Free CE: Pediatric Weight Loss Surgery for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

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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.

For RNs, APRNs, or those looking for relevant, up-to-date CE learning activities.

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  • 1.25 contact hours accredited by NAPNAP which 0 contain Pharmacology (Rx) content (including 0 of psychopharmacology) (including 0 of controlled substances)
  • Free module!
  • Includes access to content in a media presentation format (un-narrated, viewable online only) and 8 post-test questions
  • Successful completion for contact hours is 70% or higher
  • Answers due 150 days from order process date. During this testing period you will have unlimited access to log in and out of the module so you may complete it in more than one sitting; only one opportunity to complete the module for scoring is provided. Each question is worth one (1) point. Upon completion, you may view your score report and feedback for each question. One (1) retest opportunity is available to those who generate an unsatisfactory score.
  • This module was developed from a recent poster presented at a national conference. While PNCB follows standard editorial procedures for content, we cannot guarantee that the information provided is the most up-to-date knowledge available. Read the full disclaimer.


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