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The Kids Are All Right: Improving the Management of Patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis The Teenage Years

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FACULTY

Nancy Delnay, CNP, MSN, RN
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Akron Children’s Hospital
Akron, OH

April Johnson, MSN, APRN, CNP
Nurse Practitioner
Oklahoma City, OK

Elizabeth Otto
Patient

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of rheumatology nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Other healthcare providers may also participate.

Learning Objectives and Goals: Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Assess the emotional and psychological impact of JIA on adolescents and teenagers
  2. Incorporate the six core elements for transitioning young patients with JIA from pediatric to adult rheumatology practices

Accreditation Statement

The Rheumatology Nurses Society is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (Provider No. P0500).

Participants will receive 0.5 hours of continuing nursing contact hours by completing the education, completing an online evaluation, and receiving a post-test score of 70%.

Disclosure Statement

According to the disclosure policy of RNS, all faculty, planning committee members, editors, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant relationships with any commercial interests related to this activity. The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation. All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity and levels of evidence.

Planners, reviewers, and faculty have disclosed no conflicts of interest related to the content of this education.

Planning Committee

Kim Cheramie, MSN, RN-BC, Accredited Provider Program Director, Rheumatology Nurses Society Scott Kober, MBA, Managing Partner, Excalibur Medical Education Kevin Lyons, Executive Director of the Rheumatology Nurses Society and Chief Executive Officer of Lyons Den Solutions, LLC,

Off-Label Product Disclosure

This activity will not include a discussion of off-label or investigational use of products.

Method of Participation

There are no fees to participate in the activity. Participants must review the activity information including the learning objectives and disclosure statements, as well as the content of the activity. To receive CNE contact hours for your participation, please complete the post-test (achieving a passing grade of 75% or greater), and program evaluation. Your certificate can be printed immediately.

Supporter

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer.

Expiration

This course is set to expire on July 15th, 2023.