UW School of Nursing

May 10, 2022

Pediatric Drug Therapy 2019 | All Modules

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Pediatric Drug Therapy 2019 | All Modules
On-Demand Program

Course Description

This online lecture series is designed as a pediatric pharmacology update at the advanced practice level. Sessions focus on current recommendations and controversies in drug therapy for common pediatric and adolescent health concerns. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion and case analysis.

Target Audience

For pediatric nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this conference, participants will be better able to:

  1. Discuss common acute and chronic pediatric pain conditions.
  2. Discuss the indications for when Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) should be prescribed, evaluating the risks and benefits in specific pediatric clinical scenarios.
  3. Distinguish staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome from mimics including Stevens Johnson syndrome.
  4. Improve provider comfort in diagnosing and managing pediatric anxiety.
  5. Recognize the typical patterns for different animal bites.
  6. Recognize health needs and disparities of transgender youth.

Featured Topics

To register for just one or a few modules, click on the topic:

  1. Treatment of Pediatric Pain in the Outpatient Setting  See Wan Tham, MBBS
  2. Proton Pump Inhibitors in Pediatrics: To Use or Not to Use…That is the Question! – Uma Pisharody, MD, FAAP
  3. Pustular Eruptions in the Pediatric Population: From Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome to Acne and Beyond! – Robert Sidbury, MD, MPH
  4. Psychiatric Management of Child and Adolescent Anxiety – Erin Dillon-Naftolin, MD
  5. Chomp: Animal Bites and Their Treatment – Megan Spangler, BSN, MS, ARNP, CPNP
  6. Medical Care of Transgender Youth – Katie Sumerwell, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC