hrp0086wg7.4 | ESPE Paediatric Endocrine Nurse Specialists and Allied Health Professionals Working Group (PENS) | ESPE2016

Poster Review

Kirouac Nicole

Background: Pediatric Endocrine Nurses are experts in caring for children with Endocrine conditions. Many nurses do not have the confidence, knowledge and technical skill set to produce poster presentations that allow them to share this expertise.Objective and hypotheses: This session will give Pediatric Endocrine Nurses an opportunity to hear how a poster presentation can be developed, from an idea to the final product. Nurses will feel empowered to tak...

hrp0084wg7.5 | Nurse Specialits and Allied Health Professionals | ESPE2015

Pan-Canadian Experience of Pediatric Endocrine Nurses Assisting Youth Through Gender Transition

Kirouac Nicole

Background: Increasing referrals for transgender youth demonstrated a lack of local interprofessional comprehensive programs for transgender youth. Pediatric endocrine clinics across Canada have collaborated with other disciplines to provide increasingly comprehensive assessment and treatment programs for transgender youth.Objective and hypotheses: Share a case study of a Canadian youthÂ’s experience with the Gender Dysphoria Assessment and Action fo...

hrp0086p2-p793 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology P2 | ESPE2016

A Nursing Perspective: Best Practices for Pubertal Suppression for Individuals with Central Precocious Puberty and Transgender

Pyra Eileen , Kirouac Nicole

Background: Through nursing collaboration within the Canadian Pediatric Endocrine Nurses (CPEN) network it has become evident that there are differences in practices across the country in the suppression of puberty.Objective and hypotheses: Exploration of these differences for pubertal suppression in Central Precocious Puberty (CPP) and Transgender (TG) youth coupled with a thorough search of current literature can inform future best pra...