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Factitious Disorder - CE209-60
Factitious Disorder
The Disorder Formerly Known as Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

CE209-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell, RN, PhD, FAAN and Nancy Winouski, RN, MSN, APN, CPNP
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The goal of this continuing education program is to educate nurses, EMTs and paramedics, occupational therapists and physicians about how to recognize and intervene in cases of Munchausen syndrome by proxy. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define three aspects of Munchausen syndrome by proxy
  • Discuss three perpetrator and three child victim profiles associated with MSBP
  • Discuss the role of the nurse and other healthcare professionals in recognizing, profiling, and caring for child victims

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/27/2016

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