Core Curriculum for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

1st Edition


  • Nancy Ryan-Wenger
    • Print ISBN 9780323027564

    Key Features

    • Authored and endorsed by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP).
    • Chapters that cover the continuum of PNP practice, such as the Role of the PNP, Wellness Issues, Growth and Development, Genetics, diagnosing and managing Common Illnesses and Chronic Conditions, Pediatric Emergencies, Pharmacology, and Treatment Guides.
    • Concise outline format is accessible and user-friendly.
    • Covers all content on both the ANCB and ANCC certification exams

    Table of Contents

    Section 1: Role of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

    1. Evolution of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Role

    2. Essential Elements of the Advanced Practice Role for Pediatric Nurse

    3. Clinical Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making

    Section 2: Health Assessment and Physical Examination

    4. Measures of Child Growth and Development

    5. Assessment of the Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat

    6. Assessment of the Pulmonary System

    7. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System

    8. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System

    9. Assessment of the Reproductive and Urologic Systems

    10. Assessment of the Integumentary System

    11. Assessment of the Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems

    12. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System

    13. Assessment of the Neurologic System

    Section 3: Special Topics in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

    14. Core Concepts in Genetics

    15. Immunizations

    16. Nutrition

    17. Preconceptional and Prenatal Role

    18. Care of the Newborn Before Hospital Discharge

    19. Newborns and Infants

    20. Preterm Infant Follow-up Care

    21. Child Abuse and Neglect

    22. Toddlers, Preschoolers, and School-agers

    23. Mental Health Promotion and Mental Health Screening for
    Children and Adolescents

    24. Sports Participation: Evaluation and Monitoring

    25. Early Adolescents, Late Adolescents, and College-age Young Adults

    26. Sexuality and Birth Control

    Section 4: Diagnosis and Management of Common Illness in Children and Adolescents

    27. Common Illness of the Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat

    28. Common Illness of the Pulmonary System

    29. Common Illness of the Cardiovascular System

    30. Common Illness of the Gastrointestinal System

    31. Common Illness of the Reproductive and Urologic


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