Assessment / Pediatrics

Institute for Nurse Practitioner Excellence


This program is designated for 1.25 contact hours of NP CE credit by the Institute for NP Excellence, an AANP Approved Provider(130325).  The course provides content on the role of NP/PCP in conducting preparticipation physicals, primarily for adolescent athletes.  Faculty-Dr. Mary Jo Goolsby. Valid through 12/31/2019. Refer questions to


This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.



  • Discuss prevalence and sequelae  of sports related injuries as foundation for role in conducting preparticipation physical exams (PPE)
  • Identify the goals and objectives of PPE
  • Incorporate standardized approach to history and physical examination included in PPE
  • Describe the appropriate decision(s) based on analysis of PPE findings