utilize the PEP (Performance, Environment, Privacy and Security) model of telehealth etiquette to educate APRNs on these important components of virtual care.
  • 214: PMH: Born at 32 weeks. How Long is Information Relevant?
    Michelle M. Kelly, PhD, CRNP, CNE
    You are seeing a healthy, 12-year-old patient new to your practice who was born preterm at 32 weeks. Do your incorporate that information into the well-visit assessment, management, referral or anticipatory guidance? You should. This session will discuss evidence-based recommendations for primary and specialty care providers in addressing preterm birth history throughout childhood and adolescence.
  • 215: Respecting Choices: Demystfying Pediatric Advance Care Planning for Children with Medical Complexity (Rx)
    Kahla Gagne-Loparo, RN, MSN CPNP- AC/BC
    This presentation will provide the pediatric-focused NP with the tools to facilitate Advance Planning and Goals of Care conversations with caregivers of children with special health care needs. We will share the qualitative research data obtained from parent’s experiences with these discussions along with a review of legal ways to document these discussions. Participants will be able to apply what they have learned through small table group work.

3:20–4:35 p.m. (1.25 contact hours) Concurrent Sessions – Select Only One

  • 216: Orthopedics: To Refer or Not to Refer? (And What We Want to Know!)
    Alexandra M. D’Angelo, MSN, ARNP, CPNP-PC, Diana Hines and Jill Yastishak
    This presentation is designed to provide a concise, evidence-based guide to orthopedic chief complaints and the timeliness of referral to specialty care.
  • 217: Acute Care Case Studies #2 (AC) (ends at 5:35 p.m.)(2.25 contact hours)
    Case 1: Is it HFNC or is it BIPAP and When Do You Intubate?
    Marisa G. Mize, DNP, CPNP-AC/PC, CCRN
    Case 2: Patient’s Journey Through our Institution with Tracheobronchomalacia and Tetralogy Of Fallot
    Max Pizzo, MS, CPNP-AC, CPHON
    Case 3: Novel Case of MIS-C or COVID-19
    Elizabeth Macari Brothers, CPNP-AC, MSN, CCRN
  • 218: ADHD Explosion—New Drugs are Here! (Rx)
    Erin O’Connor Prange, MSN, CRNP
    This presentation will review current, state of the art treatments for ADHD including the eight new drugs approved since 2015. We will also discuss treating ADHD in the presence of neurologic comorbidities such as tics, anxiety and autism when access to pediatric psychiatrists and behavioral health specialists is becoming more difficult in the era of COVID.
  • 219: Research Podium #1
    Coming soon!
  • 220: Learning from Medical Malpractice Claims Involving Pediatric Providers to Improve Practice
    Karen Wilkinson, MN, ARNP, LNCC, CNLCP
    Review the most common fact patterns in pediatric-related lawsuits that arise repeatedly in malpractice cases involving pediatric patients presenting to the emergency department, hospital and ambulatory care clinics.
  • 221: Core Competencies for Human Trafficking Response in Health Care and Behavioral Health Systems
    Jessica L. Peck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CNL, FAANP, FAAN
    This presentation will explore core competencies for health care professionals in the clinical setting who may encounter potential victims of human trafficking. Learners will be equipped with knowledge to implement a clinical protocol in their organizational setting to ensure best current practices, moving the APRN from an individual response level to a collective, holistic, public-health, comprehensive care approach. The presentation will provide instruction on developing NP-led diverse interprofessional teams to maximize impact on health outcomes.
  • 222: Adolescent Substance Abuse: A Focus on Novel Drugs
    Kathleen S. Jordan, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-C, SANE-P, FAEN, FAANP
    The use of novel drugs by the adolescent population is increasing at an unprecedented rate. Novel drugs are readily available in a variety of forms and can be more potent, difficult to identify and detect, and result in more significant and unpredictable medical consequences. The presentation will include an overview of screening adolescents for illicit drug use, the most common novel drugs used to include pathophysiology, symptoms and treatment, and a discussion of clinical strategies for the prevention and treatment of illicit substance use and abuse in adolescents.
  • 223: A Multi-State Perspective on Current Hospital-based Pediatric-focused Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Practice (AC)
    Kristin Gigli, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC, Ashleigh Bowman, DNP, RN, CPNP-AC, Michelle Goreth, DNP, CPNP-AC, RN-BC, CTRN, CPEN, CCRN-P, TCRN and Alexandra Armstrong, MSN, CRNP, CPNP-AC
    Over the past decade there has been tremendous growth in the number of hospital-based pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). However, rapid growth of hospital-based roles resulted in diverse role expectations within institutions and clinical specialties, variations in organizational support for practice and disparate credentialing and privileging processes. This session will present data from a 2021 multi-state survey of hospital-based pediatric-focused APRNs that examined experiences with entry to practice, clinical role expectations and institutional support for practice and will provide strategies for APRNs to advocate for the advancement of roles and scope of practice within their hospitals. 

4:45–5:45 p.m. (1.0 contact hour) Concurrent Sessions – Select Only One

  • 224: Migraine Management: Evidence and Updates on Conventional Rx and CATs (Rx)
    Sharon B. Stevenson, DNP, APRN, PPCNP-BC
    This presentation will cover the latest research, new medications and updated practice guidelines in pediatric migraine management as well as how to evaluate and use the current evidence in practice.
  • 225: Enhancing Telehealth Education – Precepting and Intercollegiate Collaborations
    Katherine Chike-Harris, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, NE and Kelli M. Garber, MSN, APRN, PPCNP-BC
    Telehealth is a needed skill for nurse practitioner students to be exposed to during their academic careers. Telehealth simulations and clinical exposure may be challenging for some schools/colleges of nursing due to the need for expensive equipment. This presentation will introduce how intercollegiate collaborations can provide telehealth simulations and introduces the concept of tele-precepting to faculty and clinical preceptors.
  • 226: Research Podium #2
    Coming soon!
  • 227: Mental Health Potpourri: What to Do When it’s Not Just ADHD?
    Tracy W. Halasz, MSN, APRN, CPNP, PMHS
    This presentation will provide a comprehensive review of the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, while highlighting common comorbid conditions and symptoms associated with ADHD. It will challenge audience members to move beyond basic ADHD understanding and treatment and apply knowledge to help recognize comorbid conditions, symptoms and resources for managing ADHD and comorbidities.
  • 228: Taking the Lead: A Guide to Lead NP Success
    Kimberly R. Joo, DNP, APRN-CNP, CNE EBP-C
    Learn a few tips for an outstanding first year in your new role as a Lead NP and review necessary leadership skills needed to be successful.
  • 229: Adolescent Speed Session
    This session will offer five focused topics about adolescents that convey important education in short presentations.
  • 230: What Do I Do For the Trauma Blues? Assessing Post-Injury Mental Health (AC)
    Catherine J. Goodhue, MN, CPNP
    Trauma continues to be the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in pediatrics. Most of the interventions treat the physical injuries sustained and tend to overlook the emotional/psychosocial impact of these traumatic injuries which may be long-lasting. This session will explore various screening tools for PTSD, review the literature and discuss age-based treatment modalities. 
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