Fall Back on Your APP Fundamentals

October 2, 2021

 This course will provide ongoing education on common pediatric problems seen by providers in all areas. By reviewing these topics we will be able to provide better care to our patients across the ages.

Target Audience

Nurse Practitioner

Physician Assistant

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course providers will be able to:

  • Identify diagnostic criteria for diabetes
  • Describe types of insulin and modes of delivery
  • Identify children who require screening for type 2 diabetes
  • Recognize new pharmacological options for children with type 2 diabetes
  • List the PALM-t-COEIN classification system and terminology of AUB
  • Describe history appropriate for AUB
  • Differentiate when acute intervention is required vs not
  • Describe work-up appropriate for AUB including thoughtful testing
  • Discuss management options
  • The learner will be able to identify different types of adverse drug reactions
  • The learner will be able be able to identify treatment and referral options of patents who experience adverse drug reactions
  • The learner will be able describe information on testing and challenges of medication
  • Increase comfort level in using appropriate and respectful terminology, and effectively working with the transgender and gender expansive community.
  • Become familiar with the ways in which people transition and the basics of gender-affirming medical and surgical intervention
  • Review ways in which to make the clinic/environment LGBTQIA+ community
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/02/2021
Course expires: 
10/16/2021
Event starts: 
10/02/2021 - 8:09am
Event ends: 
10/02/2021 - 12:00pm
UPMC: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Erica Cordell, CRNP

Mackenzie Hodak, CRNP

Julie Guiffe, CRNP

Laura Lynch, PA-C

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4 contact hours.

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

1.5 contact hours are approved for advanced pharmacotherapeutic contact hours.”

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 Attendance
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