Pediatric Updates: Pharmacology: 2021 Current Concepts
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
7.5 pharmacology contact hours accredited by NAPNAP (0 related to psychopharmacology) (4.5 related to controlled substances).
Answers are due 150 days from order process date.
What references are included?
11 online PDF articles or web resources (included/provided) to support answering all 40 questions.
Q. For a school-age child newly diagnosed with migraine headaches that are associated with severe nausea and vomiting, which of the following is the MOST appropriate initial, acute treatment plan? A. sumatriptan nasal spray B. acetaminophen disintegrating tablets C. diphenhydramine oral solution with a triptan D. ondansetron oral disintegrating tablets with an NSAID