Explore Our New Journal Club CE

Anyone can learn with PNCB’s new bite-sized Journal Club CE—article included!
May 19, 2021
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Journal Club CE

For only $10 each, PNCB's new article-based CE modules offer a case-based approach to learning. Support your practice and patients with self-paced journal club style modules. Great for students too. More titles coming soon! 

 

Child in hospital

The Child in Room 208: IV Fluid Selection to Prevent Hyponatremia
An infant with pneumonia has been admitted for respiratory insufficiency and receives high flow nasal cannula for support. Due to respiratory status and concern for aspiration, the infant is made NPO and placed on maintenance intravenous fluid. What composition of IV fluid is indicated? Use this CE activity to learn about the composition and tonicity of IVFs and indications for use. 1.0 contact hour. Learn more>>

 

Colorful puzzle representing autism

The Child in Room 302: Addressing Inpatient Needs for Children with ASD
A shift has begun with the child in Room 302, a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We all know that children with ASD have the same medical needs as children without developmental or behavioral disabilities and may at times require hospitalization for comorbid medical conditions. But is the hospital ready to provide optimal inpatient care for this child? Learn from a case-based article about gaps in care and how it takes a family-centered, team-based approach to care for the whole child. Also included is a list of resources for pediatric healthcare professionals who provide care for children with ASD. 1.0 contact hour. Learn more>>

 

Nurse recognizing medication error

CE: The Child in Room 316: Disclosure of Medication Errors
It’s been a hectic 12-hour shift, but the child in Room 316 is all set after her nausea meds have been administered. Later, a colleague asks about a problem with the drug calculation, and panic sets in when it is realized that there has been a medication error. What are the appropriate steps to take now to disclose effectively and transparently? Learn from an article about the Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) disclosure training program to guide your actions in the event of a medication error. 1.0 contact hour. Learn more>>

 

 

Faces of Certification

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Kylie Arey, CPNP-PC, CPN Northern Kentucky Pediatric Group Wilder, KY
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Amber Lewis, CPN Children's Hospital, New Orleans New Orleans, LA
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