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  • Alternative CE: Management of Pediatric Chronic Abdominal Pain
    Emma is in your waiting room with a tummy ache-again. Chronic abdominal pain is a very real and frequent concern for children and adolescents, but the majority of cases do not have an organic cause. Using a biopsychosocial approach, walk through Emma's care in this developing case as you consider red flags, differential diagnoses, when to order tests, and helping her manage symptoms over time. You'll get an in-depth look at the pathophysiology of chronic abdominal pain and strengthen support for patients like Emma in your daily practice. 5.0 contact hours.

    Anticipated to retire from purchase availability October 31, 2019. Please return to this site for any future date changes.

    $55.00 - Learn more & order: Alternative CE: Management of Pediatric Chronic Abdominal Pain



  • Free CE: A Mentorship Program for New Graduate Nurses
    Easing the transition for new RNs is critical to retaining the pediatric nursing workforce. Even after offering a residency program, hospitals may need to address ongoing mentorship. Learn how the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles developed an innovative triad mentorship model consisting of a recent graduate, a peer, and a veteran preceptor to yield successful outcomes for all involved! 1.0 contact hour.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: A Mentorship Program for New Graduate Nurses



  • Free CE: Care Coordination: Children with Medical Complexity
    Coordinating care for children with medical complexity is constantly evolving and challenging for all involved. How can an advanced practice nurse (APN) strategically placed in the position of care coordinator improve efficiency of care? Learn how one tertiary care center evaluated APN effectiveness, decreased fragmentation, and increased caregiver satisfaction, with a special focus on barriers to care. 1.0 contact hour.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: Care Coordination: Children with Medical Complexity



  • Free CE: Care of Hospitalized Children Using Insulin Pumps
    Your patient has a CSII pump - and needs an MRI! Or maybe the parent forgot supplies. Avoid "pump panic" and increase your problem solving skills about managing care for children with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion pumps. Learn how one prestigious children's hospital took steps to address pump challenges and enhance patient safety and caregiver communication. 1.0 contact hour.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: Care of Hospitalized Children Using Insulin Pumps



  • 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.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: Item Writing 101



  • 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.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: Item Writing 101 - For Faculty



  • Free CE: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children and Adolescents
    How does your practice provide screening and referrals for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in pediatric patients? NAFLD is the most common chronic liver disease in children and adolescents. Use this module to learn how one medical center developed screening guidelines and a referral algorithm to support their patients. You’ll also receive an overview of NAFLD including increasing prevalence within the pediatric population, risk factors, and best practices for screening, evaluation, referral, and management. 1.0 contact hour.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children and Adolescents



  • Free CE: Open Wide: Broadening the NP Role
    Young children are more likely to visit a primary care provider than a dentist. How can nurse practitioners make a bigger impact on the most common chronic disease in childhood—dental carries? See how one school enhanced their NP curriculum to prepare students to practice to the fullest extent of their knowledge and competence. You'll learn about oral screening assessments, patient/family education, and application of fluoride varnish. 1.5 contact hours.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: Open Wide: Broadening the NP Role



  • 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. This module is the first in a two-part series related to coding and reimbursement for pediatric behavioral mental health. The second module, to be published in the months ahead, will focus on strengthening coding skills for maximum reimbursement. 0.5 contact hours.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: Pediatric Behavioral Health in Primary Care



  • Free CE: Pediatric Weight Loss Surgery for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    Explore the compelling case study of a 9-year old female with severe obesity and idiopathic intracranial hypertension who was referred to a pediatric bariatric surgical team for weight loss surgery. Walk through the multiple failed treatment attempts employed over a two-year period, types of metabolic and bariatric surgery available, and important considerations, including ethical issues, when referring preadolescents for this procedure. You’ll review the patient’s outcomes for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy occurring over the 12-month post-operative period. PNCB gratefully acknowledges the parents’ consent and patient’s assent to share this unique and incredible healthcare journey. 1.25 contact hours.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: Pediatric Weight Loss Surgery for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension



  • Free CE: Teen and Intimate Partner Violence Screening
    Nurses and nurse practitioners are in a unique position to make positive change through Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) screenings. Use this module to increase your knowledge about appropriate tools and interventions to promote safety for children and families. A special focus on teen dating violence is included. 1.25 contact hours.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: Teen and Intimate Partner Violence Screening



  • 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.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: The CPN Guide to Recertification



  • Free CE: The CPNP Guide to Recertification
    How do CPNPs stay certified? What must a CPNP 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.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: The CPNP Guide to Recertification



  • 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.

    $0.00 - Learn more & order: Free CE: The PMHS Guide to Recertification