Online Program

Pediatric Cardiac Emergencies And COVID impact on Youth

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Julianne E picJulianne Evangelista, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC, FAHA is a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Benderson Family Heart Center at Boston Children's Hospital.  She discusses pediatric cardiac emergencies school nurses might encounter. She discusses assessment and management of: Chest pain,
Arrhythmia, Syncope /POTS, Congenital Heart Disease School issues, describes special considerations for children with heart disease in the school/outpatient setting and emergency treatment as well as COVID and cardiac implications.  This was presented at Summer Academy on August 8, 2022.



Cost: $ 20.00

Contact Hours 1.1

Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, the learner should be able to

  • Recognize and Assess chest pain, arrhythmias,  syncope /POTS

  • Discuss Congenital Heart Disease:School issues

  • Describe special considerations for children with heart disease in the school/outpatient setting and emergency treatment.

  • Identify COVID and cardiac implications


Presenter:

Julianne Evangelista, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC, FAHA is a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Benderson Family Heart Center at Boston Children's Hospital.  She joined BCH as an NP in General Surgery from 1990-1992, left and began her journey in pediatric cardiology at Tufts NEMC from 1992-1996.  She returned to BCH in 1997. She obtained both her BSN and MS with Distinction in Nursing at Boston College Connell School of Nursing and completed her Doctorate in Nursing Practice in 2010 at The George Washington University, School of Medicine. Her Capstone project was the implementation of Independent PNP cardiology clinics at Boston Children's Hospital.  In response to a gap in available appointments, she was able to represent qualitative research that supported the establishment of Independent NP clinics with documentation of high levels of patient satisfaction and increased appointment access.  Currently, the senior NP group is responsible for assessing 1/3 or 31% of the entire outpatient cardiology clinic volume of 24K annual visits.  In her current position, she is responsible for the diagnosis, management and treatment of children with congenital and acquired heart disease. She has published numerous abstracts and manuscripts on the subject of pediatric cardiology and has presented at local, national, and international professional meetings concerning children with congenital heart disease. She maintains an adjunct faculty position at Boston College's Graduate Connell School of Nursing and serves as both a guest lecturer and preceptor and holds the designation of Visiting Professor at Boston College Connell School of Nursing.  She is a teacher and mentor to the BCH Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Fellowship.  Juli-anne is the Past President of the Northeast Pediatric Cardiology Nursing Association (NPCNA). NPCNA, founded in 1983, is a nationally recognized provider of specialty educational programs for pediatric cardiovascular nursing. ​Twice she has been the recipient of Boston's Best Nurses chosen by the Boston Globe's Salute to Nurses and is a former member of the American Nurses Association American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Content Expert Panel.  Juli-anne is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Alpha Chi Chapter and was induced into the George Washington University Nursing Honor Society. Juli-anne is a member of the American Heart Association (AHA), American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing and Appointed Member of the Pediatric Cardiovascular Nursing Committee.   She was inducted as a Fellow in the AHA in 2013.

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

At this time, none of the presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. If relevant financial relationships are identified, this information will be shared with learners prior to the educational activity.



Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurse Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Provider Number 2016U018


Participants successfully completing this program will receive a statement of credit for contact hours. Statements of Credit may be printed on-line after successful completion of the learning assessment.

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