2015 Pediatric RX, Module 3: Psychotropic Medications for Children and Adolescents


This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 1.0 is pharmacology content.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

1.Comprehend the basic mechanism of action of commonly used antidepressants and atypical antipsychotics
2. Understand pharmacogenetic influences observed in response to and adverse effects associated with commonly prescribed psychotropic medications.
3. Participants will be familiar with issues around managing or co-managing children and adolescents on antidepressants and atypical antipsychotics 

Course summary
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  • 1.00 Contact hours
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Teri Moser Woo, PhD, CPNP, CNL, FAANP, Associate Dean for Graduate Nursing Programs, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Wash.; Woodcreek Pediatrics, Puyallup, Wash.


Dr. Moser Woo has no financial relationships with any commercial entities to disclose, and will not discuss off label use and/or investigational use of individual drugs in this presentation.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours


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