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Earn up to 15.75 CE hours, including up to 15.75 Pharmacology CE Hours!
 

You provide care for children… which means you need to prescribe with immediacy and no-room-for-error accuracy for many complex conditions in children.

And, with continuously changing recommendations, new medications, and updated guidelines, it feels impossible to keep up.

That is why you need our most comprehensive pediatric pharmacology self-study course... designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to provide optimal medication management for pediatric patients.

Designed for busy health care professionals who need immediate prescribing solutions... for children of all ages.

Our preeminent pharmacology expert Teri Woo, PhD, ARNP, CPNP-PC, CNL, FAANP, brings the most relevant and updated topics to you!
  • Gain insights about new pediatric drugs, pediatric drug safety, and ongoing pediatric drug studies
  • Rapid review of latest guidelines for treating common pediatric conditions
  • Updates on current immunizations for pediatric patients
  • Cutting-edge information on the use of biologic drugs in children and adolescents
  • Examine the evidence for the use of supplements in children and adolescents

Dr. Woo will walk you through all the new information for multiple conditions that would otherwise take years to master.

Prescribe with confidence and get the updated skills and strategies that you'll use throughout your entire career — no matter where you provide care for children.

THAT'S NOT ALL... Register right now and you'll get FIVE FREE bonus modules (includes CE — with pharmacology hours!).

Pediatric Pharmacology Update:

Essential Concepts for Prescribing
$559.92 Value
Just $279.96 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
Earn up to 15.75 CE hours, including up to 15.75 Pharmacology CE Hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

Register now, and you'll get 8 easy-to-digest modules that cover the gamut of pediatric medication updates along with evidence-based strategies to enhance your practice and delivery of patient care regardless of who you treat or where you work.

Dr. Woo selected the topics that are the most important to the pediatric prescriber. You'll walk away with an overview of different disease states and immediate, easy-to-apply interventions for:

 
Overview and Update on Pediatric Pharmacology
Trying to stay current in pediatric pharmacological practices is always challenging! Learn why pediatric prescribing is complex, what safety issues we need to be aware of, and what is on the horizon. Current MedWatch Safety Alerts issued by the FDA will also be covered.

Pediatric Immunization Update
The vaccine recommendations keep changing, with new vaccines and new combinations available. Learn about the latest CDC and ACIP recommendations for vaccines, travel recommendations, and working with families to overcome vaccine hesitancy. Be ready to teach your patients and families and protect the kids you care for!
 

 
Pediatric Antibiotic Prescribing 101
With increasing antimicrobial resistance, our role as judicious prescribers of antibiotics is key. In this session, antibiotic pharmacology, antibiograms, and inappropriate antibiotic prescribing will be discussed. Recommendations for penicillin allergy will also be covered.

Pediatric Antibiotic Prescribing 201
Do you know how to prescribe the right drug for the right bug? Learn how to select the correct antibiotic to prescribe for treatment of respiratory, skin, urinary, and eye infections. We even cover antibiotic treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Feel confident to order the right antibiotic every time.
 

 
Preventing and Treating Viral Infections in Children
Understanding the intracellular life cycle of viral pathogens and review immunizations that prevent or mitigate common viral infections…such as influenza, herpes, varicella, and Hep C is key to treatment! Learn the latest strategies to safeguard children and master cutting-edge treatments.

Biologics Use in Children and Adolescents
Monoclonal antibodies, plasma-derived proteins, and recombinant human proteins are increasingly being used in children and adolescents. Let's analyze the evidence for their safety and efficacy in the treatment of the most common chronic inflammatory diseases and improve patient outcomes.
 

 
Nutraceuticals and Supplements Use in Children
Unlock the potential of nutraceuticals and supplements for children's health! Explore safe and effective ways to integrate the current evidence regarding the use of supplements in children to safely enhance kids' nutrition.

