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  • CE: Anticipatory Guidance 1: Birth to 12 Months
    Please note: A book purchased separately from AAP is this module's reference to answer the questions. Please see full details in the reference note below.

    So much is going to happen between birth and 12 months old—for children and their families! Start your age-based journey on anticipatory guidance right here with PNCB CE. Whether you’re new to pediatric nursing or want a refresher about how to structure proactive discussions with families to provide education, screenings, and assessments that nurture young lives, this module will support your daily practice. Providing anticipatory guidance is a core element of pediatric primary care, so this may be especially helpful for nursing professionals transitioning from hospital/acute care settings to primary care. 2.0 contact hours.

    Reference Note: Instead of PowerPoint slides or articles, the reference material for this module is a single book, Bright Futures (4th edition) Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and AdolescentsTM (Pocket Guide), sold separately by AAP. It is not included with the price of the module; however, you receive a discount on the textbook’s AAP non-member price. Click on 'Learn more & order' below for additional information. BONUS: This module is the first one in the three-part series. The Pocket Guide is used to answer the questions for all three modules.

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  • CE: Anticipatory Guidance 2: Early and Middle Childhood
    Please note: A book purchased separately from AAP is this module's reference to answer the questions. Please see full details in the reference note below.

    Continue — or start! —your age-based journey on anticipatory guidance CE here as we turn our attention to children aged 15 months to 10 years. Whether you’re new to pediatric nursing or want a refresher about how to structure proactive discussions with families to provide education, screenings, and assessments that nurture young lives, this module will support your daily practice. Providing anticipatory guidance is a core element of pediatric primary care, so this may be especially helpful for nursing professionals transitioning from hospital/acute care settings to primary care. 2.0 contact hours.

    Reference Note: Instead of PowerPoint slides or articles, the reference material for this module is a single book, Bright Futures (4th edition) Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and AdolescentsTM (Pocket Guide), sold separately by AAP. It is not included with the price of the module; however, you receive a discount on the textbook’s AAP non-member price. Click on 'Learn more & order' below for additional information. BONUS: This module is the second one in the three-part series. The Pocket Guide is used to answer the questions for all three modules.

    $15.00 - Learn more & order: CE: Anticipatory Guidance 2: Early and Middle Childhood



  • CE: Anticipatory Guidance 3: Adolescence
    Please note: A book purchased separately from AAP is this module's reference to answer the questions. Please see full details in the reference note below.

    Continue — or start! —your age-based journey on anticipatory guidance CE here as we focus on adolescents and young adults from 11 to 21 years of age. Whether you’re new to pediatric nursing or want a refresher about how to structure proactive discussions with families to provide education, screenings, and assessments that nurture young lives, this module will support your daily practice. Providing anticipatory guidance is a core element of pediatric primary care, so this may be especially helpful for nursing professionals transitioning from hospital/acute care settings to primary care. 2.0 contact hours.

    Reference Note: Instead of PowerPoint slides or articles, the reference material for this module is a single book, Bright Futures (4th edition) Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and AdolescentsTM (Pocket Guide), sold separately by AAP. It is not included with the price of the module; however, you receive a discount on the textbook’s AAP non-member price. Click on 'Learn more & order' below for additional information. BONUS: This module is the final one in the three-part series. The Pocket Guide is used to answer the questions for all three modules.

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  • CE: Evidence-Based Practice in Action: Translating Research into Practice
    It’s March 2020, and you work at a large children’s hospital. COVID-19 is spreading rapidly. Very little is known about the virus at this point, and recommendations from respected organizations keep changing. See how one children's hospital leveraged evidence-based practice expertise and resources to impact clinical decision-making, allocate resources, and support nurses during a crisis. 1.0 contact hour.

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  • CE: Nurturing Resilience in Children and Adolescents
    Please note: A textbook purchased separately from AAP is this module's reference to answer the questions. Please see full details in the reference note below.

    Power up your skills in building resilience in kids! Partnering with families is a vital part of what you do to help kids live their healthiest, best lives. Team up with a respected book aimed at parents and caregivers so you can elevate your interactions with children, adolescents, and their circle of support. You'll learn about the 7 Cs of resilience, strategies for providing guidance, community-based approaches, and more. 6.0 contact hours.

    Reference Note: Instead of PowerPoint slides or articles, the reference material for this module is a single textbook, Building Resilience in Children and Adolescents, 4th Edition, sold separately by AAP. It is not included with the price of the module; however, you receive a discount on the textbook’s AAP non-member price. Click on 'Learn more & order' below for additional information.

