Pharmacology: 2017 Current Concepts
Step outside of your daily practice comfort zone with some less common conditions and medications. Refresh and expand your understanding of pharmacologic management for vaccine-preventable disease, epilepsy, atopic dermatitis, skeletal health, helminth infections, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and sleep disturbances. Also included is an overview of neonatal medications and FDA safety reviews of drugs, biologicals and vaccines.
For CPNPs, NPs or those familiar with pediatric pharmacology
Appropriate for APRNs and RNs
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Sample QuestionQ. Post-exposure management for an unimmunized 2 year old who was exposed to mumps at preschool 2 days prior to this visit is:
- $85 for the first Pediatric Update; $75 each additional Pediatric Update within the same order.
- 7.5 pharmacology contact hours accredited by NAPNAP (0.0 related to psychopharmacology) (0.5 related to controlled substance).
- Answers are due 150 days from order process date.
- 36 questions.
- What references are included?
- Links to 12 online PDF articles or web resources (included/provided) to support answering all 36 questions.
- The following reference used in this module is also used in our Primary Care: 2017 Current Concepts module: Golden NH, Abrams SA, and Committee on Nutrition. Optimizing bone health in children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2014. 134;(4):e1229-43.
- I like paper articles. Can I buy redundant copies of 11 of the above 12 online article references?
- Yes, for $25 on the next screen. As a reminder, free online access to these articles is already included with your module purchase. Please consider the environment before purchasing this article packet.
A. acyclovir 20 mg/kg/dose four times daily by mouth for 5-7 days
B. immune globulin 0.5 mL/kg IM
C. MMR vaccine 0.5 mL SQ
D. vitamin A 200 000 IU daily by mouth for 2 days