Inborn Errors of Metabolism – Pediatric Nursing
Inborn Errors of Metabolism – Pediatric Nursing

Inborn Errors of Metabolism – Pediatric Nursing

by Amy Howells, PhD, CPNP-AC/PC

This course is designed to provide nurses with an in-depth understanding of the three most common inborn errors of metabolism - phenylketonuria (PKU), galactosemia, maple syrup urine disease, and newborn screening.

Nurses will learn about the clinical manifestations, diagnostic criteria, and treatment options for each disorder, including dietary modifications, medication management, and supportive care. Nurses will also learn about the different screening methods used for each condition, as well as the implications of a positive or negative result.

Course Details

  • Videos 7
  • Duration 0:53 h
  • Quiz questions 0
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Inborn Errors of Metabolism – Pediatric Nursing

 Amy Howells, PhD, CPNP-AC/PC

Amy Howells, PhD, CPNP-AC/PC

Dr. Amy Howells is an Associate Teaching Professor at the University of Washington School of Nursing in Seattle, Washington.

She graduated as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) from the University of Texas, Houston in 2005, and practised as an instructor, later as an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed two post-master’s certificates in nursing education and acute care PNP, and finally obtained her PhD in Nursing from the same university in 2014. In 2016, she joined the University of Washington to facilitate the creation of the acute care PNP track.

Within Lecturio, Dr. Howells teaches courses on Pediatric Nursing.

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