Prescribing Dermatologic Medications for Children
Rashes, bumps, spots, and more! Learn about medications commonly prescribed for dermatology conditions such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, skin infections and infestations, acne, molluscum and warts. Gain a knowledge of common treatments and applicable clinical judgment skills to choose optimal medication treatment options for our patients.
 

Meet Dr. Woo
Teri Woo
Teri Woo, PhD, ARNP, CPNP-PC, CNL, FAANP, is Professor and Director of Nursing at Saint Martin's University in Lacey, Washington. She completed her BSN, MSN and Post Masters PNP Certificate at Oregon Health Sciences University, and her PhD in Nursing at University of Colorado Denver College of Nursing. Dr. Woo is a Fellow of American Association of Nurse Practitioners and lead author of Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers and has written and lectured extensively in the area of nurse practitioner prescribing and pediatric pharmacology. She served on the NAPNAP Board from 2017 to 2021 and has served on the Pediatric Nurse Certification Board Pharmacology CE committee since 2002. Dr. Woo practices as a PNP-PC at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital Urgent Care in Washington.

PLUS, you'll get FIVE free bonus modules exclusive to this course. Click here for course objectives and outline.


Why Choose Our Pediatric Pharmacology Course?

Expert Instruction | Learn from one of the best pediatric healthcare experts who has been teaching about and practicing pediatric pharmacology for years. Gain insights and knowledge to optimize medication management for your pediatric patients.
In-Depth Curriculum | Our course delves deep into pediatric pharmacology, covering essential topics such as antibiotic resistance, cutting-edge biologics, drug interactions, and age-specific considerations. You'll finish with a solid understanding of pediatric mediation therapy.
Practical Application | We focus on real-world scenarios and case studies, equipping you with the skills needed to make informed decisions when prescribing, administering, or monitoring medications in pediatric patients.
Pharmacology Continuing Education Hours | Earn valuable pharmacology CE to maintain your certification. Our course supports your ongoing education journey.
Pediatric Pharmacology Update:
Essential Concepts for Prescribing
$559.92 Value
Just $279.96 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
Earn up to 15.75 CE hours, including up to 15.75 Pharmacology CE Hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Module 1: Overview and Update on Pediatric Pharmacology
  • History of pediatric drug regulation
    • WHO Challenges with drug development
    • FDA drug regulation
    • Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act
    • Pediatric Drug Research Equity
  • Newly approved drugs for children and adolescents
  • Drugs relabeled for pediatric patients
  • Ongoing pediatric pharmacology studies/Pediatric Trials Network
  • Pharmacokinetic differences in children
  • Pediatric drug safety/Medwatch alerts
  • American Association of Poison Control Centers Emerging Hazards
    • Statistics
    • Cannabinoid exposures
    • Nicotine
    • Laundry packets
    • Opioids
  • Drugs on the horizon
Module 2: Pediatric Immunization Update
  • Vaccine statistics
    • Worldwide
    • US
  • Current CDC and ACIP recommendations for pediatric and adolescent recommendations
    • New vaccines
    • Updated recommendations for existing vaccines
    • Catch up schedules
    • Vaccinating for medical conditions
  • Travel recommendations
    • Resources for travel vaccine information
    • Measles vaccine before travel
