JPHC CE: Pharmacological Management of Spasticity in Children With Cerebral Palsy
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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 1.5 NAPNAP contact hours of which 1.5 contain pharmacology content and 0.25 is related to controlled substance.
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Recognize available medications used to manage cerebral palsy−associated spasticity.
- Evaluate the pharmacology of and current efficacy and safety data on oral and parenteral medications used to manage spasticity in children with cerebral palsy.
- Describe practical and patient-specific considerations when choosing between medications used to manage spasticity in children with cerebral palsy.
Mary Reilly, PharmD Post-Graduate Year 1 Pharmacy Resident, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
Kayley Liuzzo, Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Pharmacy, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO.
Allison B. Blackmer, Associate Professor of Pharmacy; University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Special Care Clinic, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO.
Conflicts of interest: None to report.
Correspondence: Allison B. Blackmer, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCPPS
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
12850 East Montview Blvd., V20-1208, Mail Stop C238, Aurora,CO 80045
- 1.50 Contact hours