Precocious Puberty Article
This course was designed because our staff includes many new nurses who do not have a background in endocrinology.
In order to claim your credits, you must read the attached article, complete the quiz with a passing score of 80%, and complete the course evaluation.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- identify the pathophysiology of precocious puberty
- identify the common signs and symptoms of precocious puberty
- discuss the standard treatments for precocious puberty
- identify the lab and imaging required for monitoring of these patients
- discuss the challenges faced in caring for patients with precocious puberty
Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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 1.0 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance