Pediatric Updates: Pharmacology: 2020 Current Concepts

Earn 7.5 Contact Hours
July 20, 2020

PNCB exam candidates are in the essential workforce category for Prometric testing centers. Find links to Prometric updates here, such safe distancing policies, site openings / seat capacity statuses, and FAQs. Prometric requires approved face coverings even in jurisdictions that have recently adopted less rigorous COVID-19 policies.

*7.5 Contact Hours* Get ready to bolster your peds pharm knowledge! How familiar are you with cannabis hyperemesis syndrome, a newer issue increasing affecting adolescents? How do you tailor primary care for children receiving biologics / immunomodulators? This module covers an extensive list of medication topics to support your practice:

  • Evidence-based pharmacologic management of constipation
  • Established and existing pharmacologic management of asthma, seizure disorders, type I and type II diabetes mellitus (including newer insulin delivery systems), rheumatologic diseases, and cannabis hyperemesis syndrome
  • Mechanism of action for selected anti-epileptic and diabetes medications
  • Adverse effects of immunomodulatory agents used for inflammatory bowel disease, asthma and rheumatologic disorders; inhaled corticosteroids and beta-agonists for asthma; metformin and insulins for diabetes
  • Tailoring primary care for children receiving biologics / immunomodulators; monitoring for children receiving these therapies plus others such as methotrexate and inhaled corticosteroids
  • Recognition and management of common and uncommon, benign and serious cutaneous medication reactions
  • Legislation and regulatory directives affecting development and approval of pediatric medications, includes discussion of off-label use (historical and current)

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