Online Education | Pediatric Drug Therapy 2014
This online course is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings. Each module focuses on current recommendations and pharmacotherapeutic principles for women's health problems commonly seen in primary care.
Lectures were recorded in March 2014 at a conference in Seattle, Washington provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and downloadable handouts.
After taking this activity set, you will be better able to:
- Discuss relevant principles of physiology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
- Give a rationale for selecting a 'drug of choice'.
- Identify the goals of drug therapy.
- Identify desired drug effects and evaluate patient response.
- Describe special dosage situations.
- Identify appropriate patient learning needs.
To earn contact hours for this activity:
- View/listen to the presentations.
- Study the handouts.
- Complete the post-tests.
- Complete the evaluations.
After submitting the evaluations, you can download and print your certificate. A record of contact hours earned will be in your account for six years.
- Richard W. Grady, MD
Director, Pediatric Urology Fellowship, Seattle Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor of Urology, UW School of Medicine; Director, Clinical Research Programs, Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development
- Susan Halbach, MD, MPH
Pediatric Nephrologist, Seattle Children’s Hospital
- Jeffrey E. Lindenbaum, MD, FAAP, FSAM
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UW School of Medicine; Director of Teen Medicine, Group Health, Seattle
- Amber McAfee, MN, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, Sleep Disorders Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital
- Lindsey Miller, MA, ARNP
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Supervisor, Seattle Children’s Autism Center, Seattle
- Kabita Nanda, MD
Attending Physician, Pediatric Rheumatology, Seattle Children’s Hospital; Assistant Professor, UW School of Medicine
*UW=University of Washington, Seattle
For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and health care professionals in all settings.
- UTI and children
- Psychotropic medications in teens
- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
- Autism pharmacology
- Treating childhood sleep difficulties
- Pediatric hypertension
- 6.00 Contact hours
- 6.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level