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Parental Reactions to Having a Child with Disabilities - CE181-60
Parental Reactions to Having a Child with Disabilities
CE181-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Donna D. Wittert, RN, MSN, APN/CNP and Dianne S. Burdette, RN, MSN, CPNP
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The goal of this continuing education program is to familiarize nurses with parental reactions to having a child with special healthcare needs and how to support those parents. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
  • Describe the concepts of chronic sorrow, transformed parenting and normalization associated with parenting a child with special healthcare needs.
  • Identify parents who are more likely to deny a child’s condition for a longer period of time.
  • State two types of support a nurse can provide to parents of children with special healthcare needs.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 9/15/2014

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