Pediatric Updates: Pharmacology: 2020 Current Concepts

Earn 7.5 Contact Hours
July 20, 2020

*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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