Prenatal Maternal Toxic Stress: Pathophysiology and Long-Term Childhood Outcomes


A professional practice gap analysis identified that registered nurses need to understand the pathophysiological mechanisms through which maternal prenatal stress impacts fetal brain development and the research surrounding later childhood outcomes. This content was developed in order to fill this knowledge gap.
 
Once you are registered for the course, please click on the blue bar to access the video content, and once you have completed the video, click the green button to complete the evaluation.  Extra course materials which will enhance the viewing of the video have also been provided below by clicking on the link under "Course Material(s)". Once you have completed the evaluation, a certificate of completion will be issued to you and stored in your Learning Express account for access at any time. By completing the evaluation you are stating that you have completed the CNE requirements as outlined below:
 
Requirements for Successful Completion: To receive contact hours for this continuing education activity, the participant must register, watch the entire video, and complete and submit the evaluation form. Once successful completion has been verified, a “Certificate of Successful Completion” will be awarded for 1.0 contact hours.
 
Accreditation Statement: University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
 
Conflicts of Interest: The activity’s Nurse Planner has determined that no one who has the ability to control the content of this CNE activity – planning committee members and presenters/authors/content reviewers – has a conflict of interest.
 

Fee

$15.00

CE Hours

1.00

CE Units

0.100

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Registered Nurses

 

 

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Dawn McElvain
Nurse Practitioner, Child Neurology Consultants of Austin


Brief Bio : Dawn graduated with a bachelor of social work from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000. She worked for several years with at-risk youth, pregnant teens, and child survivors of physical and sexual abuse before returning to the University of Texas to pursue her nursing degree. As a registered nurse, Dawn worked at Dell Children’s Medical Center in the intermediate and intensive care units, caring for children with a variety of acute and critical illnesses. She completed her master of science in nursing, graduating with honors from the UT Austin pediatric nurse practitioner program in 2010. Dawn has worked in pediatric neurology since 2010, evaluating and treating children with a broad range of neurological diagnoses, including epilepsy, migraines, cerebral palsy, ADHD, autism, concussion and brain injury, and neuromuscular disorders. Currently, she assists with the Neonatal Neurology Program, caring for premature infants and other neonates with neurological conditions in the NICU setting. She is also clinical faculty and an online instructor at UT Arlington School of Nursing, as well as an adjunct clinical affiliate to the UT-Austin School of Nursing, serving as a lead clinical preceptor and guest lecturer for the pediatric nurse practitioner program. Dawn lives in central Austin with her husband and two sons. Dawn is an avid road and trail runner who can be found most mornings running on the Ladybird Lake Trail, training for her next ultramarathon.

Release Date: Jun 12, 2022
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 12, 2024

CE Hours

1.00

Fee

$15.00