UW School of Nursing
May 4, 2022
Pediatric Drug Therapy 2020 | Medical Considerations When Using Psychotropic Medications in Children and Adolescents
Pediatric Drug Therapy 2020
Medical Considerations When Using Psychotropic Medications in Children and Adolescents
Allison Laurie, ARNP, RN, MSN, PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Seattle Children’s
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
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Promote safe use of psychotropic medications in children & adolescents.
- Review recommended baseline medical screening prior to initiation of psychotropic medications.
- Understand recommendations for medical monitoring to mitigate risks associated with psychotropic medications.