Pediatric Drug Therapy 2012
This online series is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners at the advanced practice level. Each course within the series focuses on current recommendations and pharmacotherapeutic principles for pediatric health problems commonly seen in primary care.
Lectures were recorded in March 2012 at a conference in Seattle, Washington sponsored by the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include lecture and downloadable handouts.
Publish Date: April 18, 2012. This course will be available for three years from this date.
- Describe 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 patient response.
- Describe special dosage situations.
- Identify appropriate patient learning needs.
- Heidi Blume, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology, Seattle Children's and UW School of Medicine, Seattle
- Betsy Hubbard, MN, RN
Immunization Clinical Practice Supervisor, Public Heatlh-Seattle & King County
- Lisa M. Peters, MN, RN-BC
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pediatric Pain Department, Seattle Children's; Clinical Faculty, Family and Child Nursing, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
- Ronna Smith, MN, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner,Otolaryngology Clinic, Seattle Children's; Lecturer, Family and Child Nursing, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
- Jennifer Turner, MD
Acting Asssitant Professor and Director or Resident Education, Division of Rehumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children's
- Patti Varley, MN, ARNP, CNS
Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Seattle Children's; Clinical Faculty, Family and Child Nursing and Psychosocial and Community Health, UW School of Nursing
- Jenna Welch, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Seattle Children's
For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings.
- Acute pediatric pain
- Mood disorders
- Pediatric constipation
- Juvenile arthritis
- Immunization update
- 8.70 Contact hours
- 8.70 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level