UW School of Nursing

April 17, 2022

Pediatric Drug Therapy 2021 | All Modules

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On-Demand Program

Course Description

This on-demand 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 video, PDF handout 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 program, participants will be better able to:

  1. Review diagnostic criteria for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in adolescents.
  2. Be introduced to guidelines and strategies of pharmacotherapy for challenging behaviors related to autism and common co-occurring psychiatric disorders.
  3. Know role of weight reduction and physical activity to reduce lipids.
  4. Discuss common medications used in pediatric dermatology.
  5. Discuss the presentation and evaluation of lacerations.
  6. Describe updates for therapeutics in pediatric populations related to upper airway considerations.

Featured Modules

To register for only one or a few modules, click on the topics:
  1. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Adolescents: Evaluation and Management – Sarah Golub, MD, MPH
  2. Psychotropic Medications for Challenging Behaviors and Co-occurring Psychiatric Disorders in Autism – David Camenisch, MD, MPH
  3. Pediatric Hyperlipidemias and Management – Helen Dichek, MD
  4. Common Medications Used in Pediatric Dermatology: Tips and Myths Uncovered – Deepti Gupta, MD
  5. Wounds and Lacerations – Katherine Wolpert, MD
  6. Pediatric Upper Airway Updates with COVID Considerations – Amy Howells, PhD, ARNP, CPNP-AC/PC