2017 Pediatric Rx, Module 3- Psychotropic Medications


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 0.75 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0.75 is pharmacology and 0.75 related to psychopharmacology .

IMPORTANT: This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. You must be logged in using your NAPNAP Username and Password to be recognized as a Member of NAPNAP. If you are a current member of NAPNAP, and you are being asked to purchase this activity at the Non-Member rate, please contact the NAPNAP National Office at (877) 662-7627 to request assistance prior to entering any payment information.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will comprehend the basic mechanism of action of commonly used antidepressants and atypical antipsychotics
  • Understand pharmacogenetic influences observed in response to and adverse effects associated with commonly prescribed psychotropic medications.
  • Will be familiar with issues around managing or co-managing children and adolescents on antidepressants and atypical antipsychotics. 
Course summary
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  • 0.75 Contact hours
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Teri Moser Woo, PhD, CPNP-BC, CNL, FAANP: Associate Dean for Graduate Nursing Programs, Pacific Lutheran University; PNP, Pediatric Urgent Care for Woodcreek Pediatrics, Puyallup, Wash.



Dr. Woo has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Available Credit

  • 0.75 Contact hours


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