    • Hepatitis A vaccine before travel
    • Polio booster before travel to high-risk areas
  • Vaccine adverse event reporting (VAERS)
  • Overcoming vaccine hesitancy
  • Vaccines on the horizon
Module 3: Pediatric Antibiotic Prescribing 101
  • Antimicrobial resistance in the US and worldwide
    • Trends in antibiotic resistance
    • Over-use of antibiotics leading to resistance
    • Emergence of resistant fungal infections
    • How antimicrobial resistance evolves
    • Review of sensitivity
  • Review of antibiotic pharmacology
    • Antibiotic classes
    • Antibiotic pharmacodynamics
  • Use of antibiogram
    • Antibiotic choices based on pathogen susceptibility
    • Understanding local resistance patterns
  • Managing penicillin allergy
    • Accurate diagnosis of penicillin allergy
    • Penicillin allergy testing
  • Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing
    • Statistics
  • Impact of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing
Module 4: Pediatric Antibiotic Prescribing 201
  • Treating common pediatric respiratory infections
    • Otitis media
    • URI vs sinus infections
    • Pneumonia
    • Group A strep
  • Treating common skin infections
    • Impetigo
    • Cellulitis/boils
    • Paronychia
    • Animal bites
  • Treating urinary tract infections
    • Infants and children under age 2 years
    • Young children
    • Adolescents
  • Treating eye infections
  • Treating gonorrhea and chlamydia
Module 5: Preventing and Treating Viral Infections in Children
  • Intracellular life cycle of viral pathogens
  • Common viral infections treated in children
  • Immunizations to prevent viral infections
    • Polio
    • MMR
    • Varicella
    • Rotavirus
    • Influenza
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B
    • Human papillomavirus
    • COVID-19
    • Ebola
    • Mpox
  • Prescribing antiviral medications to children
    • Antivirals for influenza
    • Antivirals for herpes
    • Antivirals for varicella
    • PrEP
    • Antivirals for Hepatitis C
  • Prescribing immune globulins for children
Module 6: Biologics Use in Children and Adolescents
  • Overview of biologics including
    • Plasma-derived therapeutic proteins
    • Monoclonal antibodies
    • Therapeutic recombinant human proteins
  • Use of biologics in children and adolescents
    • Vaccines and immune globulins
    • Autoimmune diseases
      • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    • Inflammatory diseases
      • Inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease)
      • Atopic dermatitis
      • Psoriasis
      • Asthma
    • Hematologic diseases
      • Hemophilia A
      • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
      • Hodgkin Lymphoma
    • Malignant tumors
    • RSV
  • Safety concerns when biologic agents are prescribed
    • Immunosuppression
    • Risk of malignancy
    • Hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma
    • Nonmelanoma skin cancer
  • Biologics and Immunizations
Module 7: Nutraceuticals and Supplements Use in Children
  • Evidence-based use of supplements
    • Nutritional intake of children
    • Nutritional and vitamin deficiencies in children
  • Prescribing supplements
    • Vitamins
    • Probiotics
    • Fiber
    • Fatty acids
    • Phytonutrients
  • Unsafe supplement use
Module 8: Dermatologic Medications for Children
  • Recommendations for treating common dermatologic conditions
    • Atopic Dermatitis
    • Acne
    • Head lice
    • Scabies
    • Impetigo
    • Candida
  • Safety issues with dermatologic agents in children
    • Topical corticosteroids
    • Topical ectoparasiticides
  • Drugs on the horizon
    • Biologic agents

