On-Demand | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2020: Prescribing and Deprescribing Medications in Adolescents
Prescribing and Deprescribing Medications in Adolescents
This module discusses adolescent behaviors seen in mental disorders and strategies and tips to use medications.
Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially psychiatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Discuss adolescent behaviors that create symptoms commonly seen in depression, anxiety, and psychosis.
- Discuss five medication safety tips for use in teens.
- Discuss three strategies for tapering teens off medications.
Kathy Kroening, PhD, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, Kaiser Permanente; Senior Lecturer, UW School of Nursing
- 1.20 Contact hours
- 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level