Disruptive Behaviors from Toddlerhood Through Adolescence: Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches
1.25 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0.25 is Pharmacology and 0.25 Psychopharmacology. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is 15$ for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is 30$.
The course will review disruptive behavior disorders in childhood, including oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder. Case studies will include “normal-but-challenging” child behaviors as well as cases delineating diagnostic criteria for these disorders. The presenter will introduce behavioral therapy approaches, including Parent Child Interaction Therapy.
Introduction: 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 1.25 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0.25 is pharmacology and 0.25 psychopharmacology.
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Identify criteria for DSM-V disruptive behaviors disorders and mood disorders such as disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.
- Recognize age-appropriate norms such as temper tantrums and limit-testing in contrast to DSM-V disruptive behavior diagnoses.
- Synthesize knowledge of diagnostic criteria and both pharmacologic and therapy-based treatments to plan care for children and families.
Beth Heuer, DNP, RN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Child Development Unit, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Dr. Heuer has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.25 Contact hours