Pediatric Updates: Pharmacology: 2021 Current Concepts

Earn 7.5 Contact Hours
June 21, 2021

*7.5 Contact Hours* Pediatric pain is a challenging topic. The 2021 edition of PNCB’s popular annual pharmacology module focuses exclusively on pain management across multiple settings and patient populations. Be prepared to elevate your knowledge with a deep dive into content involving neonates, headaches, chronic pain, procedural pain in primary care, and athletes. Select opioid topics include post-op prescribing and potential for abuse as well as prescribing for special populations and pediatric acute pain. Topics include:

  • Postoperative opioid prescribing and the opioid crisis
  • Opioids in managing pediatric acute pain
  • Opioid prescribing in select populations
    • Children and youth with special health care needs
    • Children and adolescents without severe health conditions
  • Pain management for procedures in primary care
  • A literature review of pain management for pediatric/adolescent athletes
  • Management of headache pain including post-traumatic and migraine
  • Treatment of children with chronic pain in the ED
  • Neonatal pain management
  • Non-analgesic uses of NSAIDs for neonates

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