Register Today to Receive FIVE FREE Bonus Modules
(YES! Get FREE CE Hours, including pharmacology hours!)

Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia in the Neonate
Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia in the Neonate
Julia Muzzy Williamson, PharmD, BCPPS, BCNSP, C-ELBW
Whether it is hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia in a neonate, it signals a failure of the normal transition from fetal to postnatal patterns of glucose homeostasis, and both can lead to complications and are important risk factors for mortality and morbidity in the neonatal period. In this session, Julia Muzzy Williamson will provide a comprehensive overview of both conditions, their complex etiologies, and the most current guidelines for management. Learn how to work within the interdisciplinary team to treat these challenging conditions and improve outcomes for these little patients.

Pediatric Pharmacology: ADHD Management
Pediatric Pharmacology: ADHD Management
Jena Quinn, PharmD, BCPPS
The diagnosis and management of ADHD in children and youth has been particularly challenging for primary care clinicians. Mental health clinicians are not a solution for many families due to financial barriers, demographic barriers, and scarcity. This results in increased demand and expectation or the primary care providers to diagnose, treat and manage ADHD.  

Pediatric Care: Medication Selection to Manage Children's Symptoms
Pediatric Care: Medication Selection to Manage Children's Symptoms
Stephen Jones, MS, RN, PNP, ET
As we see pediatric patients in practice, it is imperative that we identify and treat the CAUSE, which will hopefully take care of the SYMPTOM, making appropriate use of the best evidence to guide practice decisions. Learn to recognize, prevent and manage common childhood conditions using the latest evidence-based recommendations.

Pediatric Toxicology
Pediatric Toxicology
Thomas Kidd, Jr., PA-C
Pediatric patients comprise a large percentage of toxic exposure calls to US Poison Centers.  Although many of these are minor ingestions, there are several substances that can lead to severe toxicity or even death with even small ingestions in children. Learn more about the statistics, top exposures, and management.

Pediatric Pain: A Comprehensive Primer for Interprofessional Healthcare Providers
Pediatric Pain: A Comprehensive Primer for Interprofessional Healthcare Providers
Christi Strawley, DNP, CPNP-AC, FNP-C
Delve into pediatric pain management, so you can identify different pain conditions in children, to better understand pain in the context of child development, and to be better able to respond appropriately to pediatric pain with nonpharmacological and pharmacologic treatments.

Meet Your Bonus Speakers
Julia Muzzy Williamson
Julia Muzzy Williamson, PharmD, BCPPS, BCNSP, C-ELBW, is an assistant professor of practice at North Dakota State University and a pediatric clinical pharmacist currently practicing in the neonatal intensive care unit at Sanford Health in Fargo.

Stephen Jones
Stephen Jones, MS, RN, PNP, ET, is a fulltime Pediatric CNS/NP and Enterostomal Therapist, practicing at The Children's Hospital @ Albany Medical Center. In this multidimensional role, Stephen covers all inpatient pediatric units, including the PICU, as well as the pediatric Pulmonary & Cystic Fibrosis clinic.

Thomas Kidd
Thomas Kidd, PA-C, is a physician assistant and primary care practitioner at West Virginia University, Berkeley Medical Center, in Martinsburg, WV. He graduated from George Washington University in 1978. He is an active member of the Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants. (MdAPA).

Christi Strawley
Christi Strawley, DNP, CPNP-AC, FNP-C, is an expert in pediatric pain management and opioid stewardship. She currently serves as a pediatric nurse practitioner at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, in the Pediatric Pain Management Service and the Epidermolysis Bullosa Clinic.

Jena Quinn
Jena Quinn, PharmD, BCPPS, is an expert pediatric pharmacist. She has 10 years of safe medication management and direct patient care experience in the pharmacy field with a wide-ranging background in developing, enhancing and managing clinical consulting programs.
Pediatric Pharmacology Update:
Essential Concepts for Prescribing
$559.92 Value
Just $279.96 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
Frequently Asked Questions
This Pediatric Pharmacology Course is what you want to get to the next level and keep in your toolbox throughout your career. This self-study course provides superior training and knowledge in prescribing and managing pediatric medications. It includes diagnostic testing, medication updates and prescription strategies… from immunizations, viral illnesses, dermatologic conditions and more to provide updates and optimal patient outcome achievement strategies.

This course may be right for you if you are a pharmacology nurse, nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, physician assistant, physician, pharmacist nurse, or anyone else who provides care to children. Click here for CE credit details.

With over 15 hours of online video training, insightful commentary, interventions and examples, you will have compelling new clinical strategies that you can immediately start applying in your practice! We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours!

But, if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, call us at 800-844-8260. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Yes! Once you register for this self-directed course, the materials are yours to keep, access and review.

Yes, you can use your PESI CE hours for your recertification as a CPN, PNP, or FNP. Check with your certifying board for additional information.

Absolutely, this Pediatric Pharmacology Course is meant for anyone who cares for children, in any setting. It covers medication management and prescribing strategies from infancy through adolescence, which likely includes many of the patients you see as an FNP!
Pediatric Pharmacology Update:
Essential Concepts for Prescribing
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