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  • CE: Pediatric Tracheostomy Care Module 1: Inpatient
    Are you ready for the challenges that pediatric tracheostomies bring? From placement to tie changes to emergencies, care for these patients is complex. Walk through an in-depth primer of inpatient scenarios with an expert in this specialized area. You'll follow a case study and receive 60+ slides of information, video links, and free access to a respected textbook chapter from the American Academy of Pediatrics, all included with your module purchase. Click the link below to see the full list of all content. 2.5 contact hours.

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  • CE: Pediatric Tracheostomy Care Module 2: Outpatient
    Your patient with a trach is on the move! How do you prepare family and caregivers for the challenges that pediatric tracheostomies bring once your patient leaves the hospital? We're ready to continue our case study from Module 1 and help Ahmed go home with his family. This learning activity focuses on discharge readiness and caregiver education for trach management in the home environment, including emergencies. Completion of Module 1 is not required to take Module 2. 2.0 contact hours.

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  • CE: Self-Compassion Training for Pediatric Nurses
    It's hard to put your oxygen mask on first—or train colleagues to do the same. But self-compassion and resilience are more critical today than ever for nurses. Step through how a children's hospital designed and evaluated a one-day self-compassion workshop to support their team. 2.0 contact hours.

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  • CE: Social Determinants of Health in Children with Complex Care and Technology Needs
    Finances, community support, access to care, and other factors play a huge role in the health and quality of life for children who need medical technology and specialized care. Use this module to learn how you can improve their health by understanding and addressing social determinants of health (SDOH). 1.0 contact hour.

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  • CE: The Adolescent in Room 3: Integration of Mental Health in Primary Care
    Adolescent emotional wellness is at a crisis point. Timely screening and assessment of mental health and substance abuse issues in primary care are key, but how can we better integrate this care—and ensure effectiveness? Explore a research initiative about designing a more effective approach to integrating mental health in primary care. Interviews of adolescents and their parents delivered insights into perceptions of privacy, communication, shared decision-making, and ease of access to care—all things to consider for your practice setting. 1.0 contact hour.

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  • CE: The Child in Room 2: Adverse Effects of Parental Phubbing
    Cell phones connect us to the world, but they have a dark side. Are you familiar with phone snubbing or “phubbing” and its impact on family relationships? Use this journal-based module to explore adverse effects, caregivers most at risk, and guidance on healthy patterns of technology use. 1.0 contact hour.

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  • CE: The Child in Room 314: Interdisciplinary Approach to Mandated Reporting
    Five year old Maya is admitted with a spiral fracture of her left arm. The need for mandated reporting emerges, but how can nurses and other health care team members manage this issue with more confidence and less stress? Suspected child maltreatment needs interdisciplinary teamwork backed by collaboration and training. Learn about A-TEAM, one hospital’s approach that integrates nursing and social work expertise to sustain therapeutic relationships with the family and address staff discomfort while upholding optimal care for the child.1.5 contact hour.

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  • CE: The Child in Room 6: Transgender & Gender Diverse Children & Adolescents
    An adolescent whose birth gender is female but who identifies as male comes to your practice with complaints of anxiety related to being excluded and bullied by his peers. Do you know what steps to take to support this patient? 1.0 contact hour.

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  • Free CE: Competency Framework for Pediatric RNs
    How do pediatric registered nurses progress in their professional role over time? Nurses, faculty, educators, students, and others are invited to learn about PNCB's unique research to describe and create benchmarks related to 6 role-based competency areas: Clinician, Collaborator, Advocate, Educator, Leader, and Innovator. 1.0 contact hour.

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  • Free CE: Ethics in Testing: A Personal Responsibility
    Is a certification exam in your future? Do you support others planning to test? Use this free PNCB module to explore examples of acceptable and prohibited behaviors, see strategies to help others, learn about consequences for violations, and confirm your personal commitment to exam ethics. 1.0 contact hour.

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  • Free CE: Improving Screening for Child Abuse in the Emergency Department
    Child abuse statistics are staggering, yet pediatric clinicians are not always equipped to detect suspicious injuries and signs of abuse. In this module, learn how an urban pediatric, level 1 trauma center took steps to improve early detection of child physical abuse through implementation of a comprehensive screening program. 1.0 contact hour.

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  • Free CE: Increasing Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Pediatric Nursing Workforce
    Intentional, effective strategies to attract and retain pediatric nurses from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds benefit patients and support health equity. Follow a major children’s hospital’s journey to create, implement, and assess changes to make a difference. 1.0 contact hour.



