Reconnect & Rediscover Agenda - Day 2 - NAPNAP

Reconnect & Rediscover Agenda – Day 2

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Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021   

On Sunday, Oct. 3, participants can spend their day catching up on the latest in pediatric pharmacology by participating in our Ped Rx track.  A series of optional skills workshops are also offered throughout the day for a small fee, but capacity is limited. The schedule has been structured so that participants may attend a skills workshop, and then easily return to sessions taking place in the pharmacology track. 

8–10 a.m. (2.0 contact hours; please note additional fee and capacity limit)

202:  Workshop: Frenotomy: A Simple Procedure to Improve Breastfeeding Success 
Mary C. Ryngaert, MSN, PPCNP, IBCLC
A frenotomy is a simple, in-office procedure that an NP can perform to improve breastfeeding comfort, milk transfer and weight gain in the infant and, with improved weight gain, lower jaundice. This session will cover the important aspects of the procedure, from assessment to billing. Hands-on work with models will assist participants to gain knowledge and skills for using the procedure in their clinical practice.
Sponsored by: Breastfeeding Education SIG
Session limited to 42 participants. Additional registration fee of $25 is required.

8 a.m.–1 p.m. (5.0 contact hours; please note additional fee and capacity limit)

203:  Workshop: Emerging Excellence: Transitioning to Your New APRN Role
Susan N. Van Cleve, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN; Jodi J. Bloxham, ARNP and Amee Moreno, RN, MSN, CPNP AC/PC
This new program offers transition to career education and opportunities for connection to others facing similar early career challenges. The workshop will explore topics of NP role clarification; job searching, interview techniques and contract negotiation; and self-care and professional skills development.
Session limited to 50 participants. Additional registration fee of $50 is required.

9–10:15 a.m. Session (1.25 contact hours)

204: Ped Rx: Prescribing Antibiotics
Teri M. Woo, PhD, CPNP, CNL, FAANP
Antibiotics are the most prescribed medications in pediatrics. This presentation will review current antibiotic resistance patterns and provide a rapid-fire review of current guidelines for prescribing antibiotics for pediatric patients.

10:30–11:45 a.m. Session and Workshop – Select Only One

  • 205: Ped Rx: Immunizations (1.25 contact hours)
    Teri M. Woo, PhD, CPNP, CNL, FAANP
    This session will cover the most current information from the CDC regarding immunizations.
  • 206: Workshop: Pediatric Orthopedic Hands-on Exam and Splinting for the Primary Care Provider (ends at 1:15 p.m.; 2.75 contact hours)
    Collen Story, MSN, FNP-C ; Raymond W. Kleposki, RN, MSN, CPNP and Erica F. Zepeda, MSN, APRN, CPNP-AC/PC
    This workshop is for the Primary care provider who sees orthopedic complaints. We will first review common orthopedic complaints that you may see in your office such as DDH, scoliosis and gait disturbances. That will be followed by a review of the most common fractures and sports injuries. History, physical exam, and imaging studies will be explained. You will then have a chance to do hands-on exams of shoulder, wrist, knee, hip, and ankle injuries. This will be followed by a splinting workshop to learn how to apply simple splints in both upper and lower extremities. 
    Sponsored by: Pediatric Orthopedic SIG
    Session limited to 50 participants. Additional registration fee of $25 is required.

1:30–2:30 p.m.  Session and Workshop – Select Only One

  • 208: Ped Rx: Treating Viral Infections  (1.0 contact hour)
    Teri M. Woo, PhD, CPNP, CNL, FAANP
    Pediatric patients become infected with viral infections ranging from the common cold to severe, life threatening systemic infections. Unlike bacteria, viruses are obligatory intracellular microbes which may rapidly mutate making the development of effective antivirals challenging. The presenter will review viral infections seen in pediatric patients and the medications prescribed. The expert will also review immunizations that prevent or mitigate viral infections including influenza, polio, rotavirus hepatitis B, human papillomavirus and newly FDA approved antiviral treatments for adolescents with hepatitis C. Participants will learn about prescribing and monitoring antiviral treatment for influenza, varicella, herpesvirus, and HIV.
  • 209: Workshop: Suturing for Nurse Practitioners (ends at 3:30 p.m.; 2.0 contact hours)
    Hilary W. Baxter, CRNP
    Sponsored by: Pediatric Emergency Care SIG
    More information coming soon!
    Session limited to 42 participants. Additional registration fee of $25 is required.
  • 210: Workshop: Case-based Ventilator Management (ends at 3:30 p.m.; 2.0 contact hours)
    Charlene Pringle, CPNP/AC-PC, FCCM
    Interactive case-based ventilator management workshop, designed for the student or novice acute care PNP. Scenarios will include imaging, blood gas analysis, learner interaction and mechanical ventilation discussion and simulation.
    Sponsored by: Acute Care SIG

    Session limited to 25 participants. Additional registration fee of $25 is required.

2:45–3:45 p.m. Session (1.0 contact hour) 

211: Ped Rx: A Primer on Nutraceuticals…What Do I Need to Know? 
Debra P. Shockey, DNP, RN, CPNP
This session will introduce nutraceuticals and review common pediatric uses for nutraceuticals. Participants will discuss what to look for when choosing a product, and where to find the best resources for providers and patients.
Sponsored by: Integrative Health SIG

4–5 p.m.  Session (1.0 contact hour)

212: Peds Rx: Dermatology Pharmacology: Useful Knowledge to Apply in Any Setting 
Samantha B. Casselman, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC
Pediatric dermatology is demanding of both diagnostic knowledge and pharmacology comprehension. This presentation will focus on medications commonly prescribed for dermatology conditions such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, skin infections and infestations, acne, molluscum and warts. Learners will gain a knowledge of common treatments and applicable clinical judgement skills to choose optimal medication treatment options for our patients.
Sponsored by: Dermatology SIG

4–6 p.m.  Workshop (2.0 contact hours)

213: Workshop: Common Pediatric  Procedures 
Teresa Whited , DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC; Lisa Merritt, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC, PMHS; Rosie Zeno, DNP, APRN-CNP, CPNP-PC and Cheri Friedrich, DNP, MSN, CPNP
This interactive hands-on workshop will provide participants didactic and hands on practice with the most common pediatric procedures, including corneal abrasion, cerumen removal, skin tag removal, punch biopsy, and several more.
Session limited to 40 participants. Additional registration fee of $25 is required.

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