Pediatric Drug Therapy 2012 - Juvenile Arthritis: Overview & Medications
This online course is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners at the advanced practice level. Each module 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.
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 psychiatric and neurologic health problems commonly seen in primary care.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Identify key history and physical exam findings that suggest a diagnosis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).
- Discuss current JIA subtypes and a more practical simplified scheme with case based approach.
- Describe initial evaluation, including laboratory, and imaging studies.
- Discuss chronic medications used for JIA.
Jennifer Turner, MD
Acting Assistant Professor and Director of Resident Education, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children's
- 1.10 Contact hours
- 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level