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  • Free CE: Item Writing 101
    Do you create test questions for students or colleagues? Thinking about volunteering as a PNCB exam item writer? Writing exam questions is both a science and an art. Learn the fundamentals of exam development and item writing from the experts at PNCB with this no-cost module. You'll see how to craft fair, relevant questions to avoid flaws and accurately validate knowledge. Upon completion, you may even be inspired to become a PNCB item writer yourself! 2.0 contact hours.

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  • Free CE: Item Writing 101 - For Faculty
    Especially for faculty! Do you have pain points or challenges in your item writing process? Writing exam questions is both a science and an art. Learn the fundamentals of exam development and item writing from the experts at PNCB with this no-cost module. You'll see how to craft fair, relevant questions to avoid flaws and accurately validate knowledge. 2.5 contact hours.

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  • Free CE: PNCB Continuing Competence Summit Module 1: History and Background
    In 2021, PNCB convened a stakeholder summit to share findings for a multi-year research project on continuing competence. In module 1 of this video-based series, you’ll walk through PNCB’s recertification history and the “why” behind this initiative to make Recert more meaningful for nurses, the profession, health care consumers, and employers. 2.5 contact hours.

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  • Free CE: PNCB Continuing Competence Summit Module 2: Research Outcomes
    Module 2 of this 3-part video series explores research strategies and findings for PNCB’s multi-year Continuing Competence Initiative. Step through ethnographic research, value chain interviews, surveys, and more to see how we engaged with multiple stakeholders to paint a holistic picture of pediatric nursing’s culture of competence. A special focus on the Pediatric Nurse Mindset and a Pediatric RN Competency Framework is included. 2.0 contact hours.

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  • Free CE: PNCB Continuing Competence Summit Module 3: What Will Happen
    The final module of our 3-part video series shows how the “why” of module 1 and the research findings from module 2 resulted in changes to PNCB recertification. Descriptions of what will change and when are included to share our process on making Recert more meaningful for certificants and other stakeholders. 2.0 contact hours.

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  • Free CE: PNP or FNP Roles in Primary Care, Inpatient Cardiology, and in Providing Trauma-Informed Care
    Thinking about a nurse practitioner career—or switching NP roles? Step into PNCB's virtual poster session to explore three varied facets of the profession: inpatient cardiology, providing trauma-informed care, and primary care. 1.0 contact hour.

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  • Free CE: Pediatric Behavioral Health in Primary Care
    Access to behavioral healthcare for children and teens is at a crisis point in the United States, and primary care providers are increasingly addressing these concerns due to decreased or delayed access to specialists. Use this module to review existing frameworks of integrated behavioral health, learn about the Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist role in facilitating this care, and see an introduction to charting elements that support coding for reimbursement when providing behavioral care in your practice. 0.5 contact hours. Not applicable for CPN/RN recertification.

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  • Free CE: Supporting Staff to Care for Pediatric Behavioral Health Crises in the ED
    The pediatric behavioral health (PBH) crisis is hitting emergency departments hard. The number of these visits are rising, and aggressive behaviors including self-harm are increasing. Staff who care for these children need resources and to feel comfortable managing a crisis. In this module, learn how pediatric clinicians in a large Level I pediatric trauma center collaborated with PBH specialists to address this growing problem through evidence-based interventions—and make staff feel more prepared for these situations. 1.0 contact hour.

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  • Free CE: The CPN Guide to Recertification
    How do CPNs stay certified? What activities are accepted and when? Use this no-cost module to understand basic requirements, flexible options, and due dates. You benefit with an in-depth overview of the process and 1 contact hour to apply to a future recertification application! 1.0 contact hour. Cannot be used for CPNP or PMHS recertification credit.

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  • Free CE: The CPNP-AC and CPNP-PC Guide to Recertification
    How do CPNP-ACs and CPNP-PCs stay certified? What must a PNCB-certified PNP do annually vs. over the 7-year Recert tracking cycle? Use this no-cost module to understand what you need to do, option choices, and due dates, with a special focus on meeting PNCB Pediatric Updates requirements. You benefit with an in-depth overview of the process and 1 contact hour to apply to a future recertification application! 1.0 contact hour. Cannot be used for CPN/RN or PMHS recertification credit.

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  • Free CE: The PMHS Guide to Recertification
    How do you recertify as a PMHS every 3 years? Use this no-cost module to understand your requirements, flexible options to meet the requirements, and when to complete the online form. You benefit with an in-depth look at the process plus 1 contact hour to apply to a future PMHS Recert application! 1.0 contact hour. Cannot be used for CPNP or CPN/RN recertification credit.

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